Ex-Mexico security chief long haunted by corruption claims

Mexico City (AP) — Mexico's former security chief was dogged by so many allegations of corruption and wrongdoing for so long that some said it was only a matter of time before he would be arrested. ...

Report: Giuliani settles long divorce from his third wife

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and his third wife have reached a settlement in a yearslong court battle that exposed details about their luxurious lifestyle, The New York ...

Corruption allegations long dogged ex-Mexico security chief

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's former security chief was dogged by so many allegations of corruption and wrongdoing for so long that some said it was only a matter of time before he would be arrested. ...

Sudan's government departs for peace talks with rebels

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s transitional government departed on Tuesday for peace talks with rebel leaders in a bid to end the country’s protracted civil war. The talks were being held in J...

French pension strikes expand, police gird for new protests

PARIS (AP) — French airport workers, teachers and others joined nationwide strikes Tuesday as unions cranked up pressure on the government to scrap changes to the national retirement system. ...

Airlines to serve Taiwan Railway bento boxes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The extremely popular Taiwan Railway bento boxes are expected to be served as in-flight meals as soon as next year, reports said. Prepared by the Taiwan Railways Admini...

Taiwan welcomes year's 2-millionth Japanese visitor

The number of Japanese tourists visiting Taiwan in a single year broke the 2 million mark for the first time Monday (Dec. 9), with the lucky 2-millionth arrival feted with various gifts from the Touri...

Pensacola gunman got around a ban on foreigners buying guns

Generally, foreigners are not allowed to buy guns in the United States. But there are exceptions written into federal law, which may explain how the Saudi flight student who shot three servicemen to d...

KC survives errors, takes AFC West with 23-16 win over Pats

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes got some help from the Chiefs defense to hold off the New England Patriots and wrap up the division title. Kansas City clinched the AFC West...

2 guards with rapper Juice WRLD arrested on gun charges

Chicago (AP) — Two security guards who were with rapper Juice WRLD when he died after suffering a medical emergency at Chicago’s Midway International Airport have been arrested on gun charges. ...

Heavy rain causes floods, paralyzes Lebanon's capital

BEIRUT (AP) — A rainstorm paralyzed parts of Lebanon's capital Beirut on Monday, turning streets to small rivers, stranding motorists inside their vehicles and damaging homes in som...

Four rockets hit military base near Baghdad airport

BAGHDAD (AP) — Four Katyusha rockets hit a military base near Baghdad International Airport early on Monday, wounding at least six soldiers, Iraqi security officials said. It was the latest incident i...

CAA mulling new terminal for Kaohsiung airport

Taipei, Dec. 9 (CNA) A new terminal is being planned for the Kaohsiung International Airport to better integrate local and international air travel, the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) said Mon...

Sri Lanka arrives for first test in a decade in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Sri Lanka's cricket team arrived in Pakistan on Monday to play two-test series that will be the first test in Pakistan in over a decade. Sri Lanka was the last team ...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The waters ...