Early Epstein accuser: Police could have stopped him in 1997
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 07:36:56 -0500

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — One of Jeffrey Epstein's first known accusers says police didn't take her complaint seriously in 1997 and blew the chance to bring the financier to justice long be...  Full Story

Global shares rise as investors watch trade war, economies
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 07:16:35 -0500

LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets recovered some further ground Monday after last week's turbulence when ongoing concerns about a trade war between the United States and China and an array o...  Full Story

Early end of season for Woods doesn't take away from Masters
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 01:56:40 -0500

MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — For the fifth time in the last six years, August on the PGA Tour means no more Tiger Woods for the rest of the season.

Only now he's healthy.

He also is the...  Full Story

Chinese K-pop stars publicly back Beijing on Hong Kong
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 07:39:16 -0500

HONG KONG (AP) — At least eight pop stars from mainland China and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing's one-China policy, eliciting a mixture of ...  Full Story

Officials seize marijuana mixed with jalapeño peppers
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 16:40:59 -0500

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Officials say they seized $2.3 million worth of marijuana mixed in with a shipment of jalapeño peppers at a Southern California port.

A Customs and Border Protection K...  Full Story

After Amash dumped Trump, his district may do same to him
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 06:21:49 -0500

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Eirran Betka-Pope was on her lunch break when she spotted hundreds of Donald Trump supporters protesting outside the office of Rep. Justin Amash, the first Republic...  Full Story

Demolition levels UK power plant once named a top eyesore
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 07:12:23 -0500

LONDON (AP) — A British power station once voted one of the country's ugliest sights has been mostly destroyed in a controlled demolition.

The cooling towers of the disused coal-fired ...  Full Story

Kathleen Blanco: Louisiana gov brought down by Katrina dies
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 02:43:49 -0500

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Even after Hurricane Katrina ended her political career and as cancer ate away her strength, former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco still described her life as "charmed...  Full Story

Wildfire on Canary Islands forces 8,000 people to evacuate
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 06:58:09 -0500

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — An out-of-control wildfire in Spain's Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 8...  Full Story

Leaked UK memos warn of food, drug shortages in Brexit chaos
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 14:54:47 -0500

LONDON (AP) — Secret British government documents have warned of serious disruptions across the country in the event that the U.K. leaves the European Union without a trade deal on Oct. 31, a...  Full Story