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Wayne Independent - Honesdale, PA
Updated at 6:08 PM

LE HAVRE, France (AP) " The Latest on French labor dispute (all times local): 8 p.m. France's public electricity provider EDF says that nearly 15 percent of its national workforce has taken part in a strike to demand that the government scrap a labor bill. EDF spokeswoman Geraldine Foucher said that staff from its nuclear, hydraulic and thermal divisions, as well as engineers and administrators, participated in Thursday's day of action. EDF employs some 120,000 people...

Updated at 6:07 PM

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) " Baylor University demoted school President Ken Starr and fired football coach Art Briles on Thursday, issuing a scathing report over the university's handling of sexual assault complaints against players. The board of...

Updated at 5:59 PM

Microsoft and Facebook are building a new underwater Internet cable that will cross the Atlantic Ocean, carrying customers' data between North America and Southern Europe. The giant tech companies say they helped design the high-speed cable...

Updated at 5:57 PM

HELSINKI (AP) " A Norwegian consumers' group took inspiration from "slow television" to produce a marathon webcast of a team of readers going through the fine print of terms and conditions of downloadable apps. Finn Myrstad from the...

Updated at 5:50 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Conservatives angered by the inclusion of LGBT protections in an otherwise routine spending bill scuttled the measure Thursday in a stark display of the potency of a civil rights issue suddenly prominent in the presidential race...

Updated at 5:40 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " John Trandem wanted to be the delegate who would put Donald Trump over the top, giving him enough delegates to clinch the Republican presidential nomination. But when he was contacted by an Associated Press reporter, the...

Updated at 5:27 PM

SHIMA, Japan (AP) " On the eve of his historic trip to Hiroshima, President Barack Obama is defending the vigor of his efforts to rid the world of nuclear weapons. He says he will use his visit to the Japanese memorial site on Friday to...

Updated at 4:59 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The GOP-controlled House has moved to officially begin talks on legislation to fund the fight against the Zika virus, but lawmakers immediately left town for the Memorial Day recess with no visible progress toward a...

Updated at 4:50 PM

HIGHLANDS, N.J. (AP) " Workers raising a waterfront home in New Jersey made a nautical discovery: a 44-foot wooden boat from the 19th century. The 12-foot wide vessel, its rudder fully intact, was found beneath Eileen Scanlon's Highlands...

Updated at 4:45 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " The embattled online media company Gawker Media has hired an investment banker to explore its options, including a possible sale. Two months ago, Gawker lost a $140 million invasion-of-privacy suit against Hulk Hogan over a...

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