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October 17, 2018 12:22 PM Joe Arpaio files libel suit against New York Times, claiming it undercut his chances to run again for Senate

In the suit, Arpaio, 86, says that he intends to run for the Senate again in 2020 for the seat vacated by the late Republican senator John McCain. Sen. John Kyl, R-Ariz., is temporarily occupying that seat until a special election takes place. In this year’s GOP primary to replace the retiring Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., Arpaio finished third with less than 18 per cent of the vote. Cottle 9

October 17, 2018 2:07 AM Uber driver kidnapped and groped a woman, prosecutors say. Then she was billed $1,047

“What’s been reported is horrible and something no person should go through,” the company said. “As soon as we became aware, we immediately removed this individual’s access to the platform.” The company said Parmar was blocked from the Uber app in February and had not provided a trip on Uber’s platform since then. Uber also said the woman’s fare was refunded 9

October 12, 2018 7:49 PM Judge says it’s up to B.C. government to fund translator for murdered teen’s mom

VANCOUVER—The mother of a 13-year-old girl found murdered in a park in Burnaby, B.C., has requested a Mandarin translator so she can understand court proceedings, and a judge has recommended the province fund that request. The mother’s lawyer, Esther Kornfeld, told the court her client’s friend translated proceedings last month after a man accused of the crime 37

October 11, 2018 1:24 AM Red Sox stick with David Price as a starter

BOSTON—Red Sox manager Alex Cora is sticking with David Price, saying Wednesday the left-hander will start Game 2 of the American League Championship Series against Houston despite an unprecedented history of playoff struggles. Speaking on MLB Network radio a day after the Red Sox eliminated the New York Yankees from the AL Division Series, Cora said he plans 15

October 9, 2018 11:42 PM One of oldest U.S. coal companies files for bankruptcy as fuel demand drops

The restructuring agreement, which must be approved by a judge, includes refinancing an outstanding loan and a “business transformation” meant to significantly increase cash flow, the company statement said, without providing details. The group of lenders that holds a majority of Westmoreland’s debt also plans to bid for the company’s assets, the statement 11

October 7, 2018 4:03 AM Sanchez and Judge power Yankees past Red Sox in ALDS Game 2

BOSTON—Gary Sanchez homered twice, Aaron Judge also hit a tape-measure shot and Masahiro Tanaka pitched the New York Yankees past the Red Sox 6-2 on Saturday night to tie their AL Division Series at one game apiece. Home runs by Judge and Sanchez helped chase David Price after only five outs. Sanchez’s second homer padded the lead, a three-run shot that was projected 10

October 5, 2018 10:07 PM Alberta court upholds sentence for man convicted in deadly gas and dash

CALGARY—The Alberta Court of Appeal has upheld the sentence of a Calgary man for killing a gas-station attendant who was trying to stop him from stealing fuel. Joshua Cody Mitchell is serving 11 years in prison after being convicted last year of manslaughter and of hit and run in the 2015 death of Maryam Rashidi. Rashidi, who was 35, died when Mitchell 7

October 1, 2018 8:26 PM Sarah Palin’s son, Track Palin, accused of another assault

Palin is in jail facing charges including assault, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. He appeared in court Saturday, where a judge set a $500 unsecured bond with the condition of wearing a monitoring device if released. Palin, whose mother was the 2008 Republican vice-presidential nominee, was arrested in an assault on his father, Todd, last December 13

October 1, 2018 2:22 AM Yale classmate accuses Kavanaugh of ‘blatant mischaracterization’ of his college drinking

WASHINGTON—A Yale classmate of Judge Brett Kavanaugh accused him Sunday of a “blatant mischaracterization” of his drinking while in college, saying that he often saw Kavanaugh “staggering from alcohol consumption.” The classmate, Chad Ludington, who said he frequently socialized with Kavanaugh as a student, said in a statement that the judge had been untruthful 10

September 28, 2018 7:09 PM Led Zeppelin to face retrial over ‘Stairway to Heaven’ theft claims

Led Zeppelin must go back on trial in a lawsuit that accuses the classic rock grandees of stealing the opening chords of “Stairway to Heaven” from an obscure 1968 instrumental. A U.S. federal appeals court in San Francisco on Friday uninamously voted to overturned a 2016 jury verdict that Jimmy Page and Robert Plant’s 1971 song didn’t use anything that was unique 16