Kavanaugh's nomination poses risks for Democrats and GOP

NEW YORK (AP) — With the fate of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee suddenly uncertain, emboldened Democrats clashed with cautious Republicans on Monday as both parties grappled with an in...

Differences separate allegations against Kavanaugh, Thomas

WASHINGTON (AP) — The sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh recall Anita Hill's accusations against Clarence Thomas in 1991, but there are important differences as w...

As Senate weighs Kavanaugh, Thomas example offers cautions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh recall Anita Hill's accusations against Clarence Thomas in 1991. But there are important differences as w...

Accuser's story of attack roils plan for Kavanaugh vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation for the Supreme Court is taking an uncertain turn as Republican senators express concern over a woman's private-turned-public allegation that a d...

Steve Bannon: Time's Up is most powerful political movement

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former chief strategist says he's surprised the #MeToo movement hasn't had more impact on corporate America. Steve Bannon says he thinks Ti...

Ex-UN climate chief faces trial in India for sexual offenses

NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian court says there is enough evidence to send India's former U.N. climate chief Rajendra Pachauri to trial on charges of stalking and sexual harassment in a case filed by a fo...

Germany's DW: Sex allegations against Egypt TV host credible

CAIRO (AP) — The German broadcaster Deutsche Welle says that allegations of sexual harassment against one of its former employees have proven credible. DW said in an internal stateme...

The Latest: Vatican authorizes investigation of US bishop

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on the sex abuse and cover-up scandal rocking the Vatican (all times local): 12:55 p.m. The Vatican has authorized an investigation i...

House race will mean state's first black or gay congressman

DOVER, N.H. (AP) — The Republican and Democrat in New Hampshire's 1st Congressional District race understand they have the chance to make history but are approaching their roles as trailblazers a litt...

Business Highlights

___ Got $1,100? Apple shows off its most expensive iPhone yet CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple is showcasing new iPhones on Wednesday, including its biggest and most ...

CBS exec's downfall shows the power _ and limits _ of #MeToo

NEW YORK (AP) — Is Les Moonves' departure from CBS a breakthrough for the #MeToo movement? While he is the most powerful CEO brought down yet by sexual misconduct allegations over th...

American man to be deported from Taiwan after serving time for 4 sexual harassment cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American male tourist is to serve a total of 5 months in prison, unless he can pay NT$150,000 (US$4,860) in equivalent fines, before being deported from Taiwan for...

The Latest: CBS' Leslie Moonves resigns amid allegations

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on sexual misconduct allegations against CBS chief Leslie Moonves (all times local): 5 p.m. CBS says longtime CEO Les Moonves has resigne...

AP NewsAlert

LOS ANGELES (AP) — CBS says Les Moonves has resigned as head of the network following more allegations of sexual harassment.

American convicted of sexual harassment, to be deported

Taipei, Sept. 9 (CNA) An American man has been found guilty of sexually harassing four women in Taipei early this year and sentenced to a total of five months imprisonment, after which he will be depo...