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WASHINGTON | US Treasury slaps sanctions on Venezuelan president’s wife, inner circle, as US steps up pressure on Maduro

WASHINGTON — US Treasury slaps sanctions on Venezuelan president’s wife, inner circle, as US steps up pressure on Maduro ….

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WASHINGTON | The Latest: WH ‘open’ to testimony by 2nd Kavanaugh accuser

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh(all times local): 7:25 a.m. White House press secretary…

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CAIRO | Watchdog accuses Yemen rebels of taking hostages, torture

CAIRO — An international watchdog on Tuesday accused Yemen’s Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, of committing abuses including hostage taking,…

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LONDON | UK Labour opposition party vows to reject May’s Brexit deal

LONDON — Britain’s main opposition Labour Party announced Tuesday it will reject Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May‘s proposed divorce deal…

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BERLIN | German bishops apologize for thousands of sex abuse cases

BERLIN — A top German bishop has apologized for thousands of sexual abuse cases that took place inside the Catholic…

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South Carolina News: COLUMBIA, South Carolina’s 17th Annual National Day of Concern & Student Pledge Against Gun Violence

COLUMBIA, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated today that on October 17, 2018, the United States…

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Louisiana News: Fort Polk soldier, Ryan Keith Taylor sentenced to more than 11 years for illegally manufacturing, using a chemical weapon

LAFAYETTE, La. – United States Attorney David C. Joseph and Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. Demers announced…

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UNITED NATIONS | UN cautions against populism in high-level week

UNITED NATIONS — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres painted a grim picture of the state of the world as leaders opened…

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PIRAEUS, Greece | The Latest: Croatia detains 2 migrants for hijacking bus

PIRAEUS, Greece — The Latest on Europe’s migrant crisis (all times local): 4:35 p.m. Croatian police say they have detained…

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NORRISTOWN, Pa. | The Latest: Cosby not expected to make courtroom statement

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — The Latest on Bill Cosby‘s sentencing hearing (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Bill Cosby doesn’t plan to…

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NANTUCKET, Mass | Fishing crew member charged with murder in attack at sea

NANTUCKET, Mass. — A member of a fishing boat crew attacked his fellow crew members at sea with a knife…

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NORRISTOWN, Pa | Bill Cosby’s day of reckoning arrives

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — Facing the possibility of prison at 81, Bill Cosby arrived at a suburban Philadelphia courthouse Tuesday to…

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SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Spain | The Latest: Cambage dominates in Australia win at World Cup

SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Spain — The Latest on the FIBA Women’s World Cup Day 3 (all times local): 1:30…

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NEW YORK | MLB, NFL, NBA franchises team up for ‘Rally the Vote’ drive

NEW YORK— Nine sports franchises from Major League Baseball, the NBA and the NFL are teaming up and asking fans…

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BANGKOK | Thai police hand over 100 kilos of marijuana for research

BANGKOK — Thai police on Tuesday handed over around 100 kilograms (220 pounds) of seized marijuana for medical research, as…

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PARIS | Macron’s presidency hurt by ex-aide flaunting gun in photo

PARIS — A French investigative website has published a photo of one of President Emmanuel Macron’s former security aides posing…

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Artificial Honey Scandal Exemplifies Blockchain’s Value in Food Tracking

In a recent news story, Australia is caught with a fake honey scandal. There are a number of companies in…

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BERLIN | German Catholics release report on church sex abuse

BERLIN — The German Bishops Conference has released a report on sexual abuse inside the Catholic Church in Germany saying…

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LONDON | Europe tech firms urge tougher rules to offset US dominance

LONDON  — Music streaming sites Spotify and Deezer are among European tech industry players calling on the EU to get…

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CANTON, Conn. | Is a hunt the answer when bears start getting bolder?

CANTON, Conn.— Tom Bradley had grown accustomed to seeing black bears walk through his Connecticut neighborhood, but this month he…

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10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: WHAT NO SUPREME…

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CHICAGO |Defense to call more witnesses in Chicago officer’s trial

CHICAGO  — Defense attorneys will call more witnesses Tuesday as the murder trial of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke…

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NEW YORK | Michael Kors is buying the Italian fashion house Gianni Versace in a deal worth more than $2 billion

NEW YORK — Michael Kors is buying the Italian fashion house Gianni Versace in a deal worth more than $2…

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IBM Urges US Congressmen to make Government ready for ‘Blockchain’

The U.S. Congressional Blockchain Caucus members and IBM recently discussed the numerous use of blockchain for various activities like payments,…

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NEW YORK | Michael Kors ups the glamour, buys Versace for $2 billion

NEW YORK — Michael Kors is buying the Italian fashion house Gianni Versace in a deal worth more than $2…