Tuesday, February 21, 2017

All posts by "Associated Press"

President Donald Trump tours the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

BY JILL COLVIN WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday denounced recent threats against Jewish community centers as “horrible” and “painful” and said more must be done “to root ...
Kentucky guard Isaiah Briscoe, right, passes as Georgia forward Derek Ogbeide defends during the first half of an NCAA basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/John Amis)

BY JOHN MARSHALL PHOENIX (AP) — The college basketball season has been filled with great games the past four months, from the showdown between Kentucky and North Carolina in Las ...
In this May 19, 2015, file photo, Hoda Kotb accepts the award for outstanding host, news/non-fiction for the "Today" show at the 40th Anniversary Gracies Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — “Today” show host Hoda Kotb says she has adopted a baby girl. The co-anchor of the fourth hour of the NBC morning program said in an ...
This Sept. 11 2009 photo shows a packet of AndroGel testosterone in Hygiene, Colorado. (AP Photo/The Daily Times Call, Richard M. Hackett, File)

BY LINDSEY TANNER CHICAGO (AP) — Testosterone treatment did not improve older men’s memory or mental function in the latest results from landmark government research that challenges the anti-aging claims ...
In this Feb. 14, 2017 photo, The Supreme Court is seen at day's end in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

BY MARK SHERMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is taking up an appeal from the parents of a Mexican teenager who was killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent. ...
Special Task Force On Organised Crime (STAFOC) police sand guard in front of the National Forensic Institute at Kuala Lumpur Hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Alexandra Radu)

BY EILEEN NG and MARGIE MASON KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Determining whether poison killed the half brother of North Korea’s leader in a busy airport is proving difficult for ...
This Monday, July 25, 2016, file photo shows the Yahoo and Verizon logos on a laptop, in North Andover, Mass. Y (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

BY MICHAEL LIEDTKE NEW YORK (AP) — Yahoo is taking a $350 million hit on its previously announced $4.8 billion sale to Verizon in a concession for security lapses that ...
In this Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, Wall Street is etched in the facade of a building in New York's Financial District. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

BY MARLEY JAY NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are breaking records again Tuesday. Energy companies are rising more than the rest of the market. Consumer goods giant Kraft Heinz is ...
This Aug. 25, 2014, file photo, shows signs for Burger King and Tim Hortons locations in Ottawa, Ontario. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Restaurant Brands International says it’ll pay $1.8 billion for Popeyes, bringing the fried chicken chain under the same corporate umbrella as Burger King and Tim Hortons. ...
This Nov. 27, 2012, file photo, shows Tiffany & Co. gift boxes displayed in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Tiffany & Co. is naming three new directors to its board as part of a deal with hedge fund JANA Partners as it continues to search ...
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