After arrest, Michael Avenatti denies LA domestic violence
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 01:11:12 -0500

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for Stormy Daniels, has denied allegations of domestic violence after his arrest near his ritzy Los Angeles skyscraper apartment.

"I hav...  Full Story

Electronic driving systems don't always work, tests show
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:31:11 -0500

DETROIT (AP) — Testing by AAA shows that electronic driver assist systems on the road today may not keep vehicles in their lanes or spot stationary objects in time to avoid a crash.

Th...  Full Story

Magic come back to beat 76ers 111-106 in Butler's debut
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 23:39:58 -0500

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Everything about Jimmy Butler's first game with the 76ers was going great, until the fourth quarter.

Butler had 14 points in his Philadelphia debut, but the 76ers ...  Full Story

Sigrid Nunez's novel "The Friend" wins National Book Award
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:13:44 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — Sigrid Nunez's "The Friend," a meditative novel about grief, books and, not least, a Great Dane named Apollo, has won the National Book Award for fiction. Other winners Wednes...  Full Story

Football fan charged with DWI blames team's performance
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 07:55:21 -0500

WAYNE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a pro football fan charged with drunken driving after a crash told police he drank too much because his favorite team isn't any good.

Wayne police sa...  Full Story

DHS replacement will face same border challenges
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:37:08 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Homeland Security chief Kirstjen Nielsen never quite clicked personally as the president chafed at her explanations of complicated immigration iss...  Full Story

Feds subpoena Snap over shareholder lawsuit
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 20:17:15 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — Snap Inc. has received federal subpoenas related to a class-action lawsuit stemming from its 2017 initial public offering.

The lawsuit, filed last May, claims that Snap...  Full Story

Southern California fire scorches huge swath of public lands
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:46:39 -0500

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern Californians faced with the loss of lives and homes in a huge wildfire are also grappling with the destruction of a vast swath of public lands that are popular des...  Full Story

Bangladesh says Rohingya who volunteer will go to Myanmar
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:36:10 -0500

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh authorities say repatriation of some Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar will begin Thursday as scheduled if people are willing to go despite calls from Unit...  Full Story

Farm animals may soon get new features through gene editing
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 01:02:51 -0500

OAKFIELD, N.Y. (AP) — Cows that can withstand hotter temperatures. Cows born without pesky horns. Pigs that never reach puberty.

A company wants to alter farm animals by adding and sub...  Full Story