• US companies distance themselves from NRA as pressure mounts

    Updated: 47 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. companies are taking a closer look at investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry and its public face, the National Rifle Association, after the latest school massacre. Petitions are circulating online targeting companies that offer discounts...

  • The Latest: US companies split with NRA

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the reaction by U.S. companies to the Florida school massacre (all times Eastern): 2:05 p.m. The insurance company Chubb Ltd. is discontinuing its partnership with the NRA which offered a policy tailored specifically to gun owners. The company announced...

  • Group seeks investigation into Zinke's ties to gun company

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A political watchdog organization says U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke appears to have violated a conflict of interest law by meeting with executives of a Montana firearms company in which he holds stock. The Campaign Legal Center on Friday asked the Interior...

  • AP EXPLAINS: What's N. Korea up to with provocative visit?

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — It seems a brazen choice, even for North Korea. As South Korea's liberal president seeks to use the Olympics to improve ties, North Korea has chosen to send the alleged mastermind of two attacks that killed 50 South Koreans in 2010 to the games' closing...

  • Djibouti seizes control of DP World's container terminal

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Djibouti has seized control of a container terminal run by Dubai-based port operator DP World, the latest move in a long-running legal dispute over the facility in the East African nation. The nationalization of the Doraleh Container Terminal in...

  • AROUND TOWN: Angels of America's Fallen is there for military and first-responder children

    By Linda Navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    The parent had always promised to "come home." The promise couldn't be kept. Stepping in to help remember that parent's legacy and support the children of fallen military and first responders is the mission of Angels of America's Fallen. "We're empowering the children to invest in...

  • SpaceX launches Spanish satellite, 2 others from California

    Yesterday

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Earth-observation satellite built for Spain and two experimental satellites for internet service were successfully launched into orbit from California at dawn Thursday, creating a brief light show as it arced over the Pacific Ocean west of Los Angeles. A SpaceX...

  • How to buy a house that hasn't been built yet

    Yesterday

    Trisha and Dennis Rawlings, a couple in their early 30s, are moving to suburban Chicago and leaving their over-60-year-old first home in the St. Louis area behind. "We were looking at potentially buying a house," Trisha says. But in the area where they want to live, the options within...

  • The Latest: SpaceX launches satellite from California

    Yesterday

    VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a SpaceX launch of a Spanish satellite from California (all times local): 6:34 a.m. A SpaceX rocket carrying a Spanish satellite created a brief light show over Southern California after blasting off from Vandenberg Air Force...

  • Mitchell with 17 leads San Diego State over Air Force 67-56

    Updated: Wed, Feb 21, 2018

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Matt Mitchell scored 17 points and San Diego State beat Air Force 67-56 on Wednesday night. Mitchell was 4 of 5 from long range for the Aztecs (16-10, 8-7 Mountain West Conference) who have won three straight. Malik Pope added 13 points with five...

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