Tourism overtakes dairy as New Zealand's top overseas earnerWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) ? In New Zealand there are twice as many cows as people, but it's the hobbits that are really making hay.
Man accused in hospital computer hack wages hunger strike
The man who acknowledges he attacked the computer network at world-renowned Boston children's hospital two years ago, costing it hundreds of thousands of dollars, is unapologetic and now waging a hunger ...
Kluber, Perez, Indians beat Cubs 6-0 in World Series opener
Corey Kluber got the Cleveland Indians off to a striking start and Roberto Perez put away Chicago in the Cubs' first World Series game since 1945. Kluber dominated into the seventh inning, Perez homered ...
Bridgegate: Christie says he never knew, other say different
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) ? New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has maintained for three years that he didn't know anything about the George Washington Bridge lane closures either before they happened or while they were going on.
Students witness shooting of teen outside Utah middle school
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) ? Dozens of students at a middle school in a Salt Lake City suburb witnessed a shooting in which a 16-year-old boy was critically wounded by another teenager during an argument, police said.
Man arrested outside Miranda Kerr's home charged with mayhem
Gambia says it is leaving International Criminal CourtDAKAR, Senegal (AP) ? A third African country, Gambia, says it will leave the International Criminal Court as fears grow of a mass pullout from the body that pursues some of the world's worst atrocities.
Pope aide interviewed by Australia police over abuse claims
Vatican finance chief George Pell has been interviewed by Australian police in Rome over sexual assault claims, authorities said Wednesday, but no charges have yet been laid. It follows explosive allegations against Pell, Australia's most senior Catholic cleric, aired by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in July, which he strongly denied. Victoria state police said in a statement that three officers "travelled to Rome last week where Cardinal George Pell voluntarily participated in an interview regarding allegations of sexual assault".
Asian shares hit by gloom on Wall Street, lower oil prices
TOKYO (AP) ? Shares fell broadly in Asia on Wednesday after a gloomy session on Wall Street, where shares of household names like appliance maker Whirlpool and athletic apparel maker Under Armour suffered their worst declines in years. Weaker oil prices also cast a pall.
Justin Timberlake's ballot selfie highlights mixed laws