Guatemala again refuses to readmit UN graft investigator

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Guatemala's government is again refusing to readmit the head of a U.N. commission investigating corruption in the country, including one pending case against President Jimmy Morales...

Report: Berlusconi reaches deal to buy 3rd-division Monza

MILAN (AP) — Silvio Berlusconi is reportedly getting back into football. The Gazzetta dello Sport says Berlusconi's family holding company Fininvest has reached a deal to purchase Se...

Biker gang's second-in-command sentenced to 2 life terms

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a former leader of the notorious Bandidos biker gang to two consecutive life terms and another 20 years in prison for directing a violent racketeering ...

US puts sanctions on Venezuela first lady, other officials

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has slapped financial sanctions on four members of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's inner circle, including his wife and the nation's vice president on ...

Prince William visits Africa ahead of UK wildlife conference

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Britain's Prince William is in Africa this week to discuss threats to conservation ahead of a London conference on the illegal wildlife trade. The Duke of Cambrid...

Taiwan considers sending vice president to Vatican

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) might visit the Vatican next month to attend the canonization of Pope Paul VI in the highest-level contact since the Holy See signed an accor...

Bobby Evans fired as San Francisco Giants general manager

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bobby Evans was fired Monday as the San Francisco Giants' general manager. The team said Evans will be reassigned, with responsibilities to be determined. ...

AP Interview: Brazil's Temer denies graft, defends legacy

NEW YORK (AP) — Brazilian President Michel Temer said Monday that corruption charges against him were the result of his administration's attempts to reform the country's pension system, an explanation...

Biden postpones Georgia trip for Abrams

ATLANTA (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden is putting off a campaign trip on behalf of Georgia governor hopeful Stacey Abrams. Biden had planned to come Thursday to Georgia. The ...

AP Explains: The US push to boost 'quantum computing'

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. (AP) — A race by U.S. tech companies to build a new generation of powerful "quantum computers" could get a $1.3 billion boost from Congress, fueled in part by lawmakers' fear of...

Tenn. Democrat aims for Senate win by edging away from party

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Phil Bredesen is a Democrat. But he'd rather you not mention that. "I need to make clear to everybody my independence from all of the national Democratic stuf...

Talks continue on Kavanaugh accuser's Thursday hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Talks are set to continue on tentative agreement for a Thursday hearing for Brett Kavanaugh's accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, to tell the Senate Judiciary Committee about her allegat...

AP Explains: Why elections hold key for Maldives' future

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Maldives is holding its third multiparty presidential elections on Sunday. The Indian Ocean nation of 400,000 has been rife with political turmoil since democracy was introduced j...

How it looks: Optics key in fight over Kavanaugh hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The congressional showdown taking shape between Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who has accused him of sexual assault is a battle of optics as much as truth, and ...

As he weighs 2020, Biden airs regrets of '91 Thomas hearings

Vice President Joe Biden says he should have protected Anita Hill from what he called "character assassination" during the Supreme Court confirmation hearings of Justice Clarence Thomas more than a qu...