• In this Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, file photo, a waning moon rises in the distance as a passenger jet takes off at Phoenix's Sky Harbor Airport. A handful of U.S. pilots each year fail random sobriety tests. Those who fail can fly again if they prove rehabilitation. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

    Intoxicated in the air: drunk pilots make news but are rare

    NEW YORK (AP) — Every few months, a pilot somewhere in the world is stopped before a jet takes off because of suspicion of drunkenness. It makes headlines and gives nervous travelers another reason to avoid flying.

  • Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, right, greets U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. Kerry is on a three-day visit to India. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

    Kerry in India for strategic, commercial talks

    NEW DELHI (AP) — The United States and India agreed Tuesday to boost counterterrorism cooperation by expanding intelligence sharing about known or suspected extremists and terrorist threats.

  • In this Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, photo, a wall with symbols of China partially blocks the view of the Resorts World property in Las Vegas. The Asian-themed casino property is projected to open in 2019. (AP Photo/John Locher)

    Vegas, Asian investors betting on Sin City’s Chinese tourism

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sin City and Asian investors are going all in on Chinese tourism as some of Las Vegas’ latest developments on and off the Strip target Chinese nationals and Chinese-Americans.

  • FILE- In this Aug. 15, 2016 file photo, hundreds of members of India's low-caste Dalit community gather for a rally in Una, Gujarat state, India as they protest after four men belonging to the Dalit community were beaten while trying to skin a dead cow in western India. The brutal beating of four men from the lowest rung of India's caste hierarchy, attacked for skinning a dead cow, has highlighted the persisting power of caste, 65 years after caste prejudice was banned in India. Dalits _ as "untouchables" are now called _ are increasingly signaling that they will no longer tolerate such bigotry, with an emerging class of educated and empowered young Dalits refusing to be cowed by the centuries-old discrimination, triggering deadly violence. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki, File)

    India’s angry Dalits rise against age-old caste prejudices

    NEW DELHI (AP) — The video footage posted on social media by India’s self-proclaimed cow saviors was brutal. It showed four bare-chested men tied with ropes to a car, flinching as an angry group of men took turns beating them with wooden sticks, belts and iron rods. Their crime: skinning a dead cow.

  • Man Kaur, 100, of India, competes in the 100-meter track and field event at the Americas Masters Games in Vancouver, British Columbia, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. More than 10,000 athletes aged 30 and older are participating in the games which continue until Sept. 4. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

    100-year-old runner from India inspires at Masters Games

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Man Kaur from India needed almost a minute-and-a-half to cross the finish line in the 100-meter dash, but she still picked up a gold medal Monday at the American Masters Games. That’s because the 100-year-old Kaur was the only female competitor in her age category at the competition for older athletes.

  • North Korea denounces UN condemnation, warns US of action

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea has denounced a U.N. Security Council statement condemning its four latest ballistic missile launches, calling it “a hostile act” perpetrated by the United States and warning that it could precipitate America’s “self-destruction.”

  • A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday as hopes continued for a U.S. Federal Reserve interest rate cut later this year. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

    Stocks open moderately higher on Wall Street

    TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday as hopes continued for a U.S. Federal Reserve interest rate hike later this year.

  • Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at her office in Tokyo, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. Tokyo's first female leader says she will use her platform to host a cost-efficient and environmentally friendly 2020 Olympics and push a women's rights agenda that she hopes will be a model for Japan's central government. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

    AP Interview: Tokyo leader vows Olympics, policy leadership

    TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo’s first female governor said Monday she will use her platform to host a cost-efficient and environmentally friendly 2020 Olympics and push a women’s rights agenda that she hopes will be a model for Japan’s central government.

  • In this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, Indira Adhikari, left, and Suman Adhikari are seen at their home in Kathmandu, Nepal. The mother and son have very little hope of getting justice for Muktinath Adhikari, who was dragged out of a classroom he was teaching, tied to a tree and riddled with bullets by alleged maoists for refusing to part with a portion of his salary to fuel their rebellion. Now the very same rebels are politicians controlling the nation's government and want everyone to forgive and forget what happened during the conflict. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

    Survivors of Nepal insurgency fear crimes will go unpunished

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The image of the teacher’s body tied to a tree and riddled with bullets still haunts his son 14 years later. Communist militants allegedly dragged the Nepalese man from the class he was teaching and then killed him for refusing to give part of his salary to fund their bloody rebellion.

  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, meets with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Prime Minister’s office in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. Kerry called Monday for Bangladesh to step up efforts to fight extremist violence and protect and promote human rights amid increasing concern about terrorism in the South Asian nation in the wake of a series of militant attacks. (AP Photo)

    Kerry arrives for Bangladesh talks amid terrorism concerns

    NEW DELHI (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called Monday for Bangladesh to step up efforts to fight extremist violence, come to terms with links between local and international militants and protect and promote human rights.