Arctic-bound ship leaves Portland after oil drilling protest
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) ? A Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker that was the target of environmental protesters left Portland, Oregon, on Thursday bound for an Arctic drilling operation after a tense standoff ended with kayakers and activists who had dangled from a bridge to block its path.
Judge leaves Katy Perry's bid to buy convent in limbo
Albuquerque Fire Department dispatcher's license suspendedALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) ? An Albuquerque Fire Department dispatcher who told a 911 caller trying to help a teenage shooting victim to "deal with it yourself" before hanging up has had his emergency medical dispatch license suspended.
Almaty, Beijing make final pitches ahead of '22 Olympic vote
Google rejects French demand over global right to be forgotten
Google rejected a French demand to globally apply the so-called right to be forgotten, which requires the company to remove links to certain information about users if asked. It was responding to a call by France's national data protection authority, CNIL, to globally implement a May 2014 ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) that allows people to ask search engines to delist links with personal information about them. "While the right to be forgotten may now be the law in Europe, it is not the law globally," Google's global privacy counsel Peter Fleischer said in a blog post.
Microsoft says 14 million computers now running Windows 10PALO ALTO, California (AP) ? Microsoft says its' new Windows 10 operating system is now running on more than 14 million computers, two days after the software was released as a free download.
Dwayne Johnson says of Hulk Hogan: 'We've all talked trash'
French police slow migrant bids to cross Channel
The British government was to hold an emergency meeting Friday to grapple with a migrant crisis on its doorstep, as police in northern France blocked at least 200 people from reaching the Channel tunnel. Around 3,000 people from countries including Syria and Eritrea are camping out in the northern French port of Calais and trying to cross into Britain illegally by clambering on board lorries and trains. France has bolstered its police presence in Calais and migrants have made fewer attempts to enter the Eurotunnel than in previous nights.
Dodgers bolster pitching in huge deal with Braves, Marlins
ATLANTA (AP) ? The first-place Los Angeles Dodgers bolstered their pitching staff on the eve of the trade deadline, completing a 13-player deal with the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins that sent two starters and two relievers to the NL West leaders on Thursday.
Clinton charity donors surge amid Hillary Clinton's campaign
WASHINGTON (AP) ? A new list of donors to the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation shows a marked surge in donations and the numbers of contributors to the family charity in the first half of this year ? at the same time that Hillary Rodham Clinton ramped up her campaign for the presidency.