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
San Francisco filmmaker won't face criminal chargesSAN FRANCISCO (AP) ? A San Francisco filmmaker and community activist arrested in connection with a fatal shooting won't immediately face criminal charges, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Venezuela braces for anti-government protests amid crisis
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) ? Venezuela's standoff deepened after congress voted to open a political trial against President Nicolas Maduro for breaking the constitutional order and opposition leaders called for mass protests on Wednesday to drive the unpopular socialist leader from office.
HEISMAN WATCH: Can LSU's Fournette make a run at Jackson?
Kluber, Perez, Indians beat Cubs 6-0 in World Series opener
Corey Kluber got the Cleveland Indians off to a great start and Roberto Perez finished off the Chicago Cubs in their first World Series game since 1945. Kluber dominated into the seventh inning, Perez ...
Indians blank Cubs 6-0 in World Series opener
While the Chicago Cubs returned to the World Series after a 71-year wait, the Cleveland Indians made sure they would wait even longer for a Series victory. Cleveland's Roberto Perez smashed two home runs and pitcher Corey Kluber struck out nine batters over six shutout innings to spark the Indians over Chicago 6-0 in the opening game of the 112th World Series. The Cubs own America's longest sports championship drought, having not won the Major League Baseball crown since 1908, while the Indians have the second-longest futility streak in the major leagues, having last taken the title in 1948.
Top pilot who stole plane to escape WWII prison camp dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? Robert A. "Bob" Hoover, a World War II fighter pilot who became an aviation legend for his flying skills in testing aircraft and demonstrating their capabilities in air shows, has died at age 94.