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Irish health system targeted in 'serious' ransomware attack

Irish health system targeted in 'serious' ransomware attack

LONDON (AP) — Ireland's health service shut down its IT systems on Friday after being targeted in a ransomware attack by what it called “international criminals.
House GOP elects Trump defender Elise Stefanik to No. 3 post

House GOP elects Trump defender Elise Stefanik to No. 3 post

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans vaulted Rep. Elise Stefanik into the ranks of House leadership Friday, electing an ardent Donald Trump defender in hopes of calming their searing civil war over the deposed Rep.
Afghan police say Kabul mosque bombing kills 12 worshippers

Afghan police say Kabul mosque bombing kills 12 worshippers

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A bomb ripped through a mosque in northern Kabul during Friday prayers, killing 12 worshippers, and wounding 15, Afghan police said.
Marc Maron says Ambies honor long overdue for 'WTF' podcast

Marc Maron says Ambies honor long overdue for 'WTF' podcast

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marc Maron blazed the podcast industry trail attracting millions of listeners with his candid interviews of prominent figures such as Robin Williams, Eddie Murphy and President Barack Obama.
US industrial output rose a modest 0.7% amid shortages

US industrial output rose a modest 0.7% amid shortages

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. industrial production increased for a second straight month in April as more factories came online after being shutdown by winter ice storms.
Prince Harry thought about quitting royal life in his 20s

Prince Harry thought about quitting royal life in his 20s

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prince Harry compared his royal experience to being on “The Truman Show” and “living in a zoo.

Chicago cat fleeing fire survives 5-story jump, walks off

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago cat may now have eight lives after jumping out of a fifth-floor window Thursday afternoon to escape an apartment fire.
Police: 9 wounded in Providence, Rhode Island, shooting

Police: 9 wounded in Providence, Rhode Island, shooting

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Nine people were wounded Thursday evening in Rhode Island's capital in what police there believe to be the largest shooting in city history.

Hip-hop's Mally Mall gets prison in Vegas prostitution case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hip-hop music figure Jamal “Mally Mall” Rashid was sentenced Thursday in Las Vegas to 33 months in federal prison for owning and operating a prostitution business disguised as an escort enterprise, federal prosecutors and his defense
Harvey Mason jr. becomes official CEO of Recording Academy

Harvey Mason jr. becomes official CEO of Recording Academy

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Mason jr., can drop the interim from his title: He's now the official president and CEO of The Recording Academy. The academy, which produces the Grammy Awards annually, made the announcement Thursday.