Haiti panel recommends throwing out results of disputed vote

The president of the verification commission Francois Benoit speaks during a ceremony in the national palace, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, May 30, 2016. The commission recommended throwing out the disputed results of last year’s first-round presidential election because it appeared to be tainted by fraud. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A special verification commission on Monday recommended throwing out the disputed results of Haiti's first-round presidential election because it appeared to be tainted by significant fraud.



Pentagon chief heads to Asian summit as nations fret over S. China Sea

The guided missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence transits the Philippine Sea in MarchUS Defense Secretary Ashton Carter will depart Tuesday for an Asian security summit in Singapore, where Beijing's military expansion across the South China Sea likely will once again dominate discussions. Regional neighbors are fretting over what they see as China's expansionism as it rushes to exert sovereignty over the waterway, a major global shipping route believed to be home to large oil and gas reserves. China is using dredgers and other tools to convert low-lying ocean features and sandy blips into military bases.



The Latest: Hertl power-play goal cuts Penguins' lead to 2-1

Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby, right, centers the puck past San Jose Sharks' Joel Ward (42) as Sharks goalie Martin Jones (31), defends during the first period in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final series Monday, May 30, 2016, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final between the San Jose Sharks and Pittsburgh Penguins (all times local):



Baylor hires former Wake coach Grobe; AD McCaw resigns

FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2013 file photo, Wake Forest head coach Jim Grobe looks at the scoreboard as his team plays Florida State in the second half of an NCAA college football game in Winston-Salem, N.C. Former Wake Forest coach Grobe will replace Art Briles, Baylor announced Monday, May 30, 2016. Grobe was named acting coach, with no mention of how long of a contract he will receive. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File)Scrambling to find a coach to lead its football program through a tumultuous time, Baylor hired a man known for turnarounds and integrity.



S. Korea says North's ballistic missile test failed

The UN bans North Korea from any use of ballistic missile technology, although it regularly fires short-range missiles into the sea off its east coastNorth Korea on Tuesday appeared to have tried and failed with a fresh ballistic missile launch in violation of existing UN resolutions, South Korea's defence ministry said. The UN measures ban North Korea from any use of ballistic missile technology, although it regularly fires short-range missiles into the sea off its east coast. Tensions have been running high on the divided Korean peninsula since the North's fourth nuclear test in January, followed by a long-range rocket launch the following month.





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