Wallabies hooker Tolu Latu investigated by Rugby Australia

SYDNEY (AP) — Wallabies hooker Tolu Latu will meet with Rugby Australia's Integrity Unit on Monday after reports he has been charged with drink driving. Latu was dismissed from a Wal...

Italy: Bus driver takes 51 kids hostage, sets vehicle on fire

A school bus driver on Wednesday allegedly held 51 children and their chaperones hostage on a bus in the northern Italian city San Donato Milanese before setting it on fire. All of the children were ...

Taiwan woman given 3 years 6 months after daughter dies in drunk-driving incident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman from Taitung (台東) was sentenced to three years and six months in prison on Monday following the death of her 14-year-old daughter due to a drunk-driving incident. ...

Joint session to be held by Taiwan government on 40 high priority bills Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Executive Yuan and the Ninth Legislative Yuan are posed to hold their first joint session of the new year on Monday to discuss priority legislative bills, CNA reports....

423 people killed on Thailand's deadly roads over New Year break

BANGKOK (dpa) - A total of 423 people lost their lives in road accidents across Thailand during the New Year period, the government said Thursday. More than 4,000 others were injured between Decemb...

Thailand: 239 people killed in road accidents New Year's weekend

BANGKOK (dpa) -- 239 people have been killed in road accidents across Thailand during the new year watch period, the Department of Disaster Prevention said on Monday. The death toll was counted bet...

New Zealand beats West Indies by 5 wickets in 1st ODI

WHANGAREI, New Zealand (AP) — Doug Bracewell took Chris Gayle's wicket with his first delivery for New Zealand in 16 months, helping the home side to a five-wicket win over the West Indies on Wednesda...

New Zealand wins toss, bowls in 1st ODI vs. West Indies

WHANGAREI, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand won the toss against the West Indies and elected to bowl first in the first one-day cricket international at Cobham Oval on Wednesday. Both ...

New Zealand newspaper names all drunk drivers on front page

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Queenstown's breathtaking scenery, adventure sports and skiing have made it a must-see destination for millions of tourists visiting New Zealand. But t...

Papalii gets NRL ban on top of Kangaroos demotion

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Josh Papalii has been banned for one National Rugby League match by his Canberra club on top of being dropped from Australia's squad for this week's test against New Zealand...

Prop Papalii cut from Kangaroos squad for drink driving

SYDNEY (AP) — Josh Papalii has been cut from Australia's squad for a rugby league test against New Zealand next week after pleading guilty to a charge of drink driving. Australia's N...

Drug offenders receive lighter sentences than drunk drivers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—People First Party (PFP) caucus whip Lee Hung-chun (李鴻鈞) called to attention to the fact that those convicted of drug-related crimes were receiving lighter sentences than th...

Rugby stars Williams and O'Connor released from jail

PARIS (AP) — Former All Black lock Ali Williams and former Australia back James O'Connor have been released from jail after they were arrested while allegedly buying cocaine during a night out in Pari...

Rugby stars Ali Williams, James O'Connor arrested in Paris

PARIS (AP) — Former All Black lock Ali Williams and former Australia back James O'Connor have been arrested in Paris after allegedly trying to buy cocaine near a nightclub. Confirmin...

Pirates' Kang attends trial over drink driving charges

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang has appeared in a Korean court as judges began hearing arguments in a trial over charges that the baseball star fled the scene after...