Group accuses Apple supplier of labor abuses

BEIJING (AP) — A labor rights group has accused a supplier of Apple Inc. in China of misconduct including withholding employees’ pay and environmental violations. The report Monday by China Labor Watch said it found violations of the…

Scuffles erupt ahead of Taiwan-China pact debate

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A small group of Taiwanese protesters scuffled with police Monday ahead of a legislative debate on Taiwan’s latest trade agreement with China. The pact, signed between the sides on June 21, allows each to…

Oil recovers to over $105 after earlier sharp fall

BANGKOK (AP) — The price of oil fell to near $104 a barrel Monday, taking a negative cue from a sharp drop in the Nikkei stock index. West Texas Intermediate, the benchmark for U.S. crude, was down 44…

Police: $53 million in jewels stolen in Cannes

PARIS (AP) — A staggering 40 million euro ($53 million) worth of diamonds and other jewels was stolen Sunday from the Carlton Intercontinental Hotel in Cannes, in one of Europe’s biggest jewelry heists in recent years, police said.…

Rescuers say 37 dead in Italy bus plunge

ROME (AP) — A tour bus filled with Italians returning home after an excursion plunged off a highway into a ravine in southern Italy on Sunday night after it had smashed into several cars that were slowed by…

Markets steady after earlier Japanese weakness

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets fell Monday as traders awaited a packed schedule of data releases this week in the U.S. and a key meeting of the Federal Reserve. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 dropped 2.2 percent to…

Boeing requests wider scrutiny of locator beacons

Boeing Co. has expanded inspections of emergency locator beacons made by Honeywell International to include five more aircraft types after problems were discovered with the transmitters on 787 jets. Boeing’s marketing vice president Randy Tinseth says in a…

Oil spill in Thailand’s sea reaches tourist island

BANGKOK (AP) — An oil spill has reached a popular tourist island in Thailand’s eastern sea despite continuous attempts to clean it up over the weekend. About 50 tons of crude oil spilled into the sea off Rayong…

Asia stock markets fall ahead of Fed meeting

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets fell Monday as traders await a packed schedule of data releases this week in the U.S. and a key meeting of the Federal Reserve. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 dropped 2.5 percent to…
Ishmaa'ily Kitchen

Kitchen playing big with Browns

Cardinal Mooney grad Ishmaa'ily Kitchen looks to improve as he enters his second season with the Cleveland Browns.…

La. city police arrested men under sodomy law

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — An East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office task force arrested at least 12 men since 2011 under a sodomy law invalidated a decade ago the U.S. Supreme Court, a newspaper reported Sunday. The…

NZ disputes report that it spied on journalist

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s government says the defense force is investigating a report it collected phone metadata to spy on a journalist in Afghanistan who was freelancing for U.S. news organization McClatchy. And the country’s…

AP NewsAlert

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand probing report its military spied on McClatchy freelance journalist in Afghanistan.…
Daniel Watkins

Slain student remembered

The community gathered Sunday to remember the life of Daniel Watkins.…

Unsealed birth records give adoptees peek at past

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Maura Duffy spent a day in Chicago last September with her mother: A walk along Lake Michigan, shared meals, a boat tour highlighting Second City architecture. But this was no typical mother-daughter outing. It…

5 dead, including child, in Pa. helicopter crash

NOXEN, Pa. (AP) — State police say five people are dead after a helicopter crash in northeastern Pennsylvania. Trooper Adam Reed says troopers and officials from the Federal Aviation Administration are still on the scene in a heavily…

Tour bus flips over in wash amid Ariz. rain storm

KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — A tour bus carrying 31 people was pushed into a wash before flipping over amid heavy rains in northern Arizona on Sunday, authorities said. There were no reports of injuries after the accident near…

Rand Paul hits back at Christie over surveillance

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) — Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is hitting back at New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in the two Republicans’ ongoing spat over national security. Christie last weak criticized Paul’s opposition to warrantless federal surveillance programs as…