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LOS ANGELES (AP) " A SpaceX rocket delivered 10 satellites to low-Earth orbit on Friday, completing a two-year campaign by Iridium Communications Inc. to replace its original fleet with a new generation of mobile communication technology and added global aircraft tracking capability.The Falcon 9...

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Whole Foods discontinuing value-focused 365 store concept

Whole Foods Market is going to discontinue its smaller, value-based 365-brand concept stores, according to an internal memo from CEO John Mackey obtained Friday.In the memo, Mackey said the grocery chain will continue to operate its 12 existing 365-brand stores but will not open any new stores, and...

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Whole Foods Market is going to discontinue its smaller, value-based 365-brand concept stores, according to an internal memo from CEO John Mackey obtained Friday.In the memo, Mackey said the grocery chain will continue to operate its 12 existing 365-brand stores but will not open any new stores, and...

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Wisconsin man arrested in teen's abduction, parents' deaths

BARRON, Wis. (AP) " A 21-year-old man shot a Wisconsin couple to death at their home in a scheme to kidnap their teenage daughter, then held the girl captive for three months in an isolated north woods town before she managed to escape, authorities said Friday.Jayme Closs, 13, was skinny, disheveled...

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US flu season poised to be milder than last year's harsh one

NEW YORK (AP) " It's early, but the current flu season is shaping up to be gentler than last winter's unusually brutal one, U.S. health officials said.In most parts of the country, most illnesses right now are being caused by a flu strain that leads to fewer hospitalizations and deaths as the kind...

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If Ernest T. Gunter II was sentenced under today's laws, he would spend the rest of his life on parole; however, upon his release on Jan. 28, he will only be supervised for 5 years

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If Ernest T. Gunter II was sentenced under today's laws, he would spend the rest of his life on parole; however, upon his release on Jan. 28, he will only be supervised for 5 years

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Police: Fugitive in Vegas manicurist death found in Arizona

LAS VEGAS (AP) " A 21-year-old woman sought for almost two weeks by authorities in Las Vegas after allegedly skipping out on a $35 manicure and using a stolen car to run over and kill a manicurist has been arrested in Arizona, police said Friday.Krystal Whipple was taken into custody by a team of...

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Saudi woman fleeing alleged abuse heads for asylum in Canada

BANGKOK (AP) " An 18-year-old Saudi woman who said she was abused by her family and feared for her life if deported back home left Thailand on Friday night for Canada, which has granted her asylum, officials said.The fast-moving developments capped an eventful week for Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun. She...

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'Lucky' Ohio teen uses elbow to escape car submerged in lake

A 17-year-old Ohio student driving to Northwest High Thursday morning hit some ice, sending his vehicle down an embankment and into a frigid lake.The car shut down as water from Lake Lucerne surrounded the vehicle. The dome light went out. The power windows were locked.Joshua Robinson, a senior,...

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Bernie Sanders faces questions about political future

NEW YORK (AP) " Allies of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are rallying behind the embattled presidential prospect even as they reluctantly begin to ponder the painful possibility of a 2020 campaign without him.The 77-year-old self-described democratic socialist is the most prominent contender to face a...

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The Latest: Neighbor says she didn't see teen near cabin

BARRON, Wis. (AP) " The Latest on a Wisconsin teenager who was found alive three months after disappearing following her parents' deaths (all times local):10:35 a.m.A neighbor says she and her husband had problems years ago with the man suspected of kidnapping a Wisconsin teenager and killing her...

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Wisconsin man, 21, arrested in teen's abduction

BARRON, Wis. (AP) " A 21-year-old man is jailed in the deaths of a Wisconsin couple he killed because he wanted to kidnap their teenage daughter, investigators said Friday, a day after the girl approached a stranger along a rural road saying she'd been abducted in October and held against her...

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US flu season appears milder, one year after brutal one

NEW YORK (AP) " It's early, but officials say the current flu season is shaping up to be gentler than last winter's unusually brutal one.In most parts of the country right now, the flu strain causing the most illness is a somewhat milder virus. It tends not to cause as many hospitalizations and...

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APNewsBreak: US approved thousands of child bride requests

WASHINGTON (AP) " Thousands of requests by men to bring in child and adolescent brides to live in the United States were approved over the past decade, according to government data obtained by The Associated Press. In one case, a 49-year-old man applied for admission for a 15-year-old girl.The...

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Wisconsin town rejoices after missing teen found alive

MADISON, Wis. (AP) " A Wisconsin teenager missing for nearly three months after her parents were killed in the family home was found alive barely an hour's drive away, by a woman who stumbled across the 13-year-old girl and pounded on her neighbors' door shouting: "This is Jayme Closs! Call...

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Happy New Year!If you are a smoker planning to quit in 2019, congratulations! You have made the best decision for you and your family.For those who haven’t considered quitting, did you know that smoking kills up to half of all long-term users, and secondhand smoke puts families and pets at risk,...

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Happy New Year!If you are a smoker planning to quit in 2019, congratulations! You have made the best decision for you and your family.For those who haven’t considered quitting, did you know that smoking kills up to half of all long-term users, and secondhand smoke puts families and pets at risk,...

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A West Bloomfield woman and her 7-year-old daughter were injured after a 2019 Jeep SUV slid off Routes 5 and 20 in West Bloomfield and overturned in a ditch on Thursday.Ruth Smith, 45, of West Bloomfield, was driving the SUV around 7:52 a.m. Jan. 10 when the accident happened, according to the...

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Detained Nissan's ex-chair Ghosn recovers from fever

TOKYO (AP) " Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn has recovered from a fever, his lawyer Motonari Ohtsuru said Friday as the 64-year-old executive's latest detention period was set to expire.His wife Carole Ghosn issued a statement overnight out of Paris, expressing concern over his sickness."I am...

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