US woman who hid baby arrested in Philippines for kidnapping

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — An American woman charged with human trafficking for allegedly attempting to smuggle a 6-day-old baby out of the Philippines inside a sling bag was arrested on an additional...

Philippine official defends US pact after Duterte threat

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine foreign secretary warned Thursday that abrogating a security accord with Washington would undermine his country’s security and foster aggression in the disput...

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. ‘THERE IS NO NEED FOR MORE EVIDENCE’ Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Te...

Trump to create post to focus on solely human trafficking

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to expand the White House domestic policy office by appointing an individual to focus exclusively on combating human trafficking, The Associated Press ha...

Trump to create post to focus on solely human trafficking

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to expand the White House domestic policy office by appointing an individual to focus exclusively on combating human trafficking, The Associated Press ha...

Philippine church denies FBI allegations, to fight in court

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine religious group on Thursday denied allegations by American law enforcement agents that it was involved in a scheme to trick followers into becoming fundraisers ...

EU aid money for Africa may harm, not help, analysis finds

PARIS (AP) — European aid money earmarked for development in Africa is increasingly tied to how well countries can block their own citizens from trying to migrate across the Mediterranean and may be h...

FBI raids Los Angeles church to make immigration fraud bust

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal agents raided a Philippines-based church in Los Angeles early Wednesday in a human trafficking investigation that led to arrests of two church leaders in what prosecutors sa...

NC sheriff: Man held woman in 'sexual servitude' for 5 years

ASHEBORO, N.C. (AP) — A man is accused of keeping a woman “in sexual servitude” for five years, authorities in North Carolina said. Salvador Espinoza Escobar, 48, was expected in cou...

El Salvador holds man on charge of promoting migrant caravan

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — In one of the first cases of its kind, a court in El Salvador ordered a man held in jail Thursday pending trial on charges he promoted the formation of a migrant carav...

Court portrait of writer of notorious slave ruling reviewed

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In North Carolina's Supreme Court chamber, above the seat held by the second African American chief justice, hangs a towering painting of a 19th century slave owner and jurist who...

Turkey's Erdogan: Europe must back Libyan govt in Tripoli

Ankara (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on the European Union to support the internationally recognised Libyan government in Tripoli ahead of a summit in Berlin. ...

Lewis, Jackson back on sidelines to coach in Collegiate Bowl

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Hue Jackson and Marvin Lewis don't know if they will appear again on an NFL sideline but on Saturday they will be coaching players who hope to get to the next level. ...

Who's who on Trump's legal team for impeachment trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s legal team for his Senate impeachment trial will include a pair of well-known attorneys who have vigorously defended Trump on television and played roles in ...

Alabama senator wants bond law change after Blanchard death

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama state senator announced plans to file a bill to revoke bond for more offenses in the wake of the death of a UFC heavyweight fighter’s stepdaughter. ...