New evidence links Colombia army chief to civilian slayings

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — New evidence has emerged linking the embattled head of Colombia's army to the alleged cover-up of civilian killings more than a decade ago. The documents, pro...

Indonesia sentences Frenchman to death for drug crimes

A court in Indonesia on Monday sentenced Frenchman Felix Dorfin for drug trafficking. Prosecutors had requested 20 years' imprisonment. "After finding Felix Dorfin legally and convincingly g...

Man faces execution for killing wife decades ago in Memphis

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A man convicted of killing his wife decades ago at a camping center he managed in Memphis is set for execution Thursday evening in Tennessee. Sixty-eight-year...

California governor pardons 2 ex-refugees facing deportation

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two former Cambodian refugees facing deportation for crimes committed as young adults were among seven people granted clemency Monday by California Gov. Gavin Newsom in his f...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TENSIONS RATCHET UP IN PERSIAN GULF Saudi Arabia says the...

Brunei suspends death penalty for homosexuality after backlash

Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah said a moratorium on the death penalty will be extended to the county's Islamic penal code. The small, Muslim majority sultanate on the Southeast Asian island...

Brunei suspends death penalty for homosexuality after backlash

Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah said a moratorium on the death penalty will be extended to the county's Islamic penal code. The small, Muslim majority sultanate on the Southeast Asian island...

AP PHOTOS: Workers of the world, uniting on May Day 2019

PARIS (AP) — Recognizing the contributions and struggles of laborers on May 1 has roots in late 19th-century Chicago, but there was a timeless quality to some International Workers' Day observances he...

Yemen's al-Qaida branch vows revenge over Saudi executions

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Al-Qaida in Yemen is vowing to avenge beheadings carried out by Saudi Arabia this week — an indication that some of the 37 Saudis executed on terrorism-related charges were members...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ April 25 The Japan News on the bombings in Sri Lanka: This ...

UN rights chief condemns 'shocking' Saudi mass executions

BERLIN (AP) — The U.N.'s human rights chief is calling Saudi Arabia's mass execution of 37 men, including three who were sentenced as minors, "shocking" and "abhorrent." Michelle Bac...

Trial begins over Arkansas' use of sedative in executions

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A trial has begun over Arkansas' use of a sedative in executions that critics say doesn't render inmates fully unconscious, two years after the state raced to put eight inmate...

Arkansas faces new court fight over sedative for executions

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal lawsuit filed by death row inmates has renewed a court fight over whether the sedative Arkansas uses for lethal injections causes torturous executions, two years aft...

Opinion: Joko Widodo's last chance to fulfill his promises to Indonesia

Joko Widodo, popularly known as Jokowi, has done it again. If the numbers from preliminary vote counts are correct, he has won the 2019 Indonesian presidential election. To be honest, Jokowi's vi...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2019. There are 259 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 16...