Likely NBA top pick Zion Williamson referenced at NCAA trial

NEW YORK (AP) — The player widely projected to be the NBA draft's top overall pick came up at a college basketball corruption trial as jurors heard a recording of a Clemson coach who seemed eager for ...

Algeria takes action against corruption, questions tycoons

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian authorities are embarking on a "Clean Hands" campaign aimed at rooting out corruption that has been linked to top tycoons and current and former government officials. ...

A look at the candidates in Spain's general election

MADRID (AP) — A new generation of young and media-savvy political leaders is vying to become Spain's next prime minister in a general election Sunday. They are all men and less than 50. ...

Witness at NCAA trial says he paid football recruits

NEW YORK (AP) — A key prosecution witness at a trial highlighting corruption in college basketball testified for a second day Wednesday about money he paid to college football players to secure them a...

The Latest: Ex-mayor apologizes for corruption conviction

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of former Reading, Pennsylvania Mayor Vaughn Spencer on corruption charges (all times local): 10:55 aa.m. The forme...

Inmates sue over what they call inhumane conditions at jail

CLEVELAND (AP) — Twenty current and former inmates are suing over what they say are inhumane and dangerous conditions at a troubled county jail in Cleveland. Many of the inmates say ...

Brazilian court reduces sentence of ex-president da Silva

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's second-highest court is reducing the sentence of incarcerated former President Luis Inacio Lula da Silva from 12 years and one month to eight years and 10 months. ...

Former French PM Fillon and wife to stand corruption trial

PARIS (AP) — A French judicial official says investigating judges have ordered that former Prime Minister Francois Fillon and his wife stand trial on corruption charges. Fillon, who ...

Two years out of 25 served, ex-Korean President may be free from prison soon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The former president of the Republic of Korea, Park Guen Hye, has reportedly asked for her physical condition to be reviewed in hopes that her prison sentence will be stay...

Prominent Algerian businessman detained in corruption probe

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian public television says the boss of Algeria's largest private group, Cevital, has been arrested following a corruption probe. It says Issad Rebrab was...

New Ukrainian leader's campaign had pages from sitcom script

MOSCOW (AP) — The president-elect of Ukraine does not have a political record that foreign governments and companies can search for clues. For now, a 51-episode TV sitcom might offer the clearest view...

Darfur justice could prove elusive despite al-Bashir's fall

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, driven from power and now languishing in a prison where his opponents were once jailed and tortured, is more vulnerable than ever to a decade-o...

The Latest: EU pledges support for new leader in Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on the results of Ukraine's presidential vote in which TV actor Volodymyr Zelenskiy won in a landslide (all times local): 12 noon Th...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, April 22, the 112th day of 2019. There are 253 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 22,...

Comedian headed for landslide victory in Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A comedian whose only political experience consists of playing a president on TV cruised toward a landslide victory in Ukraine's presidential election Sunday in what was...