The real revolution in NKorea is rise of consumer culture
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:23:42 -0500

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Like all North Korean adults, Song Un Pyol wears the faces of leader Kim Jong Un's father and grandfather pinned neatly to her left lapel, above her heart. But o...  Full Story

Asian shares slide as Wall Street fall, Spain attack weigh
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 22:49:54 -0500

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks sank Friday as global investor sentiment was battered by big losses on Wall Street amid U.S. political turmoil and a deadly van attack in Spain.

KEEPING S...  Full Story

Jaguars open up QB competition after 12-8 loss to Bucs
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:31:39 -0500

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Blake Bortles' career in Jacksonville could be nearing an end.

Coach Doug Marrone opened up the team's quarterback job after Bortles' latest inconsistent perf...  Full Story

Acclaimed modernist architect Gunnar Birkerts dies at 92
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:17:34 -0500

NEEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — Gunnar Birkerts, an internationally acclaimed modernist architect who designed buildings including the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis, the Corning Museum of Glass i...  Full Story

Constipated gorilla in Kansas zoo recovering after surgery
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:35:31 -0500

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A constipated 49-year-old lowland gorilla at the Topeka Zoo in Kansas is recovering after having surgery.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that zoo Director Brend...  Full Story

The Latest: Trump won't back down on Confederate monuments
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 21:53:05 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT):

10:45 p.m.

President Donald Trump isn't backing away from the racially charged debate over Confederate me...  Full Story

New Facebook data center a boost to Ohio's technology sector
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:39:14 -0500

NEW ALBANY, Ohio (AP) — Facebook will spend $750 million on a new data center in central Ohio, the company announced Tuesday — marking another boost for the state's growing technology sector....  Full Story

Math experts join brainpower to help address gerrymandering
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:36:41 -0500

MEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Some of the brightest minds in math arrived at Tufts University last week to tackle an issue lawyers and political scientists have been struggling with for decades.

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The Latest: Catalan govt ties attacks in Cambrils, Barcelona
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:28:23 -0500

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Barcelona attack (all times local):

5:42 a.m.

The Catalan government says an attack in the seaside resort town of Cambrils is linked to...  Full Story

3 charities cancel Mar-a-Lago events amid Trump backlash
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:02:10 -0500

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump's comments about the white nationalist rally last weekend are hurting not just his political standing, but his pocketbook.

Three cha...  Full Story