Ex-Alaska lawmaker accused of hitting woman faces hearing

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Prosecutors expect a former Alaska legislator accused of hitting a woman hard enough to rupture an eardrum to plead guilty to a harassment charge as part of a negotiated agreemen...

Activities suspended at Taipei's Huashan Grassland, archer detained for grisly murder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taipei City government announced yesterday (June 19) that it has suspended all activities at the Huashan Grassland (華山大草原) and will prohibit personnel from entering as it c...

Croatian man convicted over Nazi salute in Austria

BERLIN (AP) — A Croatian man has been handed a 15-month suspended sentence for giving a Nazi salute at an annual commemoration in Austria of a 1945 massacre of pro-Nazi Croats. The A...

Amid bitter UK-Russia relations, police link up at World Cup

VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) — Just as Bob Green was about to leave for a World Cup voyage across Russia, it became tense in the England supporter's household, as his girlfriend worried about his safety. ...

Reality star Farrah Abraham arrested at Beverly Hills hotel

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Police say former reality TV star Farrah Abraham has been arrested after attacking a security guard at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Beverly Hills police said...

Trump slams Robert De Niro as 'a very Low IQ individual'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is slamming actor Robert De Niro as "a very Low IQ individual." At Sunday night's Tony Awards, De Niro launched an expletive at Trump. On Mon...

Ex-British Airways pilot jailed for reporting to work drunk

LONDON (AP) — A former British Airways pilot has been jailed for eight months after he went to work with a blood alcohol level far above the legal limit. Julian Monaghan was sentence...

Ramadan and the challenge of fasting for Muslim WCup players

GROZNY, Russia (AP) — Normally, soccer players feigning injury is nothing new. This time it is. For Tunisia players, their goalkeeper slumping to the ground and causing an extended b...

Kendrick Lamar, Lil Wayne celebrate Summer Jam's 25th year

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Recent Pulitzer Prize winner Kendrick Lamar, Lil Wayne and Meek Mill helped the famed Summer Jam music event celebrate its 25th anniversary with jam-packed performances. ...

Authorities: School bus driver drove drunk with kids aboard

EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania school bus driver was driving drunk with students aboard. Lourdes Torres is facing 21 counts each of child endangerment an...

Watermelon farmer, single father in race against time with cancer in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A watermelon farmer and single father in western Taiwan's Yunlin County has drawn attention from netizens for his fortitude in battling cancer and injuries for hi...

Taoyuan man confesses to brutal murder of wife

Taipei, May 27 (CNA) A 67-year old man in Taoyuan confessed Sunday that he had stabbed his wife to death and beheaded and disemboweled her after she asked for a divorce, according to police. The ma...

22 killed in Uganda when speeding bus strikes beer truck

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A police spokesman says 22 people are dead after a speeding passenger bus struck a tractor and then a beer truck on its way to Uganda's capital. Emilian Kayima...

WORLD SPORTS AT 1330 GMT

TOP STORIES: SOC--CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL KIEV, Ukraine — For once in a Champions League final, Cristiano Ronaldo will yield the spotlight to another player sweeping...

WORLD SPORTS AT 1330 GMT2

TOP STORIES: SOC--CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL KIEV, Ukraine — For once in a Champions League final, Cristiano Ronaldo will yield the spotlight to another player sweeping...