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Iran blames deadly unrest on outsiders, including US

Nov. 20, 2019 1:04 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — As a cold rain fell on a suburb of Iran’s capital on Wednesday, women swallowed by black chadors and men in green military-style jackets walked alongside the flag-draped coffin of a Revolutionary Guard member, one of over 100 people reported to be killed in...

Fox hosts bash hearings their network spends hours showing

Nov. 20, 2019 12:31 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The reviews are biting: “mind-numbingly dull,” “a huge dud” and “a frickin’ joke.” Yet they’re coming from an unusual place — Fox News Channel personalities talking about the programming that their network has spent hours...

WCAX-TV: fire at transmission tower interrupts signal

Nov. 19, 2019 5:14 PM EST

STOWE, Vt. (AP) — WCAX-TV reports that a fire at its transmission tower on Mount Mansfield in Stowe has interrupted its broadcast signal. The television station says the fire was discovered around 2:45 p.m. on Tuesday. It says fire crews as well as WCAX crews are on the scene. It said that no injuries were...

Nielsen's top programs for Nov. 11-17

Nov. 19, 2019 4:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Nov. 11-17. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: Seattle at San Francisco, ESPN, 16.95 million. 2. NFL Football: Chicago at L.A. Rams, NBC, 16.85 million. 3. NFL Football: Pittsburgh at Cleveland, Fox,...

CBS takes weekly Nielsen crown behind ’60 Minutes’

Nov. 19, 2019 4:25 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS won the television ratings crown last week despite being without the most valuable ratings commodity in this era, a prime-time football game. Two relatively lackluster games on NBC and Fox last week enabled CBS' strong entertainment schedule to rule the week, the Nielsen company said....

“Heidi” interrupted Jets-Raiders, affected NFL TV coverage

Nov. 19, 2019 1:17 PM EST

No young woman has had more of an effect on NFL TV coverage than Heidi. Yes, the heroine of the children’s classic. In 1968, she had much of football nation in an uproar when she interrupted the final minutes of the Jets game at Oakland. Fans of the AFL, which already had agreed to a merger with the NFL...

The Latest: Coroner releases Fresno shooting victims’ names

Nov. 18, 2019 5:02 PM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly shooting at a backyard party in central California (all times local): 1:55 p.m. A coroner’s office has identified the four people who died in a targeted shooting at a backyard party in Fresno, California. Ten people were shot in all. The Fresno County...

Groundbreaking held for Facebook broadband project in WVa

Nov. 18, 2019 3:25 PM EST

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A groundbreaking has been held on Facebook’s plan to expand broadband internet in West Virginia. Gov. Jim Justice, U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito and others attended a ceremony Monday in Beckley. Facebook is building a fiber optic cable network in a portion of West Virginia...

Serbia’s president released from hospital

Nov. 18, 2019 6:30 AM EST

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s president has been released from the hospital where he was treated for cardiovascular problems over the weekend. State TV broadcaster RTS quoted officials as saying Aleksandar Vucic is feeling better after being admitted to the military hospital in Belgrade on...

Groundbreaking set for Facebook broadband project in WVa

Nov. 17, 2019 2:05 PM EST

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A groundbreaking is set on Facebook’s plan to expand broadband internet in West Virginia. Gov. Jim Justice says he will attend a ceremony Monday in Beckley. The governor’s office says in a news release that the social media company is building a high-capacity fiber optic...