Bill Murray to join cellist for music and spoken word tour

NEW YORK (AP) — Bill Murray is set to go on tour with a chamber music trio for a program of songs and literary readings. The New York Times reports (http://nyti.ms/2p37tT6 ) the actor is pairing up with cellist Jan Vogler for the project titled “New Worlds.” The...
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AP PHOTOS: Remote Oregon town for sale for $3.5 million

This 1930’s era photo supplied by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service shows a scene in Tiller, Ore. Almost all of the downtown in Tiller, a dying timber town in remote southwestern Oregon, is for sale for $3.5 million and the elementary school is for sale...

Men arrested for Pandora burglary

PANDORA — Two men from Jackson County were arrested in connection with a Thursday night burglary near Pandora, the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office reported. The sheriff’s office said Raymond C. Rainer, 33, and Derek Leach, 29, both of Wellston, were spotted stealing several tools...

Resort island without Uber or Lyft wants to keep it that way

AP Photo/Matt O’Brien NEW SHOREHAM, R.I. (AP) — Twelve miles and a ferry ride from the New England shore, Block Island is one of the last major tourist destinations in the United States without Uber or Lyft – and islanders want it to stay that way. Come summer,...

20 children killed when minibus hits truck in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Emergency responders say at least 20 children have been killed when their minibus collided with a truck northeast of South Africa’s capital. Images posted by the ER24 medical service on Twitter show the minibus smoking and twisted on its side next...
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Pyongyang drivers scramble as gas stations limit services

AP Photo/Eric Talmadge PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Car users in Pyongyang were scrambling Friday to fill up their tanks as gas stations began limiting services or even closing amid concerns of a spreading shortage. A sign outside one station in the North Korean capital...

Like his 'Veep' character, Reid Scott has been fired _ a lot

NEW YORK (AP) — Reid Scott says he can relate to Dan Egan, the character he plays on HBO’s “Veep” – a cocky, selfish political insider who gets fired as much as he’s hired. “No one has been fired more than Dan, which is kind of funny...

Elisabeth Moss returns to TV in Hulu's 'Handmaid's Tale'

NEW YORK (AP) — “The timing has been uncanny,” says Margaret Atwood, marveling at how her 1985 novel, “The Handmaid’s Tale,” has not only been given renewed life as a TV series but has also gained disturbing urgency. “Last November 7,...

Proposed Sanctuary City Ban Plugged On Pro-white Host’s Show

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state lawmaker says she wouldn’t have promoted her proposed Ohio ban of “sanctuary cities” on a radio show if she’d known that its host advocates white culture and power. The Cincinnati Enquirer ( ) reports Rep. Candice Keller, of...
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AP PHOTOS: Rural Oregon town for sale for $3.5 million

In this April 5, 2017 photo, the abandoned Tiller Elementary School playground is seen in the foreground with the school in the background in downtown Tiller, Ore. Almost all of the downtown in Tiller, a dot on a map in remote southwestern Oregon, is for sale for $3.5 million and...