By ALMA RODRIGUEZAssociated Press
CLERMONT, Fla. (AP) - A sinkhole has caused a villa at a central Florida resort to partially collapse while another section of it is sinking.
Lake County Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Tony Cuellar says about 30 percent of the three-story villa collapsed around 3 a.m
By KYLE HIGHTOWERAssociated Press
CLERMONT, Fla. (AP) - As glass broke, the ground shook and lights went out, vacationers evacuated a central Florida resort building before a sinkhole caused a section of the villa to partially collapse early Monday.
About 30 percent of the three-story structure
By MICHELLE RINDELSAssociated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - In a radio interview in which he lamented the GOP filibusters and a gridlock in Congress, Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he hopes Republicans who oppose the president do so "based on substance and not the fact that he's an
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO AND MAE ANDERSONAP Retail Writers
NEW YORK (AP) - The battle over J.C. Penney's future just got uglier.
Activist investor Bill Ackman said Friday he has lost confidence in J.C. Penney's board and its chairman should be replaced. Penney Chairman Thomas Engibous fired
LONDON (AP) - In an Aug. 8 story about a plane which made an emergency landing in Egypt, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the plane involved was an Airbus A380. It was an Airbus A300.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Egypt official: UK flight makes emergency landing
BANNING, Calif. (AP) - A thousand firefighters battled a growing wildfire in the inland mountains of Southern California early Thursday, trying to save small communities where some home have been lost and an estimated 1,500 residents were forced to flee.
Flames roiled along foothills of the San
BANNING, Calif. (AP) - An out-of-control wildfire growing with great speed in Southern California mountains Wednesday night burned homes, forced about 1,500 residents and campers to evacuate and left three people including two firefighters injured.
The fire broke out about 2 p.m. near Banning and
By JOHN HEILPRINAssociated Press
GENEVA (AP) - Switzerland's two biggest banks would have to be rescued by its creditors and shareholders before the government steps in with a bailout, the country's financial watchdog recommended Wednesday.
The preferred option for UBS AG and Credit Suisse
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By KELVIN CHANAP Business Writer
MACAU (AP) - A Chinese fighter's victory at a Macau showdown brings the world's top casino market a step closer to challenging Las Vegas for dominance of another Sin City staple: big-time boxing matches.
Macau, which long ago eclipsed Vegas as the world'