‘Bonanza’ memorabilia going up for auction in Nev.

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Several pieces of memorabilia from the long-running TV series “Bonanza” are going up for auction in Nevada, including the branding iron used in the opening credits. The family of “Bonanza” star Lorne Greene is…

Judge taking no action in Jackson guardianship

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge said Tuesday he will make no changes to the guardianship of Michael Jackson’s children after receiving an investigator’s report on their well-being and meeting with attorneys for their caretakers. Superior Court Judge…

Obama says carbon limits needed for power plants

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says carbon pollution limits need to be set on U.S. power plants in order to curb global warming. Obama says rules are already in place to limit pollution from arsenic, mercury, lead…

Chris Brown charged with misdemeanor hit-and-run

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles city attorney’s office has charged singer Chris Brown with misdemeanor hit-and-run and driving without a valid license. City attorney spokesman Frank Mateljan says the charges filed Tuesday involve a minor accident…

Milan points to man on the move next summer

MILAN (AP) — The man on the move be it with a big backpack, an oversized shopper or the old-fashioned carry-on, was the key theme of high-end labels as they showcased their designs for next summer at Milan’s…

Ginsburg denounces ruling on Voting Rights Act

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says there’s no question that voting discrimination still exists today. But she says today’s Supreme Court ruling on the Voting Rights Act gets rid of the tool that “proved…

Developments with Microsoft’s new Windows 8 system

The launch of Windows 8 was heralded as the biggest change to the industry’s dominant operating system in at least 17 years. It attempts to bridge the gap between personal computers and fast-growing tablets with its touch-enabled interface.…

Broadway marquees to dim to honor James Gandolfini

NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway theaters will dim their marquee lights Wednesday night in memory of James Gandolfini, “The Sopranos” star who earned a Tony Award nomination in 2009. The Broadway League said Tuesday the lights will be…

Obama links Keystone approval to carbon emissions

WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House official says President Barack Obama is telling the State Department it shouldn’t approve the Keystone XL pipeline unless it’s sure the project won’t increase greenhouse gas emissions. Obama was making the announcement…

Mich. farmer with 8,000 pot plants gets probation

DETROIT (AP) — A southeastern Michigan farmer recovering from throat cancer was sentenced to probation instead of prison Tuesday for growing thousands of marijuana plants, due partly to many handwritten letters from supporters who described him as a…

Spotify’s Top 10 most viral tracks

The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, June 17, to Sunday, June 23, via Facebook, Tumblr,…

Ex-Ill. GOP official apologizes for loaded email

URBANA, Ill. (AP) — A Republican congressional candidate in Illinois says a former GOP official who wrote a derogatory email about her has apologized — via text. Erika Harold said the text from former Montgomery County Republican Party…

NY court: Computer searches can threaten privacy

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York federal appeals court says authorities may have gone too far in their search of an ex-convict’s computer. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals made the statement in a ruling Tuesday…

Reaction to court decision on Voting Rights Act

Reactions to Supreme Court ruling Tuesday that halts use of a key provision in landmark Voting Rights Act: ___ “I am deeply disappointed with the Supreme Court’s decision today… Today’s decision invalidating one of its core provisions upsets…
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WKBN video reviewed in case

Warren prosecutors are reviewing video taken by WKBN on Monday that shows the wife of a man charged with pushing a woman out of a window yelling at the woman after a court hearing.…

Eiffel Tower workers on strike, monument closed

PARIS (AP) — France’s Eiffel Tower — normally open 365 days a year — shut down Tuesday because of a strike, leaving tourists at the landmark Paris monument stuck on the ground. The company that manages the tower…

Vermont man indicted on murder charge in stabbing

LITTLETON, N.H. (AP) — A Vermont man charged with stabbing to death a private school trustee in a New Hampshire hotel lobby has been indicted on one count of second-degree murder. Rodney Hill of West Danville told police…

Escaped convict with ties to Zetas caught in Texas

EAGLE PASS, Texas (AP) — Authorities say they’ve apprehended an escaped convict in South Texas who was part of a massive prison break last year in Mexico. U.S. marshals said late Monday they were acting on a tip…

Spotify’s Top 10 most streamed tracks

The following list represents the top streamed tracks on Spotify from Monday, June 17, to Sunday, June 23: UNITED STATES 1. Robin Thicke, “Blurred Lines” (Star Trak LLC) 2. Imagine Dragons, “Radioactive” (KIDinaKORNER/Interscope Records) 3. Macklemore & Ryan…