Prosecutors use Joe Arpaio's immigration talk against him


PHOENIX (AP) — Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's criminal trial opened Monday over his defiance of the courts in traffic patrols that targeted immigrants, marking the most aggressive effort to hold the former lawman of metro Phoenix accountable for tactics that critics say racially profiled Latinos.


  • Written by By JACQUES BILLEAUD , Associated Press

EU fines Google a record 2.4 billion euros in antitrust case


BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union slapped a record 2.42 billion-euro ($2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google on Tuesday for taking advantage of its dominance in online searches to direct customers to its own online shopping business.

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  • Written by By LORNE COOK , Associated Press

London's fire symptomatic of larger safety issues globally


LONDON (AP) — The deaths of 79 people in a London apartment tower have triggered emergency inspections, evacuations and soul searching among British officials who failed to prevent the tragedy.


  • Written by By DANICA KIRKA , Associated Press

Brazil's crisis deepens as president accused of corruption


RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's attorney general formally accused President Michel Temer of corruption on Monday, making him the first sitting president in Latin America's largest nation to face criminal charges.

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  • Written by By PETER PRENGAMAN and MAURICIO SAVARESE , Associated Press

World Food Prize goes to African Development Bank president


DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The son of a Nigerian farm laborer who rose out of poverty to earn graduate degrees in agricultural economics and spent his career improving the availability of seed, fertilizer and financing for African farmers is the winner of this year's World Food Prize announced Monday.

  • Written by By DAVID PITT , Associated Press