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Coming to grips: Sticky stuff ban provokes managers, players

NEW YORK (AP) — Kansas City manager Mike Matheny warned opponents that if they act like Philadelphia’s Joe Girardi and ask umpires to check Royals pitchers for sticky substances, it would provoke his ...

Castro's 2-run single in 9th rallies Nats past Phils 13-12

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A slugfest came down to a 34-year-old pitcher trying to shut down the middle of the order for his first career save. No problem for Paolo Espino. ...

Nats GM Rizzo calls Phillies manager Girardi a 'con artist'

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo called Joe Girardi a “con artist” a day after Philadelphia’s manager asked umpires to check Max Scherzer for illegal substances duri...

Taiwanese woman conned by fake 'Keanu Reeves'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese woman was found not guilty of abetting fraud after she claimed that she had been tricked by a con artist who posed as the actor Keanu Reeves. A Kaohsiung re...

Corruption trial of young ex-Massachusetts mayor begins

BOSTON (AP) — Adult entertainment. A personal trainer. A helicopter tour of historic mansions in Newport, Rhode Island. Those were some of the things a former young Massachusetts mayor bought with mon...

Fake German heiress taken into US custody, faces deportation

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. immigration authorities said Thursday they have detained Anna Sorokin, the con artist who passed herself off as a wealthy German heiress and served more than three years behind ba...

Three Taiwanese receive heavy sentences in Vietnam for scamming elderly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Taiwan nationals have received prison sentences of between 10 and 15 years for tricking elderly Vietnamese out of their money through scam calls. On Thursday (Nov...

Iranian man handed 2-year sentence for cheating 4 Taiwanese women out of NT$1.35 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Iranian man married to a Taiwanese woman has been convicted of fraud after posing as a Norwegian and Canadian man and conning four single Taiwanese women into lending h...

Filipina arrested for scamming countrymen in Taiwan out of NT$80 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipina migrant worker was taken into custody in central Taiwan on Wednesday (Aug. 5) for allegedly scamming her compatriots with the promise of a return on currency co...

Taiwan cult leader bilks 237 'virgins' and followers out of NT$80 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police on Tuesday (June 16) arrested the leader of a cult political party who created a special class for over 200 "virgins" and bilked members out of at least N...

AP Explains: US indicts Venezuela's Maduro as narcoterrorist

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Trump administration has indicted Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro and more than a dozen members of his inner circle, stepping up measures to drive the socialist lead...

Georgia's high court rules DNA evidence warrants new trial

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Georgia's highest court ruled Friday that an inmate serving a life sentence for a slaying 43 years ago deserves a new trial after recent DNA tests cast “significant doubt” on his ...

#MeToo prosecutors deploy experts early to thwart defense

When his trial opens in the coming days, Harvey Weinstein’s defense team is expected to go on the offensive against the women who have accused him of rape and sexual assault, in part by questioning if...

Pair could face new charges in Indiana neglect case

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Prosecutors are looking to file four additional charges against an Indiana couple accused of abandoning their adopted daughter. Michael and Kristine Barnett, w...

228 Taiwanese defrauded out of NT$30 million after Booking.com data leaks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Due to Booking.com's ongoing data breaches, 228 Taiwanese have been defrauded out of NT$30 million over the first nine months of this year. The Criminal Investigati...