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LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s ailing former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who was convicted of corruption, left the country on Tuesday to travel to London for medical treatment.Sharif departed on a special plane from the city of Lahore, after a court granted him permission to …
BEIJING (AP) — Authorities in northern China say 15 people were killed and nine injured in a gas explosion inside a coal mine.The blast occurred Monday afternoon, and rescue work was halted early Tuesday morning after everyone was accounted for.The Shanxi provincial work safety …
HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on Hong Kong protests (all times local):1 p.m.China has appointed a new police chief in Hong Kong in a further illustration of the central government’s broad powers over the territory’s institutions.The new chief, Chris Tang Ping-keung, said …
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona border activist is scheduled to testify Tuesday in the second criminal case against his actions as a member of a humanitarian aid group.Prosecutors say 37-year-old Scott Warren was arrested in early 2018 after harboring two men who sneaked across the …
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees The Doobie Brothers are reuniting with singer and songwriter Michael McDonald for a 50th anniversary tour next year.McDonald, who sang with the band starting in 1975 before starting his own solo career, surprised fans at The …
MILAN, N.M. (AP) — A dozen Cuban asylum-seekers detained in a New Mexico say they have repeatedly been placed in solitary confinement for going on hunger strikes.The Santa Fe New Mexican reports two asylum-seekers in federal immigration custody said they and 10 others were put in solitary …
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Thousands of teachers are expected to pack the Indiana Statehouse for a rally calling for further increase teacher pay in the biggest such protest in the state amid a wave of educator activism across the country.Teacher unions says about half of Indiana’s nearly …
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A fishing boat caught fire in South Korea’s southern waters early Tuesday, killing at least one fisherman and triggering a search for 11 others missing, coast guard officials said.Rescue workers found one of the fishermen unconscious in waters 7.4 kilometers …
CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado rancher was sentenced to life in prison without parole Monday shortly after a jury convicted him of beating his fiancée to death with a baseball bat and setting the woman’s remains on fire to hide the evidence.Patrick Frazee was convicted …
TORONTO (AP) — Frist-time novelist Ian Williams has won Canada’s Scotiabank Giller Prize for his novel "Reproduction."The novel traces the ties that bind a cross-cultural family in Williams' hometown of Brampton, Ontario.The 100,000 Canadian dollar ($76,000) prize honors the best in …
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A massive coal-fired power plant that served customers in the West for nearly 50 years shut down Monday, the latest closure in a shift away from coal and toward renewable energy and cheaper power.The Navajo Generating Station near the Arizona-Utah line was expected …
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday said it no longer considers Israeli settlements in the West Bank to be a violation of international law, reversing four decades of American policy and further undermining the Palestinians’ effort to gain statehood.Secretary of …
SYDNEY (AP) — Thick smoke from wildfires has shrouded Sydney and its surrounding areas with health experts warning residents with medical conditions to remain indoors.The Sydney skyline was barely visible with air quality in some parts of the city reaching over hazardous levels early …
HONG KONG (AP) — About 100 anti-government protesters remained holed up at a Hong Kong university Tuesday as a police siege of the campus entered its third day.City leader Carrie Lam said 600 people had left the Hong Kong Polytechnic campus, including 200 who are under 18 years old.Police …
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Prince Charles met with New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday and later joined wife Camilla to greet people along the Auckland waterfront.The heir apparent to the British throne and the Duchess of Cornwall were on the third day of a weeklong …
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The head of Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. told angry California lawmakers Monday that the nation’s largest electric utility wasn’t fully prepared for the effects of its unprecedented outages last month even as it plans to shut off power to more …
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump lost his latest bid Monday to delay a former “Apprentice” contestant’s defamation suit as he faces a Jan. 31 deadline to undergo pretrial questioning in the case, which involves claims of unwanted kissing and groping.A New York …
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares are mixed as investors remain cautious over prospects for an agreement in trade talks between the United States and China.Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 edged 0.1% lower to 23,384.14. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 added 0.4% to 6,745.60. South …
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a former “Apprentice” contestant’s defamation suit against President Donald Trump (all times local):10:30 p.m.President Donald Trump has lost his latest bid to delay a former “Apprentice” contestant’s defamation suit as …
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Two men with semiautomatic handguns targeted a backyard gathering of family and friends in Fresno, spraying bullets that killed four men and wounded six other people before the assailants disappeared into the darkness, police said Monday.Authorities did not identify …

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