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The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions against 13 Chinese and North Korean organizations Washington accused of helping evade nuclear restrictions against Pyongyang and supporting the country t
DETROIT (AP) — John Conyers has dealt with various ethics investigations and a public corruption case that landed his wife in prison during a U.S. House career spanning more than five decades — l
DETROIT (AP) — A sports doctor accused of molesting several girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University will plead guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault and face at
American Airlines and United Airlines have agreed to a USD 95.1 million settlement with the developer of the World Trade Centre over the September 11, 2001 attacks, ending 13 years of litigation.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Two Minnesota state lawmakers hit by sexual misconduct allegations announced they would resign, less than two weeks after they were accused of misdeeds that ranged from gropi
Pakistan's ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members today appeared before an anti-graft court here as trial resumed into the corruption cases filed against them in the high-pro
BOGOTA,  (Reuters) – Colombia sent a letter to the Venezuelan foreign ministry yesterday protesting the incursion of a military helicopter and troops from that nation over the border, the lates
Military investigators are probing whether three soldiers who worked in the White House had "improper contact" with foreign women on President Donald Trump's recent Asia trip, The Was
Most Zimbabweans have only known life under Mugabe, whose time in power was defined by violent suppression, economic collapse and international isolation.
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa, who is expected to be sworn in as president following the resignation of Robert Mugabe, will return home on Wednesday, ruling pa
The United States has unveiled new sanctions targeting North Korean shipping and Chinese traders doing business with Pyongyang, again raising the pressure on the pariah state to abandon its nuclear
An Ankara court on Nov. 21 completed a written extradition demand for key coup suspect Adil Oksuz, believed to currently be in Germany
A top official in France's Socialist Party was expelled today days after tweeting an image with anti-Semitic overtones against President Emmanuel Macron.
URBANA, Ohio (AP) — A 15-year-old Ohio boy accused of killing his father’s longtime girlfriend will be tried as an adult. The Springfield News-Sun reports defense attorney Darrell Heckman say
NEW YORK (AP) — The consequences came swiftly after the allegations emerged against Charlie Rose. Within hours, the veteran news host was suspended by CBS and his PBS interview show was pulled off t
A second federal judge today ruled against President Donald Trump's ban on transgender military personnel, further undermining his order by saying Pentagon-funded sex reassignment surgeries can
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon is celebrating its Independence Day with a military parade attended by the president and the prime minister who resigned from Saudi Arabia earlier this month in a move that st
BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — A year of events marking the 100th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s birth is drawing to a close exactly 54 years after his assassination. National park range
Zimbabweans waited today to discover when their new leader would be appointed after president Robert Mugabe's resignation brought a sudden end to a 37-year reign of authoritarian rule.
Former ANC MP Makhosi Khoza return to the political scene is on the horizon with a founding congress of a new political party.
Powerful Democratic lawmaker John Conyers, the longest-serving US congressman, settled a wrongful dismissal complaint after a former staffer said she was sacked because she would "not succumb t
Harvey Weinstein paid USD 1 million to silence an Italian model who accused him of groping her in 2015 after prosecutors decided not to charge him, and in the 1990s, his brother paid other accusers
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A man has been charged with deliberate homicide in connection to the stabbing death of his father in Bozeman. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports that 37-year-old Tanner Frank
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - The Argentine submarine ARA San Juan went missing in the South Atlantic last week with 44 crew members aboard. Here's a look at the submarine and ...
