Nancy Reagan remembered at funeral for fierce loyalty to husband

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. First lady Michelle Obama and representatives from nine former presidential families led a bipartisan gathering of politicians and celebrities in paying memorial tribute to Nancy Reagan, whose love for her late husband, Ronald Reaga...

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 ...

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...

Sale rips White Sox for 'business first' mentality

Pitcher Chris Sale said on Monday it was the Chicago White Sox putting ‘business first over winning’ that caused him to boil over and led the team to discipline him. Sale was suspended five games by the White Sox due to an incident on Saturday w...

British television magician Paul Daniels dies

LONDON British television magician Paul Daniels has died at the age of 77, after being diagnosed with an incurable brain tumor last month."The TV star... passed away peacefully at home with (his wife) Debbie at his side in the early hours of this morni...

Asian Food Wine Pairings

Spicy, Salty, Sweet, Sour, Bitter. Pairing wine with Asian food can often be a bit daunting and complicated. For so many Asian dishes, particularly Vietnamese food, there are so many layers of flavors and ingredients. The range of flavors from spicy to s...

Wildfire in Alberta's energy heartland forces thousands to flee

CALGARY, Alberta Alberta is racing to evacuate thousands of people as an uncontrolled wildfire burns near Fort McMurray, in the heart of Canada's oil sands region, forcing residents to flee north to safety on Tuesday.Alberta appealed for help from othe...

At Milan Fashion Week, Cinderella goes to Dolce & Gabbana

MILAN It will be a fairytale wardrobe for Dolce & Gabbana fans next winter, with the Italian fashion brand presenting enchanting fantasy creations for its latest womenswear line at Milan Fashion Week on Sunday.Against a backdrop of an open story book, ...

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...

Prada offers 'see now, buy now' bags straight off the Milan catwalk

MILAN Italy's Prada blended military, nautical and 1940s looks for women next fall at Milan Fashion Week and joined in on the "see now, buy now" retail model by offering two new styles of bag at selected outlets from Friday.Miuccia Prada, regarded as a...