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  • World Cup hits online streaming record, buzz soars

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Moments after Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez sunk his teeth into an opposing Italian player during Tuesday's World Cup match-up, brands were using the incident to market burgers on Twitter. Suarez's mid-game snack —and Italian forward Mario Balotelli's Twitter plea for a...

  • Matt Lauer: His question to GM boss wasn't sexist

    NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Lauer has no regrets asking General Motors CEO Mary Barra about balancing work and motherhood, saying he sees it as an issue that affects all working parents regardless of their gender. The host of NBC's "Today" show said Friday he'd welcome the same question if it were...

  • After Aereo, what's next for Internet TV?

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Supreme Court shot down Aereo's business model this week, but that doesn't mean customers' desire for a better TV experience is gone. Americans are still fed up with huge channel bundles, high prices, poor service and the lack of ability to watch all their shows on all...

  • The Limited teams up with 'Scandal' for collection

    NEW YORK (AP) — Do you want to look like Olivia Pope? It's handled. Women's fashion retailer The Limited has teamed up with "Scandal" star Kerry Washington and the show's costume designer Lyn Paolo to create a collection inspired by ABC's hit inside-the-Beltway series, the company announced...

  • Supreme Court gives a big win to TV networks, NFL

    The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that an Internet startup can't redistribute television programs from the airwaves to subscribers to watch on portable devices without the company paying the TV networks.

  • AT&T says DirecTV deal could slow price hikes

    NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T's CEO told Congress Tuesday that his company's purchase of DirecTV will help slow increases in programming prices, but won't lead to a decrease in prices. CEO Randall Stephenson spoke to two Congressional committees to defend AT&T's $48.5 billion deal to buy the country's...

  • UK queen visits Belfast set of 'Game of Thrones'

    BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — For Queen Elizabeth II, one throne is enough. The United Kingdom's 88-year-old monarch toured the Belfast sets of the hit HBO series "Game of Thrones" and met many of its stars Tuesday beside the show's sword-covered seat of power, the Iron Throne. Unlike...

  • Egypt president refuses pardon for journalists

    CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi on Tuesday rejected calls from the United States and other Western governments that he pardon or commute the sentences of three Al-Jazeera journalists who were handed heavy prison terms a day earlier in a court ruling that raised...

  • Reporter's father says stunned by Egypt decision

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The father of an Australian journalist jailed in Egypt said his family was stunned by the court's decision to imprison his son, and Australia's prime minister vowed his government would work quickly to free the reporter and get him out of Cairo. Australian Peter...

  • Outcry after Egypt sentences 3 reporters to prison

    CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Monday convicted three Al-Jazeera journalists and sentenced them to seven years in prison on terrorism-related charges after a trial dismissed by rights groups as a politically motivated sham. The verdict brought a landslide of international condemnation and...

  • Fake-handicap fraudsters foiled by reality TV appearances, LinkedIn spam

    America relied on him to protect the U.S. Mint, but if the head of a federal police union can be believed, standing in the cold for a day to witness the inauguration of President Obama helped damage his knee so badly that he had to begin drawing a disability check.

  • 'Game of Thrones' puts Northern Ireland on the map

    BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Giants, dragons and vengeful queens have for generations populated Northern Ireland's folk tales. Now, such creatures are visiting the land in a different version — on the sets for the hit TV show "Game of Thrones." But rather than spells and destruction,...

  • Hillary Clinton really, really wants to sell you her book

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is currently on a national tour to promote her new book, Hard Choices.

  • Hillary Clinton: Keep investigating the IRS

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says "the investigation needs to continue" into possible wrongdoing at the Internal Revenue Service -- a position that puts her at odds with many fellow Democrats.

  • VIDEO: Daytime TV's Dr. Oz grilled over weight loss products

    Dr. Mehmet Oz — host of "The Dr. Oz Show" — found himself on the defensive against a Senate subcommittee Tuesday, as lawmakers grilled him about weight loss products and deceptive advertising.



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