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At least 11 shot dead ahead of Tanzania’s presidential vote

ZANZIBAR, Tanzania (AP) — Police in Tanzania shot dead at least nine citizens amid unrest over alleged fraud ahead of the presidential election, a...

Arrests, drama 6 years after S. Africa soccer star’s killing

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Six years and one day since South Africa's popular national soccer team captain was fatally shot at his...

Philadelphia police shooting of Black man sparks unrest

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police shot and killed a 27-year-old Black man on a Philadelphia street after yelling at him to drop his knife, sparking...

7 held for suspected tanker hijack after UK commando raid

LONDON (AP) — Seven stowaways seized when British naval special forces stormed an oil tanker in the English Channel have been arrested on suspicion...

Atlanta rapper Silento charged with driving 143 mph on I-85

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta rapper Silento was arrested Friday and accused of driving 143 mph (230 kph) on Interstate 85, authorities said. ...

Passenger in Offset’s car arrested for concealed weapon

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A passenger in a car driven by Migos rapper Offset was arrested in Beverly Hills, California Saturday evening on...

Egypt’s parliamentary vote likely to tighten leader’s grip

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptians cast ballots Saturday in the first stage of the country's parliamentary election, a vote which is highly likely to produce...

5-year-old girl accidentally shot, killed by young relative

MERCED, Calif. (AP) — A 5-year-old girl was accidentally shot and killed by a juvenile member of her family and the girl's father was...

UK police recover stolen Ming dynasty vase worth $3 million

LONDON (AP) — British police say they have recovered a 15th-century Chinese vase valued at 2.5 million pounds ($3.3 million) that was stolen in...

German official questions Syria deportation halt

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's top security official is calling for a review of the country's rules prohibiting all deportations to Syria after a young...

Gunman arrested after Oakland hostage standoff in Oakland

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — ...

6 alleged members of “murder squad” linked to 8 killings

SALINAS, Calif. (AP) — Six alleged gang members who were part of a “murder squad” that roamed the streets of Monterey County looking for...

Reward offered a month after deadly mass shooting at party

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Police investigating a mass shooting at a crowded house party in Rochester, New York, last month that killed two teenagers...

German arrest order for Panama Papers lawyers faces hurdle

PANAMA CITY (AP) — A German arrest order for two Panamanian lawyers whose firm was at the center of an international tax evasion scandal...

Parents arrested after baby treated for burns in California

MAGALIA, Calif. (AP) — The parents of a 1-year-old boy were arrested on suspicion of child abuse after the baby was hospitalized with severe...

Guatemala seeks ex-minister in relation to cash discovery

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan prosecutors are seeking the arrest of the former communications minister for ex-President Jimmy Morales on money laundering charges after...

Man arrested in Texas in 1996 slaying of Los Angeles girl

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly 25 years after a Los Angeles girl was found slain, a suspect was arrested in Texas based on DNA...

San Francisco police arrest man in assault on Trump backer

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police have made an arrest in the weekend assault of a Trump supporter and free speech rally organizer...

Reports: Germany issues warrants for Panama Papers lawyers

BERLIN (AP) — The two founders of a Panama-based law firm at the center of a tax haven scandal exposed by the so-called Panama...

Man arrested in California stemming from 2016 Maine killing

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine said a 23-year-old man was arrested in California in connection with a 2016 shooting death in...

AP finds most arrested in protests aren’t leftist radicals

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump portrays the hundreds of people arrested nationwide in protests against racial injustice as violent urban left-wing radicals. But...

AP Exclusive: 1,500 arrests in DEA violent crime initiative

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 1,500 people have been arrested on state and federal criminal charges in the last three months as part of...

Arrest in fatal stabbing on downtown Los Angeles subway

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police arrested a young woman on suspicion of stabbing a Metro employee to death on a subway train...

Los Angeles faces lawsuit over marijuana delivery licenses

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two marijuana trade organizations filed a lawsuit Monday against the nation’s largest legal pot market over restrictions on stand-alone delivery...

Suspect arrested on Hollywood studio lot after standoff

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities arrested a sexual assault suspect early Monday on the Paramount Pictures studio lot in Hollywood after a two-hour standoff...

