Seattle husband fatally shoots wife while in Uber vehicle

SEATTLE (AP) — A woman killed early Sunday in Seattle’s Queen Anne neighborhood was shot by her husband during an argument in a ride-hailing vehicle, police said. Cameron Espitia, 31, is being held on $3 million bail for investigation of homicide in the death of...

Christie: I'll sign budget deal, end government shutdown

AP Photo/Mel Evans TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie said late Monday he’ll sign a budget deal and end a government shutdown that had closed state parks and beaches to the public. The Republican governor, who lounged with his family on a closed beach over the...

Samsung to invest $19 billion in chip, display plants

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics said Tuesday it will invest 21.4 trillion won ($19 billion) in the next four years in its memory chip and display plants in South Korea. The South Korean company’s announcement comes as the global memory chip industry...

Christie: I’ll sign budget deal, end government shutdown

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) Chairman and CEO Robert A. Marino, left, addresses the media at the Statehouse Monday, July 3, 2017, in Trenton, N.J. New Jersey’s budget stalemate between Republican Gov. Chris Christie and the...

Watchdog says Chinese town is major ivory smuggling hub

AP Photo/Ng Han Guan HONG KONG (AP) — An environmental watchdog group says its investigation has found that a little-known town in southern China is a major hub for ivory smuggling by organized criminal gangs. The Washington, D.C.-based Environmental Investigation Agency...

Prosecutors ask judge to gag ex-pharmaceuticals CEO Shkreli

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors want a New York judge to make former pharmaceuticals company CEO Martin Shkreli (SHKREL’-ee) stop talking. They filed a motion in U.S. District Court on Monday, asking that Shkreli and attorneys for all parties refrain from making...

Smackdown! Trump's insult act comes from pro wrestling hype

AP Photo/Carlos Osorio NEW YORK (AP) — Making bombastic boasts. Dropping signature catch phrases. Attaching insults to rivals’ names. Shouting down perceived enemies. If President Donald Trump’s recent attacks on television personalities, journalists and...

Umpire Hernandez sues MLB, claiming race discrimination

Toronto Blue Jays John Gibbons argues with home plate umpire Angel Hernandez during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Toronto, Tuesday, June 27, 2017. (Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP) CINCINNATI (AP) — Angel Hernandez, a big league...

Parents of student sue University of Alabama over suicide

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — The parents of a Texas woman who said she was raped while attending the University of Alabama have sued the alleged attacker, school officials and others, claiming the episode led to her suicide last year. A federal wrongful death lawsuit filed over...

South Korea military: North Korea launches ballistic missile

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military says North Korea has launched another ballistic missile. The launch is part of a string of test-firings in recent months as the North works to build a nuclear-tipped missile that could reach the United States. The...