Paper apologizes for column tying Peterson case to slavery

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin newspaper is apologizing for a columnist who connected Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson’s child abuse case to beatings suffered by slaves. Green Bay-Press Gazette columnist Pete Dougherty’s remark came in a column calling...

Man arrested after attack on homeless person ‘decoy’

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities in Las Vegas say a man is in custody after he attacked a mannequin that police had positioned to resemble a homeless person. The Las Vegas Review-Journal (http://bit.ly/2lnlDOa ) reported Friday that a judge set bail at $50,000 for 30-year-old...

The Latest: Pence insists his email use followed Indiana law

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence says his use of a private email while governor of Indiana was in “full compliance” with state laws. Pence addressed his...

Man accused of threatening Jewish institutions to vilify ex

AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey NEW YORK (AP) — A former journalist fired for making up details in stories is behind at least eight of the scores of threats made against Jewish institutions nationwide, as well as a bomb threat to the Anti-Defamation League, in an effort to harass and...

AP Source: PSA expected to announce Opel purchase on Monday

DETROIT (AP) — French carmaker PSA Group is expected to announce Monday that it has purchased General Motors’ money-losing European car business, according to a person briefed on the matter. The announcement could still be delayed by last-minute snags but is likely to...

Chance the Rapper, Illinois governor discuss school funding

AP Photo/Sophia Tareen CHICAGO (AP) — Grammy-winning artist Chance the Rapper met with Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner to press for immediate funding for cash-strapped Chicago Public Schools, but says he left “flustered” over “vague answers.”...

Review: Ed Sheeran shows vast talent in new album 'Divide'

Ed Sheeran, “Divide” (Atlantic) Don’t believe the title of Ed Sheeran’s new album. He doesn’t want to divide. His math this time is all about compiling, accumulating. On “Divide,” the British singer-songwriter shoots out a dozen, vastly...

Schwarzenegger on 'Celebrity Apprentice': I quit

NEW YORK (AP) — Arnold Schwarzenegger said Friday that he’s through with “The New Celebrity Apprentice,” and he’s blaming President Donald Trump for the television reality show’s recent poor performance. The former California governor said he...

Nurmagomedov weight issues scrap UFC 209 bout with Ferguson

Khabib Nurmagomedov, of Russia, speaks with the media during a news conference for UFC 209, Thursday, March 2, 2017, in Las Vegas. Nurmagomedov is scheduled to battle Tony Ferguson in a mixed martial arts lightweight fight Saturday in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) LAS VEGAS...

Banksy’s art in West Bank hotel with world’s ‘worst view’

A Banksy wall painting showing Israeli border policeman and Palestinian in a pillow fight is seen in one of the rooms of the “The Walled Off Hotel” in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Friday, March 3, 2017. The owner of a guest house packed with the elusive artist...