- Asian shares wobble as markets await comment from Yellen
Kansas City Star, Thursday - 08/25/2016 - 03:02 AM
Shares wavered in thin but volatile trading in Asia on Thursday, following a bleak day on Wall Street led by declines in health-care stocks as outrage mounts over steep price hikes for Mylan's EpiPens. Investors are awaiting a speech by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen's on Friday. …
- Clinton's Gold Rush: $18 million raised on three-day swing
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 08/25/2016 - 02:49 AM
Hillary Clinton raised $18 million on a three-day trip through California, or roughly $270,000 an hour.
- Quake damages scores of Myanmar's heritage Bagan temples
FOXNews, Thursday - 08/25/2016 - 02:49 AM
It was a time of conquest and conversions.
- In Iran, unique system allows payments for kidney donors
Associated Press, Thursday - 08/25/2016 - 02:14 AM
The whirling hum of a dialysis machine could have been the soundtrack to the rest of Zahra Hajikarimi's life but for an unusual program in Iran that allows people to buy a kidney from a living donor.
- Fan-made 'Star Trek' sets become tourist attraction in NY
Phoenix Arizona Republic, Thursday - 08/25/2016 - 01:53 AM
The towering, whimsical shapes Patrick Dougherty creates by twisting and weaving sticks together have gained him an international following. Now, the artist who lives in a log cabin near Chapel Hill, North Carolina, is back in New England to build two more of his almost cartoon-like stick sculptures.
- Nonprofit asking Clinton, Trump to stop campaigning on 9/11
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 08/25/2016 - 12:26 AM
A national organization promoting Sept. 11 as a day of public service and remembrance is asking presidential candidates to stop campaigning and running political ads on the 15th anniversary of the terror attacks.
- AP source: Marlins get OF Jeff Francoeur in 3-team trade
Daily Oklahoman, Wednesday - 08/24/2016 - 09:53 PM
A person familiar with the deal says the Miami Marlins have acquired outfielder Jeff Francoeur from Atlanta in a three-team trade. The person spoke to The Associated Press under condition of anonymity Wednesday night because the trade hadn't been announced. The Texas Rangers also were part of the trade.
- Federal judge puts Starbucks lawsuit on ice in California
Associated Press, Wednesday - 08/24/2016 - 09:50 PM
A federal judge has thrown cold water on a lawsuit that claimed Starbucks defrauded customers by adding ice to its cold beverages.
- Colorado sheriff accused of sexually assaulting inmate
San Diego Union-Tribune, Wednesday - 08/24/2016 - 09:34 PM
A sheriff in rural Colorado was arrested after being accused of taking a developmentally delayed inmate to his home, sexually assaulting her and threatening to put her in prison for the rest of her life if she told anyone, according to an arrest affidavit released Wednesday.
- The Latest: California governor promises more climate fights
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Wednesday - 08/24/2016 - 08:49 PM
- Ko, Henderson set for Canadian Pacific Women's Open
USA Today, Wednesday - 08/24/2016 - 08:32 PM
Lydia Ko, Brooke Henderson set for Canadian Pacific Women's Open
- Soldier who killed 5 Dallas officers showed PTSD symptoms
San Antonio Express-News, Wednesday - 08/24/2016 - 07:33 PM
The Army reservist who shot and killed five Dallas police officers last month showed symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder after returning home from Afghanistan in 2014 and sought treatment for anxiety, depression and hallucinations, according to newly released documents from the Veterans Health Administration. Micah Johnson told doctors he experienced nightmares after witnessing fellow soldiers getting blown in half and said he heard voices and mortars exploding, according to the documents obtained by The Associated Press under the Freedom of Information Act. The patient told health care providers he had lower back pain and was avoiding "crowds of people and when in the public, scanning the area for danger, noting all the exits, everyone's actions." Johnson's mother, Delphene Johnson, previously had said her son had sought medical care from the VA for a back injury, but got no help after filling out forms and going to meetings so he "just finally gave up," she told TheBlaze, a news site founded by conservative talk show host Glenn Beck.
- Paisley Park, home of Prince, opens for public tours Oct. 6
San Diego Union-Tribune, Wednesday - 08/24/2016 - 05:12 PM
Paisley Park, the private estate and studio complex of the late rock superstar Prince, will open for public tours starting Oct. 6.
- Bankrupt businessman seizes Moscow bank, then surrenders
Associated Press, Wednesday - 08/24/2016 - 04:45 PM
A man who claimed to have a bomb seized a bank in the center of Moscow and took four people hostage Wednesday evening, but he surrendered peacefully a few hours later, police said.
- Military identifies American soldier killed in Afghanistan
Daily Oklahoman, Wednesday - 08/24/2016 - 03:05 PM
The U. S. military has identified the soldier who was killed in Afghanistan on Tuesday. The head of U. S. Central Command, Gen.
- Reward your ears: 5 gadgets to liven up your music
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Wednesday - 08/24/2016 - 02:49 PM
Open your ears. What do you hear?
- Mississippi Islamic State recruit gets 8 years in prison
San Diego Union-Tribune, Wednesday - 08/24/2016 - 02:37 PM
A Mississippi man who tried to travel to Syria with his fiancee to join the Islamic State group was sentenced Wednesday to eight years in prison on federal terrorism charges.