MSNBC.COM - More than a dozen people were hospitalized after lightning struck an
outdoor food festival in Whitby, Ontario, on Sunday, according to
Canadian news reports.
Lightning struck a tent at the Whitby
Ribfest, about 40 miles east of Toronto, just before 2 p.m. ET, leaving
at least 17 people
By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A startup company can continue to send live TV programming to iPhones and other mobile devices in the city despite objections from major broadcasters that say expansion can threaten the free broadcasting of events such as the Super Bowl, a judge
By CALVIN WOODWARDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A look at where Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican presidential rival Mitt Romney stand on a selection of issues:
ABORTION and BIRTH CONTROL:
Obama: Supports abortion rights. Health care law requires contraceptives to be available
By DIDI TANGAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - China's broadcasting and Internet regulators have told Internet video providers that they must prescreen all programs before making them available, tightening state censorship of increasingly popular online drama series and mini-movies.
The new rule
By ALBERT AJI and ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - In a show of force, Syria began large-scale military exercises Sunday to simulate defending the country against outside "aggression." Damascus' staunch ally Iran warned of a "catastrophe" in the region if no political
By JILL LAWLESSAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Britain's Supreme Court took a step toward exposing the names at the heart of Britain's phone hacking scandal Wednesday, ruling that a private investigator convicted of eavesdropping for a Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid must
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Media General Inc. said Monday that it is reorganizing to focus on its core television broadcasting business after the June sale of the majority of its newspapers.
The company said it will combine five regional divisions into two. Each new
By BREE FOWLERAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Calling it the next logical step in a near six-decade evolution, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. said Thursday that it plans to split into two separate publically traded companies.
Under the proposal, one company
By YURI KAGEYAMAAP Business Writer
TOKYO (AP) - The record 9,000 shareholders that packed Sony's annual meeting was no cause for celebration. After four years of losses and a halving of the share price, some angry investors doubt even a new CEO can pull the entertainment and