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Nowhere to run: Rohingya hunker down as monsoon arrives
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 02:12:39 -0500

UKHIYA, Bangladesh (AP) — The hill on which the young woman's shelter is being built is so unstable that the earth crumbles under your feet. The threat of landslides is so dire that her neigh...  Full Story

Japan, EU to sign trade deal eliminating nearly all tariffs
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 01:57:24 -0500

TOKYO (AP) — The European Union and Japan are signing a widespread trade deal Tuesday that will eliminate nearly all tariffs, seemingly defying the worries about trade tensions set off by Pre...  Full Story

Take that for data: NBA preps for expanded betting on games
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 02:03:12 -0500

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Here's a scenario: LeBron James is four assists and three rebounds shy of a triple-double after three quarters. A bettor, who is watching at home and utilizing a mobile app, ...  Full Story

Showtime and Sacha Baron Cohen push back against Sarah Palin
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 23:35:52 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — Showtime and Sacha Baron Cohen are pushing back against allegations the comedian duped guests on his new show by posing as a disabled veteran.

The network says in a sta...  Full Story

Lose, your blues: Town tosses 'Footloose' anti-dancing law
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 14:49:15 -0500

FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Officials in a western Arkansas city say residents can finally kick off their Sunday shoes.

Fort Smith city directors recently repealed a 1953 ordinance that es...  Full Story

US arrests, accuses woman of acting as Russian agent
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 23:33:18 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — A 29-year-old gun-rights activist served as a covert Russian agent while living in Washington, gathering intelligence on American officials and political organizations and w...  Full Story

Fashion firms upend design routine to focus on speed, trends
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:13:59 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — Prototypes? Passe. Fashion company Betabrand saw that knitwear was a hot style in sneakers and wanted to quickly jump on the trend for dressier shoes. It put a poll up on its ...  Full Story

A century ago, German sub brought World War I home to US
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 01:43:08 -0500

ORLEANS, Mass. (AP) — Over 3,000 miles from the trenches and battlefields of the Western Front, where many hundreds of thousands had already died, residents of Orleans, Massachusetts, were en...  Full Story

Nowhere to run: Rohingya hunker down as monsoon arrives
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 02:12:39 -0500

UKHIYA, Bangladesh (AP) — The hill on which the young woman's shelter is being built is so unstable that the earth crumbles under your feet. The threat of landslides is so dire that her neigh...  Full Story

Court: Drug users can be jailed for relapsing on probation
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 14:27:08 -0500

BOSTON (AP) — Judges in Massachusetts can order people with addiction to remain drug free as a condition of probation and jail defendants for failing to do so, the state's highest court ruled...  Full Story