New Taiwan digital eID could exclude gender, national flag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- National Development Council (NDC) chief Chen Mei-ling (陳美伶) announced yesterday (March 18) that Taiwan’s new national electronic identification card (eID) will be releas...

German police nab driver over impossible date on license

BERLIN (AP) — A driver caught speeding in western Germany got himself into even deeper water when police found his license contained an impossible date. Police said Thursday they pul...

Feds: Forgery operation produced over 10,000 fake documents

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Located in an apartment in a primarily Hispanic town in Oregon, a clandestine lab churned out thousands of fake Social Security cards, drivers' licenses and immigration documents th...

Startup maestro duped Alabama town through network of lies

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — Looking back, there are so many reasons Kyle Sandler was able to separate so many people from so much of their money. Sandler rolled into this old railroad cross...

UK Conservative lawmaker charged with falsifying expenses

LONDON (AP) — A lawmaker from Britain's governing Conservative Party has been charged with making false expenses claims. The Crown Prosecution Service said Thursday that Christopher ...

Worawi not looking at soccer return after ban revoked by CAS

BANGKOK (AP) — Former FIFA executive Worawi Makudi is focusing on Thailand's general election next month rather than a return to football after he overturned a ban from football for unproven forgery. ...

Taiwanese man arrested with over 6,000 counterfeit Nintendo Amiibo game cards from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 35 year old Taiwanese man has been arrested for selling counterfeit Amiibo collectable game cards that are compatible with Nintendo Switch video games, and sold with col...

Former FIFA official Makudi overturns ban from soccer at CAS

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Former senior FIFA official Worawi Makudi has won an appeal and overturned a ban from soccer for unproven forgery. The Court of Arbitration for Sport say...

Man held in Cyprus probe over goalkeeper's eligibility

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A Cyprus court has ordered a 42-year-old man to remain in police custody for three days to assist an investigation into a complaint over the eligibility of goalkeeper Francis Od...

Prosecutors: Man lived with dad's corpse, forged his checks

THE VILLAGE, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man is facing charges after authorities say he lived for more than a month in a home with his father's decomposing body and cashed the dead man's retirement check...

Liz Weston: Don't let others pick your financial adviser

Gaylen Rust must have seemed trustworthy to the people who gave him money. Rust was a longtime businessman in Layton, Utah, where he ran a coin shop started by his father in 1966. Ru...

Basking in an Oscar nod, Richard E. Grant recalls 'Withnail'

NEW YORK (AP) — Richard E. Grant braved a paralyzingly cold night on Thursday to attend a screening of "Withnail & I," his cultishly adored film debut, in the midst of a whirlwind and much-enjoyed...

Cyprus: 2 men missing with baby they allegedly bought

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cypriot police say they are seeking two men who are missing with a baby girl that they allegedly tried to adopt after a domestic worker purchased the child in the Philippines on...

Prosecutor, 73, found guilty of obstruction in ex's cases

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A jury on Friday found a 73-year-old Pennsylvania prosecutor guilty of obstructing justice and misusing the power of his office by improperly intervening in criminal cases involving ...

Ohio board rejects condemned man's request for mercy

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Parole Board on Friday rejected a clemency request by a condemned man who says he's innocent of the fatal shooting of a volunteer addiction counselor and is asking that ...