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Malaysia: Indonesia returns yacht seized in graft probe

Malaysia: Indonesia returns yacht seized in graft probe

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Monday that Indonesia has handed over a yacht allegedly bought with money stolen from the multibillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund. In a Facebook video, Mahathir thanked Indonesia‘s government and President Joko Widodo for returning the $250 million yacht, Equanimity, which was seized by Indonesia off Bali in […]

Man saved from quake-flattened mosque on Indonesia island

Man saved from quake-flattened mosque on Indonesia island

LADING-LADING, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian soldiers have pulled a man alive from the rubble of a large mosque flattened by an earthquake, while thousands of homeless locals wait for aid and stranded tourists camp at beaches and in the lobbies of damaged hotels. The north of the island of Lombok has been devastated by the magnitude 7.0 quake that struck […]

Hurricane, tropical storm are swirling off western Mexico

Hurricane, tropical storm are swirling off western Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A hurricane and a tropical storm are moving through the eastern Pacific off western Mexico, raising the threat of heavy surf and rain on shore but projected to stay out at sea. Hurricane John was forecast to strengthen into a major hurricane while heading to the northwest parallel to the shore. The U.S. National Hurricane Center […]

EU says encouraging trade with Iran is crucial to nuke deal

EU says encouraging trade with Iran is crucial to nuke deal

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says the EU is encouraging enterprises to increase their business with Iran, as that country has been compliant with their nuclear-related commitments. Mogherini told reporters Tuesday during her trip to Wellington, New Zealand, that it‘s up to Europeans to decide who they want to trade with. The […]

Self-driving car testing finds flaws with safety systems

Self-driving car testing finds flaws with safety systems

In this Sunday, July 8, 2018, photograph, 2018 Model 3 sedans sit on display outside a Tesla showroom in Littleton, Colo. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, in a paper titled “Reality Check,” issued the warning Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, after testing five of the systems from Tesla, Mercedes, BMW and Volvo on a track and public roads. The systems […]

Son still missing, father arrested at NM compound heads to court

Son still missing, father arrested at NM compound heads to court

This Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, photo released by Taos County Sheriff‘s Office shows Lucas Morton. Morton was arrested on suspicion of harboring a fugitive after law enforcement officers searching a rural northern New Mexico compound for a missing 3-year-old boy found 11 children in filthy conditions and hardly any food. (Taos County Sheriff‘s Office via AP)This Aug. 3, 2018, file […]

Silverado West starts Little League West Regional with a win

Silverado West starts Little League West Regional with a win

(Getty) Broc Snider hit a go-ahead two-run single with two outs in the third inning Monday to help lead Silverado West to a 5-3 victory over Park View of Chula Vista, California, in the Little League West Region Championship in San Bernardino, California. Connor Apeceche and Oliver Makanui each had two of Silverado West’s eight hits, and both scored on […]