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False news swirls around Minneapolis officer in fatal arrest

A Minneapolis police officer videotaped on Monday holding a black man to the ground with his knee during an arrest has become the target of false claims on social media that attempt to tie him to poli...

Review: Netflix's 'Have a Good Trip' is only a mild high

We can't take trips these days for obvious reasons. But Netflix is offering a trip into the mind with a gentle new documentary about the world of hallucinogens. Donick Cary’s “Have ...

Men's Alpine World Cup Downhill Champions

1967_Jean-Claude Killy, France 1968_Gerhard Nenning, Austria 1969_Karl Schranz, Austria 1970_Karl Schranz and Karl Codin, Austria ...

6 charged in drug scheme related to death of Vine co-founder

NEW YORK (AP) — Six men have been accused of running a drug operation that officials believe resulted in the death of the tech executive who co-founded the Vine app. Geoffrey S. Berm...

Coast Guard: 25 bodies found after California boat fire

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — A middle-of-the-night fire swept a boat carrying recreational scuba divers anchored near an island off the Southern California coast early Monday, leaving at least 2...

Officials: Dozens die in boat fire off California

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — When the mayday call came in, authorities in Southern California quickly realized they were facing just about the worst firefighting scenario imaginable: A boat full...

Minnesota cop's trial raises questions about code of silence

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Testimony in the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an unarmed woman after she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault near her home has shined ...

Report: Liberian bank ordered 3 times money authorized

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — A new report says Liberia's central bank illegally ordered three times the number of bank notes it had been authorized to print — and now can't say what happened to most of th...

HQ Trivia, Vine app co-founder Kroll died of drug overdose

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City medical examiner says the death of a tech executive who co-founded the HQ Trivia and Vine apps was caused by an accidental drug overdose. The medica...

Colin Kroll, co-founder of HQ Trivia, found dead

NEW YORK (AP) — Colin Kroll, a tech executive who co-founded the HQ Trivia app, has died. He was 35. The New York Police Department says officers went to Kroll's Manhattan apartment ...

200 years of 'Silent Night': Singers mark carol's birthday

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the most famous songs of Christmas was celebrated Tuesday as it approaches its 200th anniversary, with a concert at the New York City church where "Silent Night" is believed to ...

German search engine Ecosia offers to buy Hambach Forest

A Berlin-based search engine that donates the vast majority of its profits to conservation projects has offered to buy an area of German woodland threatened with clearance for lignite-mining from its ...

Kingsley: I wanted to nail Eichmann to gates of Auschwitz

NEW YORK (AP) — Ben Kingsley says he didn't portray Adolf Eichmann out of love or admiration. Rather, he wanted to "nail him to the gates of Auschwitz." The Oscar-winning Kingsley ha...

Kroll Names Richard Davies Associate Managing Director in Cyber Risk Practice, Hong Kong

HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 31, 2018--Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps, a global leader in risk mitigation, investigations, compliance, cyber resilience, security and incident response solut...

The Latest: Union head: Minneapolis shooting justified

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the release of body-camera video in the June fatal shooting of a black man by Minneapolis police (all times local): 10:30 a.m. The ...