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  • 100-carat diamond could bring $25M at auction

    100-carat diamond could bring $25M at auction

    Associated Press - 5 minutes ago
    100-carat diamond could bring $25M at auction

    NEW YORK (AP) — A "perfect" 100-carat diamond in a classic emerald-cut could fetch up to $25 million at a New York City auction. …

  • Mother of Ukraine pilot jailed in Russia seeks global help

    Mother of Ukraine pilot jailed in Russia seeks global help

    Associated Press - 7 minutes ago
    Mother of Ukraine pilot jailed in Russia seeks global help

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The mother of a Ukrainian helicopter pilot imprisoned in Russia is on a global campaign seeking support from world leaders to pressure President Vladimir Putin to free her daughter. …

  • South Korea's prime minister offers to resign amid scandal

    South Korea's prime minister offers to resign amid scandal

    Associated Press - 8 minutes ago
    South Korea's prime minister offers to resign amid scandal

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's prime minister has offered to resign amid a bribery scandal just two months after he took up the country's No. 2 post, officials said Tuesday, in the latest political crisis to hit President Park Geun-hye. …

  • Ducks rally for 5-4 OT win, lead series 3-0

    Ducks rally for 5-4 OT win, lead series 3-0

    Associated Press - 10 minutes ago
    Ducks rally for 5-4 OT win, lead series 3-0

    WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Fired up for the first NHL playoff game in town in 19 years, Winnipeg Jets fans booed Corey Perry off the ice in warmups and cheered every icing call against the Anaheim Ducks. …

  • Wife of ex-Virginia governor: Corruption trial was unfair

    Wife of ex-Virginia governor: Corruption trial was unfair

    Associated Press - 27 minutes ago
    Wife of ex-Virginia governor: Corruption trial was unfair

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell's legal team said in court filings Monday that her convictions on several public corruption charges are based on an overly broad definition of bribery and that she did not receive a fair trial owing to mistakes by the presiding federal judge. …