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FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2016, file photo, Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Banking Committee. Federal regulators have slapped former Wells Fargo Chief Executive Stumpf with a $17.5 million fine for his role in the bank's sales practices scandal. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Former Wells Fargo CEO fined $17.5M for sales scandal

Jan. 23, 2020 2:59 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal regulators have slapped former Wells Fargo Chief Executive John Stumpf with a $17.5 million fine for his role in the bank's sales practices scandal. Stumpf also accepted a lifetime ban from the banking industry. Along with its fine against Stumpf, the Office of the Comptroller of...

Woman charged in the fatal stabbing of ex-boyfriend's friend

Jan. 23, 2020 2:43 PM EST

MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York woman accused of fatally stabbing a friend of her ex-boyfriend has been arrested and charged, police said. Chelsea Johnson, 19, was charged Wednesday with second-degree murder in connection with the killing of 17-year-old Roy Boyd, of Middletown, local police...

Actress Annabella Sciorra, right, arrives as a witness in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial, in New York, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Annabella Sciorra: Harvey Weinstein held me down, raped me

Jan. 23, 2020 2:35 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — “Sopranos” actress Annabella Sciorra confronted Harvey Weinstein from the witness stand Thursday, testifying that the former Hollywood studio boss overpowered and raped her and made other crude overtures that included sending her X-rated chocolates and showing up uninvited in...

Killer of 4-year-old boy in NY denied parole for 10th time

Jan. 23, 2020 2:17 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Eric M. Smith, who was 13 when he killed a 4-year-old boy with a rock in western New York, has been denied parole for a 10th time, state corrections officials confirmed Thursday. Smith, now 40, was convicted of second-degree murder in 1994 and sentenced to nine years to life in prison...

Passengers wear protective face masks at the departure hall of the high speed train station in Hong Kong, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. China closed off a city of more than 11 million people Thursday, halting transportation and warning against public gatherings, to try to stop the spread of a deadly new virus that has sickened hundreds and spread to other cities and countries in the Lunar New Year travel rush. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

China locking down cities with 18 million to stop virus

Jan. 23, 2020 2:11 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities Thursday moved to lock down at least three cities with a combined population of more than 18 million in an unprecedented effort to contain the deadly new virus that has sickened hundreds of people and spread to other parts of the world during the busy Lunar New Year...

NYC subway chief Andy Byford resigns after 2 years

Jan. 23, 2020 1:49 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The president of New York City's subways announced his resignation on Thursday, two years after being brought in to help turn around the beleagured system. No reason was given for the unexpected departure of Andy Byford, a British executive with experience in transit systems all over the...

FILE - This Feb 15, 2016 file photo shows Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes performing at the 58th annual Grammy Awards  in Los Angeles. Howard's solo album “Jaime” is up for two Grammy Awards at Sunday's ceremony. Her song “History Repeats” competes for best rock performance and best rock song. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)

Brittany Howard looks past and forward ahead of the Grammys

Jan. 23, 2020 1:49 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Leaving a successful band is never easy. For Brittany Howard, stepping away from the roots-rockers Alabama Shakes wasn't easy — but it was necessary. “Being on my own was really important to me creatively. It was a really big risk and it was a really big choice,” the...

3 charged in fatal I-80 shooting of New York man

Jan. 23, 2020 12:45 PM EST

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities announced charges Thursday against two men in the fatal shooting of a New York man on Interstate 80 in New Jersey last weekend, an incident authorities they said was a targeted attack. The shooting occurred in Lodi, about 7 miles west of New York City, shortly after...

Fiorentina president Rocco Commisso gestures prior to an Italian Cup eightfinal soccer match, between Fiorentina and Atalanta at the Artemio Franchi stadium in Florence, Italy, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. ( Jennifer Lorenzini/LaPresse via AP)

AP Interview: Fiorentina's American owner is a soccer lifer

Jan. 23, 2020 9:16 AM EST

ROME (AP) — From Calabria to Pennsylvania, then the Bronx and beyond, new Fiorentina owner Rocco Commisso has been on the move his entire life. Whether it was acclimating to the United States after immigrating at the age of 12, climbing the corporate ladder toward becoming the billionaire chairman of cable...

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) goes up for two points as New York Knicks forward Taj Gibson (67) is restrained by a Lakers defender, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New York, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

James closes on Kobe, Davis has 28 as Lakers beat Knicks

Jan. 22, 2020 11:29 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James spent the first half showing why he will soon pass Kobe Bryant for third place on the NBA's career scoring list. Then this season's assists leader put his own offense aside to help Anthony Davis find his. James scored 19 of his 21 points before halftime to quickly cut into...