Authorities: Man at Fla. airport said he had bomb

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a man arrested at Jacksonville International Airport told security screeners he had a bomb in his backpack but they only found an electronic scale and batteries. Zeljko Causevic was booked into jail…

With new film, Ja Rule looks ahead after prison

ATLANTA (AP) — Ja Rule, who recently spent nearly two years behind bars for illegal gun possession, landed a role in a new movie because screenwriter Galley Molina empathized with the rapper’s missteps. “People used to ask, ‘Well,…

Madeleine McCann father attends Lisbon libel trial

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The father of missing British girl Madeleine McCann has attended a Lisbon court hearing the family’s libel case against a former Portuguese detective, but he wasn’t called to testify. Gerry McCann said he had…

Arm cut off of Reagan statue in Poland

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Police are searching for whoever severed an arm from a statue of former president Ronald Reagan that was erected last year. Lucyna Rykowska, a spokeswoman for police in the city of Gdansk, told The…

Marc Jacobs says farewell to Louis Vuitton

PARIS (AP) — What was likely Marc Jacob’s last ready-to-wear collection for Louis Vuitton looked like a show in mourning Wednesday — black, black and more black. A dark fountain and a nightmarish carousel with inky horses like…

Agency: Parole for man who killed Dutch politician

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The animal rights activist whose 2002 assassination of a populist anti-immigration politician plunged the Netherlands into turbulence is eligible for early parole and should be reintegrated into society, a criminal justice agency ruled Wednesday. An…

Lithuanian court frees real IRA suspect

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — An Irish man convicted of trying to purchase weapons and explosives for the Real IRA was released in Lithuania on Wednesday after an appeals court overturned an earlier ruling. Michael Campbell, who has been…

Outside US, ripple effects of budget battle feared

PARIS (AP) — European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says that the U.S. government shutdown could pose a risk for the U.S. and global economic recoveries if it is dragged out. Draghi said Wednesday the shutdown “is a…

US companies add 166,000 jobs in September

WASHINGTON (AP) — A survey shows U.S. businesses added 166,000 jobs last month, a sign of only modest improvement in hiring. Payroll company ADP said Wednesday that private employers added just 159,000 jobs in August and 161,000 in…

War crimes court seeks arrest of Kenyan

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The International Criminal Court has issued an arrest warrant for a man suspected of witnesses tampering in the war crimes case against Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto — the first time the court has sought…

US futures down sharply as budget impasse drags on

NEW YORK (AP) — Stock futures fell significantly Wednesday with both sides in the budget battle appearing to grow more entrenched and prepared to slug it out. Because of the partial government shutdown the ADP private payroll report,…

Eric Bogosian returns to his roots in show, book

NEW YORK (AP) — Eric Bogosian has been looking back on his old angry work lately and laughing. The former monologist who used to speak about substance abuse and dangerous sex has been sifting through two decades of…

Lawyers want to quit Pa. death row torture case

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Attorneys for a western Pennsylvania man on death row for orchestrating the torture murder of a mentally disabled woman want to quit while the de……

Ex-W. Pa. deputy faces fed tax evasion sentence

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former western Pennsylvania sheriff’s deputy is set for sentencing on federal tax evasion charges. Sixty-three-year-old Thomas Tuka, of……
Financial Fix part 2

Financial Fix part 2

Our panel of financial experts talk about the partial federal government shutdown in this mornings Your Financial Fix.…
Financial Fix part 1

Financial Fix part 1

Our panel of financial experts talk about the partial federal government shutdown in this mornings Your Financial Fix.…

Northeast Ohio man hit by turning school bus dies

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Police in northeast Ohio say a school bus carrying students home struck a pedestrian, and he died hours later at a hospital. Investigators say the 56……

Trial ordered in Pa. father-in-law’s murder

LIGONIER, Pa. (AP) — A man has been ordered to stand trial in the stabbing death of his father-in-law, whose body was found inside an overheated car along a western Penns……

Officials: Wind destroys ceramic ArtPrize entry

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Officials say a ceramic ArtPrize entry has been destroyed by wind. MLive.com reports (http://bit.ly/1fIaP4f ) that Grand Haven resident Brian Kelly’s entry “Velocipedestrian,” which was on display outside the Michigan State University College…