Crime

FIFA bans former vice president for life for taking bribes

Oct 2, 2019

Former FIFA vice president Eugenio Figueredo has been banned for life for bribery that was exposed by a sprawling American federal investigation of corruption in international soccer

UN rights chief airs worries on climate change, migrant kids

Sep 9, 2019

The U.N. human rights chief says she is "alarmed" that migrant children are still being held in centers in the United States and Mexico, and warns that climate change is a top threat to rights worldwide

Rights experts flag violations of rape, sex abuse in Yemen

Sep 3, 2019

Experts backed by UN rights body flag allegations of rape, sexual assault and other violence in Yemen's war

New Zealand gun buyback exposes emotions, possibly hustlers

Sep 3, 2019

Some New Zealand gun owners are upset they're being compelled to hand over their assault weapons for money

Ormsby leads Scandinavian Invitation after opening-round 62

Aug 22, 2019

Wade Ormsby holed a 4-iron from 196 yards for eagle on his way to shooting a bogey-free, 8-under 62 at the Scandinavian Invitation, giving him the first-round lead in the European Tour event

The Latest: US rapper A$AP Rocky found guilty of assault

Aug 14, 2019

A Swedish court has found American rapper A$AP Rocky guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm.

Alleged Christchurch gunman sends letter from prison cell

Aug 14, 2019

New Zealand officials have admitted they made a big mistake by allowing the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques to send a hand-written letter from his prison cell

Canadian police say 2 bodies found, believed to be fugitives

Aug 7, 2019

Canadian police say 2 bodies found; believed to be those of teen fugitives suspected of 3 killings

The Latest: A$AP Rocky: Detention was "humbling" experience

Aug 2, 2019

American rapper A$AP Rocky says in comments posted on his Instagram account that his month long detainment in Sweden has been "a very difficult and humbling experience."

A$AP Rocky testifies in Sweden, says he tried to avoid fight

Aug 1, 2019

American rapper A$AP Rocky told a court in Sweden that he did everything possible to avoid a confrontation with two men who he said kept following his entourage in Stockholm

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