Police: Man upset with mask mandate threatened Wichita mayor

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A retired firefighter who was upset with Wichita's mask ordinance was arrested on suspicion of threatening to kidnap and kill...

‘Home Improvement’ actor Zachery Ty Bryan arrested in Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Zachery Ty Bryan, the actor who played the oldest son on the long-running 1990s sit-com “Home Improvement” was arrested in...

Suspect in teacher’s beheading in France was Chechen teen

PARIS (AP) — A suspect shot dead by police after the beheading of a history teacher near Paris was an 18-year-old Chechen refugee unknown...

‘There’s a lemur!’ 5-year-old helps crack SF Zoo theft case

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police said Friday they arrested a man suspected of stealing a ring-tailed lemur from the San Francisco Zoo, where officials...

Thai police crack down on protesters, PM refuses to resign

BANGKOK (AP) — Riot police in Thailand cracked down on thousands of student-led protesters who rallied Friday in the capital in defiance of a...

Authorities: Top Mexico official helped smuggle drugs to US

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mexico’s former defense secretary helped a cartel smuggle thousands of kilograms of cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana into the United...

Atlanta police make arrest in actor’s shooting death

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta police announced Friday that they have made an arrest in the shooting death of actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd. ...

Ex-Mexico army chief arrested in LA on drugs, money charges

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Former Mexican defense secretary Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos, who led the country’s army for six years under ex-President Enrique Peña Nieto,...

AP source: Ex-Mexico defense minister arrested in Los Angeles on warrant for drug trafficking,...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — AP source: Ex-Mexico defense minister arrested in Los Angeles on warrant for drug trafficking, money laundering charges.

Northern California police reopen Sikh man’s killing probe

TRACY, Calif. (AP) — Detectives in Northern California were gathering more evidence in the killing of a Sikh man who was stabbed during a...

Former roommate of accused Capital One hacker sentenced

SEATTLE (AP) — The former roommate of a woman accused of hacking Capital One banking company and at least 30 other organizations has been...

Cybercrime money-launders busted by European police, FBI

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — European and American officials said Thursday that they have arrested 20 people in several countries for allegedly belonging to an...

10 arrested in North Macedonia migrant smuggling bust

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Ten men were arrested in North Macedonia on Thursday, accused of running a smuggling ring that brought in migrants...

Thai police disperse protesters outside PM’s office

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police early Thursday dispersed a group of pro-democracy protesters who camped out overnight outside the office of the prime minister...

Nude photos and death threats: Scandal topples Alaska mayor

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A stunning tale of inappropriate behavior between a politician and a television anchor, death threats and nude photos culminated in...

Woman close to Vatican cardinal arrested in corruption probe

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican's latest corruption scandal already had all the elements of a spy thriller: One cardinal who was fired during...

Kenyan officials investigating death in police custody

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan authorities are investigating the death of a man who was detained for allegedly not wearing a facemask and was...

Belarus ramps up crackdown on protests, detains over 700

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Authorities in Belarus said Monday they detained 713 people during mass protests a day earlier against the reelection of the...

76 arrests as fans, some rowdy, cheer Lakers win in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Seventy-six people were arrested and more than 30 buildings and businesses were damaged when a downtown celebration turned chaotic after...

Rights group: Scores detained during protests in Belarus

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Scores of people were detained in Belarus on Sunday during protests against the country’s authoritarian leader, who won his sixth...

28 arrested, tear gas used in Wisconsin protests

WAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) — Police used tear gas on demonstrators and arrested 28 people during a third straight night of protests over the lack...

1 dead, 1 arrested in knife attack at California restaurant

LODI, Calif. (AP) — A man was fatally stabbed by an acquaintance at a Black Bear Diner in central California and the suspected killer...

Noose found in Berkeley park leads to hate crime charge

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — A man suspected of tying a noose to a tree branch in Berkeley's marina has been arrested and charged with...

Judge orders ex-Colombian president freed from house arrest

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Powerful ex-Colombia President Álvaro Uribe was ordered freed from house arrest Saturday while he is investigated for possible witness tampering,...

