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BMW expects hit from trade dispute and emissions tests

FRANKFURT — German luxury automaker BMW said Tuesday that its profits and sales will fall short of its forecasts this year, saying that fear of international trade conflicts has weighed on pricing and citing the impact of new emissions tests on Europ
Instagram co-founders resign from social media company

Instagram co-founders resign from social media company

SAN FRANCISCO — The co-founders of Instagram are resigning their positions with the social media company without explanation.

'Lion King' puppet specialist charged in 3-D gun case

NEW YORK — A puppet specialist with the Broadway musical "The Lion King" is accused of printing a 3-D gun in the theatre's prop room. Ilya Vett was arrested last week on a misdemeanour charge.
'Making a Murderer' sequel set to premiere Oct. 19

'Making a Murderer' sequel set to premiere Oct. 19

MADISON, Wis. — A sequel to the popular "Making a Murderer" documentary series is set to premiere Oct. 19 on Netflix.
What's yogurt? Industry wants greater liberty to use term

What's yogurt? Industry wants greater liberty to use term

NEW YORK — If low-fat yogurt is blended with fatty ingredients like coconut or chocolate, is it still low-fat? Is it even yogurt? The U.S.
Ballpark worker charged after video shows spitting on pizza

Ballpark worker charged after video shows spitting on pizza

DETROIT — A 20-year-old food service worker at Comerica Park in Detroit has been charged after a video was posted online that appeared to show him spitting on a pizza intended for customers during a Major League Baseball game.
Michael Kors ups the glamour, buys Versace for $2 billion

Michael Kors ups the glamour, buys Versace for $2 billion

NEW YORK — Michael Kors is buying the Italian fashion house Versace in a deal worth more than $2 billion (1.83 billion euros), continuing its hard charge into the world of high-end fashion.
Singer Gary Numan's tour bus involved in fatal crash

Singer Gary Numan's tour bus involved in fatal crash

CLEVELAND — Police say a tour bus carrying British singer Gary Numan struck and killed a 91-year-old man in Cleveland. Authorities say Numan's tour bus was making a right turn when it struck the victim as he walked in a crosswalk Monday afternoon.

Lawyer: Mental illness led to Fyre Festival promoter's crime

NEW YORK — A lawyer says mental illness caused the promoter of a failed music festival to rip off investors and commit other crimes. Attorney Randall Jackson urged a Manhattan judge Friday to be lenient at Billy McFarland's October sentencing.