'Difficult People' star Julie Klausner: making it look easy

NEW YORK (AP) — Perhaps no show in TV history ever had a title that was better suited to it: “Difficult People.” In this Hulu comedy, 30-something best friends Julie and Billy form a pushy, shameless united front as they wage war with New York and the world of...

Italy art museum shuts amid heat wave due to faulty air con

ROME (AP) — An air-conditioning breakdown has caused the Uffizi Galleries in Florence to shut its doors to the public as Italy sizzles in a heat wave. The Renaissance art capital has a reputation for being one of Italy’s hottest cities every summer. But a heat wave...

Cooper Tire & Rubber posts lower second quarter numbers

Second quarter results for Cooper Tire & Rubber show lower profits for the Findlay-based company. Friday’s filing with the SEC shows Cooper posted a net income of $45 million between April and the end of June. In 2016, the company had $71 million in income for the same...

Kenya's most famous activist campaigns for parliament

AP Photo/Ben Curtis NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — He was a photojournalist who covered the horrors of Kenya’s election violence 10 years ago that left more than 1,000 people dead. Appalled by government corruption that he felt weakened the state, Bonifice Mwangi decided to...
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EU beauty pageant: cities vie to host agencies departing UK

AP Photo/Michael Probst BRUSSELS (AP) — It hasn’t taken long. Five months after Britain formally announced it was leaving the European Union its partners are already picking over the spoils. Twenty-three cities are vying to host the EU’s banking and medicines...
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Computer law expert says British hacker arrest problematic

AP Photo/Frank Augstein LONDON (AP) — A computer law expert says the evidence behind the U.S. arrest of a British cybersecurity researcher is problematic. Attorney Tor Ekeland says Marcus Hutchins’ indictment was very weak and created a climate of distrust toward the...

Grand Jury Declines To Indict Officer Who Killed Emirati Man

HUDSON, Ohio (AP) — A grand jury has declined to indict an Ohio police officer who fatally shot an unarmed United Arab Emirates citizen last year. The Ohio Attorney General’s office said Thursday that Hudson police officer Ryan Doran will not face criminal charges. Police...

A year later, Olympic displaced are left to rebuild lives

AP Photo/Liliana Michelena RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — More than 70,000 people were displaced to make way for last year’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Today some are satisfied in their new houses. Others had to start over and are struggling, bitter at the pressure from city...

Germany's Air Berlin reaches cooperation deal with JetBlue

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s Air Berlin says it has reached a cooperation agreement with JetBlue that will improve its customers’ transfer options in the United States. Air Berlin chief commercial officer Goetz Ahmelmann said in a statement Friday that the deal is...
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Toyota, Mazda plan EV partnership, $1.6 billion US plant

AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automakers Toyota Motor Corp. and Mazda Motor Corp. said Friday they plan to spend $1.6 billion to set up a joint-venture auto manufacturing plant in the U.S. – a move that will create up to 4,000 jobs. The plant will...