Dozens in Colorado accused of trafficking pot outside state

In this undated pressboard released by the Colorado Attorney General’s Office shows dozens of Coloradans accused of running a marijuana trafficking ring. Colorado officials announced Wednesday, June 28, 2017, that they have busted a mammoth marijuana trafficking ring that...

US economic growth in Q1 upgraded to 1.4 percent

In this Thursday, May 4, 2017, photo, construction workers work on site of an apartment high rise in Miami. On Thursday, June 29, 2017, the Commerce Department issues the final estimate of how the U.S. economy performed in the January-March quarter. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)...

Merkel before G20: Paris accord irreversible, not negotiable

AP Photo/Markus Schreiber BERLIN (AP) — Europe is “more determined than ever” to make the Paris climate accord a success, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday, and insisted that the deal is not negotiable while predicting difficult talks on the issue at...

Widows of Nigerian activists launch civil case against Shell

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The widows of four activists executed 22 years ago in Nigeria are launching a civil action in the Netherlands, alleging complicity by oil giant Shell in their husbands’ deaths. Human rights organization Amnesty International said Thursday...

Police: Man cited for keeping wild deer in New York house

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man has been cited for keeping a wild deer on the second floor of his home. State Department of Environmental Conservation Officer Jerry Kinney says his office received a complaint that a neighbor was harboring a wild animal in his...

Limits on travel to US issued after Supreme Court ruling

Sudanese activist Tayeb Ibrahim, who had worked to expose Sudanese abuses in the volatile South Kordofan province and hopes to see family living in the U.S. state of Iowa, watches television with his son Mohammed, in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Dozens of Sudanese...

Rob Lowe says he feared death during bigfoot-like encounter

FILE – In this April 26, 2017, file photo, Rob Lowe arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of “How to Be a Latin Lover” at the ArcLight Hollywood. Lowe told Entertainment Weekly in an interview published online June 27, 2017, that he feared death during an...

The Latest: Merkel hopes for signal in favor of free trade

AP Photo/Markus Schreiber BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the lead-up to the G-20 summit in Hamburg (all times local): 9:35 a.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she hopes for a “clear signal” from next week’s Group of 20 summit in favor of free markets...

The Latest: SKorea to buy shale gas, build new US factories

AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. visit of South Korea’s president (all times local): 3:30 a.m. South Korean companies say they plan to import more American shale gas and build new factories in the U.S. as the two countries’...

Western Digital says JV partner Toshiba's complaints harmful

TOKYO (AP) — Western Digital Corp. has lashed back against its joint venture partner Toshiba in a deepening feud over the Japanese company’s plan to sell its computer memory business. Western Digital said Thursday that Toshiba’s complaints over its objections to...