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LOS ANGELES (AP) — She's being remembered for her on-screen talent and her openness about real-life challenges. Actress Carrie Fisher has died. She's best known as Princess Leia of the "Star Wars" franchise. But she also authored books in which she shared her journey though drug addiction, mental illness and electroshock treatment. Fisher, who was 60, told the AP in a 2009 interview that people related to her stories and helped her not feel alone. Fisher died Tuesday in Los Angeles, reportedly from a heart attack.
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (shin-zoh ah-bay) have paid their respects to the war dead at Pearl Harbor in a historic first joint pilgrimage by an American president and a Japanese prime minister. Abe said Japan "must never repeat the horrors of war again."
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say that at least three people have been wounded by a roadside bomb blast in the capital, Kabul. The bomb was placed under a bridge and the target might have been an Afghan parliamentarian. No one has claimed responsibility, but Taliban insurgents frequently use roadside bomb and suicide attacks to target government officials as well as Afghan security forces across the country.
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a former New York City high school student who in 2012 fathered a child with his then-teacher has killed the woman and their 4-year-old son. Authorities say the woman was found in her apartment with an electrical cord around her neck. The child was found in a bathtub. The 23-year-old has allegedly confessed to the killings.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's antitrust regulator has slapped a massive fine on Qualcom. The Fair Trade Commission has ruled that the San Diego-based company violated competition laws and must pay a fine equivalent to $865 million. It's the largest fine ever imposed by the antitrust regulator. Qualcomm rejected the ruling, saying it plans to appeal it in court. Qualcomm made $25.1 billion in 2015 from collecting patent royalties and selling modem chips.
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