Posts filtered by tags: The Associated Press[x]


Tourist attraction La Nina, a Columbus sailing ship replica, sinks again in Texas

A docked replica of a Christopher Columbus ship that sank in 2017 days after Hurricane Harvey struck Texas has swamped again.            [Author: The Associated Press]
Tags: The Associated Press

Nielsen's top programs for April 15-21

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for April 15-21.
Tags: Finance, Article, Associated Press, Nielsen, The Associated Press, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, 97707f61-a5a7-5612-9425-b6a707189c88

AP Source: Cavs to interview Blazers assistants to be coach

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers’ coaching search will venture into the Pacific Northwest. Cleveland plans to interview Portland assistants Nate Tibbetts and David Vanterpool for its coaching job, a person familiar with the team’s plans told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The Cavs have received permission to speak with Tibbetts and Vanterpool, said the person […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Portland, Cleveland, The Associated Press, Cavs, Cavaliers, David Vanterpool, Nate Tibbetts, Tibbetts, Pacific Northwest Cleveland, Vanterpool

Joe Biden expected to launch 2020 presidential campaign Thursday

Biden's decision answers the final major question of the early 2020 Democratic primary season, which now features more than 20 candidates.            [Author: The Associated Press]
Tags: The Associated Press

'Young and the Restless' honors Kristoff St. John with 4-episode story arc this week

"The Young and the Restless" says farewell to Kristoff St. John and his character during a four-episode story arc airing Tuesday through Friday.            [Author: The Associated Press]
Tags: News, Associated Press, Young, The Associated Press, Kristoff St John

Man shot alongside slain rapper Nipsey Hussle is released from jail

Kerry Lathan, wounded in the attack on Nipsey Hussle, was arrested on a parole violation for associating with Hussle, who'd been involved in a gang.            [Author: The Associated Press]
Tags: News, Nipsey Hussle, The Associated Press, Hussle, Kerry Lathan

New attack on Ebola center in Congo; 1 militia member killed

BENI, Congo (AP) — Militia members have attacked an Ebola treatment center hours after another attack killed a staffer with the World Health Organization, a Congolese official said Saturday. Butembo city’s deputy mayor, Patrick Kambale Tsiko, told The Associated Press that the attackers armed with machetes tried to burn down the center in Katwa district […]
Tags: News, Nation, World Health Organization, Congo, The Associated Press, BENI Congo AP, Katwa, Patrick Kambale Tsiko

AP Sources: Red Wings to name Steve Yzerman general manager

DETROIT (AP) — Two people familiar with the decision say Steve Yzerman will be named general manager of the Detroit Red Wings. Ken Holland will become the team’s senior vice president after being its general manager for two-plus decades, the two people told The Associated Press Friday on condition of anonymity because the team had […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Hockey, Detroit, The Associated Press, Steve Yzerman, Red Wings, Detroit Red Wings Ken Holland

Judge scales back Harvey Weinstein civil suit, allows sex-traffic claim

A lawsuit seeking to represent any woman with a claim against Harvey Weinstein can proceed on sex-trafficking grounds, a judge ruled Thursday.            [Author: The Associated Press]
Tags: News, Harvey Weinstein, Associated Press, The Associated Press

How the major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Stocks finished a wobbly day of trading on Wall Street Wednesday with modest losses that erased most of the market's slight gains from a day earlier.
Tags: Finance, US, Article, Associated Press, The Associated Press, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, Fox-business/markets/stocks, Fox-business/economic-indicators, Fox-business/features, 628aa712-dff8-55ad-b69a-8f39698d56cc

Buttigieg says he’s proud of his record as South Bend mayor

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg said Wednesday that he’s proud of his record as mayor of South Bend, Indiana, but realizes some problems remain. “This is not a rags-to-riches story,” he told The Associated Press after a campaign stop in Marshalltown. “This is a story about transforming our trajectory.” His record […]
Tags: News, Ap, Nation, The Associated Press, Marshalltown Iowa, South Bend Indiana, MARSHALLTOWN, Buttigieg, Pete Buttigieg

