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LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey university is selling its music college to a Chinese company.Lawrence-based Rider University had announced in February that it had a non-binding, $40 million deal in place to sell Westminster Choir College in Princeton to Kaiwen Education.The school …
Mail-order weed? You betcha!With nationwide marijuana legalization in Canada on the horizon, the industry is shaping up differently there than the way it was established in nine U.S. states that have similarly broad legalization. Age limits, government involvement in distribution and sales, and …
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal indictment accuses a 56-year-old Iranian businessman of trying to smuggle materials used in the missile industry and restricted under nuclear-nonproliferation rules from Illinois to Iran.Federal prosecutors said Thursday that Saeed Valadbaigi plotted in 2011 to …
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Melania Trump's visit to a Texas facility housing migrant children (all times local):12:45 p.m.Third-graders at a facility housing migrant children separated from their parents welcomed first lady Melania Trump with a large paper American flag they'd …
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a suspect arrested in rapper XXXTentacion's shooting death (all times local):1:50 p.m.A Florida judge has ordered a suspect in the killing of rapper XXXTentacion (Ex Ex Ex ten-ta-see-YAWN) to be held without bond.Twenty-two year old Dedrick Williams …
EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) — A 17-year-old boy fatally shot by a police officer in Pennsylvania seconds after he fled a traffic stop did not pose a threat to anyone, a lawyer for the family of the teen said.Civil rights attorney S. Lee Merritt said late Wednesday that he doesn't see any …
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman who escaped her apartment after her ex-husband started beating her told a 911 dispatcher she didn't want to leave her four children alone with him too long "because he might do something."When Orlando police showed up just before midnight on June 10, …
CAIRO (AP) — President Donald Trump's Mideast team arrived in Egypt on Thursday, the White House said, the latest stop in a regional tour to discuss a blueprint for an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal.Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner and Mideast envoy Jason Greenblatt met …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — George Clooney, this is your life.The American Film Institute hosted a star-studded gala earlier this month to honor the Oscar-winner's achievements as an actor, director and activist. The evening kicked off with a video message from former President Barack Obama, and …
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a consumer watchdog group's warning about 10 types of potentially unsafe summer toys (all times local):1:30 p.m.A consumer watchdog group says the recent drowning of Olympic skier Bode (BOH'-dee) Miller's toddler daughter underscores how unsafe swimming pools can …
MOSCOW (AP) — Outside Moscow's giant Luzhniki Stadium, in a sea of Mexican and German fans frothing with World Cup pre-game fervor, four Chinese football enthusiasts huddled together and agonized: Should they sell their tickets?Dressed for the sold-out match in a Die Mannschaft jersey, …
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Two mayoral candidates in two different Mexican towns have been killed in less than 24 hours, marking a total of at least 18 candidates killed so far in campaigns leading up to the July 1 elections.An independent mayoral candidate was gunned down in the conflict-ridden …
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Philadelphia Eagles player and "America's Got Talent" finalist Jon Dorenbos is sharing in the Super Bowl magic despite not playing with the team last season.The Eagles posted a video Thursday on Twitter of Dorenbos receiving a Super Bowl ring. Dorenbos was a …
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California parents accused of shackling their kids (all times local):10:15 a.m.Seven adult children of a California couple accused of years of abuse against their kids appeared for a court hearing involving their guardianship.Jack Osborn, a lawyer for …
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents following President Donald Trump's order allowing them to reamin with their parents (all times local):11:20 a.m.The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Portland has been closed for a …
GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the pope's visit to Geneva (all times local):7:20 p.m.Pope Francis stumbled behind the altar after celebrating Mass in Geneva, but aides caught him, preventing a fall.Francis had just given the faithful his blessing in French at Thursday's Mass in an exhibition …
WOODSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, raised kittens and once playfully tried on the glasses of the late actor Robin Williams, has died. She was 46.The Gorilla Foundation says the western lowland gorilla died in her sleep at the foundation's preserve in …
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nine Minnesota businesses that rely on the Boundary Waters Canoe Area sued the Interior Department and its Bureau of Land Management on Thursday, challenging their decision to reinstate the federal mineral rights leases for the proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine near …
LEXINGTON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man admitted Thursday that he killed two Roman Catholic nuns, pleading guilty to murder in an agreement that avoided the death penalty, which was opposed by the women's families and their religious orders.Rodney Earl Sanders made the pleas to two counts …
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants in Europe (all times local):7:15 p.m.Leaders from four countries in Eastern Europe will not be attending a weekend emergency meeting about migration in Brussels.Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Thursday that all four members of …

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