Australian police charge Vatican cardinal with sex offenses

FILE – In this May 1, 2011 file photo, Cardinal George Pell, left, reads a bible during the blessing of a statue of John Paul ll at St Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney, Australia. Australian police say they are charging Pell with historical sexual assault offenses. (AP...

Venezuela hunts for copter pilot behind ‘terrorist attack’

A masked protester jumps over a burning barricade in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. The last 24 hours in Venezuela have been volatile, beginning with widespread looting in the coastal city of Maracay on Monday night and continued Tuesday with a police helicopter...

Motorcycle lover to be buried in his Harley-Davidson sidecar

In this 2010 photo provided by the family of Arthur Werner Sr., Werner poses for a photo on his 1990 Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail motorcycle in Bethlehem, Pa. Werner, of Steel City, Pa., died of cancer Sunday, June 25, 2017, but made plans to be buried in his...

The Latest: Trump promises 'big surprise' on health care

AP Photo/Evan Vucci WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican legislation to repeal and replace the Obama health care law (all times local): 2:30 p.m. President Donald Trump says the Republican health care effort is “working along very well” and suggested there...

Cubs cut Montero after critical comments

New York Mets’ Curtis Granderson and Chicago Cubs catcher Miguel Montero watch Granderson’s 300th career home run, during the eighth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in New York. The Mets won 9-4. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) WASHINGTON (AP) —...

US demands more security on international flights to US

FILE – In this Jan. 7, 2016 file photo, a laptop is seen in Las Vegas. The Homeland Security Department is set to announce new security measures Wednesday for international flights bound to the United States, which could lead to a lifting of a ban on laptops and other...

Cubs see Trump in second White House trip since World Series

President Donald Trump holds a Chicago Cubs jersey as he meets with members of the 2016 World Series Champions Chicago Cubs, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant holds a “45” sign. (AP...

Indians manager Francona returns after being hospitalized

FILE – In this May 3, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona watches the team’s baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Detroit. Francona missed Tuesday night’s game against Texas after his second trip to the hospital this month. The...

How artificial intelligence is taking on ransomware

NEW YORK (AP) — Twice in the space of six weeks, the world has suffered major attacks of ransomware – malicious software that locks up photos and other files stored on your computer, then demands money to release them. It’s clear that the world needs better...

Samsung investing $380M in South Carolina, creating 950 jobs

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Samsung is investing $380 million in South Carolina to manufacture home appliances, creating an estimated 950 jobs over the next three years, state and company officials announced Wednesday. The South Korean-based company is opening a...