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Virus cases jump in S Korea to 346, China daily count drops

Virus cases jump in S Korea to 346, China daily count drops

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — South Korea on Saturday reported a six-fold jump in viral infections in four days to 346, most of them linked to a church and a hospital in and around the fourth-largest city where schools were closed and worshipers and ot
Bloomberg : 3 women can be released on non-disclosure deals

Bloomberg : 3 women can be released on non-disclosure deals

WASHINGTON — Mike Bloomberg said Friday he’d free three women from confidentiality agreements that bar them from speaking publicly about sexual harassment or discrimination suits filed against him over the last three decades.
Helicopter pilot in Bryant crash had FAA violation in 2015

Helicopter pilot in Bryant crash had FAA violation in 2015

LOS ANGELES — The pilot of a helicopter that crashed into a Southern California hillside, killing Kobe Bryant and eight others, was reprimanded five years ago for flying without permission into airspace while he had reduced visibility, according to a
Court in Thailand orders popular opposition party dissolved

Court in Thailand orders popular opposition party dissolved

BANGKOK — Thailand's constitutional Court on Friday ordered the popular opposition Future Forward Party dissolved, declaring that it violated election law by accepting a loan from its leader, charismatic 41-year-old Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit.
Man guilty of killing 2 who tried to stop his slurs on train

Man guilty of killing 2 who tried to stop his slurs on train

PORTLAND, Ore.
Picketing, pigeons, politics: Scenes from the Nevada caucus

Picketing, pigeons, politics: Scenes from the Nevada caucus

LAS VEGAS — Candidates have hustled past tourists and slot machines to ask housekeepers and cooks for their votes in the back of flashy casinos. They've made their pitches over plates of tamales, tacos and soul food.

University of Michigan officials told of abuse decades ago

ANN ARBOR, Mich.
Italy reports 1st virus death, cases more than quadruple

Italy reports 1st virus death, cases more than quadruple

CODOGNO, Italy — Italy reported its first death from the new virus from China early Saturday and the number of people infected more than quadrupled due to a cluster of cases that prompted officials to order schools, restaurants and businesses to clos
Wells Fargo to pay $3B to resolve probes into fake accounts

Wells Fargo to pay $3B to resolve probes into fake accounts

LOS ANGELES — Wells Fargo agreed Friday to pay $3 billion to settle criminal and civil investigations into a long-running practice whereby company employees opened millions of unauthorized bank accounts in order to meet unrealistic sales goals.
Man accused of racist threats expected to plead guilty

Man accused of racist threats expected to plead guilty

A white man charged with cyberstalking and making racist online threats against a black activist in Virginia is expected to plead guilty next month, according to court records and a spokesman for federal prosecutors.