Kyrgyzstan bans rallies, imposes curfew to end turmoil

MOSCOW (AP) — Authorities in Kyrgyzstan on Saturday arrested a former president, banned rallies and imposed a curfew in the Central Asian nation's capital,...

Police detain protesters in Russian city of Khabarovsk

MOSCOW (AP) — Police in a far eastern Russian city detained several dozen protesters on Saturday, the first such crackdown since rallies against the...

Police defend arrests of slain Black teen’s family

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Police on Friday defended the arrests of family members of a Black teen killed by a suburban Milwaukee officer, saying they...

FBI: ‘Boogaloo’ movement member arrested on gun charge

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man described by the FBI as a member of the anti-government “boogaloo” movement has been arrested on...

Slain Black man’s family vows legal fight against police

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An attorney for the family of a Black teen killed by a suburban Milwaukee police officer vowed Thursday to keep...

51 protesters arrested after officer in Floyd death released

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Fifty-one people were arrested during protests Wednesday after a former Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd was...

Stolen Mao calligraphy worth millions found cut in half

HONG KONG (AP) — A calligraphy scroll by former Chinese leader Mao Zedong estimated to be worth millions of dollars was cut in half...

Body camera video shows brutal attack on Los Angeles officer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police released shocking video Wednesday that captured a brutal attack on an officer inside a station last month,...

Border aid group raided again; experts say it’s a pattern

PHOENIX (AP) — The Border Patrol raided a humanitarian group’s aid camp on Monday, following a pattern of criminalization that has grown under the...

North Macedonia: 5 migrant smuggling suspects arrested

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Five men have been arrested in North Macedonia, accused of running a smuggling ring that brought migrants from neighboring...

German court sentences nurse to life for killing 3 patients

BERLIN (AP) — A German court convicted a male nurse Tuesday of three cases of murder for injecting elderly patients with fatal doses of...

More than 300 detained in Belarus during Sunday protests

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Authorities in Belarus said Monday that more than 300 people were detained during the previous day's protests against the country's...

Rwandan genocide suspect seeks transfer to The Hague

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The defense lawyer of an 87-year-old Rwandan genocide suspect arrested in France has appealed to an international court not...

Egypt outlet says reporter detained while covering unrest

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities detained a local journalist after she traveled to the southern city of Luxor to cover the alleged killing of...

Over 100,000 march in Belarus against authoritarian leader

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — More than 100,000 people marched in Belarus' capital on Sunday to protest against the country's authoritarian leader, who won his...

Man assaulted, wounded outside synagogue in German city

BERLIN (AP) — A man was assaulted and wounded outside a synagogue in Hamburg on Sunday, police said. The suspected perpetrator was arrested, and...

Police officer in Chile accused of throwing teen from bridge

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Authorities in Chile have arrested a police officer who allegedly threw a teen-ager from a bridge into a river bed...

Hong Kong police arrest 86 for protesting on China holiday

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police arrested at least 86 people on suspicion of unauthorized assembly on China’s National Day holiday after crowds...

Indian police detain key opposition leaders protesting rape

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Indian police detained key leaders of the opposition Congress party, Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka Gandhi, on Thursday after...

Conservative hoaxers face charges over false voter robocalls

Two notorious conservative operatives were charged Thursday with felonies in connection with false robocalls that aimed to dissuade residents in Detroit and other U.S....

Belgium busts big cocaine ring that relied on corrupt police

BRUSSELS (AP) — Authorities in Belgium and another three countries have dismantled a criminal drug trafficking network that allegedly relied on corrupt police officers...

California voters to review criminal justice, bail reforms

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California voters will consider rolling back a host of criminal justice changes in what amounts to a referendum on whether...

Man charged in shooting of 2 Los Angeles County deputies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors charged a 36-year-old man Wednesday with a brazen ambush of two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies earlier this month,...

Portland asks US to rescind deputization of city police

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mayor of Portland has asked U.S. officials to end the federal deputation of dozens of police officers in Oregon's...

Los Angeles County authorities say a man has been arrested in the ambush shooting...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County authorities say a man has been arrested in the ambush shooting of 2 deputies.

