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Anime studio hit by deadly fire is known for skill, fan base

Anime studio hit by deadly fire is known for skill, fan base

TOKYO — It may not be as famous as Japanese anime legend Studio Ghibli, but Kyoto Animation has many core fans and is known as a team of skilled animators that provides top-quality work for others and can produce its own hits, such as "Lucky Star," '

Toddler dies after wandering off, falling into Butte creek

PALMER, Alaska — A 17-month-old girl died after falling into Bodenburg Creek near Butte (byoot) in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. Alaska State Troopers shortly after 8 p.m. Tuesday received a call that the toddler had wandered away.
Deneuve, Hawke film 'The Truth' to open Venice Film Festival

Deneuve, Hawke film 'The Truth' to open Venice Film Festival

LOS ANGELES — The 76TH Venice Film Festival is opening with Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda's "The Truth.
Montana, North Dakota push against Washington state rail law

Montana, North Dakota push against Washington state rail law

BILLINGS, Mont.
EU fines chipmaker Qualcomm for 'predatory pricing'

EU fines chipmaker Qualcomm for 'predatory pricing'

BRUSSELS — In yet another European Union move against a U.S. tech company, the bloc's antitrust chief on Thursday fined chipmaker Qualcomm $271 million, accusing it of "predatory pricing" to drive a competitor out of the market.
Trump blasts 4 congresswomen; crowd roars, 'Send her back!'

Trump blasts 4 congresswomen; crowd roars, 'Send her back!'

GREENVILLE, N.C.
Mnuchin: Negotiators agree on core elements of budget deal

Mnuchin: Negotiators agree on core elements of budget deal

WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (mih-NOO'-shin) says budget and debt negotiators have reached an agreement on the core elements of a deal to increase the government's borrowing cap and set a $1.
Prosecutors drop groping case against Kevin Spacey

Prosecutors drop groping case against Kevin Spacey

BOSTON — Prosecutors dropped a case Wednesday accusing Kevin Spacey of groping a young man at a resort island bar in 2016 after the accuser refused to testify about a missing cellphone the defence says contains information supporting the actor's clai

15 killed as van carrying migrants crashes in eastern Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey — A van carrying migrants rolled into a roadside ditch in eastern Turkey on Thursday, killing 15 people, a Turkish official said.

Pope Francis names British-born Matteo Bruni as spokesman

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis named a new Vatican spokesman Thursday, tapping Matteo Bruni, the British-born official who has handled media logistics for papal trips, in the latest shakeup of the Vatican's communications operations.