Tribes make new move to shut down Dakota Access Pipeline

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Native American tribes opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline once again have asked a federal judge to stop the flow of oil while the legal battle over the line’s future plays out...

World champion runner Naser wins doping case on technicality

MONACO (AP) — The women’s 400-meter world champion has avoided being banned for a doping rule violation on a technicality, according to a ruling published Tuesday. ...

Sri Lanka court: Constitutional amendment needs referendum

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s highest court has ruled that four sections of a proposed amendment to the constitution that would consolidate power in the president’s hands will need approval in...

GOP's Karl Rove asks donors to help Ohio justice retain seat

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Influential Republican strategist Karl Rove is soliciting donations for an Ohio Supreme Court candidate's reelection bid, signaling the high stakes involved in controlling the ba...

Prosecutor recommends suspended sentences for Golden Dawn

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A prosecutor on Monday recommended that all former lawmakers of Greece’s extreme right Golden Dawn party who have been convicted and sentenced to prison for leading or participat...

Facing terror charges, ETA's last boss apologizes for deaths

PARIS (AP) — The last known chief of ETA, the now-extinct Basque separatist militant group, goes on trial Monday in Paris for terrorism charges that he deems “absurd” because of his role in ending a c...

PM office: ICC prosecutor visits Sudan over Darfur charges

CAIRO (AP) — The International Criminal Court's prosecutor is arriving Saturday in Sudan to discuss cooperation with local authorities over bringing to trial those internationally wanted for war crime...

Why opposition protests are a turning point in Pakistani politics

"General Qamar Javed Bajwa, you packed up our government, which was working well, and put the nation and the country at the altar of your wishes," former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Shari...

After census ruling, judges dismiss part of similar case

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A three-judge panel in Maryland has dismissed part of a case challenging the decision of President Donald Trump’s administration to end data collection for the 2020 census early a...

Pakistan ex-PM accuses army chief of toppling government as opposition protests kick off

Nawaz Sharif, the former prime minister of Pakistan, has accused army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa of toppling his government in 2017 and installing Imran Khan as prime minister the following year....

GOP, Dems hope Supreme Court fight bolsters Senate prospects

WASHINGTON (AP) — For Republicans, the nomination fight over Amy Coney Barrett is a chance to seal conservative control of the Supreme Court for decades. For some GOP senators, it's also a lifeline th...

3 key Trump policies teed up for Supreme Court action

WASHINGTON (AP) — Controversial Trump administration policies on the census, asylum seekers and the border wall, held illegal by lower courts, are on the Supreme Court's agenda Friday. ...

With a hug, Feinstein draws liberal critics at court hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was the hug that may define — or doom — a long Senate career. Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California embraced Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham at the close...

Scramble to get people counted as 2020 census winds down

Census advocates across the nation made last-ditch efforts Thursday to get as many households to answer the 2020 census, which has been challenged by a pandemic, natural disasters, court fights and th...

Lomachenko, Lopez to give boxing fans a gift: free fight

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In ordinary times, Vasiliy Lomachenko and Teofimo Lopez would be the fight of the fall, a lightweight title match about as compelling as it gets in the boxing world these days. ...