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2 Canadians found dead of knife wounds in Mexico resort

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Two Canadians — one of them sought by Interpol — have been found dead of knife wounds in Mexico’s Caribbean coast resort of Playa del Carmen, the state prosecutor's office said Tues...

Duterte's daughter takes oath as Philippine vice president

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Sara Duterte, the daughter of the outgoing populist president of the Philippines, took her oath Sunday as vice president following a landslide electoral victory she clinched...

Dubai arrests 2 Gupta brothers over South African fraud case

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai police said Tuesday they arrested two brothers from the Gupta family, wanted over allegedly looting state money with former South African President Jacob Zuma....

Authorities make arrest in 1984 killing linked to Bulger

BOSTON (AP) — The suspect in a nearly four-decade old killing in South Boston that authorities have linked to notorious mobster James “Whitey” Bulger and his iron-fisted control of the drug trade in t...

Duterte hits Putin: I kill criminals, not children, elders

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Outgoing Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte sharply criticized Russian leader Vladimir Putin for the killings of innocent civilians in Ukraine, saying while the two of the...

1 dead, 6 injured in shootings in Mexican resort of Cancun

MEXICO CITY (AP) — One person was killed and six others were injured Friday in shootings on a main boulevard in Mexico’s Caribbean coast resort of Cancun, authorities said. A suspect...

Man convicted in Texas girl's death as family went to store

HOUSTON (AP) — A jury on Friday convicted a man of capital murder for the 2018 death of a 7-year-old Black girl in a drive-by shooting that her family initially believed was racially motivated. ...

Prominent murder cases often remain mysteries in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — As Mexican investigators struggle with the so-far inexplicable death of an 18 year-old woman, the odds of an answer are slim: Even nationally significant homicide cases — like nearl...

States look for solutions as US fentanyl deaths keep rising

As the addiction and overdose crisis that has gripped the U.S. for two decades turns even deadlier, state governments are scrambling for ways to stem the destruction wrought by fentanyl and other synt...

At least 3 dead in shooting on beach in Acapulco, Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — At least three people were killed in a shooting and subsequent confrontation with police Saturday at a beachside restaurant in Mexico’s Pacific coast resort of Acapulco. ...

Tourists run amid bangs at airport in Mexico's Cancun resort

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tourists were sent scrambling by loud bangs heard at the international airport in the Mexican resort of Cancun on Monday. Flights were suspended for almost three ...

4 men found dead at Mexican beach resort of Playa del Carmen

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in the troubled Caribbean resort of Playa del Carmen said Thursday they found the bodies of four men dumped near a housing development. The prosecutor...

Daddy Yankee says he's retiring: 'I see the finish line'

NEW YORK (AP) — Daddy Yankee surprised his fans by announcing his imminent retirement from music with an album and a farewell tour, more than three decades after starting a career that put reggaeton o...

Prosecutor: Larry Ray coerced college women for sex, money

NEW YORK (AP) — A prosecutor cast an ex-convict Thursday as a mobster-like figure who coerced his daughter’s college friends to join his “family” as he accumulated power, sex and money, forcing one wo...

Philippine authorities seize largest drug haul this year

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine authorities seized suspected methamphetamine estimated to be worth more than 1 billion pesos ($19.6 million) at a home in the capital region Tuesday and arrested ...