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Mom gets 23-year sentence in daughter’s slaying

FILE- In a photo provided by the Detroit Police, Semeria Greene is shown in a booking photo. Greene is scheduled to return Monday, April 7, 2014 to Wayne County Circuit Court where she faces sentencing in the stabbing death of her 8-year-old daughter in their Detroit home. She...

Orioles Acquire RHP Preston Guilmet From Indians

NEW YORK (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have acquired right-hander Preston Guilmet from the Cleveland Indians for outfielder Torsten Boss in an exchange of minor leaguers. The Orioles announced the deal Monday during their game against the New York Yankees. Gimlet was optioned to...

Some airlines drop limes from beverage service

NEW YORK (AP) — Airline passengers might notice something missing these days from their vodka tonics or Diet Cokes: the lime. A recent shortage and spike in price has caused some airlines — for now — to stop offering the fruit in their beverage service....
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Man charged with felony stalking of Selena Gomez

FILE – In this Oct. 22, 2013 file photo, Selena Gomez performs in concert at the Giant Center in Hershey, Penn. Authorities say a man has been arrested for breaking into Gomez’s California guesthouse while the 21-year-old actress and singer was home. The Los Angeles...
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Erratic B.B. King performance makes fans blue

In this April 4, 2014 photo, B.B King performs at the Peabody Opera House on April 4, 2014 in St. Louis, Mo. Some St. Louis music fans are singing the blues after an erratic weekend performance by 88-year-old guitar legend B.B. King led to a stream of early departures and...

Dems slam CIA ex-boss over Feinstein criticism

WASHINGTON (AP) — Leading Democrats sharply criticized a former CIA chief on Monday for suggesting that a disputed torture report produced by Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s Senate panel was motivated by her “emotional feeling” and not by a desire for...
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S&P 500 posts longest losing streak since January

Trader Randy Beller, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, April 7, 2014. Stocks are starting out the week the same way they ended the last one, down. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Trader Randy Beller, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock...
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Olympians say selfies were banned at White House

Boston Red Sox designated hitter David “Big Papi” Ortiz, left, takes a selfie with President Barack Obama, holding a Boston Red Sox jersey presented to the president during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, where...
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‘Promising lead’ emerges in hunt for Flight 370

The chief coordinator of the Joint Agency Coordination Center retired Chief Air Marshall Angus Houston shows a map to the media during a press conference about the on going search operations for wreckage and debris of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in Perth, Australia,...

Man Sentenced Under NJ Human Trafficking Law

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey man who admitted to running a high-priced prostitution ring has been sentenced to a decade in prison under the state’s new human trafficking law. Percival Williams of Edison was sentenced Monday in state Superior Court under a...