World

Three Chinese tourists killed in traffic accident in Egypt

Three Chinese tourists were killed on Tuesday and eight others were injured in a road accident in Alexandria, Egypt’s second city, a government statement said.

World

Three suicide attacks rock Pakistani city of Quetta, killing six police, officials say

Three suicide bombers attacked Pakistani police and paramilitary soldiers in the southwestern city of Quetta on Tuesday, killing six police and wounding another 15, officials said.

Technology

U.S. Supreme Court upholds legality of patent review process

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday gave its stamp of approval to a government review process prized by high technology companies as an easy and cheap way to combat “patent trolls” and others that bring patent infringement lawsuits.

World

Police kill at least 37 Maoist militants in central India

The number of Maoist militants killed in an ambush by Indian security forces has risen to 37 after more bodies were pulled out of a river on Tuesday, authorities said.

World

Indonesia jails former speaker of parliament for 15 years over graft

An Indonesian court on Tuesday sentenced the former speaker of parliament, Setya Novanto, to 15 years in jail for his role in causing state losses of around $170 million, linked to a national electronic identity card scheme.

World

Quake in southeast Turkey injures 39

An earthquake struck Turkey’s southeastern province of Adiyaman early on Tuesday, injuring 39 people and damaging buildings, state-run Anadolu news agency reported.

Entertainment

Prince heirs sue Illinois hospital, Walgreens pharmacy chain over singer’s death

Heirs of Prince have sued an Illinois hospital and pharmacy chain Walgreens, saying they could have prevented the singer’s 2016 death if they had properly diagnosed and treated his overdose days earlier, a court document showed on Monday.

U.S.

U.S. Border Patrol agent acquitted of murdering Mexican teenager

A U.S. Border Patrol agent was found not guilty of second-degree murder on Monday in the shooting death of a Mexican teenager through the fence between Arizona and Mexico.

World

Southern China karaoke lounge fire kills 18

A fire in southern China at a karaoke TV lounge killed 18 people on Tuesday, according to the official Xinhua news agency, citing local police.

World

Nine dead, 16 hurt by van plowing over Toronto sidewalk

A white Ryder rental van killed nine people and injured 16 when its driver plowed through a busy Toronto sidewalk on a sunny Monday afternoon, police said.

Entertainment

NBA’s Stephen Curry lands TV, film deal with Sony Pictures

NBA star Stephen Curry has signed a multi-year film and television deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment, the Hollywood studio said on Monday, as the Golden State Warriors player makes a play to be the latest athlete to break into entertainment.

U.S.

Three MS-13 gang members in Massachusetts convicted in murder trial

Three suspected members of the MS-13 gang in Massachusetts were convicted on Monday of participating in gang-related murders, in a case U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has called an example of how authorities can try to tackle the criminal organization.

U.S.

Tennessee shooting suspect in custody, Nashville police say

Nashville police took the suspect in the fatal shooting of four people at a Waffle House restaurant into custody on Monday, ending a massive manhunt, authorities said.

World

Two killed in a plane crash near a military air base in Tunisia’s Sfax

Two military men were killed in a military plane crash on Monday evening in an area adjacent to the air base in Tunisia’s Sfax state, Tunisia’s state TAP news agency reported.

U.S.

Miami police use stun gun on man accused of touching female passenger

A 28-year-old Chicago man was in custody on Monday after police used a stun gun to arrest him aboard an American Airlines plane after he refused to move seats when accused of touching a female passenger without her permission at Miami International Airport.

World

UK’s Prince William brings children to meet newborn son

Britain’s Prince William brought his children, George and Charlotte, to meet their new brother a few hours after his birth at a London hospital on Monday.

World

Paris attacks suspect jailed for 20 years for Belgian attempted murder

A Belgian court sentenced Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam and a co-accused to 20 years in prison on Monday for trying to kill police during a shootout in Brussels in 2016.

Sports

London Marathon runner dies in hospital

A 29-year-old chef who collapsed while running in Sunday’s London Marathon has died in hospital, event organizers said on Monday.

World

Thousands march in Madagascar in protest at new election laws

Thousands marched in Madagascar’s capital on Monday to protest against new electoral laws and the death of a person in a similar march at the weekend, a witness said.

U.S.

Waffle House suspect still at large a day after Nashville shooting

There have been no credible sightings of the 29-year-old suspect in the fatal shooting of four people at a Waffle House restaurant over the weekend, police said on Monday, as a manhunt pushed into its second day.

World

Cambodia police arrest 119 Chinese over telecoms fraud

Dozens of Chinese have been arrested in Cambodia on suspicion of extorting money from people in China via a telecoms scam, police said on Monday.

World

Islamic State beheads three brothers in Afghanistan

Militants from Islamic State have beheaded three brothers, all working in the medical profession, in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Nangarhar, an official said on Monday.

Sports

Motorcycling: Marquez wins in Texas for sixth year in a row

Honda’s reigning MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez won the Grand Prix of the Americas in Austin for the sixth year in a row on Sunday to take his first victory of the season in dominant fashion.

Sports

Landry wins Texas Open by two shots for PGA Tour breakthrough

Andrew Landry built a big lead and held on for his first PGA Tour victory, a two-stroke triumph at the Texas Open in San Antonio on Sunday.

World

France’s Mont Saint-Michel evacuated after man threatens police

French authorities said they evacuated the island of Mont Saint-Michel after a man threatened police at the major tourist attraction on Sunday.