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May 22, 2018


Sony invests in image sensors, acquires more of EMI Music

TOKYO — Electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. said Tuesday it plans to invest 1 trillion yen ($9 billion) mostly in image sensors over the next three years, under a revamped strategy to strengthen both hardware and creative content. Sony also plans to buy for $2.3 billion a 60 percent stake in EMI Music Publishing,

Mercury and Jupiter Opposition by Holiday Mathis

Mercury and Jupiter are moving into an opposition that will cast an intense spotlight on certain individuals. Some stumble into the light, others claw their way in, and for some the fame is hard-won and long overdue. Regardless of how it comes, it will go fast. Whether a person enjoys this kind of attention or

The Latest: Trump meets with Rosenstein, Wray

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local): 2 p.m. President Donald Trump is meeting with the deputy attorney general and FBI director, a day after promising to “demand” that the Justice Department investigate whether his presidential campaign was “infiltrated or surveilled” for political purposes. Press secretary Sarah

No Brady or Gronk, but plenty of storylines at Patriots OTAs

Phase Three of the Patriots voluntary offseason workout program has begun. In other words, we’re on to passing camp. Even though the team still isn’t in pads, the work being done is important. There’s 7-on-7 and 11-on-11 drills and situational work, as the foundation is essentially being laid for success down the road. Source: Boston

Olympian sues USA Swimming to allege sexual abuse cover-up

SEATTLE — Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith sued USA Swimming on Monday, alleging the sport’s national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up. Kukors Smith alleges Sean Hutchison, who began coaching her at a swim club near Seattle, groomed her for sexual abuse when she was

Judge: Teen must repay $37M for starting Oregon wildfire

HOOD RIVER, Ore. — A teenager who started a major wildfire in the scenic Columbia River Gorge in Oregon has been ordered to pay restitution for at least the next decade, though it’s unlikely the boy will ever cover his nearly $37 million bill. The Oregonian reports that Hood River County Circuit Judge John A.

French Open organizers won't give Serena Williams a seeding

PARIS — Serena Williams’ return to Grand Slam tennis from maternity leave just got even tougher. French Open organizers announced on Monday they will not give Williams a seeding. “This year again, tournament officials will establish the list and ranking of the women’s seeds based on the WTA ranking,” the French Tennis Federation said in

Woman to Detroit-area body parts broker: 'Burn in hell'

DETROIT — A woman who says her late father’s head ended up in the Detroit warehouse of a body parts broker has confronted the man in court, telling him to “burn in hell.” Arthur Rathburn is getting his sentence Monday in Detroit federal court, four months after he was convicted of dealing diseased body parts

Panel approves 'red flag' gun safety bill, House vote next

BOSTON — Legislation that would allow firearms to be taken from people who show unstable or potentially dangerous behavior is moving forward at the Massachusetts Statehouse. The House Ways and Means Committee approved the so-called red flag bill on Monday by a 24-2 vote. The measure is scheduled for debate by the full House on

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