News

Topics:

Latest

  • Playwright David Adjmi wins New York infringement court case

    NEW YORK (AP) — A playwright whose parody of 1970s sitcoms was accused of copyright infringement by lawyers representing the TV show “Three’s Company” has won a victory in court. The chief judge of the…

  • French officials: Alps avalanche kills 3 tourists, injures 1

    PARIS (AP) — Three foreign tourists — two Austrians and an Italian — have died in an avalanche in the French Alps, and a fourth tourist has been taken by helicopter to a hospital in…

  • AP NewsAlert

    ECHO LAKE, Calif. (AP) — California governor orders officials to impose mandatory water restrictions for first time.

  • Cost of Colorado shooting case tops $2.2 million before trial

    DENVER (AP) — Documents show taxpayer costs for the Colorado theater shooting case have risen to more than $2.2 million before the trial has even started, and that doesn’t include legal costs for defendant James…

  • Germany: Pissarro work from Gurlitt trove to be returned

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany says experts have determined that a Camille Pissarro painting from the art trove hoarded by the late collector Cornelius Gurlitt was looted by the Nazis and will be returned to its…

  • 11 Atlanta educators convicted in test cheating scandal

    ATLANTA (AP) — Eleven former Atlanta Public Schools educators accused of participating in a test cheating conspiracy that drew nationwide attention were convicted Wednesday of racketeering charges. A grand jury indicted 35 educators in March…

  • Scientists say polar bears won’t thrive on land food

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A group of researchers say polar bears forced off melting sea ice will not find enough food to replace their current diet of fat-laden marine mammals such as seals, a conclusion…

  • Fired host Rodner Figueroa replaced by Univision

    MIAMI (AP) — Three weeks after Univision host Rodner Figueroa was fired for remarks he made about first lady Michelle Obama, Carlos Calderon and Jomari Goyso were named the new hosts of “Sal y Pimienta.”…

  • Macedonian intel chief accused of bribery in Israel deal

    SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia’s main left-wing opposition leader on Wednesday accused the head of the country’s intelligence service of taking a large bribe for a surveillance equipment deal with Israel in 2011. Zoran Zaev,…

  • Mark Wahlberg to produce Boston Marathon bombing movie

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — CBS Films says Mark Wahlberg is set to produce “Patriots’ Day,” a feature film about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing based on Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis’ firsthand account. The studio…

  • US car buyers tap the brakes in March, following torrid run

    DETROIT (AP) — U.S. car buyers tapped the brakes in March, a sign of a long-expected slowdown in the blistering pace of sales. March sales were expected to be flat compared with last March. Car…

  • Seattle begins to phase in $15 minimum wage

    SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle’s new $15 minimum wage law began going into effect Wednesday, nearly a year after this pricey West Coast city was celebrated by activists as the first metropolis to push employers into…

  • New George Mason coach Paulsen embraces Final Four past

    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Next season marks the 10th anniversary of George Mason’s improbable run to the 2006 Final Four. New coach Dave Paulsen expects celebrations to commemorate the occasion. There was little celebrating during…

  • Saints give Evans 1-year contract extension, sign Wilson

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have agreed to a one-year contract extension with veteran right guard Jahri Evans and have signed cornerback Kyle Wilson to a one-year contract. General manager Mickey Loomis,…

  • US auto sales tap the brakes in March, but outlook strong

    DETROIT (AP) — U.S. car buyers stepped on the brakes in March, as the industry’s blistering sales paces was cooled by a lingering winter. But those gains were offset by lower sales at other major…