By COLLEEN BARRYAssociated Press
MILAN (AP) - The Milan court that convicted Silvio Berlusconi of paying an underage prostitute for sex at his infamous Bunga Bunga parties said Thursday in remarkably raunchy detail that proof of intercourse wasn't necessary to find him guilty.
The court, in a
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are continuing their September rally.
The Dow Jones industrial average closed out its best week since January with a gain of 3 percent.
On Friday the Dow rose 75 points, or 0.5 percent, to 15,376.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose four points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are mostly higher on Wall Street as a September rally resumes.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 63 points, or 0.4 percent, to 15,364 as of noon Friday. The Dow fell 25 points the day before, only its second loss in September. The Dow is up 3.8 percent this month.
By Andrew Housser
The nation's jobless rate fell to 7.4 percent in July with employers adding about 162,000 jobs, according to the U.S. Labor Department. Still, 3.5 million Americans have been out of work for more than a year. The struggling economy has meant business closures, layoffs and
IMPERIAL, Neb. (AP) - A man who abducted his estranged wife from the Lincoln hair salon where she works set her free about 30 hours later, then shot and killed himself in a southwestern Nebraska cornfield, authorities said Sunday.
Officers heard a gunshot coming from the cornfield about two miles
By PETER ORSIAssociated Press
HAVANA (AP) - Cuba's first English-language bookstore offers a selection that would just about stock the lobby of an average Vermont bed and breakfast. Next to what's available in English elsewhere in Havana, it might as well be the Library of Congress.
By MICHELLE CHAPMANAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Revlon is buying Colomer Group, which sells hair dye and other products to beauty salons, for about $660 million, saying the deal will help it reach new salon customers.
The transaction reunites Revlon with its former professional products
By VERENA DOBNIKAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Bird poop for beauty?
That's what goes into facials at a luxury spa where the traditional Japanese treatment using imported Asian nightingale excrement mixed with rice bran goes for $180 a pop.
About 100 women and men go into the Shizuka New York
By RUSSELL CONTRERASAssociated Press
BERNALILLO, N.M. (AP) - A former Albuquerque police officer clutched rosary beads, made the sign of a cross and hugged his lawyer Tuesday as he was cleared of charges he murdered his estranged wife and made it look like a suicide in order to free himself from a
GIRARD, Ohio (AP) - A spate of five-figure water bills in an Ohio city is being blamed on new software, but a pastor jokes his church's $93,000 bill was from using too much holy water.
The July bill sent to St. Rose Catholic Church in Girard near Youngstown was one of many erroneous statements