Latest Online news media News

Carriage stolen from Alabama church parking lot recovered

Sep. 28, 2021 08:51 AM EDT

BRIGHTON, Ala. (AP) — Police have recovered a horse-drawn carriage that was stolen from a church parking lot near Birmingham ahead of a funeral. The carriage and the trailer it was on were found Monday behind a home about 20 miles (32 km) from the church in Brighton...

Far-right cryptocurrency follows ideology across borders

Sep. 28, 2021 04:21 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Daily Stormer website advocates for the purity of the white race, posts hate-filled, conspiratorial screeds against Blacks, Jews and women and has helped inspire at least three racially motivated murders. It has also made its founder, Andrew Anglin, a millionaire. ...

Tommy Thompson on water skiing: 'I know you think I'm nuts'

Sep. 21, 2021 17:51 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Tommy Thompson said people may think he was “nuts" for water skiing at age 79, but the interim University of Wisconsin president said Tuesday he got on the skis earlier this month to “give it to the old college try” before summer ends. ...

Lawyer says US journalist in Myanmar jail seems disheartened

Sep. 20, 2021 20:46 PM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — U.S. journalist Danny Fenster, imprisoned in Myanmar for almost four months while awaiting trial, appeared disheartened during a court hearing Monday, his lawyer said. Fenster has been charged with incitement — spreading inflammatory information — an...

Chattanooga newspaper moving to digital publishing

Sep. 11, 2021 16:39 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The publisher of the Chattanooga Times Free Press is investing millions of dollars in a plan to move the newspaper’s print edition subscribers to a mostly digital format. The plan will cease delivery of the print edition of the newspaper by...

Family vows to win freedom of US journalist held in Myanmar

Aug. 31, 2021 16:24 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The parents and brother of an American journalist who has been detained in Myanmar for 100 days vowed Tuesday to never stop working to secure his release. Danny Fenster, 37, is managing editor of Frontier Myanmar, an independent online news outlet based...

After months, Egypt frees reporter, activist, YouTube star

Aug. 30, 2021 12:46 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has released an online comedian, a journalist and a political activist after they spent months in pre-trail detention, two lawyers said Monday. It was the latest in a series of recent releases amid concerns by the United States and international...

Germany's Axel Springer to acquire Politico, Protocol

Aug. 26, 2021 14:55 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Germany publishing company Axel Springer said Thursday that it has signed a deal to buy the U.S.-based political news company Politico and the tech news site Protocol from founder Robert L. Allbritton for an undisclosed sum. Axel Springer said the purchase...

Massage parlor owner pleads guilty to enticing prostitution

Aug. 25, 2021 18:13 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A woman who owned and operated massage parlors in Montana, and has previous convictions related to prostitution, has pleaded guilty to charges alleging she enticed women to provide prostitution services to customers in Billings, the U.S. Attorney's Office said...

AP urges DeSantis to end bullying aimed at reporter

Aug. 20, 2021 20:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter suspended the account of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' press secretary for violating rules on “abusive behavior” after The Associated Press said her conduct led to a reporter receiving threats and other online abuse. The DeSantis aide, Christina...