Jordanian soldier gets life term for killing 3 US troops

A military court convenes in the case of a Jordanian soldier accused of shooting to death three U.S. military trainers at the gate of an air base, in Amman, Jordan, Monday. July 17, 2017. The defendant had pleaded “not guilty,” saying he opened fire because he feared...

Trian's Peltz seeks a seat on board at Procter & Gamble

AP Photo/John Minchillo NEW YORK (AP) — Activist investor Nelson Peltz is attempting to secure a seat on the board at Procter & Gamble, seeking faster changes at the consumer products company. Peltz’s Trian Fund Management LP, which owns about $3.3 billion worth...

Samantha Harris hosts Gordon Ramsay's new 'Culinary Genius'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Samantha Harris is the host of a Fox TV cooking contest show airing next month. Fox said Monday that Harris will host “Culinary Genius,” a half-hour show produced by celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay. Harris is a former co-host of “Dancing...

Some killed in flash flood were part of extended family

A helicopter flies above the rugged terrain along the banks of the East Verde River during a search and rescue operation for victims of a flash flood on Sunday, July 16, 2017, in Payson, Ariz. Search and rescue crews, including 40 people on foot and others in a helicopter, have...

See this? Doctors find 27 contact lenses in woman’s eye

LONDON (AP) — Doctors intending to perform cataract surgery on a 67-year-old woman in Britain found something rather unexpected: 17 contact lenses mashed together in her right eye. In a case report published Monday in the journal BMJ, the doctors said that the woman had...

The CNN couple that no longer tweets together

NEW YORK (AP) — Alisyn Camerota and Chris Cuomo are the CNN couple that no longer tweets together. The two anchors share a desk on CNN’s “New Day” each morning but have vastly different philosophies on social media. Camerota publicly broke with Twitter...

Federer tells AP he ‘can’t think too far ahead’ nowadays

Switzerland’s Roger Federer speaks next to the Men’s Single’s tennis trophy he won on Sunday during a photo call at The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, England, Monday July 17, 2017. Federer’s eighth Wimbledon title pushed him back up...

Afghan girls robotics team competes after visa obstacles

Afghanistan team member Somaya Faryuqi, right, has the flag of Afghanistan drawn on her cheek prior to the opening ceremony for the FIRST Global Challenge 2017, in Washington, Sunday, July 16, 2017. They will be competing against entrants from more than 150 countries in the FIRST...

Australian woman killed in Minneapolis police shooting

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The family of an Australian woman who was shot and killed by police in Minneapolis says they’re trying to understand why it happened. In a statement released by Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the family of the woman...

Dubai-based Emirates and flydubai to more closely integrate

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Emirates, the Middle East’s largest airline, and budget carrier flydubai have announced plans to more closely integrate their operations. The two airlines operate independently, but are owned by the same entity, the Investment...