- Judge refuses to throw out defamation suit against Cosby
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 06:17 PM
A federal judge in Massachusetts has refused to dismiss a defamation lawsuit brought against comedian Bill Cosby by three women who say he sexually abused them decades ago.
- 2 Fed officials think data will justify rate hike this year
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 05:17 PM
It's a question whose answer seems to be in constant flux: When will the Federal Reserve finally raise interest rates?
- Snoop Dogg, Jermaine Dupri to star in new BET reality series
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 04:37 PM
Rappers Snoop Dogg and Birdman, Grammy-winning producer Jermaine Dupri, and entrepreneur Damon Dash are among the stars of a still-untitled BET reality series, the network anno…
- Arkansas judge halts executions as inmates challenge law
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 03:39 PM
An Arkansas judge on Friday halted the upcoming executions of eight death row inmates, dealing a blow to the state's efforts to begin putting prisoners to death for the first time in a decade.
- $2M bail set for diplomat charged in UN bribery case
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 03:17 PM
Over a prosecutor's objection, bail has been set at $2 million for a Dominican Republic diplomat arrested in a bribe-related criminal case that also landed a former president of the United Nations Assembly behind bars.
- The Latest: President arrives in Oregon following shooting
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 03:12 PM
The latest on President Barack Obama's visit to Roseburg, Oregon, following the deadly shooting rampage at Umpqua Community College (all times local):
- New York theater named after stage and TV actor John Cullum
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 03:05 PM
Two-time Tony Award-winner John Cullum has gotten the ultimate stage honor — a theater named after him.
- Million Man March anniversary inspires memories
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 03:02 PM
The Million Man March is remembered by many who were there as a watershed event, despite the fact that its impact on the way America regards African-American men remains an open question 20 years later.
- Nick Jonas, Rick Ross, Meek Mill added to Tidal concert
Business Insider, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 02:46 PM
Nick Jonas and rappers Rick Ross, Meek Mill and French Montana have been added to the Tidal X concert in October, concert organizers announced Friday. Previously announced artists include Tidal-owners Beyonce and Jay-Z, as well as Prince, Nicki Minaj, Usher, Lil Wayne, Damian Marley, Thomas Rhett. The concert, "TIDAL X: 1020 Amplified by HTC," will be held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Oct.
- Rep. Ellmers addresses House GOP on email rumors
Associated Press, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 02:07 PM
A North Carolina congresswoman thanked fellow Republicans for their support Friday after many received incendiary emails alleging an affair between her and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, according to two Republicans in the closed-door meeting.
- Texas college on lockdown, suspect sought after 2 shot
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 02:05 PM
Texas Southern University was on lockdown Friday as police searched for a suspect after two people were shot at a student housing complex, university officials said.
- House OKs lifting 40-year-old US ban on oil exports
Dallas Morning News, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 02:02 PM
House OKs lifting 40-year-old US ban on oil exports
- Texas college on lockdown, shooter loose after shooting
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 01:49 PM
Officials say Texas Southern University is on lockdown after two people were shot at a student housing complex.
- Petition drive assures House vote to revive Ex-Im Bank
Business Insider, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 01:46 PM
Main St. Republicans have teamed up with Democrats to assure a House vote on reviving the U. S. Export-Import Bank, giving it new life more than three months after its charter lapsed. The development came after supporters of the bank got a majority of the House to sign a petition to dislodge it from a powerful panel controlled by an opponent of reviving the bank.
- US rig count declines by 14 this week to 795
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 01:45 PM
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U. S. this week declined by 14 to 795.
- UAW leaders approve richer Fiat Chrysler contract
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 01:40 PM
Local United Auto Workers leaders have approved a new proposed contract with Fiat Chrysler.
- New California law extends privacy rights to electronic data
Associated Press, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 01:30 PM
California now requires police to get a court order before they can search messages, photos and other digital data stored on phones or company servers in the nation's most-populous state.
- Manfred: Pace discipline not appropriate in postseason
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 10/09/2015 - 12:49 PM
Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says it's "not appropriate" to enforce pace-of-play rules as strictly during the postseason. Speaking before Toronto hosted Texas in Game 2 of their AL Division Series, Manfred said he was pleased with cooperation from players during the regular season, when the average time of a nine-inning game was cut by six minutes this year to 2:56. Manfred says: "We are going to stay focused on pace of play but in terms of the disciplinary aspects of the program, warnings and things like that, it's just not appropriate in the postseason.