• A pinata in the likeness of former Guatemalan president Otto Perez Molina dressed in prison garb is displayed for sale by Mirna Berducido in down town Guatemala City, Thursday, Sep. 3, 2015. Balducido who made the pinata 2 days ago expects to earn about $24 from the sale, as the former president is taken into custody on corruption charges. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)

    Guatemala ex-president behind bars overnight as VP sworn in

    GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Otto Perez Molina was headed back to court on Friday after spending his first night as an ex-president in military custody. Perez Molina’s jailing followed a historic day in which he resigned and Guatemala’s Congress swore in Vice President Alejandro Maldonado to serve the remainder of his term.

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    Father of drowned boys returns bodies to Syrian hometown of Kobani for burial

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  • Guatemala's President Otto Perez Molina, center, leaves a press conference followed by his spokesman Jorge Ortega, in Guatemala City, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. The head of Guatemala's congress says that lawmakers would decide on Tuesday whether to lift Perez Molina's immunity from prosecution in a corruption case, as recommended by a legislative committee. (AP Photo/Luis Soto)

    The Latest: Guatemalan president resigns in corruption probe

    GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The latest on the resignation of Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina (all times local):

  • Guatemala's new President Alejandro Maldonado leaves the Congress building after his swearing-in ceremony in Guatemala City, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015. Maldonado was sworn in amid a corruption scandal that has caused a national political crisis. The conservative former judge will serve out the term of former President Otto Perez Molina, who resigned late Wednesday after a judge issued an order for this detention. Prosecutors accuse the ex-president of leading a customs fraud ring. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)

    Guatemala president resigns amid corruption probe

    GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala’s newly sworn-in president demanded that all top government officials submit their resignations and promised an honest and inclusive administration following the surprise resignation earlier Thursday of President Otto Perez Molina amid a widening fraud investigation.

  • Canada's Andrew Wiggins, right, goes for a shot over Argentina's Marcos Delia during a FIBA Americas Championship basketball game in Mexico City, Tuesday, Sep. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

    Argentina beats Canada in the men’s Olympic qualifiers

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Luis Scola had 35 points and 13 rebounds, and Argentina beat Canada 94-87 on Tuesday in the men’s Olympic qualifying tournament.

  • Texas beats Mexico 6-4 in Little League consolation game

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Issac Garcia hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning to help Pearland, Texas, beat Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, 6-4 in Sunday’s consolation game of the Little League World Series.

  • Japan's Yugo Aoki (4) scores the game-winning run on a walk-off, bases loaded, fielder'2s choice by Koki Jo during the seventh inning of the International championship baseball game against Mexico at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. Japan won 1-0. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    Japan beats Mexico 1-0 at Little League World Series

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Yugo Aoki singled for Tokyo’s first hit in the seventh inning, and then scored on a fielder’s choice to help Japan beat Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, 1-0 on Saturday for a spot in the championship game of the Little League World Series.