Media

Man arrested in brief Netherlands hostage-taking

Aug 17, 2017

Dutch police say a man armed with a knife who briefly held a woman hostage at a radio station in the Netherlands has been arrested

Cambodia's tax agency denies crackdown is political

Aug 17, 2017

Cambodian tax authorities have denied there is a political motive for a crackdown on delinquent taxpayers that prominently targets media and civil society organizations critical of the government

Trump isolation growing as business panels dismantled

Aug 17, 2017

President Donald Trump has abruptly dismantled two of his White House business councils as he attempts to manage his increasing isolation and the continued fallout from his combative comments on racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia

Neo-Nazi site's publisher says he's got no home on internet

Aug 16, 2017

A neo-Nazi publisher says his website, The Daily Stormer, has "effectively been banned from the internet" after mocking the victim of a deadly car attack at a white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Raw feelings close to the surface at Fox over Trump remarks

Aug 16, 2017

Fox News Channel anchor Kat Timpf says she's taken aback and threatened by the angry response to her comments criticizing President Donald Trump's reaction to the Charlottesville protest

Mayweather and McGregor will fight in smaller gloves

Aug 16, 2017

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor will fight with smaller gloves, though not nearly as small as the ones McGregor is used to wearing

Facebook bans white nationalist's accounts over hate speech

Aug 16, 2017

Facebook has banned the Facebook and Instagram accounts of a white nationalist who attended a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that ended in deadly violence

Call the fashion cops: 'Jorts-wearing bandit' hits St. Louis

Aug 16, 2017

Officers: Along with real law enforcement, anyone who spots a man suspected of robbing Missouri stores in jean shorts urged to call "the fashion police"

Israel revokes Al-Jazeera reporter's press permit

Aug 16, 2017

Israel says it is revoking the press credentials of an Al-Jazeera reporter after he told another TV station that the work of Palestinian journalists is part of the "resistance."

'Alice Isn't Dead' podcast being adapted for print and TV

Aug 16, 2017

'Alice Isn't Dead' is taking on new lives: Harper Perennial and Universal Cable Productions told The Associated Press on Wednesday that a novel and television program are planned for the popular podcast about a truck driver searching for her missing wife