NBA TV host Kristen Ledlow says she was robbed at gunpoint
Oil prices fall as Iraq resists joining output cut
Oil prices fell on Monday as Iraq said it wanted to be exempt from an OPEC deal to cut production, though losses were capped by Iran saying it would encourage other members to join an output freeze. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude was down 37 cents at $50.48. Falah al-Amiri, head of Iraqi state oil marketer SOMO, added that Iraq's market share had been compromised by the wars it has fought since the 1980s.
5 dead in wrong-way crash on Massachusetts highwayMIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) ? State police say five people have died in a wrong-way crash on a Massachusetts highway.
TD Ameritrade to buy Scottrade in $4B cash-and-stock deal
Online brokerage TD Ameritrade is buying Scottrade in a $4 billion cash-and-stock deal that would tie up two major players in the day trading industry during an era when an increasingly large number of ...
In renewed Aleppo attacks, Syrian troops capture high ground
BEIRUT (AP) ? Syrian government forces and their allies on Monday captured strategic high ground in embattled Aleppo as Russia ? a key ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad ? said it was not planning more "humanitarian pauses" in the fighting in the city's eastern, rebel-held districts.
Malta says plane crashed en route to Libya surveillance trip
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) ? A small plane heading toward Libya's coast to monitor migrant trafficking routes for the French government crashed soon after takeoff from Malta's airport Monday, killing all five French crew members, authorities said.
Hanjin shares dive on European sale news
Shares in troubled South Korean shipping giant Hanjin plunged 12 percent Monday after the company announced plans to shutter its European business, fuelling fears it could be heading towards liquidation. Hanjin -- the South's largest shipping company and once the world's seventh biggest -- is seeking bankruptcy protection at home and in the United States after creditors rejected a plan to deal with a $5.37-billion debt load. The company expects to start the closure process this week after obtaining approval from the Seoul Central District Court, the spokeswoman said.
Sting to perform, receive honor at American Music Awards
Bill Murray Honored as He Accepts Mark Twain Prize for Humor
WASHINGTON (AP) ? In an evening filled with jokes about Bill Murray?s elusiveness and quirky personality, it was David Letterman who provided the most touching moment as Murray was honored with the nation?s top prize for comedy.
Oxford says Shakespeare will share credit for Henry VILONDON (AP) ? Oxford University Press says its new edition of William Shakespeare's works will co-credit Christopher Marlowe on the three Henry VI plays.