Arrest of Nissan's Ghosn in financial probe stuns Japan
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese prosecutors were considering Tuesday whether to file formal charges against Nissan Motor Co.'s chairman Carlos Ghosn amid a probe into allegations he misused company assets and under-reported millions of dollars of income.
Judge bars US from enforcing Trump asylum ban
HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge barred the Trump administration from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally.
In Gaza every week, more protests and a rising casualty toll
MALAKA, Gaza Strip (AP) — Atalla Fayoumi hobbles on crutches across the sunbaked plain near Israel's perimeter fence in the Gaza Strip, gazing toward plumes of smoke that have begun rising from a clutch of burning tires in the distance.
Kosovo's application for Interpol membership rejected
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Officials from Serbia and Kosovo say an application for membership by Kosovo to join Interpol has been rejected by the international police organization's General Assembly.
Police storm Papua New Guinea Parliament for APEC summit pay
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — Disgruntled police, military and prison guards stormed Papua New Guinea's Parliament on Tuesday in a violent pay dispute stemming from an international summit hosted by the impoverished South Pacific island nation over the weekend, a lawmaker said.
Backlash at Chinese university shows limits to surveillance
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese university's plan to conduct a blanket search of student and staff electronic devices has come under fire, illustrating the limits of the population's tolerance for surveillance and raising the prospect that tactics used on Muslim minorities may be creeping into the rest of the country.
Landslide derails commuter train near Barcelona, killing 1
VACARISSES, Spain (AP) — A commuter train traveling toward Barcelona was derailed by a landslide on Tuesday, killing one person and injuring dozens, Spanish authorities said.
China's Xi visits Philippines to deepen ties with US ally
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping received a red-carpet welcome in the Philippines on Tuesday, as he paid his first visit to the U.S.
Policeman stabbed in Brussels, attacker shot
BRUSSELS (AP) — A policeman was stabbed by an assailant who was shot close to the Grand Place in Brussels' historic center. The motivation behind the attack was unclear.
Migrants fearful, anxious in aftermath of Tijuana protests
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Many Central American migrants camped in Tijuana after crossing Mexico in a caravan said Monday that a protest over the weekend by residents demanding they leave frightened them and left them even more anxious while they try to get into the United States.
Ghosn's arrest casts doubt on Renault-Nissan alliance future
DETROIT (AP) — For years, France's Renault and Japan's Nissan struggled to make money in the global auto business. Then came Carlos Ghosn, a Renault executive who helped to orchestrate an unprecedented transcontinental alliance, combining parts of both companies to share engineering and technology costs.
Scientists work to save wild Puerto Rican parrot after Maria
EL YUNQUE, Puerto Rico (AP) — Biologists are trying to save the last of the endangered Puerto Rican parrots after more than half the population of the bright green birds with turquoise-tipped wings disappeared when Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico and destroyed their habitat and food sources.
US charges Venezuelan tycoon tied to government for bribery
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — U.S. prosecutors unsealed an indictment against a Venezuelan media tycoon close to President Nicolas Maduro's socialist government on Monday, accusing him of paying $159 million in bribes to top officials in exchange for lucrative foreign currency deals and then hiding the proceeds in luxury Manhattan and Florida real estate.
AP Photos: Northeastern India falcon hunters turn protectors
The 8,000 residents of a remote tribal village in northeastern India are busy hosting millions of migratory Amur falcons from Siberia who roost by a massive reservoir before taking off for their final destinations — Somalia, Kenya and South Africa — traversing up to 22,000 kilometers (13,670 miles).
AP PHOTOS: The controversial world of Thai child kickboxing
BANGKOK (AP) — In the ring, the two boxers spar furiously with blows delivered by fists, elbows, knees and feet to virtually any part of the opponent's body.
Communities flee eruption at Guatemala's Volcano of Fire
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — About 4,000 residents fled Guatemala's Volcano of Fire Monday as red-hot rock and ash spewed into the sky and cascaded down the slopes toward an area devastated by a deadly eruption earlier this year.
Kremlin critic, facing new charge, sounds alarm on Interpol
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian prosecutors announced new criminal charges against U.S.-born Kremlin foe Bill Browder on Monday, days before a Russian police officer could become president of Interpol in a move that some Moscow critics fear might politicize the law enforcement agency.
Witness says bloodshed and bribery rampant under 'El Chapo'
NEW YORK (AP) — Infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, armed with a diamond-encrusted pistol, relied on rampant bloodshed and bribery to protect his multibillion-dollar drug smuggling operation and his hold on power, a former lieutenant for his cartel testified on Monday at his Guzman's U.S.
Death of young Thai kickboxer brings focus on dangers
BANGKOK (AP) — The sight of two preteen boys pummeling each other with fists, elbows, knees and feet as a boisterous crowd shouts wagers at each other is considered good, clean sport in Thailand.
Nissan chairman arrested in probe of financial misconduct
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who became one of the auto industry's most powerful executives by engineering a turnaround at the Japanese manufacturer, was arrested Monday and will be fired for allegedly underreporting his income and misusing company funds, the automaker said.
UK leader has eye on rebellion as EU braces for Brexit push
LONDON (AP) — The U.K. and the European Union plowed ahead Monday with plans to have their divorce deal signed, sealed and delivered within days as British Prime Minister Theresa May waited to see whether rebel lawmakers opposed to the agreement had the numbers to challenge her leadership.
French minister says fuel tax protests smaller, more violent
PARIS (AP) — Citizen protests of fuel tax hikes are choking facilities critical to the French economy, and police have orders to remove the drivers blocking sensitive sites to show their anger, France's interior minister said Monday.
Airbnb removes listings in Israeli settlements
JERUSALEM (AP) — Home-rental company Airbnb announced on Monday it would remove its listings in Israeli settlements in the West Bank, prompting outrage from Israeli officials.
Saudi king's speech makes no mention of slain journalist
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Monday gave his first major speech since the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi agents, expressing support for his son, the crown prince, and making no mention of allegations that the young royal ordered the killing.
Russian, US officials say space cooperation remains strong
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian and U.S. space officials hailed the joint work of their programs Monday and said cooperation remains strong despite political tensions between their countries.

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