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Spain launches app to fight trafficking of protected timber

Dec. 5, 2019 8:50 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Ministry for Ecological Transition has launched a mobile app to fight the trafficking of tropical species of timber, one of the world’s greatest environmental crimes. The kit includes a guide of protected timber species, tools to obtain wood samples and an app that,...

Kid Rock's Detroit eatery closing after his anti-Oprah rant

Dec. 4, 2019 4:33 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A Kid Rock-owned restaurant in Detroit's Little Caesars Arena will close once its licensing agreement expires this spring, the singer and arena operator announced separately Wednesday. The severing of ties between the suburban Detroit-born musician and Ilitch Holdings came days after video...

The top 10 books on Apple Books-US

Dec. 3, 2019 1:31 PM EST

Apple Book charts for week ending December 1, 2019: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher) 1. The Rise of Magicks by Nora Roberts - 9781250123060 - (St. Martin's Publishing Group) 2. A Minute to Midnight by David Baldacci - 9781538761625 - (Grand Central Publishing) 3. Criss Cross by James Patterson -...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Dec. 3, 2019 1:29 PM EST

App Store Official Charts for the week ending December 1, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 2. Minecraft, Mojang 3. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 4. NBA 2K20, 2K 5. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 6. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 7. Terraria, 505 Games (US), Inc. 8. Plague Inc.,...

Fracas after high school football game under investigation

Nov. 27, 2019 4:54 PM EST

WALLED LAKE, Mich. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the actions of spectators and players that followed a Michigan high school semifinal football game. The Oakland County sheriff’s office said Wednesday that unsportsmanlike conduct and unnecessary roughness penalties prompted referees to stop...

The top 10 books on Apple Books-US

Nov. 26, 2019 1:49 PM EST

Apple Book charts for week ending November 24, 2019: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher) 1. A Minute to Midnight by David Baldacci - 9781538761625 - (Grand Central Publishing) 2. A Warning by Anonymous - 9781538718476 - (Grand Central Publishing) 3. Tom Clancy Code of Honor by Marc Cameron -...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Nov. 26, 2019 1:47 PM EST

App Store Official Charts for the week ending November 24, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft., Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Human Anatomy Atlas 2020, Visible Body 4. Dirt Trackin 2, BENNETT RACING SIMULATIONS, LLC 5. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations 6. iSchedule, HotSchedules 7. Geometry Dash, RobTop...

Sports betting approved in New Hampshire for next year

Nov. 25, 2019 4:11 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Lottery Commission approved a sports-betting contract with DraftKings on Monday, paving the way for the state to become the second in New England to allow wagering on games. The Executive Council, an advisory body to Republican Gov. Chris Sununu, voted Monday to...

Secret documents reveal how China mass detention camps work

Nov. 25, 2019 12:42 PM EST

The watch towers, double-locked doors and video surveillance in the Chinese camps are there “to prevent escapes.” Uighurs and other minorities held inside are scored on how well they speak the dominant Mandarin language and follow strict rules on everything down to bathing and using the toilet,...

Muted launch for Google's game-streaming service Stadia

Nov. 20, 2019 5:54 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Google’s new game-streaming service Stadia demonstrates the possibilities of gaming from the cloud, but experts say it’s hindered by a lack of compelling video games and a convoluted pricing scheme. Piers Harding-Rolls, head of games research at IHS Markit, called...