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 ...

Southern U.S. flooding causes closure of major highway

SAN ANTONIO Flooding caused by days of heavy rain forced the closure on Tuesday of a section of a major U.S. highway on the Louisiana-Texas border along the rising Sabine River, officials said.At least five people have been killed in storms in Southern...

See now, buy when? Catwalk-to-shop retail model divides brands

MILAN/LONDON With minutes until show time, a group of seamstresses are adding the final touches to designer Ermanno Scervino's latest creations to be unveiled on the catwalk.Embellished coats, mosaic print suits and lace dresses are among the outfits t...

'The Wire' actor Pierce arrested after scuffle over Democratic politics

ATLANTA Actor Wendell Pierce, who starred in HBO's "The Wire," was arrested in Atlanta over the weekend and charged with battery after an altercation sparked by differences in opinion about the U.S. presidential race, police said on Monday.The incident...

Food, Wine Find a Perfect Blend in Picturesque Avila Beach

Between the Olde Port Inn and Kelsey See Canyon Vineyards, you’ll get a delicious taste of the Central Coast. f you’re looking for an idyllic setting to enjoy a day of delectable food and wine, head to Avila Beach in San Luis Obispo County. The area...

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...

Federer comes clean on how he injured knee bathing twins

Roger Federer, not known for serious slip-ups in his flowing run to a record 17 grand slam singles titles, has come clean about the left knee injury that sidelined him for nearly two months.The Swiss maestro, who will resume competition at the Miami Op...

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...

New art museum seeks to shed dangerous image of Brussels' Molenbeek

BRUSSELS A new art museum has opened its doors in Brussels' Molenbeek district hoping to help shed the negative image of the area, most recently linked to the deadly attacks in Paris and the Belgian capital.The Millennium Iconoclast Museum of Art (MIMA...

Raptors hold off Cavs, even East finals at 2-2

(The Sports Xchange) - Kyle Lowry scored 35 points and DeMar DeRozan added 32 as the Toronto Raptors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-99 on Monday to tie the Eastern Conference finals at two wins each.In winning their second consecutive game, the R...