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Leader of Northern Ireland's main unionist party steps down as he is charged with sexual offenses

Leader of Northern Ireland's main unionist party steps down as he is charged with sexual offenses

LONDON (AP) — Northern Ireland's finely balanced power-sharing arrangements were thrown into disarray Friday as the leader of the region's largest unionist party stepped down after being charged with historical sexual offenses.
'Ozempig' remains Minnesota baseball team's mascot despite uproar that name is form of fat-shaming

'Ozempig' remains Minnesota baseball team's mascot despite uproar that name is form of fat-shaming

For a Minnesota minor league baseball team known for a history of outlandish promotions, the idea of naming its longtime live pig mascot after the weight loss drug Ozempic made perfect sense. The St.
France asks for foreign police and military help with massive Paris Olympics security challenge

France asks for foreign police and military help with massive Paris Olympics security challenge

France says it has asked 46 countries if they would be willing to supply more than 2,000 police officers to help secure the Paris Olympics this summer, as organizers finalize security planning for the French capital's first Games in a century while o
Mob in Mexico brutally beats suspected kidnapper to death hours before Holy Week procession

Mob in Mexico brutally beats suspected kidnapper to death hours before Holy Week procession

TAXCO, Mexico (AP) — A mob in the Mexican tourist city of Taxco brutally beat a woman to death Thursday because she was suspected of kidnapping and killing a young girl, rampaging just hours before the city’s famous Holy Week procession.
Suspect charged with murder, attempted murder in deadly Rockford rampage

Suspect charged with murder, attempted murder in deadly Rockford rampage

CHICAGO (AP) — A 22-year-old man has been charged with four counts of first-degree murder in a frenzied stabbing and beating rampage that left four people dead in a matter of minutes in a northern Illinois city, authorities said Thursday.
Bus plunges off a bridge in South Africa, killing 45 people. An 8-year-old child is only survivor

Bus plunges off a bridge in South Africa, killing 45 people. An 8-year-old child is only survivor

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — A bus carrying worshippers headed to an Easter festival plunged off a bridge on a mountain pass and burst into flames in South Africa on Thursday, killing at least 45 people, authorities said.
UN top court orders Israel to open more land crossings for aid into Gaza

UN top court orders Israel to open more land crossings for aid into Gaza

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The top United Nations court on Thursday ordered Israel to take measures to improve the humanitarian situation in Gaza, including opening more land crossings to allow food, water, fuel and other supplies into the war-rav
Rays' Wander Franco placed on administrative leave through June 1 as sexual abuse probe continues

Rays' Wander Franco placed on administrative leave through June 1 as sexual abuse probe continues

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.
Punxsutawney Phil, the spring-predicting groundhog, and wife Phyllis are parents of 2 babies

Punxsutawney Phil, the spring-predicting groundhog, and wife Phyllis are parents of 2 babies

Now we know what Punxsutawney Phil, the groundhog who predicts whether an early spring will arrive each Feb. 2, does on the other 364 days.
Russian veto brings end to UN panel monitoring enforcement of North Korea nuclear sanctions

Russian veto brings end to UN panel monitoring enforcement of North Korea nuclear sanctions

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia vetoed a U.N. resolution Thursday in a move that effectively abolishes the monitoring by United Nations experts of U.N.
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