Judge refuses to toss model's defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby

LOS ANGELES Bill Cosby on Tuesday lost his bid to throw out a defamation lawsuit brought against the comedian and his former lawyer by supermodel Janice Dickinson, clearing the way for a trial in the sensational case.Dickinson claims in the Los Angeles...

The 3 Tastiest Food And Wine Festivals This Fall

Head west already -- where the top gourmand-loving festivities are about to kick off. Thanks to the weather gods, the temperatures are still warm out west, making California the perfect spot for the yummiest food and wine tasting events this fall. Sunny ...

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...

Emissions standards a factor in Delta's Bombardier jets deal: Delta executive

ATLANTA Concern over future U.N. aircraft emissions standards was a factor in a Delta Air Lines Inc deal announced this week to buy 75 new CS100 jets from Bombardier Inc, a Delta executive said on Friday.Delta's decision was in part because the planes ...

First-month Oregon pot sales tax receipts far exceed projections

PORTLAND, Ore. The first month of taxable commercial sales of recreational marijuana in Oregon generated nearly $3.5 million in tax revenues, far exceeding projections, the state Department of Revenue has reported.Oregon's marijuana tax receipts from J...

A model first: woman with Down Syndrome stars in beauty campaign

NEW YORK - Hair care line Beauty & Pin-ups is changing the face of beauty with Katie Meade, the first woman with Down syndrome to star in a beauty campaign.The 32-year old is the face of the company's hair rescue masque called "Fearless"."The line is a...

U.N. tombstone listing celebrated as rare joint success in Balkans

SARAJEVO A World Heritage listing for 70,000 medieval tombstones spread across four countries that emerged from Yugoslavia's bloody break up in the 1990s was praised on Monday as a rare example of successful cooperation between the former foes.Bosnia, ...

FIFA says Thailand's Makudi banned for three months

ZURICH FIFA's disciplinary committee has banned Worawi Makudi, former president of the Football Association of Thailand and a former member of the FIFA Executive Committee, for three months for failing to comply with an earlier suspension, FIFA said.Th...

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...

Universal LA theme park hopes fans buy into new 'Harry Potter' world

LOS ANGELES From the cobblestone alleyways to the snow-capped roofs, fans of "Harry Potter" will be able to immerse themselves into a new "Wizarding World" attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood, and the theme park is betting on their purchasing pow...