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Prosecutors: S. Korean director investigated in abuse case

AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors are investigating award-winning film director Kim Ki-duk after an actress accused him of hitting her and trying to force her into shooting off-script sexual scenes while making a 2013 movie. An...

Australian gets 1 year in jail in Cambodia surrogacy case

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A Cambodian court has sentenced an Australian woman to one and a half years in prison for providing commercial surrogacy services in the country. Cambodia banned commercial surrogacy last year after becoming a popular destination for would-be...

EPA chief reverses decision to delay rules on emissions

WASHINGTON (AP) — One day after getting sued by 15 states, Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is reversed his decision to delay implementation of Obama-era rules reducing emissions of smog-causing air pollutants. In a statement Wednesday evening, Pruitt...

Hall Of Famer Smith Visits Browns’ Rookie Garrett At Camp

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Myles Garrett had a special visitor at Browns training camp. Hall of Fame defensive end Bruce Smith, who has taken a keen interest in the NFL’s top overall draft pick, stopped to watch practice on Wednesday and came away impressed by the 21-year-old...

CW’s ‘Legends’ Welcomes A Muslim Character To Its ‘tapestry’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” is adding a Muslim character for Season 3. Zari, a Muslim-American woman from a quarter-century in the future, is played by newcomer Tala Ashe. But executive producer Marc Guggenheim says this isn’t a...

Indians Put Miller On Disabled List, Tomlin Out 6 Weeks

BOSTON (AP) — The Cleveland Indians’ pitching staff has taken two big hits: All-Star reliever Andrew Miller is on the disabled list, and starter Josh Tomlin is out six weeks. Miller was put on the DL on Wednesday with right knee tendinitis, an injury that could explain his...

Study: Just going outdoors could become deadly in South Asia

AP Photo/Channi Anand NEW DELHI (AP) — Venturing outdoors may become deadly across wide swaths of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh by the end of the century as climate change drives heat and humidity to new extremes, according to a new study. These conditions could affect up...

Swim class aims to stop major cause of death in Bangladesh

AP Photo/A.M. Ahad SREEPUR, Bangladesh (AP) — The 11-year-old girl, once frightened to go near the water, is practicing how to float in a makeshift swimming pool made of bamboo. As she maneuvers through the water, children surrounding the pool cheer. This is more than a fun...
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1980s rapper Kidd Creole arrested in fatal stabbing

AP Photo/Stuart Ramson NEW YORK (AP) — One of the founding members of the 1980s hip hop group Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five has been arrested in New York in connection with the fatal stabbing of a homeless man. Police say 57-year-old Nathaniel Glover, also known as...

Indians Place All-Star Andrew Miller On Disabled List

BOSTON (AP) — The Cleveland Indians’ pitching staff has taken two big hits: All-Star Andrew Miller is on the disabled list, and starter Josh Tomlin is out six weeks. Miller was placed on the DL on Wednesday with right knee tendinitis, an injury that could explain his recent...