By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERAssociated Press
HONOLULU (AP) - Oracle Corp. CEO Larry Ellison has reached a deal to buy 98 percent of the island of Lanai from its current owner, Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie said Wednesday.
The land's owner, Castle & Cooke
By Dan Meade
(WORLDNOW) – With a hook like "we don't even have to try / it's always a good time," the Carly Rae Jepsen-ification of the world is about to reach a whole new level with the release of "Good Time," her collaboration with Owl City.
Jepsen, the former Canadian Idol
By JIM SALTERAssociated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A Missouri man involved in a business dispute has been stuck in China for five months after the Chinese government refused to let him leave.
The Chinese government forced Steve Fleischli of Labadie, Mo., to
By BETSY BLANEYAssociated Press
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Twice in the days leading up to Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari's arrest federal agents secretly searched the Saudi man's West Texas apartment, where they say they found bomb-making chemicals as well as beakers, flasks, wiring
By JAY LINDSAYAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - New England fishing regulators on Wednesday moved to determine whether herring trawlers, with their massive nets and stunning efficiency, are wiping out Atlantic herring and doing lasting damaging to other struggling northeastern
By DAN ELLIOTTAssociated Press
BELLVUE, Colo. (AP) - Authorities grounded firefighting aircraft battling an out-of-control blaze scorching central Colorado on Wednesday, reacting with caution to witness reports of meteor sightings.
The temporary move came amid
By KELVIN CHANAP Business Writer
HONG KONG (AP) - Asia's millionaires outnumbered North America's for the first time last year even as the world's wealthy saw their fortunes decline amid turbulent financial markets, a new survey says.
By The Associated Press
Agricultural commodities jumped Tuesday as traders worried that hot, dry weather in the Midwest will shrink this summer's crops.
That followed price increases on Monday after a dry weekend and forecasts for more of the same
By ANDREW TAYLORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Tea party lawmakers from rural areas were among those fighting the hardest to preserve taxpayer subsidies for airline flights into and out of small towns last year after senior Republicans tried to eliminate the oft-criticized
By LISA CORNWELLAssociated Press
CINCINNATI (AP) - A man who says he was charged with disorderly conduct after using the word "crippled" to promote a comedian with muscular dystrophy claims Cincinnati police violated his free speech rights, and the comedian agrees