Russian helicopter shot down in Syria, killing all 5 onboard

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian transport helicopter was shot down in Syria on Monday and all five people onboard were killed, the Kremlin said, in the deadliest single incident for the Russian military since its involvement in Syria's civil war.

  • Written by LYNN BERRY, Associated Press BASSEM MROUE, Associated Press

Tokyo elects 1st female governor to lead city into Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo on Sunday elected its first female governor to lead the city as it prepares to host the 2020 Olympics, as voters turned to a leader promising clean politics after two predecessors resigned over money scandals.

  • Written by YURI KAGEYAMA, AP Business Writer