Social media companies face revenue hit from boycotts

Verizon's decision to join the growing boycott against Facebook and Twitter risks hurting the social media giants where it hurts most: their advertising revenue. Advertising account...

FBI says British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested in New Hampshire on charges related to Jeffrey Epstein scandal

NEW YORK (AP) — FBI says British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested in New Hampshire on charges related to Jeffrey Epstein scandal.

Wirecard headquarters raided in probe of accounting scandal

BERLIN (AP) — Investigators searched the headquarters of German payment systems provider Wirecard and four other locations Wednesday as part of their probe of an accounting scandal that led to the arr...

UAW, prosecutor consider a monitor for avoiding corruption

DETROIT (AP) — A federal prosecutor and the United Auto Workers president are looking at using an independent monitor to make sure that a wide-ranging union corruption scandal never happens again. ...

Mexico's ex-chief of Pemex drops extradition fight

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The former head of Mexico’s state oil company has dropped his extradition fight and agreed to return to Mexico to cooperate in corruption investigations, Attorney General Alejandro ...

EU bans Pakistan airline from flying to Europe for 6 months

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The European Union's aviation safety agency said Tuesday that Pakistan’s national airline will not be allowed to fly into Europe for at least six months after the country’s aviation m...

EU aviation safety agency bans Pakistan's national airline for 6 months over country's airline pilot scandal

ISLAMABAD (AP) — EU aviation safety agency bans Pakistan's national airline for 6 months over country's airline pilot scandal.

Pompeo calls Taliban leader amid Russian bounty scandal

ISLAMABAD (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called and spoken with the Taliban’s chief negotiator, a spokesman for the insurgents said Tuesday, amid a raging controversy in Washington ove...

Kosovo president says he will resign if case goes ahead

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo’s president on Monday denied committing war crimes during and after a 1998-1999 armed conflict between ethnic Albanian separatists and Serbia, and said he would resign i...

Polish group seeks pope's action against sex abuse, cover-up

ROME (AP) — The Vatican says Pope Francis has been informed about an appeal launched by a group of Catholics in Poland urging intervention into cases where bishops have continued to cover up for pries...

Buffon extends Juventus contract for another season

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Gianluigi Buffon will continue playing for Juventus for another season -- during which he’ll turn 43. Juventus announced Monday that both Buffon and club captain ...

French ex-prime minister found guilty of fraud

PARIS (AP) — A Paris court has found French former prime minister Francois Fillon guilty of having used public funds to pay his wife and children for work they never performed. His ...

Nissan officials face angry shareholders on red ink, scandal

TOKYO (AP) — Nissan Chief Executive Makoto Uchida told shareholders Monday he is giving up half his pay after the Japanese automaker sank into the red amid plunging sales and plant closures in Spain a...

Pats fined $1.1M, lose pick for filming game last season

NEW YORK (AP) — The New England Patriots have been fined $1.1 million by the NFL for inappropriately filming the Cincinnati Bengals’ sideline during a game last season. On Sunday, th...

Pakistani pilots deny gov't claim of obtaining fake licenses

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A union of Pakistani pilots fired back Saturday at the country's aviation minister after he claimed that as many as 262 pilots working for state-run Pakistan International Air...