Lee Kun-Hee, force behind Samsung’s rise, dies at 78

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Lee Kun-Hee, the ailing Samsung Electronics chairman who transformed the small television maker into a global giant of consumer electronics, has died. He was 78. A S...

German arrest order for Panama Papers lawyers faces hurdle

PANAMA CITY (AP) — A German arrest order for two Panamanian lawyers whose firm was at the center of an international tax evasion scandal faces a substantial obstacle: Panama’s constitution prohibits t...

Reports: Germany issues warrants for Panama Papers lawyers

BERLIN (AP) — The two founders of a Panama-based law firm at the center of a tax haven scandal exposed by the so-called Panama Papers are being sought on international arrest warrants issued by German...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's falsehoods on virus, taxes and Bidens

WASHINGTON (AP) — Back fully campaigning after COVID-19 sidelined him, President Donald Trump returned to familiar form, spreading a litany of falsehoods. Over the weekend, he asse...

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Camavinga, Caputo set age marks for France, Italy in wins

BERLIN (AP) — France and Italy celebrated notable achievements on opposite ends of the age spectrum on Wednesday as both teams earned big wins in friendly games. The 17-year-old Edu...

Careless Germany lets Turkey come back for 3-3 in friendly

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Kenan Karaman scored late to give Turkey a 3-3 draw against Germany on Wednesday after the home side let the lead slip away three times in their friendly game. ...

German soccer federation raided on suspicion of tax evasion

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The headquarters of the German soccer federation and the private homes of some of its members were searched early Wednesday as part of an investigation into tax evasion. ...

Founder of anti-virus giant McAfee arrested in Barcelona, faces extradition

Software creator John McAfee was arrested at Barcelona airport, police said on Tuesday. A judicial source said the 75-year-old, who is wanted in the United States for tax evasion, appeared via video ...

Software company founder McAfee charged with tax evasion

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Antivirus software entrepreneur John McAfee has been charged with evading taxes after failing to report income made from promoting cryptocurrencies while he did consulting work, ...

After 'Fishrot' scandal, Namibia earns little from auction

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Following Namibia's “Fishrot” scandal, in which two Cabinet ministers are in jail awaiting trial for allegedly accepting bribes for lucrative Atlantic Ocean fishing rights, the sou...

Belarus activist shares ‘Alternative Nobel’ with 3 others

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A prominent Belarus opposition figure and an imprisoned Iranian human rights lawyer on Thursday were awarded the Right Livelihood Award, sometimes referred to as the “Alternative Nobe...

Trump facing devastating debt load? Experts say not so fast

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump reportedly must pay back more than $300 million in loans over the next four years, raising the possibility his lenders could face an unprecedented situation shou...

Tax protester in 2007 armed standoff to remain in prison

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man will face more time in prison, a judge decided Tuesday in a case resulting from a monthslong armed standoff with U.S. marshals in 2007 over a tax evasion convi...