Djokovic, Nadal, Murray reach 2nd round at French Open
Tue, 24 May 2016 11:26:42 -0400
PARIS (AP) — Novak Djokovic treated the Roland Garros crowd with some great tennis shots on Tuesday. His charm offensive continued after the match.
Missouri Sen. Blunt calls on VA secretary to resign
Tue, 24 May 2016 11:23:59 -0400
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican senator is calling for Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald to resign after McDonald compared long wait times at VA health care sites to waiting in line at a Disney amusement park.
The Latest: Quite a 'tweener by Rafael Nadal at French Open
Tue, 24 May 2016 11:22:34 -0400
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local):
FBI: 2 agents wounded near Chicago; subject of warrant dead
Tue, 24 May 2016 11:18:54 -0400
PARK FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The FBI says two of its agents were shot and wounded while trying to serve an arrest warrant at a suburban Chicago home, and that the man they were seeking there is dead.
Burt Kwouk, veteran of the 'Pink Panther' movies, dies at 85
Tue, 24 May 2016 11:15:38 -0400
LONDON (AP) — Burt Kwouk, an actor who played martial arts expert Cato in the comic "Pink Panther" films, has died. He was 85.
VW sees provisions sufficient for DOJ civil agreement: source
Tue, 24 May 2016 11:13:00 -0400
Volkswagen believes it will not need to raise provisions of 16.2 billion euros ($18.1 billion) it has already made for its diesel-emissions cheating, as it moves closer to a civil settlement with the United States Department of Justice, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. In April, Volkswagen agreed a framework settlement with authorities in the United States to buy back or potentially fix about half a million cars, after admitting it masked the level of pollution from its cars using cheating software, plunging the carmaker to a 4.1 billion euros operating loss for 2015.
Romanian Senate speaker charged with making false statements
Tue, 24 May 2016 11:12:57 -0400
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian prosecutors have charged the Senate speaker with making false statements to protect people standing trial in a real estate case involving a prince.
The Latest: Cosby lawyers dissect accuser's statement
Tue, 24 May 2016 11:12:49 -0400
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's preliminary hearing in his Pennsylvania sex-assault case (all times local):
Cats or Cops? Spain police seek fine for lettering on bag
Tue, 24 May 2016 11:11:07 -0400
MADRID (AP) — A woman in Spain may be fined under the country's public security law for carrying a bag bearing the initials A.C.A.B., which police interpreted to stand for "All Cops Are Bastards" and not "All Cats Are Beautiful," as was written on the bag.
Report: Some incorrect prisoner releases due to staff error
Tue, 24 May 2016 11:09:54 -0400
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department watchdog says staff error resulted in 157 federal inmates being freed either before or after their correct release dates between 2009 and 2014.