MOJAVE, Calif. | Virgin Galactic aims to reach space soon with tourism rocket

MOJAVE, Calif. — Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic is gearing up to finally send its rocket ship to the edge of space. If successful, it would be a major step toward the long-delayed dream of commercial space tourism. The next test flight could come as early as Thursday with the rocket-powered spacecraft soaring high above California’s … Continue reading MOJAVE, Calif. | Virgin Galactic aims to reach space soon with tourism rocket

NEW YORK | Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen gets 3 years in prison

NEW YORK— Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s once-devoted lawyer and all-around fixer, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison after telling a federal judge that his “blind loyalty” to Trump led him to cover up the president’s “dirty deeds.” Standing alone at the defense table, Cohen, 52, shook his head slightly and closed his eyes … Continue reading NEW YORK | Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen gets 3 years in prison

NEW YORK | A Star Is Born’ tops SAG Awards nominations, snubs abound

NEW YORK— “A Star Is Born” led nominations for the 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards with four nods including best ensemble on Wednesday, firmly establishing Bradley Cooper’s romantic revival as this year’s Academy Awards front runner. In nominations announced in West Hollywood, Calif., the actors guild — one of the most predictive bellwethers of the … Continue reading NEW YORK | A Star Is Born’ tops SAG Awards nominations, snubs abound

Hungarian director Ferenc Kosa, winner in Cannes, dies at 81

BUDAPEST, Hungary  — The Hungarian Academy of Arts says that Ferenc Kosa, winner of the best director award at the 1967 Cannes film festival, has died. He was 81. Kosa, who died Wednesday, was recognized for “Ten Thousand Days,” about the travails of a Hungarian peasant family from the 1930s onward. The film was banned … Continue reading Hungarian director Ferenc Kosa, winner in Cannes, dies at 81

Ferris State’s Campbell leads AP D-II All-America team

Ferris State quarterback Jayru Campbell, who has led the Bulldogs to the national championship game, highlights The Associated Press Division II All-America team along with two of his teammates. Campbell, a junior, has passed for 2,832 and 26 touchdowns and run for 1,338 and 20 scores, leading Ferris State to a 15-0 record heading into … Continue reading Ferris State’s Campbell leads AP D-II All-America team

OWINGS MILLS, Md. | Flacco loses job as Ravens starting QB; Jackson takes over

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Joe Flacco has lost his job as Baltimore Ravens starting quarterback and will be the backup Sunday for the first time in his 11-year NFL career. Flacco is finally healthy after missing the past four games with a right hip injury. The Ravens went 3-1 during his absence under rookie quarterback … Continue reading OWINGS MILLS, Md. | Flacco loses job as Ravens starting QB; Jackson takes over

NEW YORK | NFL to play 4 games in London, 1 in Mexico City in 2019

NEW YORK — The NFL will stage four games in London and one in Mexico City next season, with the Jaguars, Chargers, Rams, Raiders and Buccaneers serving as hosts. When the games will be played and who the opponents will be won’t be announce until the spring, when the league schedule for 2019 is released. … Continue reading NEW YORK | NFL to play 4 games in London, 1 in Mexico City in 2019

PHILADELPHIA | AP Sources: Carson Wentz hasn’t been ruled out for next game

PHILADELPHIA — Carson Wentz is sidelined with a back injury, but two people familiar with the situation tell The Associated Press the quarterback hasn’t been ruled out for Philadelphia’s game at the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday. Both people spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the team hasn’t made any definitive determination. “Carson has a … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | AP Sources: Carson Wentz hasn’t been ruled out for next game