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Ongoing fighting in Iraq's Anbar hits businesses

Ongoing fighting in Iraq's Anbar hits businessesBAGHDAD (AP) — Fighting in Iraq's western Anbar province, now in its fifth month, appears to have bogged down, with government forces unable to drive out Islamic militants who took over one of the area's main cities. But the impact is being felt much further, with the repercussions rippling through the country's economy to hit c

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Stocks mostly higher on mixed earnings reports

Stocks mostly higher on mixed earnings reportsNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are mostly higher late Friday afternoon as indexes drift between small gains and losses at the end of the first-quarter corporate earnings season. CBS dropped 3 percent on disappointing revenue.

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Suspect in Ga. pitchfork robbery arrested in Tenn.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a suspect in the pitchfork robbery of a Waffle House in Georgia and a killing in Tennessee.... Read more...

US-bound flight from Italy diverted over sick crew

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A US Airways flight from Italy to Philadelphia has been diverted to Ireland after several flight attendants fell ill.... Read more...

Texas man arrested for suspected premarital sex with 16-year-old wife

By Amanda Orr HOUSTON (Reuters) - The marriage may be legal but the suspected premarital sex was not, authorities said on Saturday after arresting a 41-year-old Houston-area drama teacher for the alleged sexual assault of a child, his 16-year-old wife. Ilich Guardiola, who also works as a voice actor in Japanese animations, was pulled over in a traffic stop in the Houston suburb of Spring Valley last month and later questioned about his... Read more...

Eurovision-winning drag queen returns in triumph

Eurovision-winning drag queen returns in triumphVIENNA (AP) — Bearded drag queen Conchita Wurst made a triumphant return to Austria on Sunday after winning the Eurovision Song Contest in what the country's president called a victory for tolerance in Europe.

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