UN adopts 4 resolutions, voting by email because of COVID-19

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted four resolutions on Monday, with its 15 members voting by email for the first time because of the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Countries crack down on basic rights amid virus pandemic

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Soldiers patrol the streets with their fingers on machine gun triggers. The army guards an exhibition center-turned-makeshift-hospital crowded with rows of bunks for those infe...

Report: MSU basketball player accused of sexual assault

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A woman who said she was sexually assaulted by a Michigan State basketball player is asking the Michigan attorney general's office to investigate, according to a published r...

Feds revoking reservation status for tribe's 300 acres

BOSTON (AP) — A tribe is losing reservation status for its more than 300 acres in Massachusetts, raising fears among Native American groups that other tribes could face the same fate under the Trump a...

Florida officials seek arrest for pastor that violated rules

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff on Monday sought an arrest warrant for the pastor of a megachurch after officials said he held two services with hundreds of people and violated a safer-at-home or...

Florida officials seek arrest for pastor that violated rules

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff on Monday sought an arrest warrant for the pastor of a megachurch after officials said he held two services with hundreds of people and violated a safer-at-home or...

Moscow goes into lockdown, rest of Russia braces for same

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian capital, Moscow, on Monday woke up to a lockdown obliging most of its 13 million residents to stay home, and many other regions of the vast country quickly followed suit to s...

Woman convicted in Thai knife attack held in girl's death

BANGKOK (AP) — A 50-year-old woman who served four years in prison for a random knife attack at a girls' school in the Thai capital in 2005 is in custody after being arrested in the fatal stabbing of ...

Phoenix police officer killed, 2 more wounded in shooting

PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix police commander was killed and two other officers were wounded Sunday night after they responded to calls about a dispute between roommates. Cmdr. Greg Car...

Gunmen kill New Zealand man near Indonesia's Freeport mine

TIMIKA, Indonesia (AP) — Gunmen shot to death a New Zealand miner and wounded six others on Monday near the world's largest gold mine in Indonesia's easternmost Papua region, police and company offici...

Spokesman: Kurdish forces end riots by IS prisoners in Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish-led forces in Syria put down riots by Islamic State militants in a prison in the country's northeast on Monday, hours after the extremists knocked down doors and dug holes in wal...

Police investigate break-in at Dutch art museum

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Police are investigating a break-in at a Dutch art museum that is currently closed because of restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus, the museum and ...

In Zimbabwe, 'you win coronavirus or you win starvation'

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — “We are already ruined. What more harm can coronavirus do?" Irene Kampira asked as she sorted secondhand clothes at a bustling market in a poor suburb of Zimbabwe's capital, Ha...

Afghan officials say Taliban attacks kill 11 troops, police

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban attacks in Afghanistan's north and south have killed at least 11Afghan soldiers and policemen, the country's Defense Ministry and a provincial official said Monday. ...

German cruise passengers head home, 41 remain in Australia

PERTH, Australia (AP) — More than 800 cruise ship passengers and crew were heading home to Germany on chartered flights on Monday while 41 others infected with the coronavirus were admitted to an Aust...