AC/DC drummer clowns around at New Zealand court

Phil Rudd, drummer for the rock band AC/DC, stands in the dock in the High Court at Tauranga, New Zealand, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. The 60-year-old is charged with threatening to kill, which comes with a maximum prison sentence of seven years, as well as possessing...

FDA strengthens warning on device linked to cancer

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. regulators on Monday strengthened their warning against use of a once-popular device for gynecologic surgery that can spread unsuspected cancer, saying its risk is only justified in a fraction of patients. The Food and Drug Administration updated...

United Technologies CEO retires, succeeded by CFO

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Aerospace and building systems giant United Technologies announced Monday the abrupt retirement of CEO Louis Chenevert, and named Chief Financial Officer Greg Hayes to succeed him. Chenevert, 56, is also stepping down as chairman. He had been...
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Biden urges Russia to uphold east Ukraine truce

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, left, shakes hands with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden during a meeting in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky) U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk during a meeting in...
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UK police spied on reporters for years, docs show

LONDON (AP) — In January, freelance video journalist Jason Parkinson returned home from vacation to find a brown paper envelope in his mailbox. He opened it to find nine years of his life laid out in shocking detail. Twelve pages of police intelligence logs noted which...
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ABC to celebrate Disney on Broadway in TV special

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney will celebrate 20 years of making Broadway magic with a prime-time, hour-long special next month on ABC that highlights many of its musicals, including “Beauty and the Beast,” ”The Lion King,” ”Aida,”...
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2 Palestinian families get demolition notices

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police on Thursday handed home demolition notices to families of four Palestinian attackers from east Jerusalem, including two assailants who killed five people in a synagogue attack earlier this week, according to relatives and Palestinian officials. The...