AP Explains: A look at El Salvador's new anti-graft body

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Fulfilling a campaign promise, Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele has moved to create the International Commission Against Impunity in El Salvador, tasked with tackling...

Trump wants Supreme Court to block subpoena for his taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is asking the Supreme Court to block a subpoena for his tax returns, in a test of the president’s ability to defy investigations. The filing ...

In Spain, thousands protest new verdict on group sex attack

MADRID (AP) — Thousands of Spaniards have taken to the streets demanding changes in the country's criminal law, following a ruling on a sex assault case that was widely criticized as denying victims f...

Appeals court agrees Trump tax returns can be turned over

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court in New York says President Donald Trump's tax returns can be turned over to state criminal investigators. The ruling by the 2nd U.S. Circuit C...

Canadian English teacher nabbed growing pot in N Taiwan gets lighter sentence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Canadian cram school teacher who teaches English and was arrested for growing marijuana at his home in northern Taiwan has been given a reduced sentence for being a &quo...

Taiwan's efforts to fight money laundering hailed by regional organization

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s efforts to combat money laundering and terrorism financing have been recognized by a regional organization. The annual meeting of the Asia-Pacific Group ...

As Epstein bail fight looms, feds say evidence growing daily

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors, preparing for a bail fight Monday, say evidence against financier Jeffrey Epstein is growing "stronger by the day" after several more women contacted them in recen...

Uruguay prison turns inmates into entrepreneurs

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Rolando Bustamante watches his employees turn out one concrete block after another, occasionally checking an electronic tablet that records orders from clients and that lets...

Doctor killed 25 patients, officials say. Can they prove it?

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Prosecutors face a legal hurdle as they pursue 25 murder charges against an Ohio doctor accused of essentially using his colleagues as weapons by ordering fatal painkiller doses ...

After criticism, Greece toughens rape law

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece toughened its legislation on Thursday to define rape as any non-consensual sexual act, following criticism that an earlier proposed overhaul of the current definition was ...

Woman accuses top US cardinal of dismissing sex abuse case

HOUSTON (AP) — When Cardinal Daniel DiNardo first met Laura Pontikes in his wood-paneled conference room in December 2016, the leader of the U.S. Catholic Church's response to its sex abuse scandal sa...

Australian cardinal to appeal child sex convictions

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The most senior Catholic convicted of child sex abuse will soon ask an Australian appeals court to reverse convictions on charges of molesting two choirboys in a cathedral ...

Future uncertain for Catalan separatists elected in Europe

MADRID (AP) — Three jailed or fugitive Catalan politicians hope to use their freshly won seats in the European Parliament as loudspeakers for their separatist cause in northeastern Spain — although ac...

Bulgarian man charged with DUI in Taipei pleads ignorance of law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- When a Bulgarian man identified with the Chinese surname Keh (克) was pulled over for driving under the influence (DUI) last Wednesday (May 15), he claimed that he was unaware o...

Arizona prisons ban book on black men in the justice system

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona has banned prisoners from reading a book that discusses the impact of the criminal justice system on black men, drawing outcry from First Amendment advocates who say the move is...