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New York attorney general resigns amid abuse allegations

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New York, May 8 (AP)- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who had taken on high-profile roles as an advocate for women's issues and an antagonist to the policies of President Donald Trump, announced late Monday that he would be resigning from office hours after four women he was romantically involved with or had romantic interactions with accused him of physical violence in accounts published by The New Yorker .
Schneiderman, who had been running for re-election, said he contested...
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California judge affirms ruling for coffee cancer warnings

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Los Angeles, May 8 (AP) - A court ruling that gave coffee drinkers a jolt earlier this year was finalized Monday when a Los Angeles judge said coffee sold in California must carry cancer warnings.
Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle said Starbucks Corp. and other roasters and retailers failed to...
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China hands ex-political high-flyer life sentence for graft

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Beijing, May 8 (AP) - A Chinese court on Tuesday sentenced former political high-flyer Sun Zhengcai to life in prison for taking more than $26 million in bribes, making him one of the biggest names to fall in President Xi Jinping's campaign against corruption and disloyalty.
Sun's sentence handed...
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911 callers reported seeing military plane fall from sky

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Savannah, May 8 (AP) - In frantic calls to 911, witnesses reported a fiery tragedy that dropped suddenly from above: a military cargo plane, one of its engines apparently not working, crashing nose-first onto a Georgia highway and raining flaming debris onto the blacktop.
"I've got flames and...
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An inextricable part of Russian life

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Moscow, Apr 07 (AP) - As Vladimir Putin begins his fourth term as Russia's president, his image is ubiquitous at home and effectively Russia's "brand" worldwide.
A fixture on state television, Putin shows up daily - giving instructions to officials, meeting workers and visiting heads of state...
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