Day: May 14, 2019

Reactions to the death of Doris Day

NEW YORK — Tributes to Doris Day, who died Monday at age 97. “Oh Ms. Day, A Cincinnati girl just like me. How many letters I drafted to you and didn’t send. I could never get it right but they all said the same thing, I love you. […]


US farmers who sell to China feel pain of Beijing’s tariffs

DES MOINES, Iowa  — China’s announcement Monday of higher tariffs on $60 billion of American exports — retaliation for President Donald Trump’s latest penalties on Chinese goods — hit particularly hard in the farm belt. China’s vast consumer market has been a vital source of revenue for American […]

Walmart ups the delivery game with next day shipping

NEW YORK  — Walmart is rolling out next-day delivery on its most popular items, increasing the stakes in the retail shipping wars. The nation’s largest retailer said Tuesday it’s been building a network of more efficient e-commerce distribution centers to make that happen. The next-day service will cover […]

3 dead, 3 missing after small tour planes collide in Alaska

ANCHORAGE :— Three people were killed after two sightseeing airplanes carrying cruise ship tourists collided in midair Monday near a southeast Alaska town, the Coast Guard said. Three others are missing after the collision about 10 miles (16 kilometers) from Ketchikan, Coast Guard Lt. Brian Dykens said. The […]

WhatsApp discovers spyware that infected with a call alone

Spyware crafted by a sophisticated group of hackers-for-hire took advantage of a flaw in the popular WhatsApp communications program to remotely hijack dozens of phones, the company said late Monday. The Financial Times identified the actor as Israel’s NSO Group, and WhatsApp all but confirmed the identification, describing […]

Satellite images show no major damage to ‘sabotaged’ ships

  DUBAI  — Four oil tankers anchored in the Mideast were damaged by what Gulf officials described as sabotage, though satellite images obtained by The Associated Press on Tuesday showed no major visible damage to the vessels. Details of the alleged sabotage to two Saudi, one Norwegian and […]

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