MH17 probe reveals close ties between Russia, Ukraine rebels
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 10:04:36 -0500

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An international team of investigators piecing together a criminal case in the July 2014 shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine said T...  Full Story

Norway fund blacklists security firm G4S over rights worries
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 09:08:47 -0500

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway's sovereign wealth fund says it is banning all financial holdings in British security services company G4S due to the risk that it “contributes to or is resp...  Full Story

Astros can make history if Bregman wins MVP
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 03:06:18 -0500

Alex Bregman will try to give the Houston Astros an unprecedented sweep.

If the All-Star slugger is selected the American League’s Most Valuable Player when voting results are announce...  Full Story

Catalan poet Joan Margarit wins Spain’s Cervantes Prize
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 09:19:26 -0500

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government said Thursday that Catalan poet Joan Margarit has won the 2019 Cervantes Prize, the Spanish-speaking world's highest literary honor.

Margarit, who ...  Full Story

Santa Claus back at work in Germany answering Christmas mail
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 08:12:40 -0500

HIMMELPFORT, Germany (AP) — Santa Claus is at it again, answering thousands of Christmas letters from children around the world at a special post office in the northern German town of Himmelp...  Full Story

Ex-Massachusetts Gov. Patrick announces Dem presidential bid
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 09:56:37 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announced Thursday he is running for president, making a late entry into the Democratic race less than three months before primary vo...  Full Story

Motorola flips for its futuristic foldable phone
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 23:24:47 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — Motorola is bracing for the future by returning to the past. The company is adapting its historical flip-phone design for a smartphone with a foldable screen.

Samsung, ...  Full Story

California’s wildfire, blackout crisis: Who’s to blame?
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 09:29:33 -0500

The utility that serves more than 5 million electrical customers in one of the world’s most technologically advanced areas is now faced again and again with a no-win decision: risk starting c...  Full Story

Erdogan says Turkey won’t dispose of Russian S-400s
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 09:34:39 -0500

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey is willing to purchase U.S.-made Patriot air defense systems but will not agree to disposing of the Russian S-400 system it has already bought, Turkish President ...  Full Story

Prosecutors: 126 women complain about Virginia gynecologist
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 08:11:29 -0500

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Dr. Javaid Perwaiz’s website describes his surgical skills for gynecological procedures as “unparalleled.”

But federal prosecutors say many of the procedures he pe...  Full Story