NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked t...

Sweden won't appeal decision not to arrest Assange

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish prosecutor won't appeal a decision not to detain WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is now jailed in Britain and suspected of rape in Sweden. Deputy Chi...

Uncertainty can follow grief when small business owner dies

NEW YORK (AP) — When Jim McLaughlin died suddenly from a heart attack at age 64, his family assumed they would have to close his homebuilding business. He'd made no plans for someone to succeed him at...

Brazil model accusing Neymar of rape speaks to police again

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian model who accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel in May has testified to police in Sao Paulo a second time. Najila Trindade arriv...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending June 14: Fiction: 1. Even Tree Nymphs Get the Blues by Molly Harper, narrated by Amanda Ronconi & Jonathan Davis (Audi...

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US

iBook charts for week ending June 16, 2019: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher iBooks US Bestseller List - Paid Books 1. The Other Wife by Michael Ro...

Former FIFA head Blatter: Sarkozy meeting key to Qatar vote

GENEVA (AP) — Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter says the arrest of soccer great Michel Platini as part of a French corruption probe lends weight to his version of how the United States lost the 2022 ...

Swiss attorney general recused from FIFA investigation

GENEVA (AP) — Switzerland's federal criminal court says it recused attorney general Michael Lauber from overseeing a sweeping criminal investigation of FIFA officials. The federal co...

Small media company to run Sports Illustrated for new owner

NEW YORK (AP) — The company that recently bought Sports Illustrated has found someone to run it: a small media company called Maven. Authentic Brands Group bought Sports Illustrated ...

Sources: US to question Assange pal jailed in Ecuador

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — U.S. investigators have received permission from Ecuador to question a Swedish programmer close to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange who has been held in jail for more than two ...

Austria's Kurz says emails linking him to scandal are fakes

BERLIN (AP) — Former Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says emails suggesting his involvement in a scandal involving his previous coalition partners are fakes. Kurz said Monday expe...

APNewsBreak: 'Hunger Games' prequel novel coming in 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — A decade after seemingly wrapping up "The Hunger Games," Suzanne Collins is bringing readers back to Panem. A prequel, set 64 years before the beginning of her multimillion-selling tri...

Missy Elliott, in tears, gets inducted into Songwriters Hall

NEW YORK (AP) — Missy Elliott, the creative mastermind who has written hit songs for a number of female acts and created camaraderie among women in the music industry for more than two decades, felt t...

Brazil soccer star Neymar meets with police on rape claim

SAO PAULO (AP) — Soccer star Neymar arrived at a police station Thursday to answer questions about rape allegations against him. Wearing a black suit, the player was using crutches b...

Publishers hold seminar on public lending rights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— The publishing community held a seminar on public lending rights (PLR) at National Taiwan Museum on Tuesday (June 11) to promote creativity and safeguard artists and publis...