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...
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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...

Coal Mine Layoffs Latest Fallout At Kemper Power Plant

DEKALB, Miss. (AP) — The company that supplies lignite coal to Mississippi Power Co.’s Kemper County power plant says it will lay off 75 workers at the mine. It’s the latest fallout from the suspending the part of the plant that was supposed to gasify coal and remove...

Francona, Banged-up Indians Eager To Put Bruce In The Lineup

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Even before Jay Bruce played his first game for Cleveland, manager Terry Francona said the slugger boosted the banged-up Indians. “It gives you a little bounce in your step,” Francona said Thursday before the Indians opened a four-game...

New York-Penn League

___ Staten Island 1, Williamsport 0 Mahoning Valley 5, Aberdeen 1 Tri-City at Lowell, 6:35 p.m. Vermont 6, Batavia 0 Connecticut 4, Auburn 1 West Virginia 8, Brooklyn 3 Hudson Valley 4, State College 3 Auburn at Lowell, 6:35 p.m. Staten Island at Mahoning Valley, 7:05 p.m....

International League

___ Buffalo at Toledo, 7:05 p.m. Charlotte at Lehigh Valley, 7:05 p.m. Pawtucket 3, Columbus 2 Gwinnett 3, Louisville 1 Norfolk at Rochester, 7:05 p.m. Durham 1, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 0, 11 innings Indianapolis 3, Syracuse 1 Buffalo at Toledo, 7:05 p.m. Charlotte at Lehigh...

Eastern League

___ Harrisburg 6, Bowie 3 Binghamton 6, Erie 1 Portland 4, Richmond 0 Reading at Altoona, 7 p.m. New Hampshire 9, Akron 6 Hartford 4, Trenton 3 Binghamton at Akron, TBD Binghamton at Akron, 5:35 p.m. Trenton at Altoona, 7 p.m. Harrisburg at Hartford, 7:05 p.m. New Hampshire at...

California court orders billionaire to reopen beloved beach

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — A San Francisco Bay Area billionaire needs to open an access road to a beloved beach, upholding a lower court ruling against a co-founder of a giant tech company, a California appeals court ruled. The First District Court of Appeals in San...