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Russia fines US-funded broadcaster under foreign agent lawA Russian court has fined U.S.-funded broadcaster Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty $14,600 for violating the country's law on foreign agents
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, file photo, people wait in front of an Apple store in Munich, before the worldwide launch of the iPhone 6s. A European Union high court on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 ruled in favor of technology giant Apple and Ireland in its dispute with the EU over 13 billion euros, 15 billion US dollars in back taxes. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)
Apple urges security upgrade to iPhones, iPadsApple is urging iPhone and iPad users to update their devices to fix security flaws that might have been “actively exploited” by hackers
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
FILE - A scooter drives by the Palais des Festivals at the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France, on May 7, 2018. The Cannes Film Festival, canceled altogether last year by the pandemic, is postponing this year’s edition from May to July in hopes of having an in-person festival. Cannes organizers announced Wednesday that this year’s Cannes will now take place July 6-17, about two months after its typical period. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP, File)
Cannes Film Festival, canceled in 2020, is postponed to JulyThe Cannes Film Festival, canceled altogether last year by the pandemic, is postponing this year’s edition from May to July in hopes of having an in-person festival
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
US deputy Africa commander in Sudan, hails 'new beginning'A U.S. deputy commander for Africa on Wednesday welcomed a “new beginning” and a “renewed relationship” between the U.S. and Sudan following the African country’s removal from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Cops: 'Paramedic of the Year' Helped Hide Vaccine TheftA paramedic in Florida's Polk County helped steal doses of COVID-19 vaccine meant for first responders a week before he was named "Paramedic of the Year," according to police. Joshua Colon, 31, of the Polk County Fire Rescue, was in charge of administering 30 doses of the Moderna vaccine to...
Newser1 hour ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019,  EU and Chinese flags at the Europa building in Brussels. China’s European Union envoy on Wednesday Jan. 27, 2021, is urging the 27-nation European bloc to deepen its ties with his country even further and says he hopes the EU’s desire for “strategic autonomy” will guide its foreign policy in the future .(John Thys/FILE via AP)
China envoy urges EU to develop its 'strategic autonomy'China’s European Union envoy is urging the 27-nation bloc to deepen its ties with his country even further and says he hopes the EU’s desire for “strategic autonomy” will guide its foreign policy in the future
The Associated Press1 hour ago
This 2001 photo provided by Dr. Greg Skomal shows a shortfin mako shark off the coast of Massachusetts. In a study published on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, researchers found the abundance of oceanic sharks and rays has dropped more than 70% between 1970 and 2018. (Greg Skomal via AP)
Empty seas: Oceanic shark populations dropped 71% since 1970A new study in the journal Nature documents a steep decline in global shark and ray numbers in the past half century
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Man fleeing troopers hits car, killing mother, 2 young kidsAuthorities in Tennessee say a mother and her two young children were killed when a man who was fleeing state troopers slammed into their car with his truck in a city intersection
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2020, file photo, Debbie Biga, center, and her husband Joe, both of Port Huron, enjoy a meal together while keeping social distance from other customers at Woodchips BBQ in Lapeer, Mich. Several states are loosening their coronavirus restrictions on restaurants and other businesses because of improved infection and hospitalization numbers but are moving cautiously, in part because of the more contagious variant taking hold in the U.S. (Jake May/The Flint Journal via AP, File)
States lift restrictions gradually amid fears of new variantSeveral states are loosening their coronavirus restrictions on restaurants and other businesses because of improved infection and hospitalization numbers but are moving cautiously, in part because of the more contagious variant taking hold
The Associated Press2 hours ago
National Guard troops walk outside the Capitol as the security perimeter continues to shrink and many Guard units head home, two days after the inauguration of President Joe Biden on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021 in Washington.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Building on success, nonprofits aim to keep aiding electionsDemocracy, as President Joe Biden declared in his inaugural speech, survived a barrage of misinformation and an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol to achieve a peaceful transfer of power
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2020 file photo, a woman wears a face mask as she walks past a GameStop store in Des Plaines, Ill. Two hedge funds are bowing out of their short positions on the money-losing video game retailer. Citron Research’s Andrew Left said in a video posted on YouTube that his company is going to become more judicious in shorting stocks. Melvin Capital is also exiting GameStop, with manager Gabe Plotkin telling CNBC that the hedge fund was taking a significant loss.  (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
In battle over GameStop shares, two big players flinchA David and Goliath saga is unfolding in financial markets over the stock price of struggling retail chain GameStop
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In a photo provided by the Kent County Sheriff, Ty Garbin is shown in a booking photo. Garbin, one of six men charged in an alleged plot to snatch Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has agreed to plead guilty to a kidnapping conspiracy, according to court document filed Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. The filing was made by prosecutors ahead of Ty Garbin's appearance in federal court in Grand Rapids. (Kent County Sheriff via AP File)
Man pleads guilty in conspiracy to kidnap Michigan governorOne of six men charged in an alleged plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has pleaded guilty to conspiracy
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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