LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — When O.J. Simpson gets out of prison in October for his first taste of freedom in nine years, he will have the mementos he was convicted of stealing in a Las Vegas heist, his guaranteed NFL pension and, with any luck, certain life skills he says he acquired behind bars."O.J. Simpson will get his freedom, but then what?"
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks finished barely lower Friday as energy companies fell with oil prices and a 10-day rally for technology companies came to an end. But Wall Street mostly avoided the sharp losses that hit European stocks."US stocks dip with energy prices; European stocks sink"
NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo is being ordered to reinstate a branch manager it fired in 2011 after the employee tried to blow the whistle on the bank’s growing sales practices scandal."Wells Fargo ordered to reinstate whistleblower, pay $577,500"
CANTON, Miss. (AP) — The United Auto Workers faces a strong anti-union campaign from Nissan Motor Co. as it tries to gain a foothold in the union-averse South by organizing workers at the Japanese automaker’s Mississippi plant."UAW, Nissan pressing high-stakes campaign for worker votes"
HOUSTON (AP) — In an innovative blow to illicit internet commerce, cyberpolice shut down the world’s leading “darknet” marketplace — then quietly seized a second bazaar to amass intelligence on illicit drug merchants and buyers."Cops wage psychological warfare against online drug bazaars"
WASHINGTON (AP) — The leader of the Western Hemisphere’s largest diplomatic body said Wednesday he backs targeted sanctions against high-ranking Venezuelan officials responsible for the political and economic turmoil gripping the South American nation."OAS chief says he backs targeted sanctions against Venezuela"
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lecturing fellow Republicans, President Donald Trump summoned GOP senators to the White House Wednesday and told them face-to-face they must not leave town for their August recess without sending him an “Obamacare” repeal bill to sign. Senators responded by vowing to revive legislative efforts left for dead twice already this week."Trump exhorts Senate anew to rid US of Obamacare"
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans overwhelmingly want lawmakers of both parties to work out health care changes, with only 13 percent supporting Republican moves to repeal “Obamacare” absent a replacement, according to a new poll."AP-NORC poll: Negotiate on ‘Obamacare,’ don’t just kill it"
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is launching a new social network aimed at getting its hardcore users to spend even more money with the e-commerce giant."Amazon’s social network seems a lot like Pinterest"