Ex-pharmaceutical CEO accused at trial of cheating investors

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal prosecutor has told jurors in opening statements at the securities fraud trial of a former pharmaceutical company CEO that he built a bogus hedge fund empire on "lies upon li...

Teacher who alerted drug dealers sentenced to 3 years

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida teacher who tipped off drug dealers that her detective husband was investigating them in order to get revenge for his alleged infidelity has been sentenced to th...

Armstrong and government spar over upcoming trial evidence

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong's $100 million fraud trial is months away, yet his fight with the government and former teammate-turned-rival Floyd Landis is heating up. Armstro...

Teacher alerted drug dealers as revenge on cheating husband

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida teacher tipped off drug dealers that her detective husband was investigating them in order to get revenge for his alleged infidelity. The South...

A look at special counsel Robert Mueller's team of lawyers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The team of lawyers investigating potential coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign is still growing, but its early composition reveals a breadth of experience in criminal...

Celebrity reaction to the mistrial in Bill Cosby's trial

Celebrity reaction to the mistrial declared in Bill Cosby's trial on sexual assault charges after jurors failed to reach a unanimous decision: — "Bill Cosby's trial is about much mor...

America's Cup sailors have social media #battleofbermuda

HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) — The #battleofbermuda is on, mates. The America's Cup has jumped fully into the 21st century, from the space-age catamarans that lift up on hydrofoils and fly...

Soup Nazi-inspired company files for bankruptcy

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York company that sells soup from the recipes of the chef who was the real-life model of the Soup Nazi on "Seinfeld" has filed for bankruptcy. The filing from S...

Trump suggests Iran shares some blame for terror attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is suggesting that Iran shares some of the blame for twin terrorist attacks on its parliament and a shrine, insisting that those who sponsor terrorism "risk fa...

Skating streamer 'CJayride' slammed by netizens for littering live

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- American streamer who has recently been skateboarding around Taipei with live video feeds received scathing criticism online yesterday for a compilation video showing...

Hard-luck loser Kiwis back for another shot at America's Cup

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The champagne was on ice and the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron was eager to welcome back the America's Cup to its trophy room. Emirates Team New Zealand was that ...

Volkswagen has fix for more cars in cheating scandal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. and California regulators have approved a fix for more Volkswagen cars caught up in the company's emissions cheating scandal. The California Air Resources B...

Column: Shed no tears for Sharapova in fight against doping

Sometimes, the help in the fight against doping comes from the most unexpected places. French Open officials could easily have given Maria Sharapova an exemption to play in their tou...

WADA looks for power to sanction cheating countries, sports

MONTREAL (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency has approved fast-tracking new rules that would allow for sanctions of national Olympic committees and international sports federations in much the same wa...

German prosecutors investigating VW's Mueller over scandal

BERLIN (AP) — Stuttgart prosecutors say they're investigating whether Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller, among others, manipulated markets by not releasing information about VW's diesel cheating soon en...