Lefties Mickelson, Watson look to add to wins at Travelers

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Phil Mickelson joked Wednesday that TPC River Highlands is clearly a left-handed golf course. Mickelson and fellow lefty Bubba Watson have combined to win five...

Biden anti-cancer groups could pose influence concerns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden was on friendly turf when he appeared in January 2018 at a San Francisco health care conference to tout the work of his Biden Cancer Initiative, the nonprofit that has been...

Marseille forfeits $2M prize money in UEFA finance case

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Marseille will pay UEFA 2 million euros ($2.24 million) for breaking financial fair play rules monitoring spending on player transfers and wages. UEFA says i...

UN: Venezuelans now file 1 in 5 of all new asylum claims

LIMA, Peru (AP) — When Johan Álvarez was unable to provide more than one meal a day for his young family he knew it was time to leave Venezuela. With his wife and infant son, the 25-...

Biden anti-cancer groups could pose influence concerns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden was on friendly turf when he appeared in January 2018 at a San Francisco health care conference to call for urgency in the search for a cancer cure. He had come before an i...

2 big US coal companies combine Wyoming, Colorado operations

Two of the world's largest coal producers have announced they will combine mining operations in Wyoming and Colorado in an attempt to improve their competitiveness against natural gas and renewable en...

Dallas Zoo giraffe named after Cowboys' Jason Witten dies

DALLAS (AP) — Officials say a 1-year-old giraffe at the Dallas Zoo that was named after Cowboys tight end Jason Witten died during a medical exam. Zoo officials tweeted that Witten t...

Swiss prosecutors say FIFA work continues after boss recused

BERN, Switzerland (AP) — The Swiss federal prosecution office says most criminal proceedings in its five-year FIFA investigation will continue unaffected by the attorney general being recused. ...

Georgia parole board considers clemency for condemned man

ATLANTA (AP) — The state parole board is holding a clemency hearing for a Georgia prisoner scheduled for execution this week for the killing of an off-duty prison guard. Marion Wilso...

Smart thinking from Taiwan's TSSA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Since the Taiwan Smart City Solutions Alliance (TSSA) started organizing the Smart City Summit & Expo in Taipei, in 2014, the annual exposition has become one of the m...

Taiwan ranked second for global IC design market share

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. companies dominate the global integrated circuit (IC) industry, holding a 52 percent share of the total worldwide IC market in 2018. Taiwan took second place with its...

Human rights group urges sanctions on Nicaragua's Ortega

WASHINGTON (AP) — Human Rights Watch called Wednesday on governments in the Americas and Europe to impose sanctions on Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and at least five high-level security official...

HRW calls for sanctions on Nicaragua's Ortega

WASHINGTON (AP) — Human Rights Watch is calling on governments in the Americas and Europe to impose sanctions on Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and at least five high-level security officials for ...

Documents: 'Swatting' suspect engaged in cross-country feud

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Court documents say the Delaware man indicted by a federal court for "swatting" incidents had engaged in a cross-country feud with a man he'd met on the phone and who had calle...

$4.5M in settlements over deaths tied to doc in murder case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio hospital system has reached nearly $4.5 million in settlements so far over the deaths of patients who allegedly received excessive painkiller doses ordered by a doctor no...