Suspect behind grisly murder of Malaysian woman found dead

TAIPEI (Taiwan News ) — The suspect behind the grisly murder and dismemberment of a Chinese Malaysian woman was found dead inside an apartment in Keelung on Sunday evening (Jan. 12). After po...

Police hunt for suspect behind murder, dismemberment of Malaysian woman in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police on Sunday (Jan. 12), issued a warrant for the arrest of a Taiwanese man suspected in the brutal murder and dismemberment of a Malaysian woman, whose body was found ...

UN: Congo ethnic violence might be crimes against humanity

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Killings, rapes and other violence by an armed ethnic group targeting rivals in Congo’s northeast may amount to crimes against humanity, the United Nations said Friday. ...

Yonghe murder suspect found guilty by New Taipei court

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A New Taipei City court last week found the main suspect of the gruesome murder and dismemberment of a Canadian English teacher guilty. When the Taiwan New Taipei Distr...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Nov. 21, the 325th day of 2019. There are 40 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 21, ...

Investors return to Saudi Arabia as lucrative oil IPO looms

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Lured by a long-looming stock offering of Saudi Arabia's massive state-run oil company, investors and business leaders have returned to the kingdom's capital for an investm...

UN investigator regrets no probe of chain to Khashoggi slay

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. independent investigator says she regrets that neither Saudi Arabia nor the U.N. secretary-general and U.N. decision-making bodies have taken steps to criminally investiga...

Saudi Arabia's king names prince as new foreign minister

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi King Salman has named a new foreign minister for the kingdom amid a series of royal orders. The king late Wednesday night named Prince Faisal...

In last words, Khashoggi asked killers not to suffocate him

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish newspaper says in his final words, slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi urged his killers not to cover his mouth because he suffered from asthma and could suffocate. ...

Key witness in Kansas City killing, dismemberment found dead

CLAYCOMO, Mo. (AP) — A key witness in the case against a man charged in a killing and dismemberment has been found dead in suburban Kansas City, and authorities said they suspect foul play. ...

US judge blocks Indiana 2nd trimester abortion procedure ban

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge blocked an Indiana law that would ban a second-trimester abortion procedure on Friday, just days before the law was set to come into force. The or...

Justices won't revive Alabama ban on abortion procedure

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't revive Alabama's ban on the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions. The measure has been blocked by lower courts. The ju...

Lawsuit says North Dakota laws force abortion doctors to lie

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's sole abortion clinic filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday over two state laws it believes forces doctors to lie, including one measure passed this year requiring physician...

Defendant who slashed neck in courtroom doesn't return

WILBER, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska murder trial has resumed without the presence of the defendant who slashed his neck in the courtroom. Judge Vicky Johnson noted 52-year-old Aubrey Trai...

Suspect in Nebraska woman's death slashes neck during trial

WILBER, Neb. (AP) — A man accused in the 2017 slaying of a Nebraska woman slashed his neck and fell from a wheelchair during his murder trial. Fifty-two-year-old Aubrey Trail yelled ...