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    ___ Yellen: Too early to determine impact of global developments WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen cautioned Thursday that global economic pressures pose risks to the U.S. economy but said it’s too soon…

  • Lamar Odom makes appearance at Kanye West fashion show

    NEW YORK (AP) — Lamar Odom made his public return at brother-in-law Kanye West’s New York Fashion Week show on Thursday. Odom’s appearance marked the first time he’d attended a public event since he was…

  • USA TODAY BEST-SELLERS

    1. “Brotherhood in Death” by J.D. Robb (Berkley) 2. “Breakdown” by Jonathan Kellerman (Ballantine) 3. “Me Before You” by JoJo Moyes (Pamela Dorman Books) 4. “The Choice” by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing) 5. “NYPD…

  • PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS

    Copyright 5/8/2016 Publishers Weekly. Week ending 2/7/2016, powered by Nielsen Bookscan 5/8/2016 The Nielsen Company. HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Brotherhood in Death” by J.D. Robb (Berkley) 2. “NYPD Red 4″ by James Patterson (Little, Brown) 3.…

  • Lawyer: Witnesses in ex-CBC host assault trial lied

    TORONTO (AP) — The defense lawyer for a former Canadian Broadcast Corp. radio host charged with sexual assault said Thursday the complainants withheld information from police and lied under oath. Lawyer Marie Henein argued in…

  • Judge: Man is fugitive former child TV host from Louisiana

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A judge ruled Thursday that a former Cub Scout leader in the San Diego area is the former child television show host “Mr. Wonder,” who fled Louisiana in 1979 amid allegations…

  • Trump settles lawsuit against Univision

    NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump and Univision said Thursday they have resolved the lawsuit that the Republican presidential contender filed after the company decided last summer not to broadcast the Miss Universe and Miss…

  • NY Fashion Week: BCBG inspired by Bowie’s style, spirit

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press is all over New York Fashion Week, from the runway designs to the celebrity-filled front rows. Here are some highlights from Thursday’s opening day: _ DAVID BOWIE INSPIRES…

  • Ken Watanabe due to return to ‘The King and I’ on March 17

    NEW YORK (AP) — Ken Watanabe will return to his royal robes on Broadway in “The King and I” starting March 17 after he recovers from stomach cancer treatment. Lincoln Center Theater said Thursday that…

  • West Virginia: Watch glass being made by hand at Blenko

    MILTON, W.Va. (AP) — At Blenko Glass, you can watch glass being handcrafted the way it’s been done for more than 100 years. The company’s famous glassware has been bought, collected and recognized around the…

  • AP NewsBreak: Slavery book author says she had concerns

    NEW YORK (AP) — The author of a children’s book pulled last month because of its smiling depiction of slaves says she herself objected to the illustrations and had expressed early concerns with the publisher,…

  • Actress Sarah Steele juggles ‘The Good Wife’ and Broadway

    NEW YORK (AP) — Sarah Steele’s return to Broadway is good news. Well, maybe not for everyone. The actress, perhaps best known for playing the no-nonsense daughter of Alan Cumming on TV’s “The Good Wife,”…

  • Pakistani Oscar-nominated film tackles ‘honor’ killings

    KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — When Saba Qaiser was 19 years old, her uncle and father shot her in the head, stuffed her in a bag and threw into a river to die. They said she…

  • Born to write: Springsteen memoir coming in September

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Boss has a book deal. Simon & Schuster announced Thursday that Bruce Springsteen has spent the past several years working on a memoir, which will come out Sept. 27, four…

  • Creator of popular military comic strip has book deal

    NEW YORK (AP) — An Iraq War veteran who self-published a graphic novel based on his popular comic strip now has a book deal. Little, Brown and Company announced Thursday that it has acquired Maximilian…