Judge denies request to restart Shkreli jury selection

AP Photo/Seth Wenig NEW YORK (AP) — Jury selection at the securities fraud trial of a former pharmaceutical CEO notorious for price-gouging has hit a rough patch. Lawyers for Martin Shkreli (SHKREHL’-ee) complained Tuesday that news coverage is tainting the New York...

Few answers on travel ban as launch deadline looms

Bryce Howard, 15, of Everett, Wash., wears a Trump hat as he snaps a photo during a visit to the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017, where justices issued their final rulings for the term. The high court is letting a limited version of the Trump administration ban...

Prison inmates remove statehouse furniture before renovation

Inmates in the custody of the New Jersey Department of Corrections move furniture from the New Jersey State House in Trenton, N.J., Tuesday, June 27, 2017. A Department of Corrections spokesman says that the inmates are members of the voluntary DEPTCOR program, meant to...

The Latest: Email service pulled plug on ransomware account

FILE – In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo of A.P. Moller-Maersk containers on a ship in the Panama Canal. Hackers Tuesday June 27, 2017 caused widespread disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard. Russia’s Rosneft energy company also reported falling...

Tebow hits St Lucie, the next step of his baseball journey

FILE- In this April 6, 2017, file photo, Columbia Fireflies outfielder Tim Tebow looks out from the dugout before the team’s minor league baseball game against the Augusta GreenJackets in Columbia, S.C. Tebow has been promoted to the New York Mets’ high Class A...

Trump organization ends management of Toronto tower

TORONTO (AP) — A high-end hotel and condominium tower in Toronto will no longer bear the Trump brand name. An investment partnership recently acquired the 65-story tower from the developer and the property will no longer be managed by the Trump Organization. JCF Capital ULC...

IMF trims economic forecast for US

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund has trimmed its outlook for the U.S. economy, citing the number of uncertainties that surround President Donald Trump’s plans to boost economic growth. The IMF forecasts that the U.S. economy will grow this year at an...

Q&A: Controversy lingers after $1.7B cleanup of Hudson River

AP Photo/Mike Groll ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Dredging crews left the Hudson River two years ago, but criticism of the $1.7 billion cleanup is bubbling up again. Advocates who want the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to order crews back on the river are expected in...

New cyberattack wallops Europe; spreads more slowly in US

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3 Chicago police officers indicted in Laquan McDonald case

FILE – In this Oct. 20, 2014 file image taken from dash-cam video provided by the Chicago Police Department, Laquan McDonald, right, walks down the street moments before being fatally shot by Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke in Chicago. Three Chicago police officers...