Pope urges ‘prudent’ choices as hospital weathers new storm

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has urged the Vatican’s pediatric hospital to make “prudent” choices as it expands to welcome more patients. In the wake of a new investment scandal ...

Vatican youth seminary scandal grows with new abuse claims

VATICAN CITY (AP) — A scandal over alleged sexual molestation and abuse at the Vatican’s youth seminary is growing, with more former papal altar boys alleging inappropriate behavior by priests inside ...

Estonian ski coach gets suspended sentence in doping case

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — An Estonian court has given a one-year suspended sentence to veteran ski coach Mati Alaver for his role in international doping. The Baltic News Service repor...

Bishop who investigated sex abuse accused of sex abuse

NEW YORK (AP) — A Roman Catholic bishop named by Pope Francis to investigate the church’s response to clergy sexual abuse in Buffalo, New York, has himself been accused of sexual abuse of a child. ...

Google's health care ambitions now involve patient data

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google announced a partnership with a large U.S. health care system aimed at modernizing its information system and providing new tools for doctors, in the tech giant's latest for...

4 charged over pay for Volkswagen employee council members

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors say they have charged four current and former personnel managers at Volkswagen over the payment of allegedly excessive salaries and bonuses to members of the automaker...

Scandal-hit Nissan's profits crash amid lower global sales

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Nissan says its July-September profit tumbled to half of what it earned the previous year as sales and brand power crumbled following the arrest of its former Chairman ...

Malaysian ex-PM Najib ordered to enter defense in 1MDB case

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian judge on Monday ordered former Prime Minister Najib Razak to enter a defense at his first corruption trial linked to the multibillion-dollar looting at ...

Austria's Kurz to launch coalition talks with Greens

VIENNA (AP) — Austrian conservative leader Sebastian Kurz says his party will enter coalition talks with the environmentalist Greens. If negotiations succeed, the alliance is likely to be very differe...

Yi Fang Fruit Tea founder grovels for Taiwan's forgiveness

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an interview with Business Weekly, the founder and director of Yi Fang Fruit Tea (一芳), Kei Tzu-kai (柯梓凱), spoke out on Saturday (Nov. 9) about the online furor the comp...

The Latest: Judge orders Najib to enter defense in 1MDB case

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on the corruption trial of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (all times local): ___ A Malaysian judge has ordered...

Judge: Prosecution made abuse of power case against Najib

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian judge says the prosecution has made an abuse of power case against ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak in his first corruption trial linked to the massive looting a...

Global debate gets underway over married Catholic priests

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Catholics reacted enthusiastically when bishops from across the Amazon called for the ordination of married men as priests to address the clergy shortage in that region. Such r...

No. 3 Ohio State sits star DE Chase Young, who blames loan

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — No. 3 Ohio State announced Friday it will not play star defensive end Chase Young against Maryland this weekend amid concerns he violated NCAA rules by taking a loan last year fr...

Olympic champ's heartfelt speech marks end of an era at WADA

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The only reason Beckie Scott's going-away speech to the World Anti-Doping Agency wasn't her finest moment was because of all that led up to it. Bruised, berat...