Central European Media: 3Q Earnings Snapshot
PRAGUE (AP) _ Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. (CETV) on Thursday reported third-quarter profit of $13.7 million.
On a per-share basis, the company said it had net income of 4...
Escaped Alaska goat caught after 2 days with public help
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — An escaped Alaska goat that eluded authorities for nearly two days has been caught after a hunt involving requests for public assistance and reported sightings shared on...
Mounting Venezuela exodus sparks fears of rising xenophobia
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Freddy Brito had just finished belting out tunes on a bus in Peru's capital and was crossing a street on his one good leg when the driver of a blue taxi sped up and veered toward...
Man accused of making racist threats pleads not guilty
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The white man accused of cyberstalking and making racist threats against a black activist in Virginia has pleaded not guilty.
Salango to divest from media holdings for gubernatorial bid
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ben Salango says he's divesting from the parent company of The Charleston Gazette-Mail ahead of the 2020 election.
Shonda Rhimes, iHeartMedia strike 3-year podcast deal
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Television powerhouse Shonda Rhimes is moving aggressively into the burgeoning podcast world.
Rhimes' company, Shondaland, said Wednesday that she will serve as executive...
Correction: Bike Ride-Iowa story
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — In a story Oct. 15 about the resignations of organizers of a popular Iowa bike ride, The Associated Press reported that Gannett, the Des Moines Register's parent company,...
Correction: Pregnancy Discrimination story
In an Oct. 12 story about pregnancy discrimination, The Associated Press misspelled the name of the Neal Gerber and Eisenberg law firm. A corrected version of the story is below:
Former governor stands by tweet comparing Trump to Hitler
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Former New Jersey Gov. Christie Whitman says she stands by a tweet she deleted in which she compared President Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler.
Alaska animal officials seek public help in capturing goat
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — An escaped Alaska goat continued to elude capture despite a widely shared social media request by animal control officers for public assistance, officials...
Shooting kills 6 in Puerto Rico, leads to emergency meeting
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor called an emergency meeting Tuesday after six people were killed in a mass shooting in a San Juan housing project and gunfire left two people...
Rights groups call on Egypt authorities to free journalist
NEW YORK (AP) — The Committee to Protect Journalists and Amnesty International are calling for the Egyptian government to release a journalist who they say has been detained by security officials,...
As NBA-China tweet rift continues, James enters spotlight
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — LeBron James has stepped into the spotlight of the now-strained relationship between the NBA and China with his comments about the league executive who started the...
Chief: Officer’s Proud Boys membership didn’t break policy
A Connecticut police officer's membership in the Proud Boys, a far-right group known for engaging in violent clashes at political rallies, didn't violate department policies, the town's police...
John Anderson to be new Tyler Morning Telegraph editor
TYLER, Texas (AP) — New York newspaper editor John Anderson has been named the new editor of the Tyler Morning Telegraph.
The newspaper reports Anderson, who has been editor of the Batavia...
Wisconsin spice company peppers Facebook with anti-Trump ads
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The nation's largest independent spice retailer is peppering Facebook with ads calling for the impeachment of President Donald Trump.
Media panel picks South Carolina to win SEC women’s title
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — South Carolina is projected to win the Southeastern Conference women's basketball championship, according to a media panel's preseason poll.
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Democratic federal lawmakers seek journalist protection act
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he and fellow lawmakers want to impose criminal penalties against those who threaten or attack journalists doing their...
LeBron: Rockets’ Morey ‘wasn’t educated’ on China tweet
LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James believes Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey "was either misinformed or not really educated on the situation" regarding the potential consequences of his...
Ahead of 2020, FB ensnared in heated political climate
Mark Zuckerberg defended meetings he's reportedly had with conservative leaders after #DeleteFacebook began trending on social media.
Politico reported this week that the Facebook CEO held...
White House: Trump condemns violent parody, hasn’t seen it
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump "strongly condemns" a graphic and violent parody video that depicts a likeness of him shooting and stabbing opponents and members of the news media, the...
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Police officer dies after being shot in parking garage
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A Maryland police officer died Monday after he was found with a gunshot wound in a parking garage that was part of his regular patrol, authorities said.
German club releases Turkish player over Instagram post
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Turkish midfielder Cenk Sahin has been released by German soccer club St. Pauli following his Instagram post in support of his country's invasion of Kurdish-held regions in...
