Steelers WR Antonio Brown apologizes for livestreaming video
PITTSBURGH (AP) ? Antonio Brown insists he didn't mean to disrespect his coach or create a distraction when the All-Pro wide receiver livestreamed the raucous aftermath of the Pittsburgh Steelers' playoff win over the Kansas City Chiefs last week.
So long from White House: Obama aims final messages at Trump
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Barack Obama stepped behind the White House podium for the last time Wednesday, fielding questions from the crush of journalists crammed in for the occasion and offering assurances to Americans watching on TV.
In break with Trump, EPA pick says climate change isn't hoax
Donald Trump's choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday that climate change is real, breaking with both the president-elect and his own past statements. In response to questions ...
The Latest: London mayor wants softer Brexit, market access
The latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 12:30 a.m. London Mayor Sadiq Khan is arguing for keeping Britain's access to Europe's single market and urging European ...
Vegemite being bought by Australian dairy company
Vegemite, the salty spread beloved in Australia, is being sold by the maker of Oreo cookies to an Australian dairy company. The spread and other grocery products are being sold by Mondelez to Bega Cheese ...
Bagwell, Raines, Rodriguez to join Hall of FameJeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan Rodriguez were named Wednesday as the newest Baseball Hall of Fame members while steroid-linked stars Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens edged nearer to selection. Players needed 75 percent support, or 332 of the 442 votes cast by the Baseball Writers' Association of America, to be elected among the sport's icons. Long-time San Diego pitcher Trevor Hoffman, an ace reliever with 601 career saves, just missed with 74 percent backing with Vladimir Guerrero next at 71.7 percent.
JPMorgan settles mortgage discrimination lawsuit
JPMorgan Chase will pay $55 million to settle federal charges that independent brokers working for the bank discriminated against minorities seeking home mortgages during the housing crisis. While the ...
Netflix's shrinking DVD service faces uncertain future
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) ? Originally cast in a starring role, Netflix's original DVD-by-mail service has been reduced to a bit player ? one that may eventually get killed off as the company focuses on its booming video streaming service.
Netflix adds a third more subscribers than expected; shares jump eight percent
Streaming video pioneer Netflix Inc added over a third more subscribers than expected in the last quarter of 2016, a sign of success for its ambitious global expansion that sent its shares up 8 percent in extended trading. Netflix signed up 7.1 million new subscribers globally, far more than the 5.2 million analysts had expected, according to research firm FactSet, beating targets at home and abroad even as it raised prices. Original shows like "Marvel's Luke Cage" and British drama "The Crown" performed strongly around the world, Netflix said, noting that competitors were adapting to compete.
Paul McCartney files lawsuit against Sony/ATV over copyrightPaul McCartney says he wants his music to get back to where it once belonged. McCartney filed a lawsuit in federal court in Manhattan on Wednesday against Sony/ATV over copyright ownership of the many ...