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Loughlin, Giannulli lawyer is prosecutors' 'worst nightmare'

Loughlin, Giannulli lawyer is prosecutors' 'worst nightmare'

BOSTON — After winning guilty verdicts against top Enron executives in one of the most high-profile cases of corporate fraud, the lead prosecutor declared: “No matter how rich and powerful you are, you have to play by the rules.
Ex-CFL football player to plead guilty in U.S. college admissions scam

Ex-CFL football player to plead guilty in U.S. college admissions scam

BOSTON — A former Canadian Football League player will plead guilty to paying US$200,000 to have someone take a college entrance exam in place of his two sons as part of an admissions cheating scheme, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
News agency: Iran VP, 2 Cabinet members have new virus

News agency: Iran VP, 2 Cabinet members have new virus

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's senior vice-president and two other Cabinet members have contracted the new coronavirus, a semiofficial news agency reported Wednesday as the death toll in the Islamic Republic from the outbreak rose by 62 to 354.

NewsAlert:World Health Organization declares COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic

GENEVA — World Health Organization declares COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic. More coming The Associated Press
AP VoteCast: A state-by-state look at Democratic primaries

AP VoteCast: A state-by-state look at Democratic primaries

WASHINGTON — The Associated Press surveyed voters in three of the six states that held Democratic presidential contests on Tuesday.

A cow is on the loose and wanted by police in South Florida

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. — A cow is on the loose in South Florida. Not considered dangerous, but police have been trying to corral it for weeks.

List of sports events affected by the virus from China

ARCHERY ISSF International Solidarity Championships in Dhaka, Bangladesh from Feb. 22-28 postponed. World Cup in Shanghai from May 4-10 cancelled . ATHLETICS World indoor championships in Nanjing from March 13-15 postponed to March 2021.
World markets subdued amid virus worries, hope for help

World markets subdued amid virus worries, hope for help

TOKYO — European stock markets edged up Wednesday after Asian shares mostly declined, as governments were ramping up aid for economies reeling from the virus outbreak. France's CAC 40 gained 0.8% to 4,673, while Germany's DAX rose 0.6% to 10,537.
Saudi Aramco to boost capacity; Abu Dhabi to increase supply

Saudi Aramco to boost capacity; Abu Dhabi to increase supply

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia steamed ahead on Wednesday with its new energy play by directing the kingdom's oil company Aramco on Wednesday to increase its maximum production capacity, while Abu Dhabi's oil and gas company ADNOC followe

A look at the college admissions cheating case 1 year later

BOSTON — A year after dozens of prominent parents and athletic coaches at top universities were arrested in a college admissions cheating scheme, some are heading to prison while others are gearing up to fight the charges at trial in Boston.