'Don't shut up!' Film spotlights Filipino journalist

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Maria Ressa says she didn’t take Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte seriously when he declared four years ago that “corrupt” journalists weren’t “exempted from assassination.” ...

Belarus' leader faces toughest challenge yet in Sunday vote

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — After 26 consecutive years in office, the autocratic leader of Belarus is confronting something unfamiliar as he tries to win a sixth term: circumstances beyond his control. ...

Ex-teacher hopes to free Belarus from president's iron fist

BREST, Belarus (AP) — A 37-year-old former English teacher without political experience seems an unlikely challenger to the authoritarian president of Belarus who has been the ex-Soviet nation's only ...

Belarus detains dozens of Russians as election tensions rise

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Belarusian authorities said Wednesday they have detained dozens of Russian private military contractors days before Belarus' presidential vote, a sign of escalating tensions betw...

A timeline of events in the downfall of Malaysia's ex-leader

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A massive financial scandal linked to the 1MDB wealth sovereign fund helped sink former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's political career and ended the six-decade r...

Taiwan's Formosa Plastics scion wishes to retrieve, donate hidden assets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The son of a Taiwanese businessman has been tracing assets valued at as much as NT$600 billion (US$20 billion), which his late father and uncle had left in foreign countri...

Iconic Philly cheesesteak shop founder, son face tax charges

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The founder of an iconic Philadelphia cheesesteak restaurant and one of his sons have been indicted on federal tax evasion and fraud charges for allegedly hiding nearly $8 million ...

Ex-cop charged in Floyd's death faces tax evasion counts

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The former Minneapolis police officer charged with murder in the death of George Floyd was charged Wednesday with multiple felony counts of tax evasion. Derek Cha...

Filipino journalist Ressa pleads not guilty to tax evasion

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Award-winning Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, who was last month convicted of libel in what was widely criticized as an attack on press freedom, on Wednesday pleaded not ...

Philippines: Journalist Maria Ressa pleads not guilty in tax case

Filipina journalist Maria Ressa pleaded not guilty to charges of tax evasion at a Manila court on Wednesday. The case is one of several government lawsuits that she and her online government-critical...

Israeli top model Bar Refaeli convicted of tax evasion

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — An Israeli court convicted top model Bar Refaeli on Monday on four counts of tax offenses, capping a prolonged tax evasion case against her and her family that sullied the imag...

Son of US District Judge Esther Salas killed, husband shot

A gunman shot and killed the 20-year-old son of a federal judge in New Jersey and shot and injured her husband Sunday at the family home, the state’s chief district judge said. The s...

Son of US District Judge Esther Salas killed, husband shot

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A gunman shot and killed the 20-year-old son of a federal judge in New Jersey and shot and injured her husband Sunday at the family home, the state’s chief district judge ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, July 19, the 201st day of 2020. There are 165 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 19,...

Ex-Trump fixer Cohen transferred from NYC jail to Otisville

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen, was transferred to the same federal lockup in Otisville where he was serving time for tax evasion, lying to Congress an...