Singer-songwriter John Mayer gushes about The Grateful Dead
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) ? Singer-songwriter John Mayer proudly declared himself a "Deadhead" as he defended members of the Grateful Dead in their decision to regroup after playing what was supposed to be the band's final tour this summer.
US government deports fewest immigrants in nearly a decade
WASHINGTON (AP) ? The Obama administration deported fewer immigrants over the past 12 months than at any time since 2006, according to internal figures obtained by The Associated Press as Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton called Obama's deportation policies too harsh.
Manufacturer inspecting other engines after jetliner fireLAS VEGAS (AP) ? The company that made an engine that caught fire as a British Airways plane was taking off from Las Vegas is inspecting other engine parts as part of a federal investigation of the incident.
Ex-UN General Assembly head among 6 held in bribery scheme
NEW YORK (AP) ? A former president of the United Nations General Assembly turned the world body into a "platform for profit" by accepting over $1 million in bribes from a billionaire Chinese real estate mogul and other businesspeople to pave the way for lucrative investments, a prosecutor charged Tuesday.
Man who says he was cartel enforcer pleads guilty to murders
VISALIA, Calif. (AP) ? A man who says he was a cartel enforcer pleaded guilty Tuesday to nine counts of murder in California after acknowledging to investigators that he had committed killings across the country.
Judge tosses conviction in NYC tourist killing; man freed
U.N. chief 'shocked' by charges against ex-General Assembly presidentU.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was shocked by allegations that John Ashe, a former president of the United Nations General Assembly, took more than $1.3 million in bribes, Ban's spokesman said on Tuesday. "The secretary-general was shocked and deeply troubled to learn this morning of the allegations against John Ashe, the former president of the General Assembly, which go to the heart of the integrity of the United Nations," Stephane Dujarric told reporters.
More charges possible in U.N. corruption case: U.S. AttorneyMore people could face criminal charges as part of a corruption probe that has already led to the arrest of a former president of the United Nations General Assembly, Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said on Tuesday. John Ashe, a former U.N. ambassador from Antigua and Barbuda who was president in 2013, was accused on Tuesday of taking more than $1.3 million in bribes in a wide-ranging scheme that involved a billionaire Macau real estate developer and four other defendants.
Right-to-die backers say California helps fight elsewhere
SAN DIEGO (AP) ? It will soon be legal for the terminally ill to end their own lives in the nation's most populous state, and right-to-die advocates expect other states to follow California's example.
Texas executes inmate for killing man in $8 robbery