US-China trade war weighing on world's growth, IMF says

The global economy is slowing, largely because of the U.S. trade war with China, according to the 189-member International Monetary Fund. The Washington-based institution is the worl...

Retail worry: Will wine, cheese tariffs hurt holiday sales?

NEW YORK (AP) — The tariffs the Trump administration is about to impose on wine, liquor and cheese from Europe couldn't come at a worse time for small retailers. "It's kind of scary ...

Germany: Alleged IS recruit tried, accused of keeping slaves

BERLIN (AP) — A German-Algerian woman accused of membership of the Islamic State group and keeping three captive Yazidi women as slaves in Syria has gone on trial in Germany. Proceed...

Han Kuo-yu to take leave for Taiwan presidential campaign

TAIPEI (Taiwan) — Kaohsiung mayor and Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) has announced that he would take a three-month leave from office starting Wednesday (Oct. 16) to fo...

German club releases Turkish player over Instagram post

HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Turkish midfielder Cenk Sahin has been released by German soccer club St. Pauli following his Instagram post in support of his country's invasion of Kurdish-held regions in nor...

Bengals must wait longer for 'rewarding' first win

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals can't stop the run, score touchdowns when they reach the red zone or catch one of those timely breaks that can turn the tide on the most frustrating of seasons....

Sri Lanka presidential hopeful vows to bolster intelligence

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's former defense chief, a presidential hopeful, says he will empower the state's intelligence sector with necessary legal cover for their duties to secure the count...

France, Cyprus hold joint naval maneuvers in Cypriot waters

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Officials say joint French-Cypriot naval maneuvers off Cyprus aim to assist the east Mediterranean island nation fulfill its duties as a sovereign country. Fre...

Miami holds off No. 20 Virginia, 17-9

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — N'Kosi Perry threw for a touchdown on the opening drive and ran for another with 2:31 remaining, and Miami knocked off No. 20 Virginia 17-9 on Friday night. ...

Correction: Bar Shooting story

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — In a story Oct. 7 about a deadly shooting at a bar in Kansas City, Kansas, The Associated Press, based on police reports, misspelled the first name of one of the victims. His ...

Tizzy Bac beer celebrates 20th anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan indie rock band Tizzy Bac is celebrating its 20th anniversary with the launch of a craft beer and a concert at the end of the year. Tizzy Bac veterans include vo...

Watchdog: Treasury's actions on Trump taxes being probed

WASHINGTON (AP) — An internal watchdog has started investigating the Treasury Department's actions in handling Congress' request for President Donald Trump's tax returns in a long-running legal battle...

Catholic bishops consider married priests, face opposition

SANTA ROSA, Brazil (AP) — At dusk in this small indigenous village, Antelmo Pereira calls local Catholics to prayer, changes into a white robe and leads a religious service that is the closest thing t...

The Latest: German industry says US tariffs damage relations

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. decision to put tariffs on EU goods (all times local): 1:25 p.m. An influential German industry organization says it’s “disappoi...

Rick Fox sues esports team partners, alleges rampant fraud

Former NBA player Rick Fox has filed a lawsuit accusing business partners at the esports organization he co-founded of multiple instances of fraud and is seeking damages worth tens of millions of doll...