JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A Cabinet minister in South Africa on Monday citing concerns that efforts to prosecute people allegedly involved in corruption under former president Jacob Zuma are falling short.
ROME (AP) — Archaeologists have found in an ancient Pompeii bedroom a fresco depicting a sensual scene of a goddess and swan.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The World Health Organization says progress in reducing the number of people contracting malaria has stalled after several years of global declines.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's culture minister has compared the treatment of members of his conservative ruling party by political opponents to the way Jews were treated by Nazi Germany's propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels.
TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — A bear cub has been reunited with its mother thanks to a police officer in Northern California who colleagues are calling a "bear whisperer."
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Nissan Motor Co.'s high-flying chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested Monday and will be dismissed after he allegedly under-reported his income and engaged in other misconduct, the company said Monday.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Police in the Fort Worth area say a 2-year-old girl died after a caregiver hit her with a belt and burned her buttocks for discipline.
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Nissan Motor Co.'s chairman Carlos Ghosn and allegations he underreported income. (all times local):
LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets traded in fairly narrow ranges Monday amid continuing trade tensions. French carmaker Renault saw its share price tank after partner Nissan accused its chairman of serious misconduct and announced plans to oust him.
LONDON (AP) — Former England midfielder Paul Gascoigne has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman on board a train.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A treasure hunter has taken back a pledge to turn over 500 missing coins minted from gold found in a shipwreck off the South Carolina coast.
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong protest leaders who went on trial Monday for spearheading pro-democracy demonstrations in 2014 said their prosecution threatens the future of civil rights in the territory, where fears have grown of Beijing's growing influence.
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit negotiations (all times local):
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two Academy Awards for best picture are going up for sale in a rare auction of Oscars.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi (all times local):
BRUSSELS (AP) — The U.S. and Western powers have clashed with Russia and others at the global chemical weapons watchdog over a new investigative team being set up to apportion blame for poison gas and nerve agent attacks.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian prosecutors on Monday announced a new criminal case against Kremlin critic Bill Browder, raising the pressure on him before European Union discussions about a set of sanctions he is advocating.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pamela Anderson is criticizing Australia's prime minister for making "smutty, unnecessary comments about a woman voicing her political opinion."
SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Firefighters in New Jersey rescued a dog that spent nearly 24 hours stuck in a pipe.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's King Salman has given his first major speech since the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi agents, expressing support for his son, the crown prince, and making no mention of the accusations that the prince ordered the killing.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the results of Florida's election recount (all times local):
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Poor countries around the world are facing a dangerous shortage of toilets that puts millions of live at risk, according to campaigners marking World Toilet Day by urging governments and businesses to invest more in sanitation.
BANGKOK (AP) — Microsoft, Google and other major technology companies have promised to help provide training in digital skills for around 20 million people in Southeast Asia by 2020 to make sure the region's burgeoning working-age population is a fit for the future job market. Up to 28 million full-time jobs are subject to being displaced, according to a new estimate.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark's largest bank "deliberately ignored" a warning about a massive money laundering scheme through its Estonian branch, a former employee and whistleblower said Monday.
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to seal business support for her Brexit deal with the European Union on Monday, but remained on a collision course with a group of lawmakers seeking to unseat her.
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A senior leader of Yemen's Shiite rebels said Monday that the group will halt rocket fire into Saudi Arabia for the sake of peace efforts, answering a key Saudi demand in the first public sign of hope for the latest push to stop the bloodshed and civilian suffering in the Arab world's poorest country.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel avoided early elections after a key coalition partner in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government said on Monday that he would not withdraw his party, keeping the coalition intact despite a crisis triggered by a violent flare-up with Gaza militants.
PARIS (AP) — The U.N. culture and education agency is teaming up with the World Jewish Congress to launch a website to counter Holocaust denial and anti-Semitism.
HAVERFORD, Pa. (AP) — A toddler was run over and killed in a YMCA parking lot after wandering away from her mother.
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of Tijuana residents congregated around a monument in an affluent section of the city south of California on Sunday to protest the thousands of Central American migrants who have arrived via caravan in hopes of a new life in the U.S.
HAMBURG, Pa. (AP) — Family and friends are mourning a couple killed in a fiery chain reaction crash while driving to their wedding in Pittsburgh.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steven Spielberg teased Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall about the beginnings of their relationship, actress Cicely Tyson brought more than a few people to tears while proudly clutching her Oscar and publicist Marvin Levy sang a few lines from "Hamilton" to an audience that included Lin-Manuel Miranda at a lively Governors Awards Sunday night in Los Angeles.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said there is no reason for him to listen to a recording of the "very violent, very vicious" killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, which has put him in a diplomatic bind: how to admonish Riyadh for the slaying yet maintain strong ties with a close ally.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump isn't committing to a previous pledge to keep chief of staff John Kelly for the remainder of his term, part of widespread speculation about staffing changes that could soon sweep through his administration.
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Brad Weldon lost his home to fire when he was a kid, so when a deadly wildland blaze came roaring toward his ranch house in the pines where he lives with his 89-year-old blind mother, he wasn't going to let disaster strike twice.
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The search for remains of victims of the devastating Northern California wildfire has taken on new urgency as rain in the forecast could complicate those efforts while also bringing relief to firefighters on the front lines.
BANGKOK (AP) — In the ring, the two boxers spar furiously with blows delivered by fists, elbows, knees and feet to virtually any part of the opponent's body. Those in the crowd furiously make wagers with each other as the battle rages.
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Joey Logano was the underdog in NASCAR's title race, the driver few thought capable of keeping pace with the Big Three and stealing the title from one of the favorites.
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Disaster coordination authorities have asked 10 communities in Guatemala to evacuate and go to safe areas after an increased eruption of the Volcano of Fire.
BANGKOK (AP) — The sight of two preteen boys pummeling each other with fists, elbows, knees and feet as a boisterous crowd shouts wagers at each other is considered good, clean sport in Thailand.
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado man is set to be sentenced Monday after pleading guilty to murdering his pregnant wife and their two young daughters and dumping their bodies on an oil work site.
CHICAGO (AP) — The recent turbulence in the U.S. stock markets is spooking some older workers and retirees, a group that was hit particularly hard during the most recent financial crisis.
CHICAGO (AP) — No doubt about it now, the Bears really are serious about winning the NFC North.
NEW YORK (AP) — Even before they announce their White House intentions, New Hampshire's ambitious neighbors are in the midst of a shadow campaign to shape the nation's first presidential primary election of the 2020 season.
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson walked into a Hendrick Motorsports family reunion on pit road. Hall of Fame driver Jeff Gordon chatted near the No. 48 car while Johnson's wife cradled crew chief Chad Knaus' baby boy.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — This was the year Florida's Democrats spoke ambitiously of ending their 20-year journey in political exile in this battleground state. Instead, election results after a tense and bruising recount showed Republicans coming out on top for governor and even picking up a U.S. Senate seat.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge is due to hear arguments about whether to allow victim impact statements from Somali immigrants at the sentencing hearing for three Kansas militia members convicted of plotting to bomb a mosque and an apartment complex where the immigrants live.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is going too far in assigning most of the blame for California's devastating wildfires on the state's forest management.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Harry Reid may no longer lead Senate Democrats in Washington, but the political machine he built in Nevada has Republicans on the run.
ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams broke the rules of politics until the very end.