Russia, Saudi Arabia back extension of oil output cuts

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia and Saudi Arabia want to extend oil production cuts through the first quarter of 2018, in a move the two major producers say would stabilize the market. Oil prices rose on the announcement that the countries want to extend the deal, which encompasses...

Experts try to figure out who's behind global cyberattack

AP Photo/Dita Alangkara HONG KONG (AP) — Experts are trying to figure out who’s behind a global “ransomware” software cyberattack that shut down hundreds of thousands of computers around the world by exploiting a software vulnerability. Some details about...

Man thanks iPhone’s Siri for saving his life in explosion

WILMOT, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man who was injured in a house explosion is thanking Siri for saving his life. Christopher Beaucher says he was checking on his mother’s vacant cottage in Wilmot on May 1 when he saw something suspicious and went inside. He tells...

France’s new president wastes no time: names PM, sees Merkel

French President Emmanuel Macron, center, waves to the crowd as he walks with Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, right, outside the Hotel de Ville after the ceremony in Paris, France, Sunday, May 14, 2017. (Charles Platiau/Pool Photo via AP) PARIS (AP) — On his first full day in...

‘WannaCry’ virus spreads to Asia, experts warn of new wave

A screenshot of the warning screen from a purported ransomware attack, as captured by a computer user in Taiwan, is seen on laptop in Beijing, Saturday, May 13, 2017. Dozens of countries were hit with a huge cyberextortion attack Friday that locked up computers and held...

Marvel Universe LIVE!: Superheroes save the day in new show

ELLENTON, Fla. (AP) — There’s a moment at the outset of the new Marvel Universe Live! Age of Heroes show when Spider-Man enters from backstage and zigzags around the theater. It still takes the director’s breath away, conveying Spider-Man’s superpower...

Ohio Prosecutor: Officer’s Confederate Flag T-shirt Relevant

CINCINNATI (AP) — Prosecutors in Ohio say a T-shirt with a Confederate flag emblem worn by a white police officer under his uniform is relevant evidence for countering his claim that he feared for his life when he shot an unarmed black motorist. Hamilton County prosecutors are...

Investor Plans High-tech Gondola Rides For Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — A tech entrepreneur is looking to boost tourism in Cleveland through “mixed reality” lakefront aerial gondola rides. Cleveland.com ( ) reports Jon Stahl’s project is called the . Stahl says the gondolas would make several stops along Lake Erie...

Officials Piece Together Events Before Nursing Home Shooting

KIRKERSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Ohio are piecing together the events that led up to a nursing home shooting that left four people dead including the suspected gunman. Investigators released little new information over the weekend. It wasn’t clear Sunday when...

Trade groups appeal to Beijing to postpone cybersecurity law

AP Photo/Andy Wong BEIJING (AP) — A coalition of 54 global business groups appealed to Chinese authorities Monday to postpone enforcing a cybersecurity law they warned violates Beijing’s free-trade pledges and might harm information security. The appeal by groups from...