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CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The key to the death penalty trial of a man who methodically shot at moviegoers at a Batman movie premiere will be what was going on inside his mind as he threw smoke canisters and then marched up and down the aisles, firing at anyone who tried to flee.
By Hideyuki Sano TOKYO (Reuters) - A rally in Chinese stocks led Asian equities to 7-year highs thanks to expectations of more stimulus from Beijing with stellar earnings from a few U.S. hi-tech giants further underpinning a broadly positive mood. Some markets were slightly more subdued as the focus shifted to central bank meetings this week in the United States and Japan. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.6 percent, led by solid gains in Greater China, with Hong Kong shares hitting a seven-year high and Taiwanese shares a 15-year high. European shares are seen mixed, with spreadbetters expecting 0.2 percent gains in Germany's DAX and largely flat openings for Britain's FTSE and France's CAC40 Japan's Nikkei slipped 0.2 percent mainly on the yen's gains.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Lauer and Ellen DeGeneres helped the Daytime Emmys make a gender-bending return to television with a comedy bit involving pasties and black stockings — and not worn by DeGeneres.