Utah man wrongly accused of drugging officer gets $50K

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah city has paid $50,000 to settle with a Subway worker who was wrongly accused of drugging a police officer’s drink in a case that made national headlines, its attorney said Thursday. The out-of-court settlement came after police in Layton,...

Ex-cop convicted of murder from days as alleged gang member

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A reputed gang member who beat a murder charge decades ago and went on to land a job as a police officer was convicted Thursday of the 30-year-old killing after DNA evidence put him at the crime scene. Pierre Romain, 53, was convicted in Los Angeles...

Wentz off to perfect start, but Eagles fall 24-9 to Packers

AP Photo/Mike Roemer GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Quarterback Carson Wentz had a perfect preseason debut for the Philadelphia Eagles. The Green Bay Packers might need to keep working on tackling, though they’re off to a good start in creating turnovers. Wentz went 4 for 4...

Trubisky shines for Bears in 1st preseason game vs Broncos

CHICAGO (AP) — Mitch Trubisky threw for 166 yards and led three scoring drives after Mike Glennon struggled for Chicago, before the Denver Broncos scored two long touchdowns in the closing minutes to beat the Bears 24-17 in the preseason opener on Thursday night. Though the...

US company offers to take financial risk of new MH370 search

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — U.S. seabed exploration company Ocean Infinity said on Friday it had offered to take the financial risk of a renewed search for the missing Malaysian airliner, as victims’ families urged the Malaysian government to agree to a private-sector...
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Scaramucci, magazine at odds over his profanity-laced call

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Scaramucci says his profanity-laced phone call that preceded his ouster as White House communications director was recorded without his permission. But a representative for The New Yorker on Thursday notes that...

Teenage Driver Charged In Fatal SUV-firetruck Collision

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police say the 16-year-old driver of an SUV that collided with a firetruck in a crash that killed two teenagers and injured six other people has been charged in juvenile court with vehicular homicide. Akron police said Thursday that the 16-year-old girl also is...

Experimental defense unit funds new tech but faces skeptics

AP Photo/Philip Marcelo CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s administration is throwing its support to a Barack Obama-era effort enlisting startup companies to come up with solutions to the military’s toughest technological challenges. Secretary of...

Keenum leads Vikings to 17-10 preseason win over Bills

AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater need not rush back from injury after Case Keenum showed glimpses of being a capable backup in the Minnesota Vikings’ 17-10 preseason-opening win over the Buffalo Bills on Thursday...
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New hope for endangered eels, Japanese summer delicacy

AP Photo/Sherry Zheng FUJISAWA, Japan (AP) — The Japanese summer delicacy of roasted eel, braised with a tangy sauce and sprinkled with prickly mountain pepper, is in question as the creatures with their mysterious migrations become increasingly endangered. Soaring demand...