Three service members are reportedly being reassigned following the incident in Asia.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife says some of the state’s game wardens will be out on the roads this fall conducting roadside checks. On Sunday, wardens cond
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state is launching a new effort to inform the public about the dangers of fentanyl. The new public awareness campaign will feature ads warning of the risks of using the
Unknown people have opened fire in a cafe in Istanbul
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Association of Realtors says sales of single-family existing homes increased by a little more than 8 percent in October 2017 compared to a year earlier. The associat
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Army National Guard members from upstate New York are taking over the mission to train Ukrainian soldiers in their homeland. The New York National Guard says 220 of its s
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire’s Executive Council is set to vote on whether to confirm House Speaker Shawn Jasper as the state’s next agriculture commissioner. Gov. Chris Sununu la
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A 78-year-old woman diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease is recovering after going missing and spending a cold night outside. The Grand Junction Sentinel reports th
Air China Ltd has indefinitely suspended flights between Beijing and Pyongyang, citing poor demand as North Korea faces growing sanctions from the United States over its nuclear weapons and missile
BOSTON (AP) — Sponsors of more than 20 proposed ballot questions in Massachusetts are facing another key deadline. Wednesday is the final day for them to turn in signatures they have gathered to ci
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The My Brother’s Keeper program is expanding in New York, where 21 communities have now joined the network. State education officials said Tuesday that Poughkeepsie and Ea
GRESHAM, Ore. (AP) — Police say a pedestrian has died after being hit by two vehicles in a Portland suburb. KPTV-TV reports the incident happened at about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday near Southeast Division
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials have recovered the remains of two people from what is left of a Pennsylvania senior living community following last week’s fire. The fire broke out Thursday nigh
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine wildlife officials are encouraging hunters in the state to consider donating game meat to the hungry as Thanksgiving nears. The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and
The United Nations Command accused North Korean troops of violating the armistice by firing weapons and crossing the border to chase a defector.
With a recent spike in house robberies, police and private security companies are calling on Durban North residents to step up their security and ensure that they take the necessary precautions to ens
The MDC's Lovemore Moyo and David Coltart welcomed Mugabe's resignation but cautioned that there is still a lot of work to be done to untangle years of misrule.
Italy`s scandal-plagued former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi on Wednesday takes his comeback bid to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, asking it to weigh in on his ban from holding
Three Army service members allegedly broke curfew and made improper conduct with women during Trump's stop in Vietnam.              
BEIJING (Reuters) - The former head of China's powerful internet regulator is under investigation for suspected corruption, the ruling Communist Party said, the latest senior official to be caught up
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore is hoping to deploy autonomous buses on public roads in three different districts of the city-state from 2022 to provide better connectivity, the country's Ministry of
Britain’s treasured health care system was used as rallying cry by anti-E.U. campaigners. Many of its European staff now feel betrayed. Thousands have quit.
He raced across the border on foot, closely pursued by North Korean troops who shot at him several times.
United States military officials Wednesday released dramatic video showing the daring defection — and eventual rescue — of a North Korean soldier who barreled across the Demilitarized Zone in
Unlike similar services that are blocked, including Facebook, Google and Twitter Inc, Skype's services are still available for those who already have the app installed
After five hours of testimony to Parliament, former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe admitted having phone contact with the Gupta family.
Footage of the actual escape by a North Korean soldier into South Korea, as seen from South Korean side.
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth must not be seen as an indicator of China's underlying economic performance, a Beijing-based economic theorist and financial strategist has said.
CHICAGO (AP) — Nearly 2 million passengers are expected to travel through Chicago’s international airports during the Thanksgiving holiday. The Chicago Department of Aviation said Tuesday tha
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois man who spent 23 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit has gone to court to obtain a certificate of innocence. John Horton of Rockford was sen
TOKYO (Reuters) - The timing of Emperor Akihito's abdication, Japan's first in nearly two centuries, is to be discussed by a special panel that will meet from Dec. 1, the top government spokesman said
The jumbo jets ended up on an e-shopping website after a court failed to sell them offline.
The way in which the military has gone about executing its plan upends any conventional understanding
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it is investigating allegations of misbehavior by three service members during President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia earlier this month. The Washington Pos
This comes a day after US President Donald Trump re-designated North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado woman has been charged with 105 counts of animal cruelty as a result of a lengthy investigation into mistreatment on her property. The Durango Herald reports that o
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