DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A court in Saudi Arabia sentenced a member of an independent human rights organization to eight years in prison in the latest guilty verdict to be issued against the group's members, rights group Amnesty International said.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Florida is the No. 1 seed in the NCAA baseball tournament, leading a record four Southeastern Conference teams among the eight national seeds.
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian prosecutors say they have charged dozens of doctors with taking bribes after a pharmaceutical company paid for vacations for them in India in exchange for promoting anti-cancer medicine to patients.
A special court in Senegal sentenced former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre to life in jail Monday for war crimes and crimes against humanity, an unprecedented conviction seen as a warning to repressive rulers worldwide. Habre was guilty of war crimes, crimes against humanity, rape, forced slavery and kidnapping, said the president of the court Gberdao Gustave Kam, sentencing him to life in jail. The 73-year-old once nicknamed "desert fighter" had presided over "a system where impunity and terror were the law," Kam said, face-to-face with the onetime leader in his trademark billowing white robes and sunglasses.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anthropologist Susan Phillips had spent a career examining the graffiti that covers urban walls, bridges and freeway overpasses.
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A military court in the Somali capital on Monday gave life terms to two men convicted of masterminding the bombing in February of an airliner which made an emergency landing with a gaping hole in the fuselage.
On Sunday, a 13-year-old boy was bitten on the right leg in Neptune, Florida, east of Jacksonville, and a woman in Newport Beach, California, was bitten on her torso and arms, according to police and local media reports. "Even though we can't confirm it was a shark attack, we're treating it as a shark attack," Newport Beach Fire Department Lifeguard Battalion Chief Michael Halphide said of the California attack.
LUXEMBOURG (AP) — The European Commission's president will visit Russia next month in what would be the most high-profile EU official to go to Russia since it annexed the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine in 2014.
LUXEMBOURG (AP) — Turkey is making progress on measures that need to be passed before visa-free travel to the European Union can be instituted, a senior EU official said Monday.
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. believes big things are ahead, even bigger than his record run at Charlotte Motor Speedway.