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Anthony Rapp sues Kevin Spacey on sex assault allegation

Anthony Rapp sues Kevin Spacey on sex assault allegation

NEW YORK — Actor Anthony Rapp and another man filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against actor Kevin Spacey, accusing him of sexual assaults in the 1980s when they were teens.

With election interest keen, Fox's Carlson strong in ratings

NEW YORK — Tucker Carlson drew the television equivalent of a royal flush on the week before Labor Day.

US wholesale prices rise 0.3% in August as food costs drop

WASHINGTON — U.S. wholesale prices rose 0.3% in August, just half the July gain, as food and energy prices decline.
Official claims pressure to alter Homeland Security intel

Official claims pressure to alter Homeland Security intel

WASHINGTON — A Department of Homeland Security official said in a whistleblower complaint that he was pressured by more senior officials to suppress facts in intelligence reports that President Donald Trump might find objectionable, including informa
Asian stocks gain after Wall Street rebounds from tech slump

Asian stocks gain after Wall Street rebounds from tech slump

BEIJING — Asian stock markets gained Thursday after Wall Street rebounded from a three-day slump for tech stocks. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, Seoul and Sydney advanced.
NY doctor charged in serial sexual assaults on patients

NY doctor charged in serial sexual assaults on patients

NEW YORK — A former New York gynecologist accused of sexually abusing dozens of patients, including the wife of former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang, was charged Wednesday with attacking girls and women for nearly two decades using th
Mall owners close to buying JC Penney out of bankruptcy

Mall owners close to buying JC Penney out of bankruptcy

NEW YORK — Mall owners Simon Property Group and Brookfield Property Partners are close to a deal to buy department store chain J.C. Penney out of bankruptcy and keep the chain running.
Mandela's lawyer, anti-apartheid activist George Bizos dies

Mandela's lawyer, anti-apartheid activist George Bizos dies

JOHANNESBURG — Anti-apartheid campaigner and Nelson Mandela's personal lawyer George Bizos has died at 92, his family said Wednesday. He died peacefully at his home of natural causes, the family said.
McBride, Wilkerson among nominees for Kirkus Prize

McBride, Wilkerson among nominees for Kirkus Prize

NEW YORK — Elena Ferrante, James McBride and Isabel Wilkerson are among the nominees for the Kirkus Prize, a $50,000 honour for the best fiction, nonfiction and children's books.

Voter bares arms, and more, after anti-Trump shirt is nixed

EXETER, N.H. — A voter who was told she couldn’t wear an anti-Trump shirt at a polling place because it violated electioneering rules simply whipped it off and did her civic duty topless.