Manning sentenced to 35 years in WikiLeaks case

FORT MEADE, Maryland (AP) — A military judge said she’ll announce Wednesday the sentence for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, who gave reams of classified information to the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks. Manning faces up to 90 years in prison…

No defense from suspect in 2009 Fort Hood shooting

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Army Maj. Nidal Hasan, expected to begin presenting his defense Wednesday, hasn’t challenged the government’s case that alleges how and why he committed the deadliest mass shooting on a U.S. military base in…

Unionized SF strip club closing its curtains

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nearly two decades after they made the nation gawk by forming its first unionized strip club, the dancers at San Francisco’s Lusty Lady are hanging up their thongs. The employee-owned, co-op club will close…

2 alleged Canadian fraudsters arrested in Thailand

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police say they have arrested two Canadians accused of scamming more than $140 million from investors worldwide in a penny stock fraud. Lt. Col. Kanaphat Phahumunto said 63-year-old Gregory Curry was arrested Tuesday at…

Severe Tropical Storm Trami hits Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Severe Tropical Storm Trami is bearing down on heavily populated northern Taiwan, prompting schools and offices to close. Up to 2 feet of rain is expected in some areas, and landslides could occur across…

Facebook aims to get more people online

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook wants to get more of the world’s 7 billion people online through a partnership with Samsung, Nokia and other large mobile technology companies. Facebook Inc. announced a partnership called Internet.org on Wednesday. The…

Man, 20, charged in Georgia school shooting

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A man with an assault rifle and other weapons exchanged gunfire with officers Tuesday at an Atlanta-area elementary school before surrendering, a police chief said, with dramatic overhead television footage capturing the young students…

Dallas suburb to appeal housing ruling

FARMERS BRANCH, Texas (AP) — Leaders of a Dallas suburb have voted to appeal a ruling that overturned a ban on renting apartments to immigrants in the country illegally. The Farmers Branch City Council voted 3-2 late Tuesday…