Money for nothing? Swiss government gives thumbs down

ZURICH The Swiss government urged voters on Friday to reject a campaign calling for everyone to get a minimum guaranteed income no matter how much they work, saying the scheme would cost too much and undermine society.Backers of the proposal, which wil...

Warriors shrug off Curry absence to beat Rockets

(The Sports Xchange) - With Stephen Curry out of action due to an ankle injury Monday night, Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr was comforted knowing he had Shaun Livingston in reserve.Oh, and the 2015 NBA Finals Most Valuable Player, too.Livingsto...

Hulk Hogan's side rests after slamming Gawker in sex tape lawsuit

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Attorneys for wrestling celebrity Hulk Hogan rested their $100 million privacy invasion case against the Gawker news outlet on Friday, wrapping up a lively week of testimony in a Florida lawsuit examining the posting of a sex tape ...

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...

Miss Universe host announces wrong winner before Miss Philippines crowned

The host of the Miss Universe pageant mistakenly announced the wrong winner on Sunday, who then had to give up the crown and hand it over to a 26-year-old actress and model from the Philippines.It was the first edition of the annual beauty show since i...

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...

Bum steer: Freedom has a price for NYC bull saved by Jon Stewart

NEW YORK A bull that bolted on its death march to a New York City slaughterhouse and was rescued with the help of comedian Jon Stewart will find out soon there is a price for freedom.The Angus bull that escaped on Friday, and whose life was spared when...

Actor John Stamos sentenced to three years' probation in DUI case

LOS ANGELES Actor John Stamos pleaded no contest on Tuesday to a misdemeanor charge of driving in Beverly Hills, California, under the influence of a drug and was sentenced to three years' probation, the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office said.Stam...

Trump effigy takes an offal approach to celebrity for HK art show

HONG KONG U.S. Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump has been pilloried in many ways, over his bouffant hair, orange skin and supposedly small hands, but a British artist has now used raw pig and sheep parts to sculpt him for a Hong Kong art...