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TV producer Dick Wolf making history with 'Law & Order: SVU'

TV producer Dick Wolf making history with 'Law & Order: SVU'

NEW YORK — That familiar "cha-CHUNG" sound effect from the opening credits of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" this Thursday will signal the debut of a new season and something else — TV history.
Google wins case over reach of EU 'right to be forgotten'

Google wins case over reach of EU 'right to be forgotten'

BRUSSELS — Google won a major case in the European Union on Tuesday, when the bloc's top court ruled that the U.S. internet giant doesn't have to extend the EU's "right to be forgotten" rules to its search engines outside the region.

Truck stop camel prescribed antibiotics after woman bites it

GROSSE TETE, La. — A veterinarian has prescribed antibiotics to a camel owned by a Louisiana truck stop petting zoo after a woman bit the 600-pound (272-kilogram) animal to free herself from under its weight.
EU court: Dutch tax deal with Starbucks is legal

EU court: Dutch tax deal with Starbucks is legal

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A European Union court overturned Tuesday a ruling by the European Commission that a tax deal between the Dutch government and Starbucks amounted to illegal state support for the coffee giant.

6.0 quake shakes Puerto Rico; no damage immediately reported

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck near Puerto Rico late Monday, rousing and scaring many from their sleep in the U.S. territory. The U.S.
At UN, Trump focuses on religious freedom, not climate

At UN, Trump focuses on religious freedom, not climate

President Donald Trump made his political priorities clear Monday within an hour of arriving at the United Nations for a three-day visit: He breezed by a major climate change summit to focus instead on religious persecution, an issue that resonates w
Hundreds of thousands affected as British travel firm fails

Hundreds of thousands affected as British travel firm fails

LONDON — Families stranded, honeymoons and vacations cancelled , thousands of workers laid off: The sudden collapse of British tour company Thomas Cook and its network of airlines and hotels sowed chaos for hundreds of thousands of travellers and bus
Emmys apologizes for wrong photo during memoriam segment

Emmys apologizes for wrong photo during memoriam segment

LOS ANGELES — The TV Academy is apologizing for using a photo of a living composer instead of the image of the late Andre Previn during an Emmy's memoriam segment. The segment on Sunday used a photo of 75-year-old conductor Leonard Slatkin.
GM strike in 2nd week: Some progress but no end in sight

GM strike in 2nd week: Some progress but no end in sight

NEW YORK — The strike against General Motors by 49,000 United Auto Workers entered its second week Monday with progress reported in negotiations but no clear end in sight.
US soldier arrested on charge of sharing bomb instructions

US soldier arrested on charge of sharing bomb instructions

WASHINGTON — Federal authorities said Monday they arrested an Army soldier who they accused of discussing with an FBI informant a possible bomb attack within the United States as well as the targeting of left-leaning activists and a media organizatio