The Latest: Trump and de Blasio already trading insults

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joining the Democratic presidential race (all times local): 9 a.m. Within an hour of New York City ...

Sentenced for scams, fake heiress not sorry 'for anything'

NEW YORK (AP) — A con artist who was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison for swindling banks, hotels and wealthy New Yorkers says she's not sorry for anything she did. Anna Sorok...

Fake German heiress faces sentencing in NY fraud case

NEW YORK (AP) — The day of reckoning has arrived for the German con artist who passed herself off as a wealthy heiress and swindled tens of thousands of dollars from New York banks and hotels. ...

Divisive whistleblower is Ohio State doc's loudest accuser

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Of the 150-plus men alleging two decades of sexual misconduct by a former Ohio State team doctor, ex-wrestler Mike DiSabato has been the loudest, often literally raising his voic...

Cambodian 'monk' accused of sexual assault, profiteering in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A self-professed "monk" from Cambodia, faces deportation after being charged by over a dozen women with sexual assault and profiting from his religious teachings. ...

New Jersey's top court won't hear ex-NFL star's appeal

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Supreme Court won't hear a request from former NFL star Irving Fryar to overturn his conviction for his role in a mortgage scam. The court announc...

Grammy-nominated album shines light on transgender pioneer

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For decades, Jackie Shane was a musical mystery: a riveting black transgender soul singer who packed out nightclubs in Toronto in the 1960s, but then disappeared after 1971. ...

Andrea Constand's impact statement: Bill Cosby 'robbed me'

Victim impact statement by Andrea Constand, the former Temple University employee whom Bill Cosby was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting in 2004, as submitted in writing to the court at Cos...

Iranian man poses as Norwegian, cheats 3 Taiwanese women out of NT1.35 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A married Iranian man who has been accused of posing as a Norwegian and conning three single Taiwanese women into lending him a total of NT$1.35 million (US$44,000), before &qu...

Primary Takeaways: A liberal newcomer ousts top Dem leader

An ambitious senior Democrat in the House lost his job Tuesday in a stunning primary upset. Mitt Romney moved closer to an office in Washington, just not the oval one. That's still occupied by Preside...

British con artist retracts fake apology, restarts videos of Taiwanese women, breaks law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A mere two days after issuing a fake video apology, a British con artist, who has uploaded a number of exploitive videos of Taiwanese women he met on the streets of Taipei, has...

British con artist records fake video apology for 'insulting Taiwanese women'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A British con artist, who has uploaded a number of exploitive videos of Taiwanese women he met on the streets of Taipei, yesterday (June 15) recorded a fake video apology follo...

British con artist exploiting Taiwanese women takes down videos, banned from Airbnb

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A British con artist, who has uploaded a number of exploitive videos of Taiwanese women he met on the streets of Taipei, yesterday (June 14) took down all his videos from his t...

British con artist Explorer Nick in Taipei to target Taiwanese women

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A British con artist, who describes himself as a "pick-up artist," is now in Taiwan seeking to lure Taiwanese women into his videos and has already uploaded a number ...

Review: In 'American Animals,' a library heist goes awry

For anyone who has ever read "Crime and Punishment" and then really wanted to see a frat boy version — Bro-stoyevsky, if you will — your movie has finally arrived. "American Animals"...