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LAS VEGAS | Lawyer: Vegas police seek Ronaldo DNA in rape investigation

LAS VEGAS — Jan 10, 2019— Cristiano Ronaldo is being asked by police in the U.S. to provide a DNA sample in an ongoing investigation of a Nevada woman’s allegation that he raped her in his Las Vegas hotel penthouse in 2009, the soccer star’s lawyer in Las Vegas said Thursday. Attorney Peter S. Christiansen downplayed … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Lawyer: Vegas police seek Ronaldo DNA in rape investigation

MOSCOW | WADA starts work on copying doping data in Moscow lab

MOSCOW — Jan 10, 2019—World Anti-Doping Agency experts have started the process of copying data from a Moscow laboratory which could implicate numerous Russian athletes in past drug cases. “Work has started with the equipment, setting the equipment up and copying the database,” Russia Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov said on Thursday in televised comments. “Work … Continue reading MOSCOW | WADA starts work on copying doping data in Moscow lab

BAGHDAD | Reports: On Mideast trip, Pompeo makes unannounced Iraq stop

BAGHDAD—Jan 09, 2019—Iraqi and Saudi TV channels say U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has arrived in Iraq on an unannounced stop on his Mideast tour. The U.S. diplomat is touring American allies in the region amid confusion over conflicting statements by President Donald Trump and senior U.S. officials about a planned U.S. troop withdrawal … Continue reading BAGHDAD | Reports: On Mideast trip, Pompeo makes unannounced Iraq stop

TOKYO  | Reports: Ghosn, Kelly, Nissan charged in underreported pay

TOKYO  — Japanese media say Tokyo prosecutors have charged Nissan former chairman Carlos Ghosn with underreporting his income. Another executive and Nissan Motor Co. also were charged. Prosecutors would not immediately confirm the reports Monday by Kyodo News service and other media. They were due to brief media later in the day. The prosecutors say … Continue reading TOKYO  | Reports: Ghosn, Kelly, Nissan charged in underreported pay

LONDON | The Latest: UK Cabinet to discuss draft Brexit deal

LONDON — The Latest on negotiations over Britain’s exit from the European Union (all times local): 5 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May‘s office has confirmed that the Cabinet will meet Wednesday to consider a draft divorce deal with the European Union. Downing Street says negotiators from the U.K. and EU have reached a proposed … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: UK Cabinet to discuss draft Brexit deal

SEOUL, South Korea | Fire kills at least 7 at dormitory-style housing in S. Korea

SEOUL, South Korea — A fire at a low-cost dormitory-style housing facility in central Seoul has killed at least seven people and injured 11 others. The Seoul Metropolitan Fire & Disaster Headquarters the blaze was extinguished but it remains to be seen whether the death toll could rise. It says the cause of Friday’s fire … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | Fire kills at least 7 at dormitory-style housing in S. Korea

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. | Shooting at video game tournament claims multiple lives

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.— A gunman opened fire Sunday at an online video game tournament that was being livestreamed from a Florida mall, killing multiple people and sending many others to hospitals, authorities said. Sheriff’s officers did not immediately confirm the number of dead at the Jacksonville Landing, a collection of restaurants and shops along the St. … Continue reading JACKSONVILLE, Fla. | Shooting at video game tournament claims multiple lives