Johnny Depp's wife files for divorce
Wed, 25 May 2016 22:30:57 -0400
Johnny Depp's wife has filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences after 15 months of marriage to the Hollywood star, celebrity news media reported. Court records published by the TMZ website show that Amber Heard submitted the petition to a court in Los Angeles on Monday seeking spousal support from the 52-year-old "Pirates of the Caribbean" star. The separation comes less than a week after the death of Depp's mother, Betty Sue Palmer, at the age of 81.
The Weeknd, Belly cancel Kimmel performance because of Trump
Wed, 25 May 2016 22:28:01 -0400
NEW YORK (AP) — R&B singer The Weeknd and rapper Belly have canceled their performance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" because Donald Trump was set to appear on the episode.
Nagbe's 90th-minute goal lifts US over Ecuador 1-0
Wed, 25 May 2016 22:20:29 -0400
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Darlington Nagbe scored his first international goal on a 90th-minute volley, and the United States beat Ecuador 1-0 in a Copa America tuneup on Wednesday night.
Brent crude surpasses $50 a barrel for first time this year
Wed, 25 May 2016 22:19:42 -0400
Singapore (AFP) - Oil prices surged above $50 a barrel for the first time in 2016 after data overnight showed a fall in US crude inventories, adding to expectations of a tightening global market.
Latest: Highway Patrol: 20 homes damaged in Kansas storms
Wed, 25 May 2016 22:16:01 -0400
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather affecting parts of the central U.S. (all times local):
Solar Impulse lands in Pennsylvania on record-breaking flight
Wed, 25 May 2016 22:11:32 -0400
The sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 aircraft landed in the US state of Pennsylvania Wednesday, completing the latest leg of a record-breaking flight around the world to promote renewable energy. After taking off from Dayton, Ohio early Wednesday, the plane piloted by Swiss explorer Bertrand Piccard arrived at 8:49 pm (0049 GMT Thursday) at Lehigh Valley International Airport after a flight that lasted just under 17 hours. On its next stage to New York's JFK airport, scheduled for after May 30, Solar Impulse is expected to pass over the Statue of Liberty for a much-anticipated photo opportunity before landing at one of the world's busiest airports.
The Latest: Bill naming John Glenn airport passes in Ohio
Wed, 25 May 2016 22:06:36 -0400
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on legislation naming an Ohio airport for astronaut John Glenn (all times local):
Trump denounces illegal immigrants as tensions flare
Wed, 25 May 2016 21:55:09 -0400
Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump stumped in California, the US state with the largest Hispanic population, doubling down on his anti-immigration position but assuring that "Mexican people" will vote for him in November. The presumptive Republican nominee took the stage in Anaheim, outside Los Angeles, with police on high alert one day after violence marred a Trump rally in the southwestern state of New Mexico, where anti-Trump protesters hurled rocks and police fired smoke grenades in efforts to rein in the chaos. Dozens of security personnel including police on horseback maintained control in Anaheim, although some skirmishes broke out between Trump opponents and his backers as protesters chanted expletives about the brash billionaire.
Suspect in shootings on Phoenix-area highway had body armor
Wed, 25 May 2016 21:54:59 -0400
FOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz. (AP) — A gunman armed with a rifle, body armor and extra ammunition opened fire on vehicles on a highway in the Phoenix outskirts, leaving at least two people injured before police captured him near a stolen car that crashed into a ditch, authorities said Wednesday.
Exclusive: Apple explores charging stations for electric vehicles
Wed, 25 May 2016 21:38:38 -0400
By Julia Love and Alexandria Sage SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc is investigating how to charge electric cars, talking to charging station companies and hiring engineers with expertise in the area, according to people familiar with the matter and a review of LinkedIn profiles. For more than a year, Silicon Valley has been buzzing about Apple's plan to build an electric car. A shortage of public charging stations, and the hours wasted in charging a car, could be an opportunity for Apple, whose simple designs have transformed consumer electronics.