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Pruitt reassigned lawmen as drivers, bodyguards in Oklahoma

Pruitt reassigned lawmen as drivers, bodyguards in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY — As Oklahoma's attorney general, Scott Pruitt assigned investigations agents from his office to be his driver and bodyguard, at times taking them on his frequent trips out of state to speak to conservative political organizations, stat
Authorities say motive in deputy killings may never be known

Authorities say motive in deputy killings may never be known

TRENTON, Fla. — Investigators in Florida say they may never know why a man - a recluse from a rural farm community who rarely ventured into town - killed two sheriff's deputies while they sat in a Chinese restaurant.
Trump lawyer told to file statement to slow porn star's suit

Trump lawyer told to file statement to slow porn star's suit

LOS ANGELES — President Donald Trump's personal lawyer must declare in writing that his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination is jeopardized unless there's a delay in legal proceedings in a lawsuit filed by porn actress Stormy Daniels, a f
Karolyis to NBC: 'No way' they knew about doctor's behaviour

Karolyis to NBC: 'No way' they knew about doctor's behaviour

NEW YORK — Former USA Gymnastics women's national team co-ordinator Martha Karolyi and husband Bela tell NBC they were unaware of the abusive behaviour by a former national team doctor now serving decades in prison.
Avicii, DJ-producer who performed around the world, dies

Avicii, DJ-producer who performed around the world, dies

NEW YORK — Avicii, the Grammy-nominated electronic dance DJ who performed sold-out concerts for feverish fans around the world and also had massive success on U.S. pop radio, died Friday. He was 28.
Wenger stuns Arsenal team by quitting after almost 22 years

Wenger stuns Arsenal team by quitting after almost 22 years

LONDON — Arsene Wenger gathered his Arsenal players to drop a bombshell before training on Friday morning. After almost 22 years in charge of the north London club, the manager was leaving. "We didn't see it coming," midfielder Jack Wilshere said.
Wells Fargo fined $1B for mortgage, auto lending abuses

Wells Fargo fined $1B for mortgage, auto lending abuses

NEW YORK — Wells Fargo will pay $1 billion to federal regulators to settle charges tied to misconduct at its mortgage and auto lending business, the latest punishment levied against the banking giant for widespread customer abuses.

Reality television show crew cleared in airport bomb scare

NEWARK, N.J. — Prosecutors have dismissed all charges against a television crew accused of creating a false public alarm when one of its devices prompted a bomb alert at one of the New York area's three major airports.
Michigan couple gives 14th son creative middle name

Michigan couple gives 14th son creative middle name

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A Michigan couple had a little bit of fun naming their 14th son. Kateri and Jay Schwandt welcomed the birth of their son on Wednesday. Jay Schwandt said they've decided to name him Finley Sheboygan Schwandt.
Natalie Portman snubs 'Jewish Nobel,' triggers backlash

Natalie Portman snubs 'Jewish Nobel,' triggers backlash

JERUSALEM — Actress Natalie Portman has snubbed a prestigious prize known as the "Jewish Nobel" because of "extreme distress" over recent events in Israel, triggering an angry backlash Friday from some in the country's political establishment.