Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...

In Atlantic City: pride, anger, worry as city teeters on edge

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. Inside the dimly lit Moose Lodge 216 last September in Atlantic City, Frank D'Alonzo discussed a few of the ideas he has heard over the years to revitalize the cash-strapped New Jersey gambling hub.A monorail. Water parks. And now a...

Five works from Gurlitt art trove were looted by Nazis, task force finds

BERLIN A task force set up by the German government to determine the ownership history of more than 1,500 art works discovered in 2012 has found that only five were wrongfully taken from Jews, drawing criticism from Jewish groups.German tax inspectors ...

Last year was hottest on record globally: U.S. science agencies

WASHINGTON Last year’s global average temperature was the hottest ever by the widest margin on record, two U.S. government agencies said on Wednesday, adding to pressure for deep greenhouse gas emissions cuts scientists say are needed to arrest warmi...

Former Kenya federation official questions spending priorities

NAIROBI Ex-Athletics Kenya (AK) board member Noah Ngeny has questioned spending priorities at the crisis-hit federation days after stepping down in protest over a lack of action against doping.Ngeny, who quit last weekend as AK athletes' representative...

Chawrasia delights home fans with two-stroke Indian Open win

NEW DELHI SSP Chawrasia staved off the challenge of compatriot Anirban Lahiri and South Korean Wang Jeung-hun to end a run of second-place finishes by winning his home Indian Open for his third European Tour title on Sunday.Chawrasia had finished secon...

Christie's fetes 250 years in business with major British art sale

LONDON From Joshua Reynolds to Lucian Freud, works spanning several centuries of British art will go under the hammer as part of a sale celebrating 250 years since auction house Christie's was founded. The highlights are three major works, led by "Ib a...

Hungary court acquits leaders of firm behind toxic spill

KOLONTAR, Hungary Fifteen people tried in connection with a toxic spill from an alumina reservoir in western Hungary that killed 10 people in 2010 were acquitted on Thursday, an outcome a local mayor said would only serve to further traumatize and ange...

Curry returns as Warriors take 3-1 lead over Trail Blazers

(The Sports Xchange) - Stephen Curry scored 17 of his 40 points in overtime as the Golden State Warriors rallied for a 132-125 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday at the Moda Center.The Warriors grabbed a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven Wes...

Mexican artist Toledo mourns disappeared, murdered in new show

OAXACA, Mexico Bloodshot faces, baked into ceramic pots, grimace in pain. Gnarled fingers poke from ashen clay. A skull and hands, the only remains of a body, grip the top of a wall, trying to escape.They are among more than 100 pieces created by Franc...