Rape and killing of Dalit woman shocks India, draws outrage

NEW DELHI (AP) — The gang rape and death of a woman from the lowest rung of India’s caste system sparked outrage across the...

Video shows attack on LA officer inside police station

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A graphic security video of an attack on a Los Angeles police officer shows the suspect knock the officer...

French arrest 29 in cryptocurrency scheme to finance jihadis

PARIS (AP) — French police arrested 29 people around the country on Tuesday in a vast operation to break a complex scheme financing Islamist...

Rapper Lil Yachty arrested for driving 150 mph in Ferrari

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia State Patrol arrested rapper Lil Yachty this month after he was allegedly caught driving more than 150 mph (241 kph)...

Police ID man held in California in Vegas Strip shooting

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a 19-year-old man arrested in California as the suspect in a late Sunday shooting...

Judge: Man charged in 2006 Iraq slayings to remain jailed

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge in Arizona has ruled that an Iraqi immigrant arrested on charges of participating in the 2006 killings of two...

Belarus detains 500 at weekend anti-government protests

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Authorities in Belarus have detained about 500 people during weekend protests against the country's authoritarian president, who has claimed a...

Louisville protests continue in Breonna Taylor’s name

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A crowd marched in Louisville’s streets chanting “Breonna Taylor, say her name” on Sunday evening, the fifth night of protests...

Organizer arrested after driving car into California protest

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An organizer of a Southern California demonstration against racism was in jail Sunday on suspicion of attempted murder after authorities...

Arrests in Portland protest follow fairly calm rally

PORTLAND (AP) — Several people in Portland, Oregon, were arrested in anti-police brutality protests that continued into early Sunday, hours after demonstrations ended with...

Greek police arrest 3 human traffickers, free 7 captives

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek police said Sunday they have arrested three men of Pakistani origin for keeping seven people, including an Afghan family...

Mexico to pursue soldiers, federal police in abduction probe

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico has issued 25 arrest warrants for those who carried out and knew about the abduction of 43 students in...

Scores arrested in protest against Belarus’ president

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Hundreds of women calling for the authoritarian president to step down protested in Belarus’ capital on Saturday, continuing the large...

Belarus president sworn in at unannounced inaugural ceremony

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus was sworn in Wednesday to his sixth term in office at an inaugural ceremony that...

Official: Paris stabbing suspect targeted Charlie Hebdo

PARIS (AP) — The chief suspect in a double stabbing in Paris told investigators he carried out the attack in anger over caricatures of...

Family demands release of evidence in Breonna Taylor’s case

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Breonna Taylor’s family demanded Friday that Kentucky authorities release all body camera footage, police files and the transcripts of the...

The Latest: Protesters outside Louisville church amid curfew

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on a grand jury's decision not to indict police officers on criminal charges directly related to Breonna Taylor's...

Kentucky lawmaker arrested during protests in Taylor case

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky lawmaker who spent a night in jail after her arrest during protests demanding justice for Breonna Taylor said...

Paris stabbing suspect wasn’t on police radar, minister says

PARIS (AP) — A young man stabbed two people Friday outside the former Paris offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, where 12 people were...

Oregon governor sends state police to Portland for protests

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown declared a state of emergency Friday as she announced that state troopers and sheriff's deputies would...

NYPD should stop making traffic stops, attorney general says

NEW YORK (AP) — New York's attorney general on Friday recommended the New York Police Department get out of the business of routine traffic...

EU police arrest Kosovo war veterans’ leader, raid offices

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — European Union security police arrested the leader of a Kosovar war veterans association for obstruction of justice when officers stormed...

Belarus opposition lawyer fined, freed

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A lawyer representing a top opposition activist was freed after a court imposed a fine Friday, a day after she...

In despair, protesters take to streets for Breonna Taylor

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Some of them raised their fists and called out “Black lives matter!” Others tended to the letters, flowers and signs...

The Latest: Louisville protest ends after a night of tension

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on a grand jury's decision not to indict police officers on criminal charges directly related to Breonna Taylor's...

‘No easy answer’: Many ask what next in Breonna Taylor case

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In the wake of the decision not to prosecute Kentucky police officers for killing Breonna Taylor, authorities and activists alike...

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