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...

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...

Harrison Ford uses the force for good

NEW YORK - The battered leather jacket worn by Harrison Ford in the latest “Star Wars” movie has been put up for auction in New York to help a cause dear to the actor’s heart. Ford, 73, signed and donated Han Solo’s  “Star Wars: The Force Aw...

Eagles trade for second overall pick in 2016 NFL Draft

(The Sports Xchange) - The Philadelphia Eagles acquired the second overall pick on Wednesday in the upcoming NFL Draft in a trade with the Cleveland Browns, who get five selections over the next two years.The Eagles have been looking to trade up in the...

Adele to perform at 2016 Grammys

Adele, whose album "25" swiftly became the biggest seller of 2015, is to perform at the 2016 Grammy Awards in February, organizers said on Wednesday.The British singer has not been nominated this year because her comeback album "25" was released in Nov...

Obama administration set to announce U.S. coal program overhaul

WASHINGTON The Obama administration on Friday said it would announce the next steps in its planned overhaul of how the United States manages coal development on federal land, which sources have said includes freezing new leases.U.S. Secretary of the In...

Zimbabwe's main hydro power dam running out of water after drought

KARIBA, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe's main hydro power dam could stop producing electricity in six months if water levels keep falling after the nation's worst drought in more than two decades, an official said on Friday. Zimbabwe and neighboring Zambia both rel...

Nicole Kidman named best actress in London stage awards

LONDON Nicole Kidman won the best actress award for her performance as a DNA researcher in the play "Photograph 51" at the London Evening Standard Theatre Awards on Sunday.James McAvoy won best actor for a revival of "The Ruling Class" while Imelda Sta...

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...

Acclaimed Palestinian theatre in Jerusalem risks closure

JERUSALEM The Palestinian National Theatre, for three decades the leading performing arts and cultural centre for Arabs in Jerusalem, is facing potential closure after running up large municipal debts, its director said on Friday.Known as "Al Hakawati"...