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Deemed dangerous, Epstein denied bail in sex abuse case

Deemed dangerous, Epstein denied bail in sex abuse case

NEW YORK — A judge denied bail for jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges Thursday, saying he poses a danger to the public and might use his "great wealth and vast resources" to flee the country.
Sally Field, 'Sesame Street' to receive Kennedy Center award

Sally Field, 'Sesame Street' to receive Kennedy Center award

WASHINGTON — Actress Sally Field and the long-running children's TV show "Sesame Street" are in the latest class of Kennedy Center Honors recipients.
Kevin Spacey's legal woes persist even with groping case out

Kevin Spacey's legal woes persist even with groping case out

BOSTON — Kevin Spacey's legal woes are not over, despite the collapse of the only criminal case brought against the two-time Oscar winner since he became mired in sexual misconduct allegations.
Iran state TV: Iranian forces seize foreign oil tanker, crew

Iran state TV: Iranian forces seize foreign oil tanker, crew

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran said Thursday its Revolutionary Guard seized a foreign oil tanker and its crew of 12 for smuggling fuel out of the country, and hours later released video showing the vessel to be a United Arab Emirates-based ship t

Jet2 sends big bill to passenger for flight return to London

LONDON — A passenger accused of severe misbehaviour on a Jet2 flight that had to return to London's Stansted Airport in June has received a huge bill from the airline.
Anime studio hit by deadly fire is known for skill, fan base

Anime studio hit by deadly fire is known for skill, fan base

TOKYO — It may not be as famous as Japanese anime legend Studio Ghibli, but Kyoto Animation has many core fans and is known as a team of skilled animators that provides top-quality work for others and can produce its own hits, such as "Lucky Star," '

Toddler dies after wandering off, falling into Butte creek

PALMER, Alaska — A 17-month-old girl died after falling into Bodenburg Creek near Butte (byoot) in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. Alaska State Troopers shortly after 8 p.m. Tuesday received a call that the toddler had wandered away.
Deneuve, Hawke film 'The Truth' to open Venice Film Festival

Deneuve, Hawke film 'The Truth' to open Venice Film Festival

LOS ANGELES — The 76TH Venice Film Festival is opening with Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda's "The Truth.
Montana, North Dakota push against Washington state rail law

Montana, North Dakota push against Washington state rail law

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EU fines chipmaker Qualcomm for 'predatory pricing'

EU fines chipmaker Qualcomm for 'predatory pricing'

BRUSSELS — In yet another European Union move against a U.S. tech company, the bloc's antitrust chief on Thursday fined chipmaker Qualcomm $271 million, accusing it of "predatory pricing" to drive a competitor out of the market.