Donald Glover cast as Lando Calrissian in Han Solo film
Harden ready to help Rockets bounce back this season
Ex-NSA worker accused of stealing secrets to stay in custody
BALTIMORE (AP) ? A former National Security Agency contractor accused in a massive theft of classified information will remain in custody as prosecutors continue building a criminal case against him, a federal judge ruled Friday.
New NYC law, San Francisco lawsuit highlight global risks for Airbnb
SAN FRANCISCO/BERLIN (Reuters) - Airbnb, the online lodging service that investors now believe is worth $30 billion, faces a reckoning. "Throughout the country, people representing cities have called me to ask what's going on with the litigation," he said.
AT&T agrees in principle to buy Time Warner for $85 billion: sources
AT&T, which sells wireless phone and broadband services, has already made moves to turn itself into a media powerhouse, buying satellite TV provider DirecTV last year for $48.5 billion. AT&T will pay $110 per Time Warner share, or about $85 billion overall, sources told Reuters. Time Warner's shares rose almost 8 percent in regular trading, and a further 4.5 percent after hours, to $93.25, giving it a market value of about $73 billion.
Mom of boy who vanished in 1979 testifies of 'total horror'
NEW YORK (AP) ? When her 6-year-old son was late getting home from school, his mother called a classmate's mom and got the news that would launch one of the nation's most infamous missing-child cases.
Clinton warns Trump is 'threatening' US democracy
Hillary Clinton excoriated rival Donald Trump as a threat to American democracy Friday for not pledging to honor results of the upcoming presidential election, as the bitter rivals battled for supremacy in battleground states. The 2016 election cycle pitting the Republican nominee against the former secretary of state has turned increasingly toxic, with Trump fueling wild conspiracy theories about vote "rigging" and Clinton warning that the provocative billionaire was straying into authoritarianism. "We know the difference between leadership and dictatorship, and the peaceful transition of power is one of the things that sets us apart," Clinton told a rally in Cleveland, Ohio, one of the key swing states up for grabs on November 8.
Young Wolves look to finally break through this season.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) ? There is a gaping hole in the northeast corner of Target Center, the result of a renovation that has started on the Minnesota Timberwolves' aging arena to update it as much as possible without completely tearing it down and starting from scratch.
Church bells peal in town retaken by Iraqi troops from Islamic State
By Stephen Kalin BARTELLA, Iraq (Reuters) - The din of bullets, mortars and bombs in the northern Iraqi town of Bartella was replaced momentarily on Friday by a sound not heard there for more than two years: the peal of church bells. A cautious calm returned to this historic Christian area following its recapture from Islamic State a day earlier as Iraqi forces push west towards Mosul, the jihadists' last major stronghold in the country. Bartella, once home to thousands of Assyrian Christians, emptied in August 2014 when Islamic State seized control as part of a lightning blitz across large swathes of Iraq and neighboring Syria.
Duncan-less Spurs eager for another run at NBA postseason