Netflix isn't absent at Cannes. It's everywhere.

CANNES, France (AP) — At this year's Cannes Film Festival, Netflix is for the second straight year largely absent from Cannes. But it's far from forgotten. Throughout the French Rivi...

Canada does U-turn on garbage shipped to Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Canada has agreed to retrieve tons of refuse it shipped to the Philippines between 2013-2014. Canada's federal environment minister Catherine McKenna announced on W...

English Premier League broadcast rights rise to $12 billion

LONDON (AP) — The cost of English Premier League broadcast rights has risen almost 8% to 9.2 billion pounds ($12 billion) for the next three seasons. Despite a drop in the value of d...

Q&A: Pedro Almodovar on memory, pain and the big-screen

CANNES, France (AP) — Pedro Almodovar's "Pain and Glory" is a self-portrait of rare precision and warm intimacy. It stars Antonio Banderas as Salvador Mallo, a famous aging filmmaker, hobbled by physi...

India election chiefs ban web series on PM Narendra Modi

The Election Commission of India on Saturday ordered producers to stop streaming a web series about Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid concerns it could give him an unfair advantage in the country'...

'Big Bang Theory' stars reflect on show's end, next steps

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — With "The Big Bang Theory" ending after 12 seasons, viewers can comfort themselves with reruns. The cast has those — and residuals— but not the reassuring workplace rhythm and c...

Business Highlights

___ Consumers could be collateral damage if US expands tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — For many Americans, President Donald Trump's trade war may soon get very real. His ...

Disney and Take-Two rise while Ralph Lauren and GIII fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Tuesday: Walt Disney Co., up $1.86 to $133.20 The entertainment company struck a deal with Comc...

Column: Heavyweights step up, just not against each other

Tyson Fury, the big British heavyweight who breaks into song at the most unexpected moments and would be fun to meet for a beer, will be fighting next month. So will his countryman, Anthony Joshua, wh...

Tribes across country push for better internet access

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — In a remote, roadless Arizona canyon that is home to a small Native American tribe, there's a natural skepticism toward the internet. The telemedicine equipme...

'Big Bang' tops 'Thrones' in ratings race of fading shows

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Big Bang Theory" edged out "Game of Thrones" as the two beloved TV behemoths again topped the ratings as they approach their finales. CBS' "The Big Bang Theor...

U.S. Stocks edge higher and regain some lost ground

Stocks regained some ground in morning trading Tuesday following a nosedive at the start of the week as the U.S. and China escalate their trade war. Investors have been dealing with creeping uncert...

Markets Right Now: US stocks rise in early trading

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street as the market claws ba...

Disney strikes deal with Comcast, takes full control of Hulu

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Disney has struck a deal with Comcast that gives it full control of streaming service Hulu. Disney gets full operational control of Hulu immediately. ...

Disney takes full operational control of Hulu, extending the reach of its streaming abilities

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney takes full operational control of Hulu, extending the reach of its streaming abilities.