French prosecutor: Key Paris attacks suspect moved to France

PARIS (AP) — Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam — Europe's most wanted fugitive until his capture in Belgium last month — was transferred Wednesday to France and was to appear before investigating judges who will decide how to charge him, the French prosecutor's office said.

  • Written by ELAINE GANLEY, Associated Press

Valeant CEO will cite 'mistakes' in price-hiking strategy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The outgoing CEO of embattled drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals will tell lawmakers Wednesday that he was "too aggressive" and made mistakes in drastically hiking prices for several critical medicines, according to testimony provided to The Associated Press.

  • Written by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer

Aquino: Canadian's killers also plotted to kidnap Pacquiao

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president said Wednesday that Abu Sayyaf militants may have plotted to kill him and kidnap boxing star Manny Pacquiao, disclosing previously unknown details about an extremist group blamed for the beheading of a Canadian hostage.

  • Written by JIM GOMEZ, Associated Press

AP's 2015 profit rises 30 pct on tax benefit, cost cutting

 

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press' earnings rose 30 percent last year on a large tax gain and cost cutting. Those helped offset a revenue decline stemming from the financial woes at newspapers and other media.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Thailand is used to hot Aprils, but not this hot!

BANGKOK (AP) — Animals at Bangkok's zoo are being fed special frozen fruit pops. People are flocking to shopping malls just to soak up the air-conditioning. Authorities are telling people to stay out of the blazing sun to avoid heat stroke.

  • Written by JOCELYN GECKER, Associated Press NATNICHA CHUWIRUCH, Associated Press