• As sex harassment scandal grows, minorities seldom involved

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In the weeks since dozens of women have accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of rape or sexual harassment, unleashing an avalanche of similar charges against other prominent men across American life, women and men of color have been largely absent from the national furor.

  • German coalition talks to resume, may take several more days

    BERLIN (AP) — Talks on forming a new German government were set to resume Friday after negotiators haggled deep into the previous night without resolving their differences. Participants suggested that they may need several more days.

  • Adrien Silva’s legal request to play for Leicester refused

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Adrien Silva’s emergency request to be allowed to play for Leicester has been rejected by sport’s highest court.

  • Cambodia’s top court orders opposition party dissolved

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia’s Supreme Court has ordered the country’s main opposition party be dissolved, in one of the biggest blows yet to democratic aspirations in the Southeast Asian state.

  • Parties pledge new thinking to solve interstate water fight

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Farmers in southern New Mexico, water policy experts, lawyers and others are all working behind the scenes to craft possible solutions that could help to end a lengthy battle with Texas over management of the Rio Grande.

  • Mugabe latest leader over years taken into custody

    Zimbabwe’s army has taken President Robert Mugabe and his wife into custody, triggering speculation of a military coup, though the military’s supporters have called it a “bloodless correction.” It wasn’t clear exactly where the 93-year-old Mugabe and his wife were, but army Major Gen. Sibusiso Moyo said they were being held by the military.

  • Jamaica’s Carter at court for Bolt Olympic relay medal case

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter has testified at the Court of Arbitration for Sport to appeal against disqualification from the 2008 Olympics in a doping case that cost Usain Bolt a 4×100-meter relay gold medal.

  • Saudi walks back escalation as dramatic moves backfire

    BEIRUT (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s dramatic moves to counter Iran in the region appear to have backfired, significantly ratcheting up regional tensions and setting off a spiral of reactions and anger that seem to have caught the kingdom off guard.

  • Sports betting isn’t legal, but firms are jockeying already

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Some gambling technology companies expect the U.S. Supreme Court to legalize sports betting and are jockeying for position in the new industry months before a decision is even rendered.

  • Yemen rebels vow escalation as Saudis look to relax blockade

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi Arabia announced Monday that the Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels in Yemen will begin reopening airports and seaports in the Arab world’s poorest country, days after closing them over a rebel ballistic missile attack on Riyadh.