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Technology companies lead slide in US stocks; Oil rising

U.S. stocks fell in morning trading Friday, adding to modest losses from a day earlier. Losses in technology and health care stocks outweighed gains elsewhere in the market. Energy companies led the gainers as crude oil prices rose on news that OPEC members will elect to cut production. The government said job growth in November … Continue reading Technology companies lead slide in US stocks; Oil rising

LOS ANGELES | Diddy’s former girlfriend and mother to 3 children dies

LOS ANGELES — Kim Porter, Diddy’s former longtime girlfriend and the mother of three of his children, has died. A representative for Sean “Diddy” Combs confirmed the death of the 47-year-old on Thursday. No further details were immediately available. Diddy and Porter, a former model, were a couple on-and-off from 1994 until they split for … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Diddy’s former girlfriend and mother to 3 children dies

WASHINGTON | AP survey: Health care, immigration high on voters’ minds

WASHINGTON  — Health care and immigration were high on voters’ minds as they cast ballots in the midterm elections, according to a wide-ranging survey of the American electorate conducted by The Associated Press. AP VoteCast also shows a majority of voters considered President Donald Trump a factor in their votes. Control of the Senate and … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP survey: Health care, immigration high on voters’ minds

LOS ANGELES | TV’s Farrah Abraham pleads guilty to resisting police

LOS ANGELES  — Reality TV star Farrah Abraham has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor stemming from a scuffle with security at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Abraham pleaded guilty in a Los Angeles court Friday to a charge of resisting police. The 27-year-old was sentenced to two years’ probation and five days of community labor. Police … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | TV’s Farrah Abraham pleads guilty to resisting police

KARAWANG, Indonesia | The Latest: No European plans to ban Indonesia’s Lion Air

KARAWANG, Indonesia  — The Latest on the crash of a Lion Air plane in Indonesia (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Pope Francis has conveyed his condolences to those affected by the crash of a jetliner minutes after taking off from Indonesia’s capital, likely killing all 189 people on board. The Vatican secretary of state, Cardinal … Continue reading KARAWANG, Indonesia | The Latest: No European plans to ban Indonesia’s Lion Air

LOS ANGELES | Bruce Dern released from hospital after fall while jogging

LOS ANGELES— Actor Bruce Dern has been released from the hospital after a fall during his daily jog in Los Angeles. A representative for the 82-year-old Dern says he was released Friday evening following his fall earlier in the day. The Oscar-nominated actor’s representative says he is in good spirits. No further details were released. … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Bruce Dern released from hospital after fall while jogging

BISMARCK, N.D.  | North Dakota Senate candidate: Kavanaugh allegation ‘absurd’

BISMARCK, N.D.  — North Dakota Republican Senate candidate Kevin Cramer says a sexual assault accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is “even more absurd” than Anita Hill’s 1991 sexual harassment allegation against Clarence Thomas. Cramer says that’s because unlike Hill and Thomas, Kavanaugh and his accuser were teenagers who “evidently were drunk” when the … Continue reading BISMARCK, N.D.  | North Dakota Senate candidate: Kavanaugh allegation ‘absurd’

LOS ANGELES | Goodman guessing he’s ‘mopey’ widower in ‘Roseanne’ spinoff

LOS ANGELES — John Goodman is speculating that this fall’s “Roseanne” spinoff will mean curtains for the matriarch played by Roseanne Barr. In an interview with the Sunday Times of London, Goodman said he wasn’t sure how the new series, titled “The Conners,” will be structured. But he guessed that his character will be “mopey … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Goodman guessing he’s ‘mopey’ widower in ‘Roseanne’ spinoff