• Syria and monitoring group blast Turkey over civilian deaths

    BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian government and an opposition monitoring group have condemned what they call Turkey’s “crimes” against the Syrian people in the northern town of al-Bab that is controlled by the Islamic State group.

  • French prosecutors maintain probe into candidate Fillon

    PARIS (AP) — French financial prosecutors have decided to continue their investigation into embezzlement allegations against conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon.

  • Sex harassment in statehouses easy to conceal

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — When Carol Johnson landed a position as a legislative assistant in the Oklahoma House of Representatives, she saw it as an exciting step toward her goal of serving in elected office herself someday.

  • Recent Trump win on China trademark raises ethics questions

    SHANGHAI (AP) — There’s a Trump toilet, a Trump condom, a Trump pacemaker and even a Trump International Hotel among hundreds of trademarks in China that don’t belong to Donald Trump. But after a decade of grinding battle in China’s courts, the president was expected to get an unlikely win this week: the rights to his own name.

  • Rhode Island governor seeks 38 Studios investigation records

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s governor is asking a court to release grand jury documents from a criminal investigation into the state’s failed deal with former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling’s video game company.

  • S. Korea investigators to again summon Samsung heir

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors investigating the corruption scandal involving impeached President Park Geun-hye said Sunday that they plan to summon Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong again as they look into bribery allegations between Park and the country’s largest business group.