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Canada warns it may cancel US jet buy over Bombardier probe

TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s government is warning it could cancel a planned purchase of 18 Super Hornet fighter jets from Boeing Co. because of U.S. Department of Commerce anti-dumping investigations against Canadian plane maker Bombardier. Foreign Minister Chrystia...

Colombians seek probe of Chiquita execs for terror funding

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Human rights groups in Colombia are calling on the International Criminal Court to investigate executives from Chiquita Brands for alleged complicity in crimes against humanity as a result of payments made to paramilitary groups more than a decade...

The Latest: Axelrod Calls Roger Ailes’ Legacy ‘indisputable’

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the death of media guru and political strategist Roger Ailes (all times local): 2:14 p.m. David Axelrod, a longtime political adviser to former President Barack Obama, is acknowledging the legacy of former Fox News chief Roger Ailes. “For...

EPA Sued A Second Time Over Lake Erie’s Toxic Algae Problem

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Environmental advocates have filed a second lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over whether enough is being done to address the toxic algae problem in Lake Erie. The Blade ( ) reports that Chicago-based Environmental Law and Policy Center...

Kobach says he won't pre-judge voter fraud panel's findings

AP Photo/Orlin Wagner TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kris Kobach, the author of contentious policies on immigration and voter identification, enters his new role as a leader of President Donald Trump’s commission on election fraud by touting evidence of illegal voting he says he...

Planned Parenthood to close 4 Iowa clinics after funding cut

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Planned Parenthood on Thursday announced it will close four of its 12 clinics in Iowa, after the new Republican-led Legislature cut its state funding this year. Local affiliate Planned Parenthood of the Heartland said the closings, slated for June...

Man Charged With Murder After Missing Ex-wife’s Body Found

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio man has been charged with aggravated murder after the remains of his missing ex-wife were found in a container outside Cleveland. An indictment Wednesday against 27-year-old Fahad Mohammed Saeed also charges him with kidnapping, felonious assault,...

Harvard student submits rap album as his senior thesis

AP Photo/Charles Krupa BOSTON (AP) — While other Harvard University students were writing papers for their senior theses, Obasi Shaw was busy rapping his. Shaw is the first student in Harvard’s history to submit a rap album as a senior thesis in the English...

'Seattle's son' Chris Cornell mourned in city

AP Photo/John Carucci SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle awoke Thursday to the news of the death of Chris Cornell, among its most famous musicians and one whose forceful, somber songs helped cement the city’s place in rock history. KEXP, Seattle’s popular independent radio...

Roger Ailes' legacy: Transforming media and politics

AP Photo/Ron Edmonds NEW YORK (AP) — Few media titans can claim a lasting legacy. They make their impact felt during stellar careers, and are honored and rewarded for it. Then, one way or another, they pass from the scene as other studio and network bosses, publishers and...