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Chile: Plane that vanished en route to Antarctica found

Chile: Plane that vanished en route to Antarctica found

SANTIAGO, Chile — Searchers combing Antarctic seas have recovered parts of a military transport plane and human remains belonging to some of the 38 people aboard who vanished en route to the frozen continent, Chilean officials said Thursday.

Grammy-winner Anderson .Paak supports hometown arts centre

VENTURA, Calif. — Rapper and singer Anderson .Paak is lending his support to an arts centre facing closure in his Southern California hometown of Oxnard.
Trump criticizes climate activist Thunberg after Time honour

Trump criticizes climate activist Thunberg after Time honour

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump lashed out at 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg on Thursday, a day after she was named by Time as its Person of the Year, calling her selection “ridiculous.
10 ex-NFL players charged with defrauding healthcare program

10 ex-NFL players charged with defrauding healthcare program

WASHINGTON — Ten former NFL players have been charged with defrauding the league’s health care benefit program, the Justice Department said Thursday.

Chile finds human remains from missing military plane

SANTIAGO, Chile — Chile's defence minister said Thursday that human remains have been found from a military aircraft that disappeared on a flight to Antarctica. The plane was carrying 38 passengers when it took off from southernmost Chile on Monday.
Kim Kardashian West sues doctor over 'Vampire Facial'

Kim Kardashian West sues doctor over 'Vampire Facial'

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Reality TV star and businesswoman Kim Kardashian West is suing an Alabama doctor over claims he wrongly used her image to promote a medical procedure called a “Vampire Facial." West filed suit Tuesday in Los Angeles against Dr.
Reese Witherspoon honoured at Women in Entertainment gala

Reese Witherspoon honoured at Women in Entertainment gala

LOS ANGELES — Reese Witherspoon remembered when she met with several film production studios in 2011 to ask them how many movies were being developed for women. The studios’ responses nearly floored her.

Former NFL player charged in 2013 slaying in Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La. — A one-time NFL player was charged with murder in what authorities described as a drug-related killing in Louisiana in 2013.
Prague to ink partnership with Taipei after snubbing Beijing

Prague to ink partnership with Taipei after snubbing Beijing

PRAGUE, Czech Republic — The city of Prague, the Czech capital, approved Thursday a partnership agreement with the capital of Taiwan, Taipei.
Wholesale prices unchanged in November as energy prices cool

Wholesale prices unchanged in November as energy prices cool

WASHINGTON — U.S. wholesale prices were unchanged in November as the rise in energy costs slowed following a big gain in the previous month.