Donors team up to expand #MeToo's impact in the workplace

NEW YORK (AP) — In an unusual team effort to broaden the #MeToo movement, a group of prominent U.S. foundations is launching a new fund aimed at combating sexual violence and harassment in the workpla...

On rare European trip, Bolivia's Morales to visit Greece

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Bolivia's left-wing President Evo Morales is due to visit Greece on rare trip to Europe, with talks in Athens expected to include the ongoing crisis in Venezuela. ...

Poland's Catholic Church set to release sex abuse statistics

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's Catholic Church leaders are preparing to publish statistics on the abuse of minors by priests since 1990. Archbishop Stanislaw Gadecki says the documen...

Tamkang University student may have been electrocuted before drowning in Taipei park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Police suspect that the cause of death of a 25-year-old Tamkang University student found in a Taipei park could be electric shock, followed by drowning, reported UDN. A four...

US Secretary of State slams China upon release of 2019 human rights report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo slammed China for its human rights abuses on Wednesday. The State Department representative gave an address to mark the release of W...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ March 12 The Washington Post on President Donald Trump's proposed $4.7 trilli...

US cites journalist murder as a rights abuse by Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is using an annual report on human rights abuses around the world to call out ally Saudi Arabia over the killing of U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi (ja...

Unprecedented quadruple looms into view for ruthless City

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Schalke posted a GIF of two Power Rangers holding their heads in their hands, accompanied by the message: "MAKE IT STOP." Another tweet popped up minutes l...

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. ETHIOPIA TO SEND PLANE'S BLACK BOX ABROAD The black box f...

Pope anniversary marked by Pell sentencing, scandal fallout

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is marking his sixth anniversary as pontiff with prayer, attending a weeklong spiritual retreat while elsewhere in the world one of his cardinals is sentenced for sex ...

Russia mocks US collusion probe ahead of Mueller's report

MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller has yet to release his report about Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, but the Kremlin has been rehearsing its response for mont...

States weigh bans on shackling jailed moms during childbirth

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Michelle Aldana gave birth to her first child chained to a hospital bed. Then serving time at the Utah state prison on a drug charge, she says she labored throu...

China says it hosts 'boarding schools' not 'concentration camps' in Xinjiang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Authorities in China have said they are running “boarding schools” in the Xinjiang Autonomous Region, rather than concentration camps, as has been reported by ...

AP PHOTOS: The most senior Catholic convicted of child abuse

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The conviction and sentencing of Cardinal George Pell represent a remarkable downfall for the man who was Pope Francis' former finance minister and third-highest ranking Ca...

Women greatly outnumbered by men in political power

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — New statistics say that when it comes to political power, women are totally outnumbered by men, accounting for less than 7 percent of the world's leaders and only 24 percent of t...