Munich council rejects Oktoberfest beer price cap plan

AP Photo/Matthias Schrader BERLIN (AP) — Munich’s city council has rejected an attempt to take the froth off beer prices at the annual Oktoberfest. Deputy mayor Josef Schmid, who oversees the Bavarian capital’s annual beer extravaganza, had sought a legal cap...

Bill O'Reilly gets weekly spot on Glenn Beck's radio show

NEW YORK (AP) — Bill O’Reilly is taking up his former Fox News colleague Glenn Beck’s offer to work together again. Variety reports O’Reilly announced on his “No Spin News” podcast that he will have a weekly spot on Beck’s radio show. He...

Chelsea Manning to participate in documentary about her

CANNES, France (AP) — Chelsea Manning, the transgender soldier convicted of giving classified government materials to WikiLeaks, will participate in a documentary about her. Pulse Films announced the film at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday, shortly before Manning was...

No rush to Trump judgment, Ryan says; Dems demand deep probe

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. takes questions from reporters at the Republican National Committee Headquarters in Washington, Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Ryan said Congress “can’t deal with speculation and innuendo” and must gather all relevant information before...

Target's breezes past expectations in the first quarter

AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar NEW YORK (AP) — Target is reporting that first-quarter profits jumped almost 8 percent as attempts to turn around its business appear to be gaining some traction. The retailer on Wednesday reported earnings of $681 million, or $1.23 per share, for...

70th Cannes Film Festival opens amid heavy security

AP Photo/Alastair Grant CANNES, France (AP) — The 70th Cannes Film Festival is opening Wednesday under sunny Cote D’Azur skies, heavy security and widespread unease in the movie industry. Security was greater than ever at the French festival, with stepped up efforts...

LeGarrette Blount joins the Eagles on 1-year contract

FILE – In this Jan. 26, 2017, file photo, New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount speaks with members of the media in the team’s locker room following an NFL football team practice, in Foxborough, Mass. Blount is bringing his power running to Philadelphia....

Man sues woman for $17.31 movie ticket after bad date

ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — A Texas man is suing a woman he went on a date with for the price of a movie ticket after he says she texted through the film and left him at the theater. Brandon Vezmar filed the claim for $17.31 last week. The 37-year-old tells the Austin...

Newly freed Chelsea Manning: ‘I’m figuring things out’

FILE – In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Army, Pfc. Chelsea Manning poses for a photo wearing a wig and lipstick. Manning, the transgender soldier convicted in 2013 of illegally disclosing classified government information, will remain on active duty in a...

Storms pummel central US, as tornadoes kill at least 2

Part of a building sits on a vehicle after a tornado ripped through Prairie Lake Estates trailer home park, just north of Chetek, Wis., Tuesday, May 16, 2017. The tornado swept into the mobile home park in western Wisconsin on Tuesday, as a storm system also pounded parts of at...