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Protesters demand embattled Hong Kong leader resign

Protesters demand embattled Hong Kong leader resign

HONG KONG — Demonstrators in Hong Kong gathered Monday outside the office of the city's leader, demanding that she resign for the crisis over an unpopular extradition bill that has tested the durability of China's promises to respect the former Briti

Virginia college wants wizardry school's $70K debt to vanish

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — The College of William & Mary says the masters of a wizardry school need to make a $70,000 debt disappear.
Thais arrest Italian on run after George Clooney conviction

Thais arrest Italian on run after George Clooney conviction

BANGKOK — Thai police said they have arrested an Italian man wanted in his home country after he fled a jail sentence handed down for fraudulently using the name of actor George Clooney to lure people into investing in a bogus clothing company.
Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong released from prison

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong released from prison

HONG KONG — Joshua Wong, a leading figure in Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, was released from prison on Monday and vowed to soon join the latest round of protests.
CEO: Boeing made mistake in handling warning-system problem

CEO: Boeing made mistake in handling warning-system problem

PARIS — The chief executive of Boeing said the company made a "mistake" in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in its 737 Max jets before two crashes killed 346 people, and he promised transparency as the aircraft maker works to get the gro
Hong Kong police begin to clear streets of protesters

Hong Kong police begin to clear streets of protesters

Hong Kong citizens marched for hours Sunday in a massive protest that drew a late-in-the-day apology from the city's top leader for her handling of legislation that has stoked fears of expanding control from Beijing in this former British colony.
Sudan's Bashir appears in public for first time since ouster

Sudan's Bashir appears in public for first time since ouster

KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudan's former President Omar al-Bashir appeared in public on Sunday for the first time since his ouster, as he was led away to a prosecutor's office in a corruption probe.

David Ortiz's wife offers Father's Day tribute to Big Papi

BOSTON — The wife of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz has paid a special tribute to her husband as he continues to recover from a gunshot wound in Massachusetts General Hospital.
Former Maine governor has a new job  -  tending bar

Former Maine governor has a new job - tending bar

BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine — Former Republican Gov. Paul LePage's wife won't be the only one in their family spending the summer working at a restaurant. LePage will be joining her as a bartender.
Meghan and Harry release Father's Day photo of baby Archie

Meghan and Harry release Father's Day photo of baby Archie

LONDON — Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex have released a photograph of their 6-week-old son Archie for Father's Day.
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