17 killed in garbage dump collapse in Mozambique

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Heavy rains triggered the partial collapse of a huge mound of garbage in Mozambique's capital on Monday, killing 17 people who were buried by debris.


  • Written by By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA, Associated Press

Trump plan: Less-comprehensive health plans at lower cost

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration Tuesday cleared the way for a lower-cost, limited alternative to the comprehensive individual medical plans required under former President Barack Obama's health law.

  • Written by By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR , Associated Press

Japanese man given custody of 13 surrogate kids

BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai court on Tuesday granted legal custody of 13 babies carried by surrogate mothers to a secretive Japanese millionaire who is their biological father, reviving a bizarre tale that captured tabloid headlines four years ago, but leaving some basic questions unanswered.


  • Written by By KAWEEWIT KAEWJINDA, Associated Press

Police suspect Netanyahu associate of trying to bribe judge


JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police on Tuesday said they suspect a close confidant of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of offering a sitting judge a top posting in exchange for dropping a corruption case against Netanyahu's wife.

  • Written by By ARON HELLER , Associated Press

Officials: No dog meat on the menu at Los Angeles restaurant


LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles restaurant doesn't have permission to kill as many as three dogs a day and serve the meat to customers, despite claims in a widely shared false story this week. Health officials say the restaurant doesn't exist.