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13 young miners feared dead in India's remote northeast

13 young miners feared dead in India's remote northeast

GAUHATI, India — Thirteen young miners were missing and feared dead following the collapse of a shaft and flooding of a coal mine they were digging illegally in India's remote northeast, police said Friday.
CBS settled with Dushku over 'Bull' star's sexual comments

CBS settled with Dushku over 'Bull' star's sexual comments

LOS ANGELES — CBS reached a $9.
Death row executions remain near historic lows in 2018

Death row executions remain near historic lows in 2018

WASHINGTON — Three states resumed executions of death row inmates in 2018 after long breaks, but nationwide, executions remained near historic lows this year, according to an annual report on the death penalty released Friday.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's theory about Mexico, trade, that wall

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has come up with a theory about how Mexico, by hook or by crook, really is paying for his border wall despite saying a thousand times no.
AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely claims Flynn didn't lie to FBI

AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely claims Flynn didn't lie to FBI

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is skimming over the facts when it comes to former national security adviser Michael Flynn's guilty plea for lying in the Russia investigation.
Trump invokes 'advice-of-counsel' defence in campaign probe

Trump invokes 'advice-of-counsel' defence in campaign probe

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump offered a simple defence Thursday to accusations he broke campaign finance law by directing attorney Michael Cohen to orchestrate hush-money payments to conceal Trump's alleged affairs: He was following terrible advi
Himalayan nation Nepal gets first modern train tracks

Himalayan nation Nepal gets first modern train tracks

JANAKPUR, Nepal — The competition between two Asian giants, India and China, for influence over tiny Nepal is yielding a bonanza in the form of the Himalayan mountain nation's first modern railway — and possibly more to come.

Death row inmate seeks execution; judge to decide competency

JACKSON, Miss. — A Mississippi judge will decide whether a death row inmate who says he wants to be executed is mentally competent to waive all his appeals. The state Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the examination in the case of David Cox.

CNN: Anchor promptly made on-air correction about Arpaio

PHOENIX — Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio alleged in a defamation lawsuit earlier this week against three news organizations that CNN made no effort to correct anchor Chris Cuomo's erroneous statement that the lawman was a convicted felon.
Pelosi's triumph: A reminder why she's set to be speaker

Pelosi's triumph: A reminder why she's set to be speaker

WASHINGTON — It has been quite a week for Nancy Pelosi. The televised meeting with President Donald Trump. The deal with restless Democrats to secure their votes to become House speaker.