Israel’s Netanyahu indicted on corruption charges

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted Thursday in a series of corruption cases, throwing Israel’s paralyzed political system into further disarray and threatening...

7 key questions heading into Wednesday’s Democratic debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — New uncertainty hangs over the Democratic presidential primary as 10 candidates meet on the debate stage once again. No longer is there a clear front-runner. The fi...

AP Interview: Steyer’s fortune fuels underdog 2020 campaign

BLUFFTON, S.C. (AP) — Tom Steyer says it’s “not possible” to buy the Democratic presidential nomination. Yet the elderly crowd gathered in the back of the Southern Barrell Brewing C...

Warren files for NH primary, scorns ‘billionaires

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Elizabeth Warren has once again scorned big money’s influence in politics as she signed up for New Hampshire's presidential primary. The Massachusetts senator sa...

Acing it: Success of Nats, Astros puts attention on starters

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Washington went against baseball's trend toward bulked-up bullpens, dedicating 39% of its payroll to three starting pitchers: Max Scherzer, Stephen Strasburg and Patrick Corbi...

Villarreal to showcase its flair _ and ceramics _ in US

VILLARREAL, Spain (AP) — A short drive through the narrow streets of Villarreal can give you an idea about what matters most in this small city in eastern Spain. Only a few buildings...

Number of Taiwanese billionaires rises to 40, including 1 woman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of billionaires in Taiwan increased from 35 to 40 last year and now also includes a woman, according to an annual survey by PwC and Swiss bank UBS. While the...

Alibaba’s Jack Ma remains richest person in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to Forbes' "China's Richest 2019" report released Thursday (Nov. 7), Jack Ma (馬雲), the founder and former CEO of the world's biggest e-comm...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Nov. 5 The Los Angeles Times on the United States' withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement: ...

How Warren and Sanders pay for Medicare for All

WASHINGTON (AP) — Here's a look at Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren's proposals to pay for Medicare for All and how they compare to financing options identified by Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. Both...

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'Just too much': Meet the uber-rich who want a wealth tax WASHINGTON (AP) — A handful of billionaires and multimillionaires are making a renewed push for the government to raise thei...

'Just too much': Meet the uber-rich who want a wealth tax

WASHINGTON (AP) — When the grand vacation homes of Newport Beach were empty on a beautiful Memorial Day weekend, Molly Munger decided it was time for the U.S. to consider taxing wealth. ...

Key takeaways from Democratic presidential candidate debate

A dozen Democratic presidential candidates participated in a spirited debate Tuesday over health care, taxes, gun control and impeachment. Here are some key takeaways from the three-hour forum in West...

China blames Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing for protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Anger over expensive housing caused by real estate billionaires like Li Ka-shing is to blame for the recent spate of protests in Hong Kong, according to state-controlled C...

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___ Hundreds of thousands stranded as travel agency collapses LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of travelers have been stranded across the world after the British...