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Michael Shannon and Kevin Spacey star in "Elvis & Nixon," now available on Blu-ray from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Blu-ray review: Elvis & Nixon

- The Washington Times

Director Liza Johnson’s cinematic take on the visit of a pop-culture king to the White House makes for great home theater viewing for lovers of bizarre historical comedies.

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Zeigler files lawsuit over state accounting software

- Associated Press

State Auditor Jim Zeigler on Thursday filed a lawsuit accusing the governor's administration of breaking state bid law with a contract for accounting software that initially caused a large backlog of unpaid state bills.

APNewsBreak: Volkswagen has emissions-cheating fix ready

- Associated Press

Volkswagen's plan to fix most of its 2-liter diesel engines that cheat on emissions tests includes a computer software update and a larger catalytic converter to trap harmful nitrogen oxide, and it may not hurt mileage or performance, according to dealers who were briefed by executives on the matter.

Medical center pays $2.75M penalty for missing laptop

- Associated Press

Officials at the University of Mississippi Medical Center said Friday they have paid a $2.75 million penalty to the Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as part of an agreement to resolve security problems found after the 2013 disappearance of a laptop computer that contained health information for as many as 10,000 people.

Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai speaks at a press conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, March 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul)

MH370 mystery spurred efforts to improve aircraft tracking

- Associated Press

As investigators prepare to wind down the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 search after more than two fruitless years, the airline industry is still working to raise safety standards to prevent another plane from going missing.

Watch it, cowboy: Japan's 9 safety tips for "Pokemon Go"

- Associated Press

Aware of the reports of "Pokemon Go"-related mishaps elsewhere, Japan's government-run National Center of Incident Readiness and Strategy for Cybersecurity has issued a flier with these nine public safety tips to keep overly enthusiastic players from getting into trouble. The smartphone game was released in Japan on Friday:

FILE - In a Sept. 29, 2006 file photo, Fox News CEO Roger Ailes poses at Fox News in New York. Fox News Channel's parent company 21st Century Fox on Monday, July 18, 2016, says there has been no resolution to its probe into the conduct of network chief Roger Ailes, who is accused by a former network anchor of forcing her out because she refused to have sex with him.(AP Photo/Jim Cooper, File)

The post-Ailes Fox News may have bigger problems

- Associated Press

Roger Ailes built the Fox News Channel into a ratings juggernaut, one that successfully presented a conservative alternative to mainstream news and garnered a large new audience in the Age of Trump.

Kansas inmate lives out last days at home due to law

- Associated Press

Anita Moore, of Hutchinson, lay in a hospital bed July 4 surrounded by family, including young grandchildren she had just met for the first time. Doctors had told her she had less than a month to live.

Oregon man sentenced in celebrity hacking case

- Associated Press

A man who admitted hacking hundreds of email accounts and stealing explicit photos from several unidentified celebrities was sentenced Thursday to six months in federal prison.