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Cuba reduces newspaper length due to paper shortage

Apr. 4, 2019 3:55 PM EDT

HAVANA (AP) — The Cuban government says a newsprint shortage is forcing at least six state-run newspapers to cut back on pages and circulation days in a potent sign of the cash shortage confronting the island. The newspaper Granma said in Thursday editions that the Cuban Communist Party organ and several...

Clarification: Apple-Streaming TV story

Mar. 26, 2019 6:40 PM EDT
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — In a story March 25, The Associated Press reported that Apple's new credit card will offer 2 percent cash back. That applies only when using Apple Pay, a mobile version of the card. Using the physical card will earn 1 percent cash back.

Newspapers largely shun Apple's news subscription service

Mar. 26, 2019 3:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Many newspaper publishers — after suffering for a decade from job losses, shrinking ad dollars and circulation declines — are so far shunning Apple's new "Netflix for news" subscription. For $10 a month, Apple News Plus offers articles from more than 300 magazines, but only...

Rare Chinese manuscript found in closet

Mar. 16, 2019 3:06 AM EDT

BEAVER FALLS, Pa. (AP) — The fragile, yellowed, woodblock manuscript is in relatively good condition, remarkable considering its age and the location where it was found: in a dark, dank storage closet in the Beaver Falls Historical Museum in the bowels of the Carnegie Free Library on Seventh Avenue. It's...

Decline in readers, ads leads hundreds of newspapers to fold

Mar. 11, 2019 8:27 AM EDT

WAYNESVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Five minutes late, Darrell Todd Maurina sweeps into a meeting room and plugs in his laptop computer. He places a Wi-Fi hotspot on the table and turns on a digital recorder. The earplug in his left ear is attached to a police scanner in his pants pocket. He wears a tie; Maurina...

Cutbacks in local news leave some communities in the dark

Mar. 10, 2019 11:36 AM EDT

WAYNESVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Five minutes late, Darrell Todd Maurina sweeps into a meeting room and plugs in his laptop computer. He places a Wi-Fi hotspot on the table and turns on a digital recorder. The earplug in his left ear is attached to a police scanner in his pants pocket. Maurina, who posts his work...

Business partner's claims against Winklevoss twins nixed

Mar. 4, 2019 4:44 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge has rejected a business partner's counterclaims against twin brothers who are best known for suing Mark Zuckerberg over the idea for Facebook. The judge ruled Friday that Stephen Shaw's counterclaims against Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss were filed too late. The ruling...