Billionaire Richard Branson survives bike crash


Billionaire Richard Branson survives bike crash Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson said Friday he thought he was going to die after flying head first off his bicycle in the British Virgin Islands.
Undated handout image issued by Virgin.com on Friday Aug. 26, 2016, of Sir Richard Branson after he was involved in an accident when he crashed his bicycle on Virgin Gorda, one of the British Virgin Islands in the Caribbean. The Virgin founder badly damaged his cheek and suffered severe cuts to his knee, chin, shoulder and body. Sir Richard said: "I was heading down a hill towards Leverick Bay when it suddenly got really dark and I managed to hit a traffic hump in the road head on.(Virgin.com via AP)

VW: employee chief floats idea of taking stakes in suppliers


VW: employee chief floats idea of taking stakes in suppliers Volkswagen's employee council chief is suggesting that the automaker consider taking stakes in suppliers after a dispute disrupted production in Germany.
FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2015 file photo a giant logo of the German car manufacturer Volkswagen is pictured on top of a company's factory building in Wolfsburg, Germany. Volkswagen says it has reached an agreement with two suppliers in a dispute that forced the company to suspend production of some models in Germany. News agency dpa reported Tuesday Aug. 23, 2016 that the automaker said the suppliers will quickly resume deliveries. No details were released. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, file)

Shouts, charges of 'stupidity,' at Brazil president's trial


Shouts, charges of stupidity, at Brazil presidents trial A trial against Brazil's president turned into a yelling match and was temporarily suspended on Friday after the head of Senate declared "stupidity is endless" and sharply criticized a colleague who had questioned the body's moral authority.
The domes of the the National Congress building, designed by the late Brazilian Oscar Niemeyer, are illuminated as the sun rises on the first day of the impeachment trial of suspended President Dilma Rousseff, in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. Brazil's Senate on Thursday began deliberating whether to permanently remove Rousseff from office, the final step in a leadership fight that has paralyzed Congress and cast a pall over a nation in the midst of a severe recession. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)

Breach in fishing license system exposes data in Northwest


Breach in fishing license system exposes data in Northwest A breach in a vendor's system that processes online sales of hunting and fishing licenses in Idaho, Oregon and Washington state exposed several million records containing buyers' personal information, officials said Friday.
FILE - In this undated file photo, a fly fisherman casts his line as early morning mist rises above the Boise River, east of Boise, Idaho. Idaho, Oregon and Washington have shutdown online sales of hunting and fishing licenses amid concerns a vendor's computer system has been hacked and personal information is at risk. (AP Photo/Troy Maben, File)

FDA expands Zika screening to all US blood centers


FDA expands Zika screening to all US blood centers The government told all U.S. blood banks Friday to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus.
FILE - This Aug. 20, 2013 file photo shows blood donated in Indianapolis. On Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, the Food and Drug Administration recommended that all U.S. blood banks start screening for the Zika virus, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne disease. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)