The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
Updated at 2:42 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Martin Shkreli, the former hedge fund manager under fire for buying a pharmaceutical company and ratcheting up the price of a life-saving drug, is in custody following a securities probe not directly related to those actions.

Updated at 2:41 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Communicating became more complicated for some 100 million Brazilians on Thursday when a state judge order the popular messaging service WhatsApp blocked for 48 hours.

Updated at 2:41 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The U.S. has checked social media in some capacity in refugee cases and has found, in a small sampling thus far, the information can be ambiguous in screening value and frequently inaccessible to reviewers, a Homeland Security...

Updated at 2:40 PM

PARIS (AP) " International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has been ordered to stand trial in France over her role in a 2008 arbitration ruling that handed 400 million euros ($434 million) to French businessman Bernard Tapie.

Updated at 2:33 PM

GENEVA (AP) " The top U.N. human rights assembly has approved by consensus a resolution calling for the quick deployment of experts to Burundi to look into abuses amid spiraling violence in the east African country.

Updated at 2:28 PM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) " Abby Wambach walked off the field for the final time like a rock star " mic drop and all.

Updated at 2:28 PM

SKHIRAT, Morocco (AP) " Members of Libya's rival parliaments on Thursday signed a landmark, U.N.-sponsored deal on forming a unity government that will strive to bring peace to the war-ravaged country.

Updated at 2:28 PM

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) " Argentina's currency sharply devalued against the U.S. dollar on Thursday as the new administration lifted deeply unpopular limits on the buying of foreign currencies, a major change that will expose Latin America's...

Updated at 2:27 PM

VIENNA (AP) " An Austrian university has posthumously stripped Nobel Prize-winning scientist Konrad Lorenz of his honorary doctorate due to his fervent embrace of Nazism.

Updated at 2:24 PM

BALTIMORE (AP) " As jurors deliberated the fate of one of six police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, Baltimore braced for a possible repeat of the protests, destruction and dismay that engulfed the city in April, when Gray died of a...

Updated at 2:22 PM

Apple named Jeff Williams as its new chief operating officer, a job that hasn't been filled since Tim Cook left the position more than four years ago to become CEO.

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