The Latest: Judge calls for defense in Kim Jong Nam killing

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on the murder trial of two Southeast Asian women in the assassination of the North Korean leader's half brother (all times local): 12:30 p.m. ...

Key ruling due for women on trial in Kim Jong Nam killing

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — Two women on trial for the brazen assassination of the North Korean leader's half brother have arrived at a Malaysian court for a key ruling. The judge is ...

Judge may acquit women or call defense in Kim Jong Nam trial

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Two Southeast Asian women on trial in Malaysia for the brazen assassination of the North Korean leader's half-brother could be acquitted Thursday or called to enter their...

Boys say they put black doll in noose at playground as prank

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two pre-teen boys say they pulled a prank by putting a black doll hanging from a noose above a playground that partly sits on top of a burial site for 5,000 black Philadelphia resi...

After Putin prank, Trump portrait to adorn Colorado Capitol

DENVER (AP) — President Donald Trump will soon join the Colorado Capitol's wall of presidential portraits after all. Colorado's Senate Republicans said Thursday they had quickly rais...

Tracking bobcats: Researchers need help finding GPS collars

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — In a couple of weeks, collars on cats across the state will be falling off. But it's not some prank or devious experiment — it's one of the largest studies of ...

NASCAR's Cup Series a three-car race? 2nd half will tell

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Erik Jones created so much smoke during his burnout that he had trouble breathing afterward. His first career Cup victory Saturday night at Daytona Interna...

Angry Bird: Brazil's World Cup mascot popular with fans

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — It took an angry-looking bird to get Brazilians hooked on their World Cup mascot. Canarinho, the yellow canary with a furious face that represents some of the fa...

Comedian says he prank-called Trump aboard Air Force 1

WASHINGTON (AP) — A comedian says he spoke with President Donald Trump by phone after posing as a senator and that the call was patched through while the president was aboard Air Force One. ...

Comedian says he prank called Trump aboard Air Force 1

WASHINGTON (AP) — A comedian says he spoke with President Donald Trump by phone after posing as a senator and that the call was patched through while the president was aboard Air Force One. ...

Prosecutor: Suspects in N. Korean death are trained killers

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — Prosecutors say two Southeast Asian women on trial for killing the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader are trained assassins who used "criminal force" to rub the ...

Women accused of poisoning NKorean scion arrive for trial

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — Two women accused of poisoning the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader have arrived at court for closing arguments in a murder trial that could send the women to ...

Servais: Who was that mustachioed man?

BOSTON (AP) — Seattle manager Scott Servais kept up the ruse on Friday night, denying that he saw Ichiro Suzuki in disguise in the Mariners dugout at Yankee Stadium. And he mostly ke...

Costa Rica fan wins dream trip to the World Cup in Russia

SAMARA, Russia (AP) — Martin Gomez twice hung up his phone thinking he was part of a prank or scam. The third time he took the call, and learned he'd won an all-expense paid trip to the World Cup, Gom...

Costa Rica fans get surprise call about free World Cup trip

SAMARA, Russia (AP) — Costa Rica fan Martin Gomez hung up the phone twice, thinking it was a prank call or a scam. But the third time he took the call, he cried with joy. Gomez had j...