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November 17, 2015 - 2:38pm
1 week 5 days ago

App Store Official Charts for the week ending Nov. 15, 2015:

Top Paid iPhone Apps:

1. Minecraft: Pocket Edition, Mojang

2. Minecraft: Story Mode, Telltale Inc

3. Heads Up!, Warner Bros.

4. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB

5. Akinator the Genie, Elokence

6. Bloons TD 5, Ninja Kiwi

7. iMaschine 2, NATIVE INSTRUMENTS GmbH...

November 17, 2015 - 2:30pm
1 week 5 days ago

iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending Nov. 15, 2015:

iTunes Movies US Charts

1. Trainwreck

2. Inside Out (2015)

3. Terminator Genisys

4. Vacation

5. Mr. Holmes

6. SelfLess

7. Jurassic World

8. The Gift (2015)

9. Southpaw

10. The Outfield


November 17, 2015 - 2:26pm
1 week 5 days ago

LINTHICUM, Md. (AP) — The latest on four passengers who were removed from a flight in Maryland after a report of suspicious behavior. (All times local):

2 p.m.

Police say four people were removed from a plane in Maryland after a passenger reported what she believed was suspicious behavior have been released without charges.

First Sgt. Jonathan Green is a spokesman for the Maryland Transportation Authority Police. He says a...

November 17, 2015 - 2:22pm
1 week 5 days ago

MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — A Paris museum is featuring several prints by a renowned wildlife photographer on loan from Northern Michigan University's DeVos Art Museum.

The Mining Journal of Marquette ( ) reports the university's museum has loaned the prints by George Shiras III to the Museum of Hunting and Nature in Paris. Shiras, who died in 1942, developed methods for photographing animals at night in natural habitats, largely in Michigan's Upper...

November 17, 2015 - 2:20pm
1 week 5 days ago best-sellers for week ending Nov. 13, 2015:


1. My Sister's Grave by Robert Dugoni, narrated by Emily Sutton-Smith (Brilliance Audio)

2. Crimson Shore by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child, narrated by Rene Auberjonois (Hachette Audio)

3. The Martian by Andy Weir, narrated by R.C. Bray (Podium Publishing)

4. Winter by Marissa Meyer, narrated by Rebecca Soler (Macmillan...

November 17, 2015 - 2:16pm
1 week 5 days ago

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A prosecutor says a suburban New York police officer charged with assault was captured on video punching and kneeing a suspect at least 18 times during a traffic stop.

The trial for Nassau County Officer Vincent LoGiudice (LOH-joo-deece) opened Tuesday. He has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from an April 2014 traffic stop in Westbury, on Long Island.

Assistant District Attorney Bernadette Ford said the officer was not...

November 17, 2015 - 2:13pm
1 week 5 days ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency wants to set tougher new limits on smokestack emissions from nearly two dozen states that burden downwind areas with air pollution from power plants they can't control.

At the same time, the EPA moved Tuesday to remove two states —South Carolina and Florida — from the "good neighbor" rules, saying they don't contribute significant amounts of smog to other states.

The EPA's proposal follows a...

November 17, 2015 - 2:05pm
1 week 5 days ago

MIAMI (AP) — A Florida jury has been shown a surveillance video depicting the final moments of a young woman's life before she is fatally shot by her husband, who later posted a photo of her body on Facebook.

The video was played Tuesday in the trial of Derek Medina. It shows no sign of the physical attack he claims led him to shoot 27-year-old Jennifer Alfonso in self-defense. The video from a camera inside their South Miami home does not show the entire confrontation,...

November 17, 2015 - 2:00pm
1 week 5 days ago

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former Russian military tank commander has lost a bid to have his conviction on terror-related charges overturned.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch ( ) reports that U.S. District Judge Henry E. Hudson on Monday also denied Irek Hamidullin's bid for a new trial.

A federal jury convicted Hamidullin in August of planning and leading a Taliban attack on U.S. forces in Afghanistan. Hamidullin was found guilty on 15...

November 17, 2015 - 1:54pm
1 week 5 days ago

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man who disappeared from a northern Ohio prison camp in 1959 while serving time for manslaughter and was found this year is set for a public hearing with the board considering whether he should get parole.

Investigators who tracked down Frank Freshwaters in May say he was living off Social Security benefits under an alias at a weathered trailer in rural Brevard County, Florida. The 79-year-old widower was taken back to Ohio and had a closed parole...

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