• N. Korea keeps hopes of talks alive after Trump cancellation

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea said Friday that it's still willing to sit for talks with the United States "at any time, (in) any format," a remarkably restrained and diplomatic response, from a nation noted for its proud belligerence, to U.S. President Donald Trump's abrupt cancellation of a summit with the North's autocratic leader, Kim Jong Un.

  • Justo provides missing link between 1MDB and Jho Low

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 25 - Former Petrosaudi International executive Andre Xavier Justo claimed to have met billionaire Low Taek Jho two times to discuss a deal involving 1Malaysia Development Bhd...

  • Liverpool out to end Real hegemony in Champions League final

    A thrilling run inspired by Mohamed Salah has taken Liverpool to Saturday's Champions League final in Kiev against Real Madrid, where now Jurgen Klopp's side must stop the Spanish giants from winning the trophy for the third year running. Real have seen this as their competition ever since winning the first five European Cups in a row, and this is another golden era for them, in which they are dreaming of making it a fourth Champions League in five years. Neither Atletico Madrid (twice) nor Juventus have been able to stop Cristiano Ronaldo from inflicting pain on them in recent finals.

  • London couple convicted of murdering nanny, burning her body

    LONDON (AP) - A London couple delusionally obsessed with a former boy-band star were found guilty Thursday of murdering their French nanny and burning her body on a bonfire in their backyard.

  • Actor Morgan Freeman accused of inappropriate behavior, harassment: CNN

    By Gina Cherelus NEW YORK (Reuters) - At least eight women have accused Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman of subjecting them to inappropriate behavior or harassment on film sets or at promotional events, CNN reported on Thursday. As part of its investigation of the 80-year-old actor, CNN said it had spoken with 16 people, some of whom also alleged inappropriate behavior by Freeman at his production company, Revelations Entertainment. Freeman said in a statement that he was sorry to anyone who had been made to feel uncomfortable or disrespected.

  • Samsonite shares plunge for a second day after short-seller report

    Shares in Samsonite International plunged for a second day in a row after a short seller accused the world's largest luggage maker of questionable accounting practices and poor corporate governance. In a report on Thursday, Blue Orca Capital questioned accounting practices, including those used in its 2016 acquisition of the Tumi brand and said the company did not deserve to trade at the same sort of premium valuations as other luxury brands. It valued Samsonite at HK$17.59 a share, 43 percent below its last traded price of HK$30.70.

  • Just zipping out to the shops - mountain dwellers soar over angry rapids in China

    Cha Huilan, a mother of two living in a Chinese mountain village cut off by a raging river, dangles from a harness hooked to a zipline every time she crosses its violent rapids and jagged rocks on frequent trips to buy medicine for her mother.