Coke explores possibility of using cannabis in wellness drinks

AP 09/18/2018

THE Coca-Cola Company said Monday it is “closely watching” the expanding use of a cannabis element in drinks, another sign cannabis and cannabis-infused products are getting more acceptance in mainstream culture and a harder look from long-established…

Winners at the annual Primetime Emmy Awards

AP 09/18/2018

Drama Series: “Game of Thrones” Comedy Series: “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” Actor, Drama Series: Matthew Rhys, “The Americans” Actress, Drama Series: Claire Foy, “The Crown” Supporting Actor, Drama Series: Peter Dinklage, “Game of Thrones” Supporting Actress, Drama…

Dozens feared trapped in Philippine landslide

AP 09/16/2018

A Philippine police officer says at least 40 people, mostly gold miners, are feared to have been trapped in a landslide in the country’s north and seven bodies have been dug out by rescuers. Police Superintendent Pelita…

Scientists: Expect more intense hurricanes

AP 09/15/2018

WORLD’S WARMING WASHINGTON — A warmer world makes for nastier hurricanes. Scientists say they are wetter, possess more energy and intensify faster. Their storm surges are more destructive because climate change has already made the seas rise.…

Brace for ‘Ompong’

AP, Jessa Mae O. Sotto, JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla, Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/14/2018

Typhoon “Ompong” (international name: Mangkhut) retained its ferocious strength and shifted slightly toward more densely populated coastal provinces in northern Luzon on Friday as it barreled closer to the northeastern Philippines, where a massive evacuation was underway.…

‘A Star is Born’ Mania Sweeps Over Toronto Film Festival

AP 09/11/2018

TORONTO—The response to Bradley Cooper’s romantic saga “A Star Is Born” has been intense. Critics have boasted of crying uncontrollably. Fans outside theaters have swooned for its star, Lady Gaga. Words like “glorious,” “rapturous” and, of course,…

Kate Spade, the company, honors Kate Spade, the fashion icon

AP 09/11/2018

NEW YORK —A rosy hue washed over a room at the New York Public Library as models wearing vibrant pinks, greens and blues followed a winding silver line of glitter on a pink carpet. The shimmering line…

Alibaba’s Jack Ma to step down as chairman in 2019

AP 09/10/2018

Beijing — Jack Ma, who founded e-commerce giant Alibaba Group and helped launch China’s online retailing boom, announced Monday that he will step down as the company’s chairman next September. In a letter released by Alibaba, Ma…

Djokovic wins 14th Major after ruling US Open

AP 09/10/2018

NEW YORK — The U.S. Open final suddenly appeared to be slipping away from Novak Djokovic. He dropped three consecutive games. He was barking at himself, at his entourage, at a crowd vocally supporting his opponent, Juan…

Kid’s night: Osaka, 20, beats her idol Serena to win US Open

AP 09/09/2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Naomi Osaka walked to the net, the excitement of being a Grand Slam champion mixed with a bit of sadness. She grew up rooting for Serena Williams, even did a report on her…

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