Panel: Pilots won't need simulator training for Boeing jet

A group that advises federal aviation regulators says pilots won't need new training on flight simulators to learn how to operate the Boeing plane that was grounded after two deadly crashes involving a new anti-stall system.
Tags: Finance, Article, Associated Press, Boeing, The Associated Press, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, 3dc78f8b-1f25-5306-9c0e-c284264fe134

Advisory firms support splitting Boeing CEO and chair duties

Two groups that advise investors recommend that Boeing shareholders split the jobs of chairman and CEO, now both held by Dennis Muilenburg, as the company deals with two deadly crashes involving its new plane, the 737 Max.
Tags: Finance, Article, Associated Press, Boeing, The Associated Press, FBN, Dennis Muilenburg, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, Cb5748ff-ecd0-5161-92f2-d255c3cbfdd3

Bill Cosby's insurer settles another accuser's lawsuit - just before his deposition

Bill Cosby is still mad at his insurer, AIG, for settling a second civil lawsuit filed by an accuser, this time right before a scheduled deposition.            [Author: The Associated Press]
Tags: News, Aig, Bill Cosby, Associated Press, The Associated Press

Zinke’s Pivot Into The Lucrative Mining Industry Raises Brows

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Former U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is quickly parlaying his time in President Donald Trump’s cabinet into a lucrative private career. He’s landed a more than $100,000-a-year post at a Nevada mining company and is pursuing involvement in natural gas exports that have surged under Trump, Zinke told The Associated Press Tuesday. The rapid transition from the highest levels of the executive branch to the corporate boardroom is raising questions about possible conflict...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, News, Navy, Montana, Washington, China, America, Ap, Wyoming, Nevada, New Mexico, Keystone, West Coast, North Carolina, Interior Department

Polish FM: Russia expels Polish diplomat in ‘reciprocity’

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s foreign ministry says Russia is expelling an employee of Poland’s consulate in the Siberian city of Irkutsk. Ministry spokeswoman Ewa Suwara told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Russia’s declaration of the Pole as “persona non grata” was a move of “reciprocity.” She did not elaborate and could not say […]
Tags: News, Russia, Nation, Poland, The Associated Press, Warsaw Poland, Irkutsk Ministry, Ewa Suwara

American Airlines cancels Max flights through mid-August

American Airlines is canceling 115 flights per day through mid-August because of ongoing problems with the Boeing 737 Max aircraft.
Tags: Finance, Article, Associated Press, Boeing, American Airlines, The Associated Press, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, Cb4afa85-847e-55b8-8f2e-60300d3121bf

University of Michigan natural history museum reopening to public

The University of Michigan Museum of Natural History is reopening to the public in its new building.            [Author: The Associated Press]
Tags: News, The Associated Press

Former pitcher Scott Sanderson has died at 62

CHICAGO (AP) — Scott Sanderson, the right-hander who helped the Chicago Cubs make two playoff appearances and was a member of four postseason teams during a 19-year career, died Thursday. He was 62. An official with Conway Farms Golf Club in Lake Forest, where Sanderson was a member, told The Associated Press on Thursday the […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Chicago, Chicago Cubs, The Associated Press, Sanderson, Lake Forest, Conway Farms Golf Club, Scott Sanderson

AP source: Prosecutors to meet with Bezos in extortion probe

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New York are planning to meet with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos about his allegations that the National Enquirer tried to blackmail him with help from Saudi Arabia. A person familiar with the plans told The Associated Press the billionaire will meet with prosecutors in the coming days. The […]
Tags: Amazon, New York, News, Saudi Arabia, Ap, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, The Associated Press, Bezos

Sudanese Officials Say Army Forced Autocratic President To Step Down

CAIRO (AP) — Tens of thousands of Sudanese marched toward the center of the capital Khartoum on Thursday, cheering, singing and dancing in celebration as two senior officials said the military had forced longtime autocratic President Omar al-Bashir to step down after 30 years in power. The circumstances of al-Bashir’s apparent ouster after months of intensifying protests against his rule were not clear, however, and his whereabouts were unknown. The military told the nation to expect an “importa...
Tags: News, World news, Ap, Army, Sudan, South Sudan, Algeria, Yemen, Darfur, Cairo, The Associated Press, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Khartoum, Bashir, Omar al Bashir, Bouteflika

