50-carat white diamond fetches $6.5M at Christie's Geneva

May. 16, 2018 8:49 PM EDT AP-EU-Switzerland-Diamond-Auction <!– –> GENEVA (AP) — A 50-carat white diamond has fetched 6.5 million Swiss francs (dollars) at a Christie’s auction of jewelry, with the auctioneer saying an anonymous trader snapped up the...
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2nd man convicted of stealing gold bar from Key West museum

May. 16, 2018 8:44 PM EDT AP-US-Gold-Bar-Theft-Arrests- <!– –> KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Two thieves await sentencing for the theft of a 17th-century gold bar from a museum in Key West. Jarred Alexander Goldman of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, was found guilty...
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Bumble Bee CEO indicted on charge he fixed canned tuna price

May. 16, 2018 8:43 PM EDT BC-US–Canned Tuna-Price Fixing,1st Ld-Writethru <!– –> Lauren Victoria Burke, ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. prosecutors filed a criminal charge Wednesday against the CEO of Bumble Bee Foods as part of an ongoing...
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US jury finds Oregon man guilty of abusing Cambodian orphans

May. 16, 2018 8:42 PM EDT By GILLIAN FLACCUS Associated Press AP-US-Sex-Abuse-Verdict-Cambodian-Orphanage <!– –> PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A U.S. jury found an Oregon man guilty Wednesday of multiple sex abuse charges for molesting children living at an...
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Official says much still unknown about hack of Mexico banks

May. 16, 2018 8:39 PM EDT AP-LT-Mexico-Banks-Hacked <!– –> MEXICO CITY (AP) — The head of Mexico’s central bank says there is still much authorities do not know about the apparent hack of a system used by banks to transfer money among themselves....
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'Thank the Party!' China tries to brainwash Muslims in camps

May. 16, 2018 8:33 PM EDT By GERRY SHIH Associated Press AP-AS-China-Xi’s-Era-Mass-Internment <!– –> ALMATY, Kazakhstan (AP) — Since last spring, Chinese authorities in the heavily Muslim region of Xinjiang have ensnared tens, possibly hundreds of...
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10 Things to Know for Thursday

May. 16, 2018 8:21 PM EDT By The Associated Press AP-10-Things-to-Know-Thursday <!– –> Adel Hana, ASSOCIATED PRESS Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. WHAT TRUMP’S FINANCIAL...
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Tejay van Garderen powers to Tour of California time trial

May. 16, 2018 8:19 PM EDT SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Tejay van Garderen’s season started with a strong podium result at Volta ao Algarve, a stage race that takes place in Portugal and often serves as a harbinger of the things to come. It sure didn’t do that for the...
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Dropbox settles over auto-renew complaint in California

May. 16, 2018 8:15 PM EDT BC-APFN-US–Dropbox Settlement <!– –> OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Online file sharing company Dropbox will pay $1.6 million in civil penalties and $450,000 in restitution as part of a settlement with prosecutors in California over...
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Judge rules Confederate statues removal by Memphis is legal

May. 16, 2018 8:14 PM EDT By ADRIAN SAINZ Associated Press AP-US–Confederate Monuments-Tennessee <!– –> MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A judge has ruled the removal of three Confederate statues from public parks in Memphis, Tennessee, is legal. Chancellor...
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