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At libel trial, Depp blasts Amber Heard's 'sick' abuse claim

At libel trial, Depp blasts Amber Heard's 'sick' abuse claim

LONDON — Johnny Depp said Tuesday that ex-wife Amber Heard had made “sick” claims of abuse and falsely branded him a monster, as the actor testified in a U.K.
Dutch police arrest 6 men, uncover makeshift torture chamber

Dutch police arrest 6 men, uncover makeshift torture chamber

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Dutch police arrested six men after discovering sea containers that had been converted into a makeshift prison and sound-proofed “torture chamber” complete with a dentist's chair, tools including pliers and scalpels and handc
Hiring soared in May as mass layoffs eased

Hiring soared in May as mass layoffs eased

WASHINGTON — The job market took a big step toward healing in May, though plenty of damage remains, as a record level of hiring followed record layoffs in March and April.
Death toll from flooding in Japan reaches 55, dozen missing

Death toll from flooding in Japan reaches 55, dozen missing

TOKYO — Soldiers used boats to rescue residents as floodwaters flowed down streets in southern Japanese towns hit by heavy rains that were expanding across the region on Tuesday. At least 55 people have died and a dozen remain missing.
Maxwell moved to NY for Epstein-related sex abuse charges

Maxwell moved to NY for Epstein-related sex abuse charges

NEW YORK — Jeffrey Epstein's longtime confidante Ghislaine Maxwell was transferred Monday to a New York City jail plagued by coronavirus concerns and other problems as she faces charges that she recruited girls, one as young as 14, for him to sexuall
Spaghetti Western movie composer Ennio Morricone dead at 91

Spaghetti Western movie composer Ennio Morricone dead at 91

ROME — Ennio Morricone, the Oscar-winning Italian composer who created the coyote-howl theme for the iconic Spaghetti Western “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” and often haunting soundtracks for such classic Hollywood gangster movies as “The Untouchab
White woman charged after racist Central Park confrontation

White woman charged after racist Central Park confrontation

NEW YORK — A white woman who called the police during a videotaped dispute with a Black man over her walking her dog without a leash in Central Park was charged Monday with filing a false police report.
California Assembly delays session after virus outbreak

California Assembly delays session after virus outbreak

SACRAMENTO, Calif.
Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms contracts COVID-19

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms contracts COVID-19

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Monday that she had tested positive for COVID-19. The 50-year-old Democrat is among the women named as a potential vice-presidential running mate for presumptive presidential nominee Joe Biden.
Native American groups ask NFL to force Redskins name change

Native American groups ask NFL to force Redskins name change

WASHINGTON — More than a dozen Native American leaders and organizations sent a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Monday calling for the league to force Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder to change the team name immediately.