PEORIA, Ill. (AP) â€” The FBI is investigating the claim by a former University of Illinois doctoral student that the visiting scholar from China he's charged with killing was his 13th victim, even though no evidence has been found to indicate whether he was telling the truth, an FBI agent testified Monday.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) â€” The Latest on the trial of man charged in slaying of Chinese scholar (all times local):
NEW YORK (AP) â€” U.S. stocks posted slight gains on Wall Street on Monday, adding a bit to the last two weeks of gains.
BEIJING (AP) â€” A strong earthquake that hit Sichuan province in southern China late Monday night killed two people and injured 19, officials and news reports said.
SAN DIEGO (AP) â€” The sole gunman in a Southern California synagogue shooting in which a woman was killed told an investigator he adopted his hatred of Judaism 18 months before the fatal attack, according to a federal search warrant.
SRINAGAR, India (AP) â€” A car bombing targeted an armored vehicle belonging to the Indian army in disputed Kashmir late Monday, wounding at least six soldiers and two civilians, officials said. Separately, an army officer and a suspected rebel were killed in a gunbattle.
BEIJING (AP) â€” Chinese President Xi Jinping will make a state visit to North Korea this week, state media announced Monday, as U.S. talks with North Korea on its nuclear program are at an apparent standstill.
BEIJING (AP) â€” US Geological Survey says magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits western China.
FAISALABAD, Pakistan (AP) â€” At first, in her desperate calls home to her mother in Pakistan, Natasha Masih couldn't bring herself to say what they were doing to her.
ISLAMABAD (AP) â€” A rights group says Pakistan's Supreme Court has halted the execution of a mentally ill prisoner.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) â€” The Philippine president on Monday called the sinking of a Filipino fishing boat that was hit by a Chinese vessel in the disputed South China Sea "a little maritime accident" and urged calm amid an outcry. Twenty-two crewmen aboard the sunken boat were rescued by a Vietnamese fishing boat.
ISLAMABAD (AP) â€” An Italian diplomat and two mountaineering workers in Pakistan said on Monday that an avalanche had stranded a group of four Italian and three Pakistani climbers on a mountain in the country's north.
HONG KONG (AP) â€” Demonstrators in Hong Kong gathered Monday outside the office of the city's leader, demanding that she step down in the crisis over a highly unpopular extradition bill that has tested the durability of China's promises to respect the former British colony's quasi-autonomy.
BEIJING (AP) â€” China's earthquake monitoring agency says a suspected explosion triggered a minor earthquake near it border with North Korea.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) â€” It was a mistake that had some people in Pakistan scratching their whiskers.
ISLAMABAD (AP) â€” Officials in Pakistan say an avalanche has struck 4 Italian climbers, 3 Pakistanis in the country's mountainous north.
LONDON (AP) â€” Global stock markets traded in fairly narrow ranges Monday as investors awaited a run of interest rate decisions, notably from the U.S. Federal Reserve, and more clarity over the trade dispute between the U.S. and China.
TOKYO (AP) â€” Japan is protesting what is says was an unauthorized Chinese maritime survey within its economic waters near disputed East China Sea islands.
HONG KONG (AP) â€” The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local):
FAISALABAD, Pakistan (AP) â€” With waves of arrests, Pakistani investigators are trying to unravel trafficking networks that convince impoverished Pakistanis to marry off their daughters to Chinese men for cash, and they say evidence is growing that many of the women and girls are sold into prostitution once in China.