• Ousted South Korean president’s graft trial begins Tuesday

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Handcuffed, her inmate number 503 attached to her clothing, former South Korean President Park Geun-hye begins her corruption trial Tuesday in the same courtroom where a brutal dictator was sentenced to death two decades ago.

  • North Korea says ready to deploy, mass produce new missile

    TOKYO (AP) — North Korea said Monday it is ready to start mass-producing a new medium-range missile after a weekend test-launch confirmed its combat readiness.

  • Uruguay beats Italy 1-0 at Under-20 World Cup

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Rodrigo Amaral scored from a second-half free kick as Uruguay beat Italy 1-0 Sunday in their opening game at the Under-20 World Cup at Suwon World Cup Stadium.

  • N. Korea fires ballistic missile in latest test, Seoul says

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired a medium-range missile on Sunday, U.S. and South Korean officials said, the latest ballistics test by a country speeding up its development of nuclear weapons and missiles.

  • Gatlin wins 100 meters at Golden Grand Prix in Japan

    KAWASAKI, Japan (AP) — Justin Gatlin clocked 10.28 seconds to win the 100 meters at a Golden Grand Prix event on Sunday.

  • Russell stops Escandon to retain WBC featherweight belt

    OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Gary Russell Jr. stopped Oscar Escandon in the seventh round Saturday night to successfully defend his WBC featherweight title for the second time.

  • England gets first win in 20 years at U20 World Cup

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — England defeated six-time champion Argentina 3-0 for its first win at the Under-20 World Cup in 20 years on Saturday.

  • Charges shed light on sea cucumber smuggling at US border

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Charges against a father-son partnership for allegedly smuggling more than $17 million worth of sea cucumbers to the United States and exporting them to Asia sheds light on a growing and lucrative illegal cross-border trade.

  • Spieth out at Nelson; Kokrak has career-best 62, leads by 5

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — While big-hitting Jason Kokrak has an AT&T Byron Nelson record five-stroke lead through 36 holes, he knows that is only halfway with plenty of other players who could make a weekend charge.

  • Lexi Thompson opens 3-stroke lead at Kingsmill

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Lexi Thompson shot her second straight 6-under 65 on Friday to take a three-stroke over playing partner Gerina Piller into the weekend at the Kingsmill Championship.