Australia's highest court will hear Cardinal Pell's appeal
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 20:29:46 -0500

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's highest court agreed Wednesday to hear an appeal from the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children, giving Cardinal George P...  Full Story

Lawsuit aims to kill stalled $2B methanol refinery project
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 19:07:52 -0500

SEATTLE (AP) — A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday aims to keep one of the world's biggest methanol refineries from being built along the Columbia River in Washington state.

Plans for the ...  Full Story

Alabama 5th in CFP committee rankings after loss to LSU
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 20:32:42 -0500

Alabama is fifth in the latest College Football Playoff rankings, behind LSU, Ohio State, Clemson and Georgia, which took over the fourth spot in the selection committee's second top 25.

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Review: Elizabeth Banks takes a shot at 'Charlie's Angels'
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 20:15:23 -0500

If you're watching a big studio film featuring a female ensemble, there is a 50% chance that there is going to be some monologue about how men underestimating women is both a truism and an ad...  Full Story

Special South African gin is infused with elephant dung
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 07:10:17 -0500

MOSSEL BAY, South Africa (AP) — The makers of a South African gin infused with elephant dung swear their use of the animal's excrement is no gimmick.

The creators of Indlovu Gin, Les a...  Full Story

Trump to face limits of his power in impeachment hearings
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 19:27:26 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — For three years, Donald Trump has unapologetically defied the conventions of the American presidency. On Wednesday, he comes face to face with the limits of his power, confron...  Full Story

Google's health care ambitions now involve patient data
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 17:22:11 -0500

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google announced a partnership with a large U.S. health care system aimed at modernizing its information system and providing new tools for doctors, in the tech giant's l...  Full Story

Border wall opponents in court trying to stop construction
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 19:24:16 -0500

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal appeals court heard arguments Tuesday on a bid to halt military funding for construction of President Donald Trump's border wall as the pace of construction raises ...  Full Story

As Hong Kong descends into chaos, China mulls its options
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 20:51:37 -0500

BEIJING (AP) — A sharp escalation of violence in Hong Kong is once again raising the question of how China's central government will respond: Will it deploy its armed forces, or allow the cha...  Full Story

Philanthropists give $106M to fund brain research alliance
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 17:41:06 -0500

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Billionaire philanthropists Joan and Sandy Weill announced Tuesday they are donating $106 million to launch a research initiative at three West Coast universities aimed a...  Full Story