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 ...

Man wants new sentence in teen's rape, murder, dismemberment

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A man sentenced to death for raping, strangling and dismembering his girlfriend's 14-year-old daughter has asked a judge to instead give him a life term. Jacob...

The Latest: Judge questions Indiana abortion procedure ban

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on lawsuit over Indiana's attempt to ban abortion procedure (all times local): 1:30 p.m. A federal judge has grilled an attorney for ...

Clinic director: May sue over North Dakota abortion law

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Abortion rights supporters are considering a lawsuit over a new North Dakota law that would require the clinic to read women a "junk science" script about reversing a medication abo...

Triangle promoter says tattoo artist plotted murder of Canadian English teacher in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the trial for the murder and dismemberment of a Canadian English teacher in New Taipei City continued on Wednesday (May 8), Taiwanese-Canadian Wu Hsuan (吳宣), 21, also known ...

Kansas court bolsters abortion rights, blocks ban

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' highest court ruled for the first time Friday that the state constitution protects abortion rights and blocked a first-in-the-nation ban on a common second trimester method...