Snapchat 2017- Social Media wars

New looks for Snapchat and Twitter in battle for users

RICHARD JACOBSEN, Associated Press BARBARA ORTUTAY, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Struggling social-media darlings Twitter and Snapchat are taking on new looks as the services seek wider audiences in the shadow of Facebook. Twitter is rolling out a 280-character limit for...
Equifax officers speak before Senate committee

Former Yahoo CEO says no company or agency immune from hacks

Senate committee examines recent data breaches KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer told lawmakers Wednesday that the threat from state-sponsored hackers has changed the playing field so dramatically that even the best-defended...

MLB video: 2017 Gold Glove winners in action

Gold Glove Winners Announced Golden boy: Rockies’ Arenado wins 5th straight Gold Glove JAKE SEINER, AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado won his fifth consecutive Gold Glove Award on Tuesday night, while Minnesota Twins center...

Review: ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ is a lavish romp

LINDSEY BAHR, AP Film Writer Kenneth Branagh’s “Murder on the Orient Express ” is a visual feast, bursting with movie stars, glamour and production value so high, you might just exit the theater experiencing some time-warp whiplash. Certainly no studio would...
Scott Ostrem, 47, suspected of fatally shooting three people

Sister: Walmart slaying suspect heard voices after drug trip

TATIANA FLOWERS, Associated Press DENVER (AP) — The stepsister of a man charged with fatally shooting three people at a Colorado Walmart said he has been tormented by voices in his head since taking LSD nearly 30 years ago — an event she said radically changed his behavior and...
File Photo - Yellow-headed Parrot

Screams of “Help!” prompt 911 call, only to find Diego the screaming Parrot

  CLACKAMAS, Ore. (AP) — A deliveryman in Oregon who heard a woman’s screams for help had his wife call 911, but when a deputy showed up it turned out the screamer was a parrot, not a woman. The Oregonian/OregonLive reported Tuesday that when Clackamas County...
South Texas community church shooting memorial service

FBI again unable to unlock gunman’s encrypted cellphone device

SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Texas church massacre is providing a familiar frustration for law enforcement: FBI agents are unable to unlock the gunman’s encrypted cellphone to learn what evidence it might hold. But while heart-wrenching details of...
Brown Booby of California

Brown Booby seabird spotted on California islands for first time

CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — A seabird known as the brown booby is nesting for the first time in California’s Channel Islands National Park. The discovery announced Tuesday means the bird that is usually tropical or subtropical appears to have extended its...
Roy Holladay dies in private plane that crashed into the Gulf of Mexico

Video: MLB mourns loss of Pitcher Roy Halladay

Roy Halladay remembered for his hard work and generosity   By ROB MAADDI AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A fierce competitor on the mound, Roy Halladay was generous and gentle away from the field. The eight-time All-Star loved his family, baseball and flying....
Wednesday, November 8th News Minute video report

National News Minute video report Nov. 8th

Wednesday, November 8th  AP News Minute video report of top stories making national headlines: President Trump in China; Trump sends warning to North Korea; Democrats win races for Governor in Virginia, New Jersey; Former MLB pitcher Roy Halladay dies in plane crash.