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  • Arctic offshore drill company enters guilty pleas

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The company hired by Royal Dutch Shell PLC in 2012 to drill on petroleum leases in the Arctic Ocean pleaded guilty Friday to eight felony environmental and maritime crimes. Noble Drilling U.S. LLC, based in Sugarland, Texas, agreed to pay $12.2 million after...

  • No word yet from Fidel amid historic US-Cuba shift

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    HAVANA (AP) — Everyone in Cuba is talking about the startling turn in relations with the United States, with one notable exception: Fidel Castro. So far, the larger-than-life retired Cuban leader has made no public comment on the biggest news in years — that the U.S. and his island...

  • Royals sign Rios to $11 million, 1-year deal

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals have been so busy this offseason they gave out two No. 15 jerseys in one week. The latest player to don that number is Alex Rios, who signed an $11 million, one-year deal Friday that includes a mutual option for the 2016 season. Rios will take over...

  • Utah State, UTEP set to meet in New Mexico Bowl

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A resilient Utah State is set to square off with UTEP and its run-heavy offense in the New Mexico Bowl on Saturday as the college football postseason gets underway. This season, the Aggies (9-4) have been hampered by injuries and were forced to play four...

  • Celebrities react to latest Sony hack developments

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    Latest reaction from Hollywood and beyond to the Sony hacking scandal and President Obama's remarks Friday that the studio "made a mistake" in not releasing its embattled film "The Interview": — "As the events of the past weeks have made painfully clear, we are now living in an age in...

  • Top 20 Concert Tours from Pollstar

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    The Top 20 Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows in North America. The previous week's ranking is in parentheses. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and...

  • Top 20 Concert Tours from Pollstar

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    The Top 20 Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows in North America. The previous week's ranking is in parentheses. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and...

  • Bob Simpson, co-developer of Saffir-Simpson scale, dies

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Bob Simpson, a meteorologist who co-developed the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale which estimates potential property damage, has died. Peg Simpson, his daughter, says Bob Simpson died early Friday at his home in Washington. He was 102. Bob Simpson began his...

  • Lava could reach Hawaii shopping center in 8 days

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Lava flowing in a rural Hawaii town continues to slow down and is estimated to reach a shopping center in about eight days. Hawaii County Civil Defense Director Darryl Oliveira said Friday that could change and is based on the current advancement rate. The lava...

  • Lawyer: Child molester won't testify in 1979 case

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — A convicted child molester who was long suspected in a 1979 missing child case plans to invoke his right against self-incrimination if called to testify in the murder trial of a man now charged with the crime, his lawyer said Friday. It's not yet clear what questions...

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