California seeks $90 million from utility over wildfire

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California officials say they will seek more than $90 million in firefighting costs from Pacific Gas & Electric Co. after finding that a deadly 2015 fire was sparked by a tree that came into contact with a power line.

  • Written by JANIE HAR, Associated Press

APNewsBreak: Investigators look at overdose in Prince death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Investigators are looking into whether Prince died from an overdose and whether a doctor was prescribing him drugs in the weeks before he was found dead at his home in suburban Minneapolis, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press.

  • Written by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press AMY FORLITI, Associated Press MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press

North Korea sends another US citizen to prison

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea on Friday sentenced a U.S. citizen of Korean heritage to 10 years in prison after convicting him of espionage and subversion, the second American it has put behind bars this year.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

South Korea: Suspected midrange North Korean missiles fail

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea attempted unsuccessfully to launch two suspected powerful intermediate-range missiles on Thursday, South Korean defense officials said, bringing the number of apparent failures in recent weeks to three.

  • Written by HYUNG-JIN KIM, Associated Press