Marseille in turmoil as angry fans turn on coach and players

PARIS (AP) — Eight worried-looking Marseille players stayed on the field after the 1-1 home draw with Monaco in the French league on Sunday. Several senior players were in the closed...

Hong Kong implores Taiwan, don't fall for China's lie of 'one country, two systems'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following Xi Jinping’s address on cross-strait affairs on Jan. 2 to mark the start of the New Year, many Hong Kong scholars, politicians, and netizens are expressly ...

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Wall Street notches best day in 10 years in holiday rebound Wall Street notched its best day in 10 years as stocks rallied back Wednesday, giving some post-Christmas hope to a market...

FBI concerned by money mules roped into fraud schemes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The email caught the executive at a small Connecticut company by surprise one morning in 2016. The company's owner, or so he thought, was requesting a money transfer to pay for suppl...

Surveillance footage shows Vietnamese tourists ditching Kaohsiung hotels

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Surveillance footage and eyewitness accounts have surfaced showing that the 152 missing Vietnamese tourists left their hotels in Kaohsiung shortly after checking in and boarded...

2,000 illegal Chinese immigrants now face deportation from Canada

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of illegal Chinese immigrants facing deportation in Canada has now jumped to 2,000. News broke on Dec. 21 that Canada was to deport 160 Chinese nationals who...

Maldives police question ex-strongman after accounts frozen

MALE, Maldives (AP) — Police in the Maldives say they have questioned the country's defeated former strongman president over complaints of alleged illegal financial transactions a day after they froze...

Hackers stole nearly $1M from Save the Children charity

BOSTON (AP) — Save the Children says hackers stole nearly $1 million from the nonprofit through a sophisticated email scam. The Boston Globe reports that scammers hacked into the ema...

Pakistan's anti-graft body arrests opposition politician

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's anti-graft body says it has arrested a senior politician from former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's party over links to a multimillion-dollar housing scam. ...

Pakistan opposition rally clashes with police, dozens hurt

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani officials say supporters of the country's opposition leader, Shahbaz Sharif, have clashed with police in the eastern city of Lahore, leaving dozens of protesters hurt...

Pakistan kicks out 18 charities after rejecting final appeal

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan is kicking out 18 international charities after rejecting their final appeal to stay in the country. The shuttered groups are mainly U.S.-based, from Britai...

Woman convicted in Jamaican lottery scam to remain jailed

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge in North Dakota on Monday ordered a Rhode Island woman convicted of funneling lottery scam money between the U.S. and Jamaica to remain jailed pending a February ...

Man charged in alleged homeless scam waives extradition

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A homeless man from Philadelphia who allegedly schemed with a New Jersey couple to scam GoFundMe donors out of more than $400,000 has waived extradition back to New Jersey. ...

Indian police break up international computer virus scam

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian police have arrested nearly two dozen people on suspicion of defrauding people in the United States, Britain, Australia and other countries by sending fake pop-up messages warn...

Ex-executive to cooperate with feds in opioid kickback case

BOSTON (AP) — A former opioid sales executive admitted Wednesday to participating in a nationwide conspiracy to bribe doctors to prescribe a highly addictive fentanyl spray for people who didn't need ...