General News

Facebook recruits EU veteran to help with tougher scrutiny

Oct 19, 2018

Facebook has hired former U.K. deputy prime minister Nick Clegg to head its global policy and communications teams, enlisting a veteran of European Union politics to help it with increased regulatory scrutiny by the bloc.

Pharmacist who wouldn't fill miscarriage drug is out

Oct 19, 2018

A Michigan pharmacist accused of refusing to fill a prescription to help a woman complete a miscarriage no longer works for the Meijer retail chain

Worsening odds lead to bigger lottery jackpots

Oct 19, 2018

If it seems lottery jackpots are getting larger and larger, it's because they are getting larger and larger

Feds: Child exploitation focus of Pennsylvania church probe

Oct 19, 2018

US prosecutor in Philadelphia taking new aim at Roman Catholic church; Buffalo Diocese also turns over documents in apparent separate federal probe

China's growth slows as officials try to reassure investors

Oct 19, 2018

China's economy slows as officials launch media blitz to revive confidence in sinking stock market

US home sales fell in September to slowest pace in 3 years

Oct 19, 2018

US home sales fell for 6th straight month in September to slowest pace in nearly 3 years

Man arrested in threats to The Oklahoman newspaper

Oct 19, 2018

A man has been arrested on suspicion of making threats against the largest daily newspaper in Oklahoma City

PAC won't pull ad suggesting 'lynching' if Democrats win

Oct 19, 2018

A political action committee says it's not pulling a widely condemned radio ad that suggests white Democrats will lynch African-Americans if they win in midterm elections in Arkansas next month

Capital Gazette editor wins Editor of the Year Award

Oct 19, 2018

The editor of a Maryland newspaper where five people were killed in a mass shooting in June has won the Benjamin C. Bradlee Editor of the Year Award

Ex-Interpol leader's wife: "Everybody in China is at risk"

Oct 19, 2018

AP Interview: The wife of the former Interpol president who is being held in China on bribery charges says she has been contacted by Chinese diplomats, who have told her they're holding a letter from him for her

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