A person familiar with the situation says Tom Brady's appeal of his suspension in the deflated footballs scandal will be heard on June 23. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday because the date hasn't been officially announced. Show More Summary
Former middleweight boxing champion Jermain Taylor has surrendered to police in Arkansas following a battery charge in which an arrest warrant was issued. According to the Associated Press, Taylor surrendered Friday and was booked into...Show More Summary
When more women were elected to the Austin, Tex., City Council this year, Anthony Snipes, a city official, decided to take it upon himself to dish out advice on how to deal with women in local government, the Associated Press reports, since Snipes said women ask a lot of questions and shy away from dealing with financial issues.
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is due for a big payday, but it appears there is no timetable for the contract to get done, according to Tim Booth of the Associated Press. What's the latest surrounding the Seahawks and Wilson? Watch as Bleacher Report NFL Insider Jason Cole discusses Wilson's contract in the video above. Read more NFL news on BleacherReport.com
FIFA President Sepp Blatter speaks in Zurich, Switzerland and addresses the recent arrests of FIFA officals on corruption and racketeering charges. Produced by Jason Gaines. Video courtesy of Associated Press and SNTV. Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »
Germany's draft data retention law undermines the freedom of the press as it makes possible the abuse of personal data, the chairman of Germany’s largest journalist association, DJV, told Sputnik.
Actor and comedian Reynaldo Rey has died at the age of 75. According to the Associated Press, via ABC News, Rey’s manager, Vanzil Burke, said his passing was due to complications from a stroke. Reynaldo Rey was first recognized for his work as a comedian, when he opened for Redd Foxx. Show More Summary
U2’s tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, has been found dead. According to the Associated Press, the longtime tour manager was found hours after U2 started their Los Angeles leg of their tour. Sheehan, who was in his late 60s, was found at the Sunset Strip hotel located in West Hollywood. Show More Summary
Busy, busy, busy. Ron Green at the Associated Press has taken a look at all the corporate and non-profit boards and advisory boards Jeb Bush has served on since he left the Florida governorship in 2007. Bush has been shedding these posts since late last year in preparation for a presidential run. Show More Summary
A Dutch artist created an installation that parodies popular the dating app Tinder. The project has been nicknamed "Tender." Produced by Jason Gaines. Video courtesy of Associated Press and Newsflare. Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »
Paul J. Weber of the Associated Press made his liberal slant clear in a Wednesday article detailing how a pro-traditional marriage bill failed to pass in the Texas state legislature. Weber played up the supposedly "divisive efforts by Texas Republicans to defy the U.S. Show More Summary
The Associated Press has left messages seeking comment from former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert about federal bank-related charges against him. A statement from the U.S. attorney's office in Chicago says the 73-year-old Illinois...Show More Summary
Police in Honolulu faced criticism for their unsuccessful attempt to draw sexual assault charges against 16 local massage parlor workers during a sting operation earlier this month, the Associated Press reported. Attorney Myles Breiner, who is representing some of the women, said at least one...
The latest network blackout concerning one of the Clinton scandals came to an end on NBC Thursday as a segment on Today by correspondent Andrea Mitchell mentioned an Associated Press story from two days before exposing what appears to be a shell company run by former President Bill Clinton. Show More Summary
by Catherine Schofield Sezgin, ARCA Blog EditorNicole Winfield reported for The Associated Press on May 26th about the ceremony in Rome where American officials returned stolen art to Carabinieri officials (Rome: US returns 25 looted artifacts to Italy; Vases, frescoes): The items returned Tuesday were either spontaneously turned over to U.S. Show More Summary
Suge Knight was scheduled to appear in court Wednesday for a hearing stemming from last October’s robbery case where he allegedly snatched a woman’s camera. But Knight refused to leave his cell, according to the Associated Press.
A brutal heat wave has killed more than 1,400 people in India, where temperatures have gone as high as 122 degrees Fahrenheit in some parts of the country, while other areas are topping out around 116 degrees. The Associated Press reports that the Indian government is begging people to stay inside, while... More »
Via the Associated Press: North Carolina legislators neared final approval Wednesday on legislation allowing some North Carolina court officials to opt out of same-sex marriage duties based on "sincerely held religious" objections. The...Show More Summary
We talk a lot about "disruption" here at Techdirt, although generally not in this context. Police Lt. Kimberly A. Schneider told The Associated Press that Capitol Police officers on routine patrol spotted the parked, unoccupied vehicle on a street on the mall west of the Capitol around 5 p.m. Show More Summary
Via the Associated Press: Divisive efforts by Texas Republicans to defy the U.S. Supreme Court if same-sex marriage is legalized ended Wednesday night with conservative finger-pointing and opponents feeling relieved. The first session under Republican Gov. Show More Summary