A Ryanair passenger who apparently got fed up waiting to get off a plane stands on the wing of a Ryanair plane at Malaga airport, Spain, Monday Jan. 1, 2018, filmed by another passenger. After various delays in the flight from London's Stansted Airport, the passenger, who has not been named, used the emergency exit to climb onto the wing after landing in Spain New Year's Day. (Fernando del Valle Villalobos via AP)
January 06, 2018 - 2:55 pm
FLORIDA MAN CALLS 911 TO REPORT HIMSELF DRUNK DRIVING WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities are sharing the details of an unusual 911 call on New Year's Eve, from a man who said he wanted to report himself drunk-driving. Polk County Sheriff's officials say the dispatcher kept him talking...
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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2017, file photo, the sacked Catalan Vice President Oriol Junqueras arrives at the National Court for questioning by a National Court judge investigating possible rebellion charges, in Madrid, Spain. A Spanish court on Thursday Jan. 4, 2018 is reviewing an appeal by Junqueras against his imprisonment as he awaits formal charges over possible rebellion, sedition and embezzlement in the restive region's recent drive for independence from Spain. (AP Photo/Paul White, File)
January 04, 2018 - 5:50 am
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on developments in the restive Spanish region of Catalonia (all times local): 11:40 a.m. A hearing in Madrid to review the provisional jailing of a pro-independence Catalan politician, who hopes to be part of the restive region's next government, has commenced. A police van...
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Lotte group Chairman Shin Dong-bin arrives at the Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Dec. 22, 2017. News reports say a Seoul court has convicted the 95-year-old founder of the Lotte Group and his son and group chairman on corruption charges. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
December 22, 2017 - 4:22 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court convicted the 95-year-old founder of the Lotte Group and his son and group chairman on Friday on corruption charges. The Seoul Central District Court also has sentenced founder Shin Kyuk-ho to four years in prison but didn't issue a warrant to arrest...
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December 21, 2017 - 12:38 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman has been sentenced to prison for taking more than $400,000 from the dentist's office where she worked. The Charlotte Observer reported that 45-year-old Angela Nicole Brown was sentenced a minimum of nearly five years in prison Wednesday for her guilty...
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December 21, 2017 - 10:43 am
GENEVA (AP) — The Swiss division of J.P. Morgan "seriously breached" anti-money laundering rules relating to the Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1MDB, Switzerland's financial market regulator said Thursday. The agency, FINMA, said the Wall Street bank's local unit had "failed to adequately identify...
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December 20, 2017 - 4:41 am
BEAUFORT, N.C. (AP) — The former director of a North Carolina animal shelter who was accused of embezzling more than $110,000 from the organization has been sentenced to five to seven years in prison. The Daily News of Jacksonville reports the Carteret County Sheriff's office said in a release that...
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Supporters wave Catalonia flags during an event of the political platform 'Junts per Catalunya' to mark the official start of the electoral campaign for the Catalan regional election in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, Dec. 4, 2017. Campaigning officially begins at midnight Monday, and in the hours before that moment Catalan pro-independence groups hope to stage protests in front of town halls across the region against the Supreme Court's decision on the detained separatists. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
December 04, 2017 - 6:58 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the crisis in Catalonia (all times local): 12:55 a.m. The head of Catalonia's leading party in favor of remaining a part of Spain says a big turnout in upcoming elections will be key to stifling the region's secession movement. Ines Arrimadas of the center-right...
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A police van enters the Supreme Court behind a police officer in Madrid, Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. A group of 10 jailed Catalan separatist politicians and activists have arrived in police vans at a court complex in central Madrid where they plan to plea for their release. (AP Photo/Gonzalo Arroyo)
December 01, 2017 - 9:39 am
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on Spain-Catalonia political crisis (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Spanish prosecutors are requesting a Supreme Court judge to uphold a custody order for eight Catalan separatist politicians and two activists despite pledges by them to drop a unilateral independence bid. The...
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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2016 file photo, Venezuela's Minister of Petroleum and Mining Eulogio Del Pino speaks to journalists prior to the start of a meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, at their headquarters in Vienna, Austria. Venezuelan authorities said Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, that they've arrested Del Pino in a widening corruption probe into the state-run oil industry. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak, File)
November 30, 2017 - 1:23 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan authorities on Thursday arrested two former top officials in a widening corruption probe into the state-run oil industry that some see as an attempt by President Nicolas Maduro to consolidate power within his socialist party ahead of next year's presidential...
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November 28, 2017 - 7:55 am
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman has been indicted on charges she took more than $100,000 from her employer. The Winston-Salem Journal reported that 41-year-old Malenna May Bruggner of Thomasville was indicted Monday on charges of stealing money from Yarbrough Transfer Co. of...
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