• Nielsen survey says Liam Neeson is big ad man

    Updated: Tue, May 26, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Ad executives looking for a celebrity to endorse their product can't do much better than actor Liam Neeson. That's the conclusion of the Nielsen company, which looked at celebrities who made commercials during the first three months of the year and ranked them with a...

  • Olive Garden: At least 1 more breadstick creation on the way

    Updated: Tue, May 26, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Olive Garden isn't finished dreaming up new ways to use its breadsticks. The Italian restaurant chain said earlier this month it would introduce "breadstick sandwiches" as part of a broader menu revamp intended to play up its most popular offerings. The sandwiches...

  • US home prices rose at steady pace in March from year ago

    Updated: Tue, May 26, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose at a steady pace in March, pushed higher by a limited supply of houses for sale. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 5 percent in March from 12 months earlier. Prices increased at the same pace in February. Home...

  • Media CEOs dominate ranks of top-paid executives

    Updated: Tue, May 26, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — They're not Hollywood stars, they're not TV personalities and they don't play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league. Six of the 10 highest-paid CEOs last year worked in the media industry, according to a study carried out by executive...

  • US closes probe after Can-Am Spyder maker agrees to recall

    Published: Tue, May 26, 2015

    DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators have closed an investigation of fires in Can-Am Spyder three-wheeled motorcycles after the manufacturer agreed to a recall. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says Bombardier Recreational Products agreed to recall nearly 5,200...

  • Right at Home: New floral prints bring spring indoors

    Updated: Tue, May 26, 2015

    Floral motifs pop up every spring in home-furnishing collections, and after a long winter they're always a welcome sight. But this year, there seem to be more of them than ever, and they feel particularly fresh. New York interior designer Elaine Griffin says it began a few seasons...

  • Line of thunderstorms brings rain, high winds to Louisiana

    Updated: Tue, May 26, 2015

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Severe thunderstorm moved across Louisiana bring with it strong winds and heavy rain. Entergy reports over 14,000 customers are without power in the New Orleans metro area and Southwestern Electric Power Company reports about 14,000 customers have no power in the...

  • The Latest: Knapp no match for Wozniacki at French Open

    Updated: Tue, May 26, 2015

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open: ___ 2:24 p.m. It was a tricky test, but Caroline Wozniacki passed it smoothly. The former top-ranked player from Denmark stopped Karin Knapp's good run on clay this season with a 6-3, 6-0 win to reach the second round of the French...

  • Iran begins closed-door trial of Washington Post reporter

    Updated: Tue, May 26, 2015

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian security court on Tuesday held the first hearing in the closed trial of an Iranian-American reporter for The Washington Post who has been detained for more than 10 months, the official IRNA news agency reported. Correspondent Jason Rezaian, 39, is being...

  • Auschwitz trial session canceled due to defendant's health

    Updated: Tue, May 26, 2015

    BERLIN (AP) — A German court has cancelled another session in the trial of a 93-year-old former Auschwitz death camp guard due to the former SS sergeant's poor health, and has scheduled new dates through the end of November to accommodate shorter hearings. The Lueneburg state court...

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