527 South Koreans to sue Samsung on Galaxy Note 7 recallSEOUL, South Korea (AP) ? Hundreds of South Korean Galaxy Note 7 smartphone owners plan to sue Samsung Electronics over the fire-prone device.
Asian stocks eke out gains, dollar nears a nine-month high
Asian stocks eked out gains but lacked clear direction on Monday after Wall Street's sluggish performance late last week, while the dollar hit a near nine-month high as comments from a Federal Reserve official boosted bets of a rate hike by year-end. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan inched up 0.2 percent. Japan's Nikkei moved in a tight range and was last up 0.2 percent.
D-Day for Calais 'Jungle' camp clearance
French authorities are set to begin Monday moving thousands of people out of the notorious Calais Jungle before demolishing the camp that has served as a launchpad for attempts to sneak into Britain. Migrants carrying suitcases and bundles of possessions started queueing up in the early morning darkness at the official meeting points for transportation to reception centres across France. A major three-day operation is planned to clear the sprawling shanty town near Calais port -- a symbol of Europe's failure to resolve its migrant crisis -- of its estimated 6,000-8,000 occupants.
China's Xi seeks to enforce will at Communist Party meetingBEIJING (AP) ? Having punished more than a million Communist Party members for corruption, Chinese President Xi Jinping will use a key meeting that started Monday to drive home the message that his signature anti-graft campaign is far from over and that his authority remains undiminished.
Rights group: Probe alleged airstrike on Iraq mosque
Stokes seals thrilling win for England over Bangladesh
Ben Stokes took the last two Bangladesh wickets in three balls as England won a thrilling first Test by 22 runs in Chittagong Monday, depriving their hosts of an historic victory. Bangladesh, needing 33 runs for what would have been their first win over England in nine attempts, added 10 runs to their overnight total and were all out for 263 after 20 minutes of play. Sabbir Rahman, the overnight half-centurion, was left stranded on 64 as the allrounder Stokes dismissed the other two batsmen in his second over.
US: Philippines' Duterte sparking distress around the world
MANILA, Philippines (AP) ? The top American diplomat in Asia says Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial remarks and a "real climate of uncertainty" about his government's intentions have sparked distress in the U.S. and other countries.
Poet and novelist Lucia Perillo dies at 58OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) ? Lucia Perillo, an award-winning author and Pulitzer Prize finalist, has died at the age of 58.
Kickers miss short field goals, Seahawks, Cards tie 6-6
Bill Murray accepts humor prize after gentle roast
In an evening filled with jokes about Bill Murray's elusiveness and quirky personality, it was David Letterman who provided the most touching moment as Murray was honored with the nation's top prize for ...