Russian man sentenced to 27 years in hacking case

AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge on Friday handed down the longest sentence ever imposed in the U.S. for a cybercrime case to the son of a member of the Russian Parliament convicted of hacking into more than 500 U.S. businesses and stealing...

The Latest: Equipment failure shut down power to thousands

AP Photo/Eric Risberg SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a widespread power outage in San Francisco (all times local): 2:15 p.m. A utility company spokesman says the San Francisco power outage that left thousands in the dark was caused by a “catastrophic...

Bye-bye, and here's your check: Golden exit for the departed

AP Photo/Richard Drew NEW YORK (AP) — Don’t let the vault door hit you on the way out. Getting forced out of a job is painful, but a couple (dozen) million dollars help salve the wound. The latest big name to get a big payment with a bye-bye from the boss is Bill...

Authorities: Firefighter Said He Sexually Assaulted Teens

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an Ohio firefighter confessed to sexually assaulting four teenagers in his department’s cadet program, sometimes in paid sexual encounters, while he was an instructor. Twenty-three-year-old Jonathan Monroe is charged in Clark County...

Pence reaffirms US-Australia alliance after Trump spat

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence waves as he gets into his car after arriving in Sydney, Friday, April 21, 2017. Pence will meet with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Saturday as part of his 10-day, four country trip to Asia. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft) SYDNEY (AP) —...

Battle for Berkeley: Will Ann Coulter spark another clash?

AP Photo/Ben Margot BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The word “CANCELED” is printed across a poster of Ann Coulter’s face at the University of California, Berkeley. But that appears to be wishful thinking. The campus is bracing for trouble next week, when the...

San Francisco power outage traps people in elevators

AP Photo/Janie Har SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A power outage struck a wide area of San Francisco on Friday, blacking out about 90,000 utility customers, trapping people in stuck elevators, snarling traffic as intersection signals went dark and forcing shops and restaurants to...

Ivanka Trump's brand ramped up China trademark work in 2016

AP Photo/Alex Brandon SHANGHAI (AP) — Ivanka Trump’s brand intensified its work in China as her father closed in on the Republican nomination for U.S. president, with her company applying for nearly twice as many trademarks in a five-month span as it had in the...

Retirement for O'Reilly? He'll have other options

AP Photo/Richard Drew NEW YORK (AP) — Chances are you haven’t heard the last of Bill O’Reilly. He’ll have options, and retirement seems unlikely. At least three conservative news outlets are eager to speak with him. O’Reilly, the top cable news...

St. Wendelin High School to close

In an email sent this afternoon to parents, staff and students, the Rev. Todd Dominique confirmed the closure of the St. Wendelin High School, effective June 30. According to the email, St. Wendelin will operate a K-8 elementary/middle school at the North Countyline Street...