Police in southern Italy say they have broken up an insurance fraud run by a crime syndicate that counted on the collusion of doctors, lawyers and auto repair shop owners.
A government spokesman says Senegal’s national police director has been removed from his post amid allegations he was involved in drug trafficking.
Cuba on Friday commemorated the 60th anniversary of Fidel Castro’s failed attack on a military army barracks that is considered the beginning of the Cuban Revolution.
The University of Kansas journalism school has received a $1.36 million bequest from the estate of a Kansas couple.
Some of the 11 dogs that were left abandoned in a Salina home are ready for adoption at the Salina Animal Shelter.
Syrian government troops gained ground in clashes Friday in two rebel-held neighborhoods in the central city of Homs
Kansas authorities say a suspect in at Texas homicide is hospitalized in Wichita with critical injuries and burns after a police pursuit in south-central Kansas.
A juror says she feels like she let Trayvon Martin’s parents down by agreeing to acquit George Zimmerman in the teen’s fatal shooting.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stock futures are heading lower on some disappointing quarterly performances from tech companies and more hints that China is trying to rein in growth to keep its economy under control.
Dow Jones industrial futures
NEW YORK (AP) — Eliot Spitzer says his wife won’t be accompanying him on the campaign trail for New York City comptroller, noting “she’s got a career.”
The tarnished former governor tells the New York Post (http://bit.ly/16gZmiT )
Swiss police say a member of the notorious ‘Pink Panther’ jewel thief gang has escaped from prison.
The U.S. Park Police in Washington say the Lincoln Memorial is temporarily closed after someone splattered green paint on the statue and the floor area.
Amid a surge of anti-gay violence and repression in several countries, the United Nations’ human rights office
Halliburton has agreed to pay the maximum fine, be on probation for three years and continue to cooperate with the government’s criminal investigation, according to the news release, which did not list the amount of the fine.
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss police say member of ‘Pink Panther’ jewel thief gang escapes prison.
Police say they have detained the driver of a train that crashed in northwestern Spain and killed 78 people.
A convicted sex offender has pleaded guilty to repeatedly using phony credentials to gain entry into New York City jails.