SACRAMENTO, Calif | The Latest: California wildfire missing list rises to 870

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Latest on California’s wildfires (all times local): 8 p.m. A California sheriff says the list of names of those unaccounted for after a deadly wildfire has increased to 870. Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea says the additional 171 names came from a backlog of voicemails that detectives worked through Tuesday. Authorities … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif | The Latest: California wildfire missing list rises to 870

NEW YORK | Mistrial declared in case of slain NYC runner Karina Vetrano

NEW YORK — The trial of a man accused of killing a woman who was sexually attacked while running near her family’s New York City home ended in a hung jury late Tuesday. Judge Michael Aloise in Queens granted a mistrial after the jury sent him a note saying it was split after just a … Continue reading NEW YORK | Mistrial declared in case of slain NYC runner Karina Vetrano

TOKYO | Renault keeps Ghosn as CEO despite arrest in Japan

TOKYO— France’s Renault says it has decided to keep its CEO Carlos Ghosn on despite his arrest in Japan on allegations that he misused assets of partner Nissan Motor Co. and misreported his income. Renault’s board of directors announced late Tuesday that the No. 2 at the company, Thierry Bollore, would temporarily fill in for … Continue reading TOKYO | Renault keeps Ghosn as CEO despite arrest in Japan

WASHINGTON | Trump says he may attend White House correspondents’ dinner

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump is suggesting he might attend next year’s White House Correspondents Dinner now that the event is no longer featuring a comedian. Trump tweeted Tuesday night: “So-called comedian Michelle Wolf bombed so badly last year at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner that this year, for the first time in decades, they will … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump says he may attend White House correspondents’ dinner

NEW YORK | Mistrial declared in case of slain NYC jogger Karina Vetrano

NEW YORK — The trial of a man accused of killing a New York City woman who was sexually attacked while jogging near her family’s home has ended in a hung jury. A judge late Tuesday granted a mistrial after the jury said it was split after just a day and a half of deliberations. … Continue reading NEW YORK | Mistrial declared in case of slain NYC jogger Karina Vetrano

SINGAPORE | Asian shares fall on sign of escalating US-China tensions

SINGAPORE — Asian markets fell on Wednesday after a trade dispute between the U.S. and China stalled a weekend meeting, dimming hopes that it could be resolved once their leaders meet. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 dropped 0.6 percent to 21,447.53 and the Kospi in South Korea was down 0.9 percent at 2,064.34. Hong … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian shares fall on sign of escalating US-China tensions

FORT WORTH, Texas | Lipscomb stuns No. 18 TCU 73-64 for 1st win over Top 25 team

FORT WORTH, Texas — Garrison Mathews had 23 points, Kenny Cooper scored 17 with a couple of breakaway layups off steals and Lipscomb held on to upset No. 18 TCU 73-64 on Tuesday night, giving the Bisons their first win over a Top 25 team. Lipscomb (4-1), the ASUN Conference preseason favorite, had been 0-13 … Continue reading FORT WORTH, Texas | Lipscomb stuns No. 18 TCU 73-64 for 1st win over Top 25 team

SEOUL, South Korea | Seoul will dissolve Japan-funded sexual slavery foundation

SEOUL, South Korea— South Korea said Wednesday it will dissolve a foundation funded by Japan to compensate South Korean women who were forced to work in Japan’s World War II military brothels. The widely expected decision effectively kills a controversial 2015 agreement to settle a decades-long impasse over the sexual slavery issue and threatens to … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | Seoul will dissolve Japan-funded sexual slavery foundation