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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Prosecutors urged jurors on Friday to focus on two questions at the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen: Why did a businessman give the couple more than $165,000 in gifts and loans, and why ...more

AP News - 21 mins ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced team owner Donald Sterling did not know who he was. But in short order she convinced him the team ...more

AP News - 25 mins ago

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — The lawyer for a Massachusetts man facing charges of impersonating a police officer for driving around a Maserati painted to resemble a police cruiser calls the case against his client "silly."Attorney Russell Matson tell ...more

AP News - 26 mins ago

Nico Rosberg was disciplined by Mercedes on Friday after accepting responsibility for a collision with teammate Lewis Hamilton at last weekend's Belgian Grand Prix that deepened the rift between the two rivals for the drivers' title.The tension ...more

AP News - 32 mins ago

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.With the virus contin ...more

AP News - 37 mins ago

In this photo by Koji Sasahara, people walk across the scramble crossing outside Shibuya Station in Tokyo on Friday afternoon. The Shibuya district is popular with young people and tourists and is known for entertainment and nightlife as well as high-t ...more

AP News - 47 mins ago

U.S. stocks were mixed in early trading Friday as investors looked over a batch of new reports on the economy ahead of the Labor Day holiday.KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 was little changed at 1,996 as of 9:56 a.m. Eastern. The Dow Jones indust ...more

AP News - 1 hour ago

The U.S. stock market is opening slightly higher as a series of reports on the U.S. economy rolls out.Consumer spending had its first decline since January, dipping 0.1 percent in July, as auto buying and income growth slowed. Other economic rep ...more

AP News - 1 hour ago

NEW YORK (AP) — The Sept. 11 memorial plaza will be open on the night of the attacks' anniversary this year, the first time the general public will be able to visit ground zero on the commemoration date.The plaza will be closed to the public dur ...more

AP News - 2 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Is it time to cash out of stocks?The market has nearly tripled in a little over five years, and with each record close, the temptation grows to take your winnings and flee. If only you had done that in the crashes that began in 2 ...more