By Ilze Filks and Mia Shanley STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – A nearly week-long spate of rioting spread outside Stockholm on Friday but authorities said police reinforcements sent to the Swedish capital had reduced the violence there, even though dozens of youths set cars and a recycling station ablaze. The rioting – set off earlier this month by the police shooting of a 69-year-old man – continued for a sixth night in mainly poor immigrant areas in Stockholm. …
Read more here: Violence spreads outside Swedish capital but violence abates
WASHINGTON (AP) — Haynes Johnson, a pioneering Washington journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the civil rights movements and migrated from newspapers to television, books and teaching, died Friday. He was 81.
Read more here: Journalist and author Haynes Johnson dies at 81
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Matt Kuchar was 10-under par on the 16th green when the second round of the Colonial was suspended Friday night because of an impending storm system.
Read more here: Kuchar leads Colonial when 2nd round suspended
The good news with patent suits is that even when they’re successful they very rarely result in outright sales bans of popular products. And now Ars Technica reports that yet another attempt to enforce a sales ban has fallen flat on its face, this time Motorola’s attempt to stop sales of Microsoft’s Xbox. According to Ars, Motorola filed suit against Microsoft back in 2010 because its Xbox allegedly infringed upon Motorola patents that detailed technologies for “video transmission and compression as well as Wi-Fi.” Motorola’s quest against the Xbox ended this week, however, when a six-person panel at the International Trade Commission decided to toss out the company’s complaint. A Microsoft spokesperson described the ITC’s decision as “a win for
Read more here: Another patent suit bites the dust: Motorola can’t ban Xbox
CHICAGO (AP) — Miami Marlins pitcher Alex Sanabia says he didn’t know it was illegal to spit on the ball, the way he did Monday against the Philadelphia Phillies.
Read more here: Sanabia : I didn't know spitter was against rules
Authorities are scaling back their search for a missing Iowa teenager abducted from a rural school bus stop this week.
Read more here: Search scaled back for abducted Iowa teenage girl
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Russ Cochran and Kenny Perry each shot 5-under 66 on Friday to share the second round lead in the Senior PGA Championship.
Read more here: Cochran, Perry tied for lead in Senior PGA
(Reuters) – Next week's Memorial tournament at Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohio will feature one of the season's strongest fields with the world's top six players all taking part in the PGA Tour event hosted by Jack Nicklaus. Top-ranked Tiger Woods will be back to defend the title he claimed by two shots last year while Rory McIlroy (second), Adam Scott (third), 2010 champion Justin Rose (fourth), Brandt Snedeker (fifth) and Luke Donald (sixth) will also be competing. Apart from five-times winner Woods and Rose, seven other former champions will be returning – K.J. …
Read more here: Woods heads potent field for next week's Memorial
A judge ruled the lawman violated rights of Latinos in a crackdown on illegal immigration.
Read more here: Ariz. Sheriff Arpaio loses racial profiling suit
Kosovo's campaign is a response to concerns over dwindling numbers of the species.
Read more here: Country moves against restaurants holding wild bears