Candidate buys ads on Sinclair TV stations to blast company

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Democratic candidate for Montana's U.S. House seat is buying ads on Sinclair Broadcast Group-owned television stations that blast the company for forcing reporters to read conse...

Haley's pushback draws fans, rattles White House

NEW YORK (AP) — The public split between the White House and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley this week over Russia sanctions threw a spotlight on her at-times uneasy relationship with President Donald Tru...

FIFA queries Morocco World Cup bid, to make 2nd inspection

CASABLANCA, Morocco (AP) — FIFA's inspection of Morocco's 2026 World Cup plans ended with questions about the quality of stadiums and a demand for more details from the bid ahead of a second unexpecte...

American millennials running up front in IndyCar this season

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Graham Rahal loves what sees at the top of the IndyCar series standings so far this season. Three twentysomething Americans — Alexander Rossi , Josef Newgarde...

Recalls this week: electrical safety switches, toys

More than 1 million electrical safety switches are being recalled because of a faulty switch. Other recalled consumer products this week include toy xylophones, ski bindings, and decorative cushions. ...

Southwest offers apology, compensation to passengers

NEW YORK (AP) — Southwest Airlines has sent a letter of apology and is offering compensation to passengers who were on a flight earlier this week that made an emergency landing following an engine exp...

USA Gymnastics settles sex abuse lawsuit

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — USA Gymnastics has reached a confidential settlement in a Georgia lawsuit that spurred a newspaper investigation into the organization's practices for reporting child abuse. ...

Germany: Truck tips over, floods field with fish

BERLIN (AP) — Oh sprat! A tractor-trailer tried to take a turn and toppled over, tipping its entire load of fish onto a German farmer's field. Police says some 20 m...

Mourinho leads praise for long-time managerial foe Wenger

It has been the most contentious coaching rivalry in the 26-year history of the Premier League, with their verbal barbs in news conferences even spilling over to physical confrontations on the touchli...

Investigators focused on family of 4 in unsolved killings

WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) — A prosecutor says the investigation of the unsolved killings of eight Ohio family members nearly two years ago remains focused on a family of four that left the state for Alaska. ...

Couple pleads not guilty to beating death of 2-year-old son

BEREA, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky couple has pleaded not guilty to bludgeoning the woman's 2-year-old son to death. Seara Clements and William Butler have been charged with murder for Tri...

The Latest: Prince Charles reportedly to lead Commonwealth

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Commonwealth heads of government meeting (all times local): 1:55 p.m. British media say Commonwealth leaders have agreed that Prince...

Taiwan fact-checking center to be established to combat fake news

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – To combat fake news, Taiwan Media Watch and the Association for Quality Journalism are collaborating to set up a fact-checking center. The two local non-profit org...

Philippines to amend Constitution to include South China Sea islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Planned amendments to the Constitution of the Philippines will describe the reach of national sovereignty as including the South China Sea and other historical areas of th...

Islamic State group to give up last pocket in Syrian capital

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state media says Islamic State group militants have agreed to give up their last pocket in Damascus. The SANA news agency says militants will be given the option...