Colonialism 2.0: Rail contract with China threatens Kenya's sovereignty, assets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In what appears to be a shockingly one-sided contract, Kenya seems to have signed away its rights to its key strategic assets on the basis of sovereignty if it defaults on its ...

McConnell's maneuvers take backseat to Trump in shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's guiding principles is: "There's no education in the second kick of a mule." Now, deep into a government shutdown he ...

Could Dems' 2020 nominee be someone you've never heard of?

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — At 36, Pete Buttigieg is just over the minimum age required to be president of the United States. Outside South Bend, Indiana, the Rust Belt community where he's been mayor sin...

Schism leads to dueling women's march events in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — Conflicts over control, inclusivity and alleged anti-Semitism will mean that women protesting on the second anniversary of the Women's March on Washington are faced with competing demo...

Taiwan investigates 4 following online rumors about African swine fever

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine (BAPHIQ) said they are investigating four suspects in relation to false information spread online regarding...

Pence defends wife's teaching job at school that bars gays

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence says the criticism of Christian education in America should stop. Pence is responding to media reports of his wife returning to teach at a...

Gabbard video apologizes for past hurtful LGBTQ statements

HONOLULU (AP) — Presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is responding to criticism about her past work advocating against gay rights by recording a new YouTube video. The near...

Gisele Bundchen fires back in feud with Brazilian minister

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian supermodel turned environmental activist Gisele Bundchen is pushing back against the agricultural minister in her homeland, along the way wading into a growing debate a...

China warns of 'repercussions' if Canada snubs Huawei 5G network

BEIJING (AP) — The latest on the fight between China and Canada over the arrest of a Chinese technology executive (all times local): 5:15 a.m. China's ambassador to Canada says the arr...

Gisele Bundchen fires back in feud with Brazilian minister

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian supermodel-turned-environmental activist Gisele Bundchen is responding to criticism from a Cabinet minister. Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias...

Midnight run: Muguruza tops Konta late in Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Better late than never, right? Garbine Muguruza finally won what is believed to be the latest-starting match in Australian Open history, edging Johanna Ko...

The Latest: Giuliani aims to clarify collusion comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the special counsel's Russia investigation (all times local): 11:30 a.m. President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani (joo-lee-AH'-...

France: Former security aide to Macron in police custody

PARIS (AP) — The Paris prosecutor's office says a former security aide to French President Emmanuel Macron has been taken into police custody in an investigation of possible misuse of diplomatic passp...

Q&A: Maroon 5's PJ Morton on Super Bowl and Grammy noms

NEW YORK (AP) — PJ Morton is prepping for the biggest week of his life: He's set to perform at next month's Super Bowl halftime show as a member of Maroon 5, and seven days later, he'll attend the Gra...

11 years later, Djokovic tops Tsonga again in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — All these years later, although with much less on the line, Novak Djokovic again got the better of Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at the Australian Open. The No. 1-se...