Judge is cited; asked if woman crossed legs to stop assault

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A judicial board accused a New Jersey judge of violating rules of conduct when he asked a woman during a court hearing if she tried closing her legs to prevent an alleged sexual as...

Daughter pleads guilty to helping father kill mother

CORNING, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York college student charged with helping her father kill her mother has agreed to testify against him as a part of a plea deal. Karrie Neurauter ...

New faces and old hands battle it out in Italy's election

ROME (AP) — With Sunday's Italian election potentially giving birth to a deeply divided parliament, here is a look at some of the key players in what could be a long and laborious process to form Ital...

New faces and old hands battle it out in Italy's election

ROME (AP) — With Sunday's Italian election potentially giving birth to a deeply divided parliament, here is a look at some of the key players in what could be a long and laborious process to form Ital...

Taiwan’s highest court rules for mother who sues her son for financial support

Taipei (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s highest court ruled Tuesday in favor of a Taiwanese woman who sued her son for financial support on the grounds that she had signed an agreement with her son ...

The Latest: Trump-signed tax bill scraps alimony deduction

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on what the tax overhaul means for alimony payments (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Congress' giant tax overhaul is poised to reach virtual...

Taxes and exes: How tax plan could alter alimony

NEW YORK (AP) — Congress' giant tax overhaul is poised to reach virtually every corner of American life — even Splitsville. Republicans delivered their sweeping plan Wednesday to an ...

Then and now: Why 1986 tax bill was everything 2017's isn't

WASHINGTON (AP) — They don't do tax reform like they used to. The legislation that House and Senate Republicans have embraced has revived memories of Congress' most recent major tax ...

Billionaire Berlusconi is spared big-bucks alimony to his ex

ROME (AP) — A Milan court has ruled that billionaire media magnate and former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi no longer must pay 1.4 million euros ($1.65 million) a month in alimony. ...

The Latest: GOP plan to cut alimony deduction gets House OK

The Latest on a House Republican plan to eliminate the tax deduction for alimony (all times local): 2:20 p.m. A proposal to eliminate the tax deduction for alimony ...

Divorcees warily eye GOP plan to cut alimony tax deduction

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — For over a decade, Charles Crenshaw has been paying his ex-wife tens of thousands of dollars annually in alimony. The now-retired engineer is hoping to renegotiate the agreement...

Spy, temptress, victim? Mata Hari still eludes definition

LEEUWARDEN, Netherlands (AP) — A century ago on Sunday, an exotic dancer named Mata Hari was executed by a French firing squad, condemned as a sultry Dutch double agent who supposedly caused the death...

Poland's pro-democracy movement ousts leader, elects new one

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's popular pro-democracy movement has elected a new leader amid signs of waning and controversies surrounding the finances of its previous chairman. A wee...

Can't decide what to do with your tax refund? Split it

For many people, getting a tax refund is like getting a handful of sand: It's virtually impossible to hang on to much of it. But it doesn't have to be that way. You can have the IRS ...

For some in middle class, Trump plan would mean tax increase

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump's proposals would modestly cut income taxes for most middle-class Americans. But for nearly 8 million families — including a majority of single-parent ho...