EU official sees new justice independence threat in Poland

A top EU official says Poland's government appears to have taken new steps in recent months that could undermine the independence of its judiciary and shows no sign of backing down

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Pope: Sex is a gift from god, not taboo, between couples

Pope Francis has told French young people that sex is a "great" gift from God, not a taboo, and should be lived as a lifelong, passionate love between man and woman

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Intl court opens preliminary probe into Rohingya expulsions

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court says she is launching a preliminary investigation into deportations of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar into Bangladesh.

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Los Angeles to consider banning sale of fur products

Los Angeles would become the largest city in America to ban the sale of fur products if it approves a proposed law backed by animal activists

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Tesla shares fall after report of criminal investigation

Shares of electric car maker Tesla Inc. fell more than 5 percent Tuesday after a report that it's under criminal investigation over statements about taking the company private

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Amnesty calls Egypt an 'open-air prison' for critics

Amnesty International says Egypt's crackdown on critics reaches "alarming" levels, calls country open-air prison

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Greece to move 2,000 out of overcrowded Lesbos migrant camp

A Greek official says some 2,000 asylum-seekers will be moved out of a severely overcrowded migrant camp on the Greek island of Lesbos this month

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

1 dead, 11 injured in scaffolding collapse at Madrid hotel

An official in Spain's capital says scaffolding at a luxury hotel undergoing renovation in central Madrid has collapsed, killing one construction worker and injuring at least 11 others

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

State senate candidate's truck shot in apparently random act

State senate candidate's truck shot in apparently random act

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Pope role in study of Argentine sex abuse case in spotlight

Pope Francis' role in Argentina's most famous case of priestly sex abuse is coming under renewed scrutiny as he faces the greatest crisis of his papacy over the church's troubled legacy of cover-up and allegations he himself sided with the accused

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Leaders take big gambles in visiting 'enemy' territory

This week's trip by South Korean President Moon Jae-in to the capital of North Korea is the latest example of a world leader venturing into the territory of an adversary

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

The Latest: Champion golfer died after suffering stab wounds

A criminal complaint says a top amateur female golfer from Spain died after being repeatedly stabbed by a homeless man at a course near her university campus in Iowa

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press