Liz Weston: In ‘SIM swap,’ criminals really have your number
If you're not familiar with SIM swap fraud, prepare to be terrified.
This scam, also known as port-out or SIM splitting fraud, allows criminals to hijack your cell phone number. Once they...
Facial recognition technology focus of Detroit forum
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit city council member is hosting a community forum on the use of facial-recognition technology by police.
The event by Roy McCalister Jr. is planned for Thursday at...
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Superintendent apologizes after student denied breakfast
HURON, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota superintendent is apologizing after learning a student at a middle school was denied breakfast as a form of discipline.
For Huda Kattan, beauty has become a billion-dollar business
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — From a humble start of leaving the world of finance to write a beauty blog, Huda Kattan now has become one of the most recognizable names in makeup around the...
Florida police: No active mall shooter, 1 injured
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Police say a person with a possible gunshot wound has been located but there's no active shooter at a Boca Raton mall that had been placed on a lockdown after reports of...
Cybersecurity whiz: Combined threats endanger 2020 vote
Alex Stamos served as chief security officer at Facebook for three years before joining Stanford University, where he studies internet security, including systems related to conducting...
Untrue gunshot reports at SC State Fair were groups running
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Officials say the South Carolina State Fair closed early Saturday after unfounded rumors that shots had been fired.
Robert Forster, Oscar nominee for ‘Jackie Brown,’ dies at 78
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert Forster, the handsome and omnipresent character actor who got a career resurgence and Oscar nomination for playing bail bondsman Max Cherry in "Jackie Brown," died...
Phoenix police refer some to discipline board after posts
PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix police standards bureau is referring some officers to a disciplinary review board after an investigation prompted by offensive social media posts.
Trump gripes about impeachment, media at Louisiana rally
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday pressed his argument that the House impeachment inquiry is nothing more than a new attempt to overturn his election based on "a lot of...
Shepard Smith leaves Fox News Channel
NEW YORK (AP) — Shepard Smith, whose newscast on Fox News Channel seemed increasingly an outlier on a network dominated by supporters of President Donald Trump, abruptly quit after signing off his...
Energy executive pushed by Perry padded his military record
WASHINGTON (AP) — An oil and gas industry executive that Energy Secretary Rick Perry recommended as an adviser to the Ukrainian government exaggerated his military credentials, according to U.S....
NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press...
Iowa teacher out after Facebook post about climate activist
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa high school science teacher has resigned after an investigation into a social media post that appeared to threaten Swedish climate activist Greta...
Journalists at Arizona’s largest newspaper vote to unionize
PHOENIX (AP) — Journalists at The Arizona Republic have voted to unionize in a move that will allow for contract negotiations over wages, benefits and working conditions.
Liverpool player gets 2-week ban for mocking Harry Kane
LONDON (AP) — A teenage Liverpool player was banned for two weeks on Friday for using a derogatory term during an abusive post on social media mocking Tottenham striker Harry Kane.
Arrested Japanese stalker used pupil image reflections
TOKYO (AP) — A man arrested on suspicion of stalking a female pop idol used the reflections of her pupils in photos she shared on social media and Google Street View to find where she...
Illinois NPR objects to university’s harassment source rules
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A National Public Radio station licensed by the University of Illinois is objecting to a requirement that its reporters tell the university about any tips they receive...
Cards manager apologizes after curse-filled rant goes viral
A curse-filled clubhouse victory speech by St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Shildt that went viral after a player posted it on social media showed a different side to the usually mild-mannered...
Student charged after school initially doesn’t report threat
STERLING, Neb. (AP) — A 15-year-old southeastern Nebraska boy has been arrested after being accused of making a school threat last month that school officials didn't initially report to...
Seen but not heard: Lakers, Nets, NBA are silent in Shanghai
LeBron James raised his arms in appreciation of the cheering crowd in Shanghai shortly after the final buzzer, then removed his headband and flipped it toward some ticketholders clamoring for a...
Turkish state media say 2 Syrian villages across border are ‘cleared of terror,’ referring to Syrian Kurdish fighters
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish state media say 2 Syrian villages across border are 'cleared of terror,' referring to Syrian Kurdish fighters.
The Latest: Australian PM worried IS may regroup in Syria
BEIRUT (AP) — The latest developments on Turkish offensive in Syria (all times local):
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he's worried Turkey's campaign in Syria will...