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Blue Bell Creameries issues recall of all products

BRENHAM, Texas (AP) — Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries issued a voluntary recall Monday night for all of its products on the market after two samples of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeria, a potentially deadly bacteria.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 April 2015

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Prosecutors build case against traffickers as EU mulls plan

CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — Italian prosecutors on Tuesday began building their case against the traffickers responsible for the drowning of as many as 950 migrants in the Mediterranean, as European Union leaders mulled a new plan to undermine smugglers' finances and their most precious assets — their vessels.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 April 2015

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Court sentences ousted Egypt president to 20 years in prison

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian criminal court on Tuesday sentenced ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to 20 years in prison on charges linked to the killing of protesters in 2012, the first verdict to be issued against the country's first freely elected leader.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 April 2015

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Agency proposes taking humpbacks whales off endangered list

HONOLULU (AP) — The federal government on Monday proposed removing most of the world's humpback whale population from the endangered species list.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 April 2015

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Tom Stoppard calls it a 'frightening time' for free speech

NEW YORK (AP) — Playwright Tom Stoppard said he will accept PEN's highest award next month in New York to help put a spotlight on a "frightening time" for free expression.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 April 2015

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Morgan Stanley's income jumps 60 percent on trading boost

NEW YORK (AP) — Morgan Stanley reported a 60 percent jump in quarterly profit Monday, as revenue from trading stocks and bonds lifted the investment bank's results.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 April 2015

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Knife charge for man dead after Baltimore police encounter

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police filed official documents in court saying that a man who died after his spine was nearly severed while in their custody had been arrested "without force or incident."

Last Updated on Monday, 20 April 2015

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Where US sees terror prevention, some Muslims see profiling

MISSION VIEJO, Calif. (AP) — Sameer Mohiuddin grew more confused by the second as panelists speaking at his Southern California mosque trumpeted a new national initiative to prevent violent extremism.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 April 2015

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