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Alibaba’s rise: Success and setbacks

AP Photo BEIJING (AP) — Even before Alibaba went online, its founder talked about making the fledgling e-commerce company a global player. At Alibaba Group’s first staff meeting in 1999, a video shot by an employee shows Jack Ma rallying a workforce of 17 of his...
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Loyal to zip-up Godzilla, Japan wary of US remake

AP Photo/Junji Kurokawa TOKYO (AP) — The big-screen Godzilla that scared and thrilled viewers in 1954 was an actor in a rubber suit with a zipper up its back. And many Japanese fans still prefer that monster over a Hollywood version made in terrifying, full 3-D...
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Loyal to zip-up Godzilla, Japan wary of US remake

AP Photo/Junji Kurokawa TOKYO (AP) — The big-screen Godzilla that scared and thrilled viewers in 1954 was an actor in a rubber suit with a zipper up its back. And many Japanese fans still prefer that monster over a Hollywood version made in terrifying, full 3-D...
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Plenty of RBs available in NFL Draft

AP Photo/Jason DeCrow NEW YORK (AP) — Welcome to Day 2 of the NFL Draft. Plenty of running backs are still available. For the second straight year, no running backs were selected in the first round. Before last year, that had never happened in the common draft era, which...
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House Democrats weigh role in new Benghazi probe

Speaker of the House John Boehner is asked about the special select committee he has formed to investigate the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, raising the stakes in a political battle with the Obama administration as the midterm election season...

Broncos Select Cornerback Bradley Roby

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos have selected All-Big Ten cornerback Bradley Roby with the 31st pick in the NFL draft. The fourth-year junior joins an already solid group of cornerbacks that includes free agent acquisition Aqib Talib and Chris Harris Jr., who is...
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Russia marks Victory Day with massive parade

A Russian government helicopter lands at the Kremlin before a Victory Day Parade in Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Friday, May 9, 2014. Russia marked the Victory Day on May 9 holding a military parade in Red Square in Moscow. (AP Photo/Denis Tyrin) A Russian government helicopter...
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Man back in prison for 90 years after court error

In this May 7, 2014 photo, Jasmine Lima-Marin talks during an interview with The Associated Press about her incarcerated husband Rene Lima Marin, at their home in Aurora, Colo. Rene Lima-Marin was sentenced in 2000 for a conviction in a robbery, kidnapping and burglary after...

AHL Playoff Glance

Wednesday, April 23: Springfield 3, Providence 2, OT Friday, April 25: Providence 2, Springfield 1, OT Saturday, April 26: Springfield 3, Providence 2 Tuesday, April 29: Providence 6, Springfield 3 Saturday, May 3: Providence 6, Springfield 3 Friday, April 25: Manchester 2,...

Bengals Take CB Dennard In 1st Round Of NFL Draft

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals have taken cornerback Darqueze Dennard from Michigan State with the 24th overall pick in Thursday night’s NFL draft. Dennard won the Jim Thorpe Award given to the nation’s top defensive back. He should fit into a group...