UK authorities fine Tesco in accounting scandal

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s biggest supermarket chain, Tesco, has agreed to pay 214 million pounds ($269 million) in fines and shareholder compensation following an accounting scandal that inflated its profits in 2014. The U.K.’s Serious Fraud Office says Tesco Plc...
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Waze gets into the order-ahead business with Dunkin' Donuts

AP Photo/Eric Risberg SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Waze’s traffic navigation app already shows ads prodding drivers to swing by fast-food joints like Dunkin’ Donuts and Taco Bell. Now it’s adding a new item to its menu – the ability to place orders at some...

'Spider-Man,' 'Blade Runner' footage kicks off CinemaCon

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Iron Man just put Spider-Man in time out. Sony Pictures on Monday unveiled the second trailer for “Spider-Man: Homecoming” at CinemaCon, featuring Tom Holland, the newly anointed web-slinger, being put in his place by Robert Downey Jr.’s...

Paris clashes over police killing of Chinese man; 3 injured

PARIS (AP) — Clashes in Paris over the killing of a Chinese man by police have left three officers injured and led to 35 arrests. Police official Agnes Thibault Lecuivre said Tuesday that demonstrators, who were from the Asian community, had gathered Monday night in the...

Qatar to invest 5 billion pounds in Britain over 3-5 years

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The energy-rich nation of Qatar says it plans to invest 5 billion pounds in the British economy within the next half decade. Prime Minister Abdullah bin Nasser Al Thani announced the $6.3 billion investment at an investment forum in...
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Self-driving car crash comes amid debate about regulations

AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar PHOENIX (AP) — A crash that caused an Uber self-driving SUV to flip onto its side in a Phoenix suburb serves as a stark reminder of the challenges surrounding autonomous vehicles in Arizona, a state that has gone all-in to entice the company by...
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Golden Globe winner Christine Kaufmann dies in Germany

AP Photo/Uncredited BERLIN (AP) — Christine Kaufmann, an Austrian-born actor who became the country’s first Golden Globe winner and was married to Tony Curtis in the 1960s, has died. She was 72. Kaufmann died in Munich after a battle with leukemia, her management...

University Of Toledo Gets Retired Ohio Justice’s Documents

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The only Ohio Supreme Court justice to have been elected to every level of the state’s judiciary has donated her personal papers to her alma mater, the University of Toledo. The Blade ( ) reports the collection from retired Justice Judith Ann Lanzinger...

Reports: Rate Of Drug-addicted Babies Spikes Over 10 Years

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — New state reports indicate the rate of drug-addicted newborns in Ohio in 2015 was more than eight times higher than in 2005. The Columbus Dispatch reports ( ) the rate of neonatal abstinence syndrome increased to 159 per 10,000 live births in 2015, compared...

J is not OK _ Swiss court nixes letter as baby’s name

BERLIN (AP) — J is not OK — as a name, that is, according to a Swiss court. The Zurich administrative court said in a ruling released Tuesday it had upheld a local registry’s office decision to reject the letter as a given name in the best interests of the...