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Pakistan's citizens feel the brunt of political tug-of-war

As Pakistan's ousted premier Imran Khan vows to overthrow what he calls a US-backed "imported government," his supporters took to the streets on Wednesday and Thursday. Khan later calle...

Top Southern Baptists plan to release secret list of abusers

Top administrative leaders for the Southern Baptist Convention, the largest Protestant denomination in America, said Tuesday that they will release a secret list of hundreds of pastors and other churc...

Adult sex abuse survivors win 2nd chance to sue in New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Adult sexual assault survivors who missed legal deadlines to sue their abusers would get a second chance to file lawsuits under a bill that received final approval Monday from New ...

India sends food, medicine donation to crisis-hit Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka received a first consignment of a $16 million humanitarian aid package from neighboring India to help mitigate severe shortages caused by the country’s worst econom...

Kane's 2nd-period hat trick helps Oilers top Flames 4-1

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Evander Kane was without a team in January after having his contract terminated. He's now a crucial member of Edmonton’s playoff push. Kane had three goals i...

Sri Lanka closes schools, limits work amid fuel shortage

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan authorities on Friday closed schools and asked public officials not to come to work in a desperate move to prepare for an acute fuel shortage that is expected to l...

US lawmakers urge binding vote on Puerto Rico statehood

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A group of Democratic congress members, including the House majority leader, on Thursday proposed a binding plebiscite to decide whether Puerto Rico should become a state ...

Sri Lanka limits foreign currency holdings amid crisis

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka will lower the maximum amount of foreign currency that individuals can possess to $10,000 from $15,000 and penalize anyone who holds it for more than three months, ...

Business Highlights: Wall Street sell-off, Target's woes

___ Stocks fall sharply as Target’s woes renew inflation fears NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks closed sharply lower on Wall Street Wednesday as dismal results from Target re...

Google's Russian business plans to file for bankruptcy

LONDON (AP) — Google says its Russian subsidiary is planning to file for bankruptcy because it can't pay staff and suppliers. Russian state media reported Wednesday that the U.S. te...

Sri Lankan protesters include Tamil victims in war memorial

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan protesters lit flames and offered prayers Wednesday remembering thousands — including ethnic Tamil civilians — killed in the final stages of the country’s decadesl...

$121.5M settlement in New Mexico clergy sex abuse scandal

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — One of the oldest Catholic dioceses in the United States announced a settlement agreement Tuesday to resolve a bankruptcy case in New Mexico that resulted from a clergy sex abuse...

Censure vote vs. Sri Lankan leader fails as crisis simmers

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's governing party on Tuesday defeated a move in Parliament to urgently debate a motion that would censure President Gotabaya Rajapaksa for the nation's worst econom...

Rajapaksa swears in 4 Cabinet members amid Sri Lanka crisis

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's president swore in four new Cabinet ministers Saturday in an effort to ensure stability until a full Cabinet is formed in the island nation engulfed in a politica...

Sandy Hook lawsuits against Alex Jones on track to resume

VICTORIA, Texas (AP) — The Sandy Hook families' lawsuits against Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for calling the 2012 Newtown school shooting a hoax appear poised to resume soon, base...