Meteor in sky lights up social media in Nevada, other states
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 02:14:52 -0400
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Social media is lighting up with reports from Nevada, Utah and California of a small fireball streaking across the sky.
He's a skydiver working with a net _ but no parachute
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 02:14:15 -0400
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — He's made 18,000 parachute jumps, helped train some of the world's most elite skydivers, done some of the stunts for "Ironman 3." But the plunge Luke Aikins knows he'll be remembered for is the one he's making without a parachute. Or a wingsuit.
Mularkey believes Titans right fit for 3rd time as NFL coach
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 02:01:30 -0400
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Coach Mike Mularkey warned the Tennessee Titans' 10 draft picks.
LEADING OFF: Sale rejoins Chisox, Gordon returns to Marlins
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 01:59:15 -0400
A look at what's happening all around the majors today:
Rift between Sanders' loyalists, Democratic brass lingers
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 01:55:24 -0400
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The tension between Bernie Sanders activists and Democratic Party brass set to crown Hillary Clinton their nominee lingered in pockets of Philadelphia as the final day of the convention dawned.
Club pros get a taste of tour life at PGA Championship
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 01:53:29 -0400
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Jason Day and Jordan Spieth are at Baltusrol. So are 20 club pros, who for one week of the year get treated on equal ground as the best golfers in the world.
Credit Suisse turns 2Q profit, down sharply from a year ago
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 01:48:37 -0400
Credit Suisse says second-quarter net profit plunged 84 percent as the Swiss bank pressed on with a restructuring and revaluation of its investment banking portfolio. The bank, which is being restructured ...
Lady Gaga putting on invite-only Democratic convention show
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 01:47:37 -0400
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Camden, one of the country's most impoverished cities, will get some time in the Democratic convention spotlight Thursday with some help from Lady Gaga.
Obama passes torch to Clinton, warns election a test of democracy
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 01:46:31 -0400
President Barack Obama implored Americans to help Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump, warning the 2016 race was not just about politics, but the nature of US democracy. Speaking before a rapt Democratic convention in Philadelphia, Obama praised Clinton's caliber and readiness for the White House while painting her Republican rival as a know-nothing authoritarian.
Brazil fines Facebook $11.6 mn over WhatsApp standoff
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 01:29:59 -0400
A judge in Brazil slapped an $11.6 million fine on the local Facebook branch over the company's refusal to surrender data from its WhatsApp messenger program to a police investigation. The order came from a judge in the northern state of Amazonas, saying Facebook was failing to meet its legal obligations. Facebook Brasil has "shown tremendous disregard for Brazilian institutions," prosecutors added.