- Facebook friend stole $78K from elderly Pennsylvania woman
WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police say an elderly woman's Facebook friend stole her $78,000 life savings by convincing her that they needed the money to import BMWs into the United States.
- Image of Asia: Little monk soccer in South Korea
In this photo by Lee Jin-man, children play Dongjasung, or little monk, soccer under lanterns at Jogye Temple in Seoul, South Korea. The children's heads are shaved when they enter the temple to experience a monk's life for two weeks. The events are part of the celebrations of Buddha's upcoming 2,560th birthday on May 14.
- People holding blanket save mom, kids from fire in S. Korea
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Residents and U.S. military personnel in a South Korean city rescued a woman and her three children from a fire by safely catching them with a blanket as they fell four floors, fire officials said Wednesday.
- Australia rules out sale of cattle empire to foreigners
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's current government will never sell its largest cattle empire to foreigners, the treasurer said on Wednesday after blocking a takeover by a Chinese-led consortium.
- Global stocks dented by growth concerns ahead of US data
LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets fell Wednesday as investors worried about global growth in the run-up to a series of U.S. indicators that will provide further insights into the state of the world's largest economy.