'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...

Supreme Court rejects appeal in shareholder suit against BP

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined a request from shareholders seeking to revive their class action lawsuit against BP (BP.L) claiming the British oil company misrepresented its safety procedures prior to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil s...

Gawker could still win Hulk Hogan case despite $115 million verdict: legal experts

NEW YORK The $115 million a Florida jury awarded to Hulk Hogan on Friday may seem like a big blow to the website Gawker, but the media company could ultimately prevail in its court battle with the flamboyant wrestler, legal experts say.Hogan had sued t...

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...

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...

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...

Rossi loses out to Indonesia but still hopeful

American Alexander Rossi said he lost his chance of racing for Manor in Formula One this season because Rio Haryanto's Indonesian backers had offered the team more money, but was hopeful the dream was not over."I always knew going up against a country ...

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...

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 ...

Disney to host 6th annual Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine classic

Fall is definitely the season for foodies, and if you’re calendar wasn’t full already, Walt Disney World Resort has added yet another gastronomical gathering to the list. The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel will host its sixth annual Swan an...