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Congress unites in scorn for Shkreli, but gridlock remains

WASHINGTON (AP) — A smirking Martin Shkreli briefly united Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill this week, as lawmakers took turns blasting the price-hiking former CEO who has become the new poster child for corporate greed.

Last Updated on Saturday, 06 February 2016

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Twitter moves to actively seek out terrorist supporters

WASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is examining other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal, the company announced Friday.

Last Updated on Saturday, 06 February 2016

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Michael B. Jordan wins big at NAACP Image Awards

 

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was a total knockout for Michael B. Jordan at the NAACP Image Awards in a ceremony that took several jabs at Hollywood for the lack of racial diversity.

Last Updated on Saturday, 06 February 2016

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Tampa police: 1 dead, 7 injured in shooting at club

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa police say a shooting at a strip club has left one person dead and seven others injured.

Last Updated on Saturday, 06 February 2016

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3 people believed aboard 2 planes that collided off LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One small plane with two men aboard and another plane with one woman aboard have collided over the ocean near the Port of Los Angeles, setting off a major search that has yet to turn up any survivors or dead, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

Last Updated on Saturday, 06 February 2016

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DA rules out charges in handcuffed man's fatal shooting

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana prosecutors on Friday ruled out any criminal charges in the death of a 22-year-old man who was fatally shot while handcuffed behind his back in the rear of a patrol car.

Last Updated on Saturday, 06 February 2016

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Man accused of forcing Fort Bragg soldier into prostitution

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been arrested on charges that he forced a 19-year-old female Fort Bragg soldier into prostitution.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 February 2016

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Judge rules against opponents of Confederate statue removal

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A state judge has ruled against an effort by preservationists to stop the removal of prominent Confederate monuments in New Orleans.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 February 2016

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