Militants in Yemen kill man suspected of being gay

ADEN, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security official say militants have shot dead a 20-year-old man suspected of being gay in the latest attack targeting homosexuals in the conservative Muslim country. Security officials say at least 33 people have…

Witness: It was either pay Bulger or ‘get killed’

BOSTON (AP) — A businessman testifying in the racketeering trial of reputed gangster James “Whitey” Bulger on Tuesday described terrifying moments in 1982 when, he said, Bulger shoved a machine gun between his legs and threatened to kill…

Law firms says it’s suing Boeing over Asiana crash

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago law firm says it has taken steps to sue aircraft manufacturer Boeing Co. on behalf of 83 people who were aboard the Asiana Airlines flight that crash-landed in San Francisco earlier this month,…

Obama nominates Schiffer, Hirozawa to labor board

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama picked two veteran labor lawyers Tuesday to serve on the National Labor Relations Board as part of an agreement to win confirmation for several of his stalled appointees. Obama nominated Nancy Schiffer,…

Horse slaughter plants hope to open Aug. 5

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The attorney representing newly licensed horse slaughterhouses in New Mexico and Iowa says the plants are set to open Aug. 5. But lawyer Blair Dunn says those plans hinge on an Aug. 2 court…

State TV won’t show Miss Italia; pageant unhappy

ROME (AP) — The organizer of Italy’s Miss Italia beauty pageant is criticizing the state-run television network’s decision not to broadcast this year’s contest, a step that comes as audiences for the show have dwindled and amid pressure…

Liz Cheney to challenge US Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyo.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Former Vice President Dick Cheney’s daughter Liz Cheney says she will run against Wyoming’s senior U.S. senator in next year’s Republican primary. She announced her campaign in a statement Tuesday, and the news was…

Grand jury indicts 4 in Ohio slave labor case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Four people have been charged with enslaving a mentally disabled Ohio woman and her daughter, beating the woman, denying her food, sexually assaulting her and threatening her with dogs and snakes. The charges unveiled…

‘Dome’ still a hit, helping CBS to a win last week

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS’ “Under the Dome” was the favorite gathering spot for viewers last week, keeping this summer replacement thriller ahead of the pack for its third airing. But nipping at its heels was the Wednesday…

Feds to sift through evidence in Zimmerman case

MIAMI (AP) — The Justice Department will sift through trial testimony, interviews and other evidence during what is likely to be a months-long investigation into whether George Zimmerman violated Trayvon Martin’s civil rights when he shot the black…

Liz Cheney: Time for ‘new generation’ in US Senate

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Former Vice President Dick Cheney’s daughter Liz Cheney will run against Wyoming’s senior U.S. senator in next year’s Republican primary, her campaign said Tuesday. Cheney, 46, is the elder of Dick Cheney’s two daughters.…