Customer bleeds after biting 'needle' buried in Taiwan McDonald's burger

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A “needle”-like object caused significant bleeding after a man bit into his burger at a McDonald's in southern Taiwan on Tuesday (March 19). After leavi...

The Latest: Chicago cop's lawyer heralds ruling on sentence

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the Illinois Supreme Court letting Chicago officer's sentence stand (all times local): 1:30 p.m. A lawyer for a white Chicago police of...

Children taken from Connecticut found in Mexico

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Three children from Connecticut authorities say were taken by their noncustodial mother during a supervised visit have been found safe in Mexico. Waterbury po...

McDonald’s Taiwan starts accepting EasyCard payment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – People in Taiwan can now pay for their meals with EasyCard at the country’s McDonald’s outlets, the fast food chain giant announced Friday. Starting March 1...

Carole Bayer Sager to get special honor at Songwriters Hall

NEW YORK (AP) — Carole Bayer Sager will receive the Johnny Mercer Award by the Songwriters Hall of Fame in June. The Oscar- and Grammy-winner, who was inducted into the Songwriters H...

Man accused of pulling gun on Somali teens pleads guilty

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man accused of pulling a gun on a group of young Somalis inside a McDonald's in a Minneapolis suburb has pleaded guilty. Hennepin County prosecutors say 55-year-...

Air Force major faces charge related to wife's disappearance

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — An Air Force major based in San Antonio bought a shovel, an ax, gasoline and a "burn barrel" a day after his wife was reported missing and then tried to destroy the receipt, accordi...

UK auto industry under siege as Brexit pressure escalates

LONDON (AP) — Gregory McDonald strides across the spotless factory floor at his company, Goodfish, glowing with pride. He plowed his life savings into the injection-molding equipment that churns out p...

Contrasts abound for 2 black women in Chicago mayoral runoff

CHICAGO (AP) — A political outsider who campaigned on reforming Chicago's police department after a white officer's fatal shooting of a black teenager said Wednesday that voters likely had the high-pr...

R. Kelly signs autographs at McDonald's after jail release

CHICAGO (AP) — R&B singer R. Kelly signed autographs and waved at a fan who yelled "I love you!" when he stopped at McDonald's in downtown Chicago after being released from jail in his sexual abus...

From bombers to Big Macs: Vietnam a lesson in reconciliation

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Vietnamese capital once trembled as waves of American bombers unleashed their payloads, but when Kim Jong Un arrives here for his summit with President Donald Trump he won't ...

A look at allegations over the years against singer R. Kelly

CHICAGO (AP) — R&B star R. Kelly has been dogged for years by allegations that he sexually abused women and underage girls. He and his attorneys have repeatedly denied allegations of sexual miscon...

Amazon aims to cut its carbon footprint

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, which ships millions of packages a year to shopper's doorsteps, says it wants to be greener. The online retail giant announced plans Monday to make half of al...

Drivers competing in the 2019 Daytona 500

The 40 drivers competing in the 2019 Daytona 500, in order of starting position: ___ No. 24 Chevrolet, Hendrick Motorsports DRIVER: William Byron ...

The Latest: Lawyer: Convicted officer beaten in prison

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on attack in prison of Chicago officer convicted of killing black teen Laquan McDonald (all times local): 12:15 p.m. An attorney for the w...