U.S.-Mexico border shooting case at Supreme Court today

U.S.-Mexico border shooting case at Supreme Court todayThe Supreme Court hears arguments on Tuesday in a dispute over a Mexican family’s ability to sue a U.S. Border Patrol officer who killed their son in a cross-border incident. Both governments filed briefs in the case, on opposite sides of the dispute.


Global stocks mixed after Wall Street's long weekend

Global stocks mixed after Wall Street's long weekendBEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed Tuesday as investors looked ahead to minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve's latest meeting and Wall Street prepared to reopen after a three-day weekend.


Police say newly freed gang member killed California officer

Police say newly freed gang member killed California officerLOS ANGELES (AP) — A gang member who was recently freed from jail killed his cousin and stole his car Monday then shot and killed a California police officer and wounded his partner before being wounded himself, authorities said.


The Latest: Crowd holds vigil for slain Whittier officer

The Latest: Crowd holds vigil for slain Whittier officerWHITTIER, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of two California police officers as they responded to a traffic accident (all times local):


Plane carrying 5 people hits Australian shopping mall

Plane carrying 5 people hits Australian shopping mallMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Five people were believed killed when a light plane crashed in flames into a shopping mall on Tuesday in the Australian city of Melbourne, officials said.


Iraqi troops advance on western Mosul as Mattis holds talks

Iraqi troops advance on western Mosul as Mattis holds talksSOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces advanced Monday into the southern outskirts of Mosul on the second day of a push to drive Islamic State militants from the city's western half, as the visiting U.S. defense secretary met with officials to discuss the fight against the extremists.


Russia's UN envoy Vitaly Churkin dead at 64

Russia's UN envoy Vitaly Churkin dead at 64Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, who for years fended off Western criticism and defended Moscow's actions in Ukraine and Syria, has died in New York. Churkin collapsed while at work at the Russian mission to the United Nations Monday morning and was rushed to a Manhattan hospital, apparently suffering from heart problems, diplomatic sources said. In a statement announcing his death, the foreign ministry in Moscow described him as an "outstanding diplomat." There was no information on the cause of death.


California police officer fatally shot while investigating car accident

California police officer fatally shot while investigating car accidentA second officer with the Whittier Police Department and the suspect, a Hispanic man in his 20s, were wounded in the exchange of gunfire, said Lieutenant John Corina of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The fallen officer, Keith Boyer, was 53 and survived by two adult sons, California Governor Jerry Brown said in a statement expressing condolences.


Uber hires ex-U.S. Attorney General Holder to probe sexual harassment

Uber hires ex-U.S. Attorney General Holder to probe sexual harassmentUber Technologies Inc has hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to conduct a review of sexual harassment claims at the ride-hailing service made by a former employee. Holder and Tammy Albarran, who are partners at the law firm Covington & Burling, will look into the complaints about a manager at Uber, as well as general questions about diversity and inclusion, Chief Executive Travis Kalanick told his employees in a memo on Monday that was seen by Reuters. Last year, Airbnb hired Holder, who served under former President Barack Obama, to help craft a policy to combat discrimination occurring through the online lodging service's platform.


The Latest: UN boss calls Russian ambassador 'outstanding'

The Latest: UN boss calls Russian ambassador 'outstanding'NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the death of Russia's ambassador to the United Nations (all times local):