Beloved Glasgow School of Art badly damaged by a 2nd fire

Britain Scotland Fire

LONDON (AP) — Glasgow has suffered a major blow as a second severe fire in four years has gutted the historic Glasgow School of Art, one of the Scottish city’s most beloved cultural treasures. Fire officials said Saturday the fire was mostly under control and that there seemed to be no casualties,...


Zegna couture opens Milan Fashion Week against arched facade

Italy Fashion Ermenegildo Zegna

MILAN (AP) — Not just trends, but also continuity, were in focus as Milan Fashion Week launched four days of menswear previews for next spring and summer on Friday. Fashion Week opened with the news that the Italian investment fund FSI has invested 70 million euros ($81 million) in the family-run...


Wee Beer Fest comes to Ogden's Golden Spike Events Center Saturday

MH 061816 Wee Beer 07-5

Festival-goers can sample from among more than 25 local artisan brews.


China threatens tariffs on US lobsters as business booms

Trump Trade Lobsters

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A set of retaliatory tariffs released by China on Friday includes a plan to tax American lobster exports, potentially jeopardizing one of the biggest markets for the premium seafood. Chinese officials announced the planned lobster tariff along with hundreds of other tariffs...


The Latest: Man arrested after blocking Arizona-Nevada road

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the closure near Hoover Dam of the main highway linking Phoenix and Las Vegas (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Authorities say a man who stopped traffic on the main highway between Las Vegas and Phoenix by parking a tactical-style vehicle on a bridge near the Hoover Dam has...


Optimism on rail bridge project, but federal funds needed

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Transit officials in New Jersey are praising an agreement to put $600 million toward the replacement of a century-old rail bridge, but the project still needs federal dollars to go forward. The state approved the agreement this week for the estimated $1.5 billion Portal North...


Spain's king gets key to New Orleans for 300th anniversary

APTOPIX Spanish Royalty New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The king of Spain and New Orleans’ mayor saluted the city’s centuries-old Spanish heritage during its tricentennial celebration Friday. “It might be said that Spain’s history here in Louisiana is not sufficiently well-known, despite the wealth of painstaking research by...


Riders plunge 34 feet, 6 injured in roller coaster derail

Roller Coaster Derails

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A roller coaster that derailed in Florida had been put out of service by state inspectors twice in the past year and a half because of problems with the ride. Two riders fell 34 feet (10 meters) when their car derailed Thursday night and was left dangling from the track....


The Latest: 2 riders in coaster mishap are from Kentucky

Roller Coaster Derails

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a roller coaster derailment in Florida (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Two of the nine people sent to a hospital after a roller coaster derailment in Florida work for the same Kentucky company and were visiting on a business trip. The company’s chief executive...


Man attempting to row across Atlantic gives up quest

BOSTON (AP) — A Scottish man seeking to cross the Atlantic Ocean alone in a rowboat has abandoned his 3,400-mile quest after being rescued 500 miles off Massachusetts. The Coast Guard’s Boston office says Niall Macdonald triggered his emergency radio beacon about 12:30 a.m. Friday after his...

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