Alabama justice off bench for defying feds on gay marriageMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) ? Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore has been suspended for the rest of his term for defying federal gay marriage rulings.
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Pittsburgh symphony musicians reject pay cuts, go on strikePITTSBURGH (AP) ? Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra musicians went on strike Friday after unanimously rejecting calls for a 15 percent pay cut, pension changes and staffing cuts they say management has proposed.
Pens, Caps, Lightning and Panthers make East crowded at top
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) ? The gang's almost entirely back for the Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins and Presidents' Trophy-winning Washington Capitals, Steven Stamkos re-upped with the Tampa Bay Lightning and the retooled Florida Panthers look ready for their close up.
Deutsche Bank shares jump 6 percent on report of deal to slash U.S. fineShares in Deutsche Bank surged about 6 percent just before the market closed on Friday, lifting European stocks and the euro currency as well, after a media report said an agreement with U.S. authorities to slash huge fines over alleged misselling of mortgage-backed securities was being discussed. Traders cited a report by Agence France Presse that said Deutsche Bank was near a $5.4 billion settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice. News last week that the U.S. government would levy a fine as high as $14 billion sent Deutsche's share price plummeting to record lows.
Alabama judicial court suspends chief justice Roy Moore for rest of term over his defiance of gay marriageMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) ? Alabama judicial court suspends chief justice Roy Moore for rest of term over his defiance of gay marriage.
Syria regime advances in Aleppo, MSF decries 'bloodbath'
Syrian regime forces advanced in the battleground city of Aleppo Friday, backed by a Russian air campaign that a monitor said has killed more than 3,800 civilians in the past year. The Doctors Without Borders (MSF) charity accused Syria's government and its ally Moscow of provoking a "bloodbath" in the city, saying the eastern rebel-held portion had become "a giant kill box". Syria's army was advancing on two Aleppo fronts, as talks between key players Washington and Moscow -- which back opposing sides in the war -- appeared on the verge of collapse.
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Lawyer: Jury should hear about cop's 'auditory exclusion'
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) ? A lawyer for a white Oklahoma police officer charged in an unarmed black man's death says she was so hyper-focused on the situation that she didn't hear other officers arrive or the deadly gunshot she fired.
BMW issues recall for new Takata air bag problemDETROIT (AP) ? BMW is recalling 4,000 SUVs in the U.S. and Canada to fix a new and potentially deadly problem with Takata air bag inflators.