76 hungry Boko Haram members surrender to Nigerian military

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Dozens of emaciated-looking Boko Haram members begging for food have surrendered in northeast Nigeria, the military and a civilian self-defense fighter said Wednesday.

  • Written by ISMAIL ALFA, Associated Press

Powerful quake hits off Indonesia, tsunami warning issued

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A powerful, shallow earthquake hit off the southwestern coast of Sumatra in Indonesia on Wednesday and could trigger a tsunami, officials said. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.


Grand jury: 2 bishops hid sex abuse of hundreds of children


ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) — Two Catholic bishops who led a small Pennsylvania diocese helped cover up the sexual abuse of hundreds of children by more than 50 priests and other religious leaders over a 40-year period, according to a grand jury report that portrays the church as holding such sway over law enforcement that it helped select a police chief.

  • Written by JOE MANDAK, Associated Press

Facebook's Latin American boss arrested in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Police in Sao Paulo have arrested Facebook's most senior executive in Latin America in the latest clash between Brazilian authorities and the social media company its refusal to provide private information about its users to law enforcement.

  • Written by BRUCE DOUGLAS, Associated Press