Assange sex case sinks in international quagmire

LONDON (AP) — It started more than five years ago as what appeared to be a fairly simple sex crime case: two women in Sweden came forward to accuse Julian Assange of sexual misconduct.

  • Written by GREGORY KATZ, Associated Press JAMEY KEATEN, Associated Press

Manhattan crane topples into street killing 1, injuring 3

NEW YORK (AP) — A huge construction crane being lowered to safety in a snow squall plummeted onto a Lower Manhattan street Friday, killing a Wall Street worker in a parked car and leaving three people hurt by debris that scattered as the rig's lengthy boom fell, officials said.

  • Written by COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press