Wife of Nissan ex-exec Ghosn to be questioned in Tokyo court

TOKYO (AP) — The wife of Nissan’s former Chairman Carlos Ghosn will be questioned Thursday by Japanese prosecutors in a Tokyo court. A person familiar with the situation has told The Associated Press that Carole Ghosn will be questioned voluntarily with Ghosn’s legal team present and she was not a suspect. The person spoke on […]
Tags: Business, News, Ap, Nation, Tokyo, Nissan, The Associated Press, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Nation & World, Carole Ghosn

Vatican opens its own probe in decades-old missing girl case

ROME (AP) — The Vatican has for the first time opened its own investigation into the case of Emanuela Orlandi, a 15-year-old Vatican citizen who disappeared in the summer of 1983. The Orlandi family’s lawyer, Laura Sgrò, confirmed the probe on Wednesday. She told The Associated Press that “the Secretariat of State has authorized the […]
Tags: News, Ap, Rome, Nation, Vatican, The Associated Press, Laura Sgro, Orlandi, Emanuela Orlandi

Cousin: Upstate NY burial likely for remains of WWII airman

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York airman whose remains were recently identified more than 75 years after he died in World War II will likely be reburied in a family plot in a rural upstate cemetery, a relative of the fallen serviceman said. Wayne Rogers told The Associated Press on Monday that the family […]
Tags: New York, News, Ap, Nation, Albany, Wayne Rogers, The Associated Press, Upstate Ny

Pinterest sets IPO that could raise $1.5 billion

The digital scrapbooking site said in a regulatory filing Monday it will put about 86.3 million shares up for sale priced between $15 and $17 each.            [Author: The Associated Press]
Tags: News, Associated Press, The Associated Press

Wrestler Bret Hart tackled during WWE Hall of Fame speech

Wrestler Bret ''The Hitman'' Hart was tackled by a spectator Saturday while he was giving a speech during the WWE Hall of Fame ceremony at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The person ran toward the ring from the crowd, spectator Alan Fisher told The Associated Press. ''I couldn't believe that the security had missed him in the first place and the next thing you know there was Shane McMahon and Travis Brown on top of him the crowd was going crazy booing,''...
Tags: News, Brooklyn, The Associated Press, Hart, Barclays Center, Fisher, Bret, Travis Brown, Shane McMahon, Bret Hart, Alan Fisher

DC's 'Shazam!' thunders to No. 1 with $53.5M and great reviews

It wasn't as big as "Aquaman" or "Wonder Woman," but "Shazam!" handed DC another No. 1 film, easily beating out Stephen King's "Pet Sematary" remake.            [Author: The Associated Press]
Tags: News, Stephen King, Associated Press, The Associated Press

Bill Isles, co-founder of R&B hitmakers The O'Jays, dies at 78

Bill Isles of The O'Jays has died of cancer at 78. He formed the R&B group with his childhood buddies and later became the soul stars' tour manager.            [Author: The Associated Press]
Tags: News, Associated Press, The Associated Press, Bill Isles

Palestinians Denounce Netanyahu’s Pledge To Annex West Bank Settlements

DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — Israel’s leader will face a “real problem” if he follows through with his election campaign promise to annex Jewish settlements in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, the Palestinian foreign minister said Sunday. Riad Malki told The Associated Press on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Jordan that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s pledge was likely aimed at rallying his nationalist base in the final stretch of a tight race. He added that Palestinians would “r...
Tags: News, Israel, Jerusalem, America, West Bank, Jordan, Benjamin Netanyahu, Gaza Strip, Palestinians, The Associated Press, World Economic Forum, Netanyahu, Sergey Lavrov, Golan Heights, Jordan AP, Mevlut Cavusoglu