'Chatgate' scandal throws Puerto Rico's governor into crisis

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Nearly two years ago, Hurricane María exposed the raw dysfunction of Puerto Rico, collapsing long-neglected infrastructure and leaving several thousand dead on Gov. Ricard...

'Chatgate' scandal throws Puerto Rico governor into crisis

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Nearly two years ago, Hurricane Maria exposed the raw dysfunction of Puerto Rico, collapsing long-neglected infrastructure and leaving several thousand dead on Gov. Ricard...

Argentine sport court member advices Messi to apologize

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Lionel Messi should apologize for his harsh comments at the Copa América in order to avoid a sanction, an Argentine member of sport's highest court said on Monday. ...

Ugandan singer Bobi Wine plans to run for president in 2021

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan pop star and opposition figure Bobi Wine said Monday he will challenge longtime President Yoweri Museveni in a 2021 election "on behalf of the people." ...

South Africa's ex-president appears at corruption inquest

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Former South African president Jacob Zuma is appearing Monday before a state commission probing allegations of corruption in during his tenure as the country's leader. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, July 13, the 194th day of 2019. There are 171 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 13,...

Pakistan suspends judge who convicted ex-PM of corruption

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's law minister says authorities have "temporarily barred a judge from working" after an opposition leader accused him of convicting her father, ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif...

Taiwan should be allowed entry to UN organizations: Belize ambassador

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Belizean diplomat has vowed to garner support from the international community to grant Taiwanese entry to United Nations-affiliated organizations. Last October, UDN ...

Embattled Puerto Rico gov apologizes for profane tirade

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rican Gov. Gov. Ricardo Rosselló was in Europe with his family this week on vacation when his administration took several hits that many believe have tarnished the ...

Glenn Greenwald becomes focus of Brazil press freedom debate

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Several weeks after publishing explosive reports about a key member of Brazil's far-right government, U.S. journalist Glenn Greenwald was called before a congressional committee ...

Puerto Rico gov apologizes for private chat that drew ire

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor has apologized for profanity-laced comments he made in a private chat to describe a former New York City government official and a federal control b...

Ex-President Ma's conviction overturned with verdict of Taiwan's High Court

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former President Ma Ying-jeou has been formally acquitted of his previous conviction for leaking state secrets following a ruling of Taiwan’s High Court on Friday (J...

EU court annuls fund freeze of 7 former Ukraine officials

BRUSSELS (AP) — One of the European Union's highest courts has annulled an asset freeze against seven former leading Ukraine officials accused of siphoning off state funds for their own gain. ...

Taiwan High Court to announce final verdict in Ex-President Ma wiretapping case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s High Court will give a final verdict in a retrial on allegations that former president, Ma Ying-Jeou (馬英九), leaked confidential and sensitive information by orde...

Slovakia president calls out human rights abuses in meeting with China's foreign minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Providing an example of good leadership in her first weeks in office, the new President of Slovakia, Zuzana Caputova, met with China’s Foreign Minister, Wang Yi (王毅)...