German NGO Cap Anamur founder Rupert Neudeck dies at 77
BERLIN (AP) ? Rupert Neudeck, the co-founder of Germany-based humanitarian aid group Cap Anamur, which helped to rescue more than 10,000 Vietnamese "boat people," has died, the organization said. He was 77.
Poland in new bid to extradite Polanski
Poland launched a fresh bid Tuesday to extradite Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski to the United States to face sentencing over a 1977 case of statutory rape. Justice Minister Zbigniew Ziobro said he had appealed to the Supreme Court to overturn an October ruling that Polanski should not face extradition, saying no-one should be above the law. The announcement appears to be part of what the right-wing Law and Justice (PiS) government, which took office after October elections, touts as a moral revolution in strongly Catholic Poland.
Djokovic back on court at French Open after another delay
PARIS (AP) ? Novak Djokovic's fourth-round match at the French Open finally got started, albeit under a light drizzle, remnants of heavier rain that wiped out an entire day of play and caused a delay of more than an hour to Tuesday's proceedings.
High court rejects La. inmate's death penalty challengeWASHINGTON (AP) ? The Supreme Court is rejecting a Louisiana inmate's appeal to consider a nationwide ban on the death penalty.
Italy arrests 16 suspected boat migrant traffickers
Italian police have arrested 16 people suspected of trafficking migrants across the Mediterranean from Libya after a week in which thousands were rescued and hundreds drowned trying to make the journey. As Europe's worst migration crisis since World War Two continues, more than 2,500 people are thought to have died this year after being packed into rickety boats by traffickers. Police in Catania, Sicily, said in a statement on Tuesday they had detained 16 men who were rescued in international waters along with hundreds of migrants and brought to the port city on May 28.
Justices reject union appeal over Trump Taj Mahal bankruptcyWASHINGTON (AP) ? The Supreme Court has rejected a union challenge seeking to restore health and pension benefits for more than 1,000 workers at the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
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High court will hear State Farm appeal in Katrina fraud caseWASHINGTON (AP) ? The Supreme Court will consider whether to overturn a jury verdict against State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. in a whistleblower case alleging fraud against the U.S. government after 2005's Hurricane Katrina.
US home prices rise in March as spring buying season begins
Trump to detail fundraising for veterans' charities