State court allows ‘pink slime’ lawsuit to proceed

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — ABC’s news anchor Diane Sawyer, two of the network’s correspondents and other defendants in a $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against the company related to its coverage of a meat product could be deposed following a ruling by the...

Catriona Matthew leads Airbus LPGA Classic

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Catriona Matthew took the first-round lead Thursday in the Airbus LPGA Classic, holing a bunker shot for an eagle and finishing with an 8-under 64. The 44-year-old Scot rebounded from a bogey on the par-4 12th — her third hole in the...

State court allows ‘pink slime’ lawsuit to proceed

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — ABC’s news anchor Diane Sawyer, two of the network’s correspondents and other defendants in a $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against the company related to its coverage of a meat product could be deposed following a ruling by the...
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Performer convicted in Vegas dismemberment slaying

Jason Omar Griffith, center, blows a kiss to his mother before being lead away and after a guilty verdict was read during his murder trial at the Regional Justice Center on Thursday, May 22, 2014, in Las Vegas. Griffith was convict of second degree murder of his girlfriend and...

Legal fight over gay marriage spreads to 30 states

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Federal lawsuits filed this week in Montana and South Dakota leave just one state — North Dakota — with a gay marriage ban that’s not facing some form of legal challenge. State marriage bans have been falling around the...

Ex-official Found With Prostitute Can Practice Law

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former law director in eastern Ohio who was found with a prostitute can practice law as long as he avoids further misconduct. Scott Hillis is the former elected, part-time law director in Zanesville. He pleaded no contest to misdemeanor offenses of...

A Timeline Of The Pilot Flying J Investigation

A timeline of events in the federal investigation into rebate fraud at the Pilot Flying J truck-stop chain owned by the family of Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and his brother, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam: — May 4, 2011: An informant contacts the FBI about a regional sales...

Indians DL McAllister, Add Pitchers House, Lowe

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have placed right-hander Zach McAllister on the 15-day disabled list with a lower back strain. The right-hander is 3-4 with a 5.89 ERA in 10 starts with Cleveland this season. Cleveland also recalled left-hander T.J. House from Triple-A...

Judge sets hearing in ‘X-Men’ director abuse case

HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge in Hawaii will consider whether to throw out a sex abuse lawsuit against “X-Men” franchise director Bryan Singer after his attorneys presented information that neither the filmmaker nor his accuser were in the state at the time....
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Thai military seizes power in bloodless coup

Thai soldiers stand guard in front of the Democracy Monument after the coup Thursday, May 22, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. Thailand’s military seized power Thursday in a bloodless coup, dissolving the government, suspending the constitution and dispersing groups of protesters...