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Tanzania confirms 1st attack by Mozambique-based extremists

DODOMA, Tanzania (AP) — For the first time, Tanzania’s government has acknowledged an attack inside the country by Islamic extremists based in neighboring Mozambique. ...

Bank robber flees with $500,000 in ex-Soviet Georgia

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Police in the ex-Soviet republic of Georgia were looking Thursday for a bank robber who held over 40 people hostage...

Police: 43 bank hostages freed in ex-Soviet republic Georgia

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Police in the ex-Soviet nation of Georgia said 43 people were freed after an armed assailant took them hostage in...

Bill Cosby, now 83, grins in newly released prison mug shot

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A newly released prison mug shot shows Bill Cosby smiling with a disposable mask hanging off his face. ...

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...

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...

Woman sought in fatal stabbing on Los Angeles subway

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman was being sought Monday in the fatal stabbing of a Metro employee on a Los Angeles subway train,...

Nigeria’s anti-police protesters storm prison, free inmates

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's protests against police brutality turned violent Monday when a crowd stormed a prison and freed some 200 inmates in...

Conservatives staging free speech rally attacked by critics

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A free speech demonstration staged by conservative activists quickly fell apart in downtown San Francisco on Saturday after several hundred...

‘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...

French leader decries terrorist beheading of history teacher

PARIS (AP) — For the second time in three weeks, terror struck France, this time with the gruesome beheading of a history teacher in...

French leader decries terrorist beheading of teacher

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron denounced what he called an “Islamist terrorist attack” against a history teacher decapitated in a Paris suburb...

‘Tarzan’ actor challenges DA report in son’s shooting death

SANTA BARBARA, California. (AP) — The attorney for “Tarzan” actor Ron Ely and his family has challenged a Santa Barbara County District Attorney report...

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...

Black man’s family views graphic video of in-custody death

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Family members viewed long-secret body-camera video this week of a Black man who died in Louisiana State Police custody,...

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...

Bakersfield police shoot, kill man who stabbed mother

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Bakersfield police shot and killed aknife-wielding man Tuesday after he stabbed and critically injured his mother, authorities said. ...

San Diego Padres outfielder Tommy Pham stabbed, will recover

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Padres outfielder Tommy Pham is recovering after he was stabbed in the back Sunday night, authorities said. ...

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...

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...

Man in prison for murder admits to killing Minnesota guard

STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — A man already imprisoned in Minnesota for murder has been sentenced to life behind bars after admitting to killing a...

Rapper Tory Lanez charged with shooting Megan Thee Stallion

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors on Thursday charged rapper Tory Lanez with shooting artist Megan Thee Stallion during an argument earlier this...

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...

Man suspected of killing 2 daughters, self in California

PLACENTIA, Calif. (AP) — A man stabbed to death his twin daughters at a Southern California home and then killed himself early Wednesday, police...

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,...

Mexico City shooting leaves 6 dead, 4 injured

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A shootout between rival gangs in Mexico City left six people dead and four wounded, and police in the north-central...

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...

Ex-pro baseball player sought in woman’s killing found dead

SCOTTSALE, Ariz. (AP) — A former professional baseball player sought in the shooting death of his ex-girlfriend in a Phoenix suburb was found dead...

Actor Rick Moranis sucker punched while walking in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Rick Moranis was sucker punched by an unknown assailant while walking Thursday on a sidewalk near New York's Central...

‘Lady Ninja’ pummels assailant who attacked elderly friend

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Her martial arts skills may not be quite what they once were, but still, you don't mess with Lady Ninja....

Shia LaBeouf charged with misdemeanor battery, petty theft

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shia LaBeouf has been charged with misdemeanor battery and petty theft. ...

AP: Trooper’s mic records talk of beating, choking Black man

In graphic, matter-of-fact chatter picked up on his body-camera mic, a Louisiana State trooper implicated in the death of a Black man can be...

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,...

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...

Suspect claims prophet caricatures prompted Paris stabbings

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

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...

With anger at police high, officers face greater danger

CHICAGO (AP) — A man walks up to a squad car and opens fire on two sheriff’s deputies sitting inside. Two police officers are...

France vows to protect its Jewish community after stabbing

PARIS (AP) — France’s interior minister promised Sunday to protect France’s Jewish community from extremists after a double stabbing in Paris blamed on Islamic...

North Macedonia: Roma protest against police brutality

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Hundreds of Roma protested against police brutality in North Macedonia's second-largest city Saturday. ...

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...

Police say officers assaulted during protest in California

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Objects were thrown at police officers and road barricades were placed in front of them during a protest late Friday...

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...

Trooper who faced firing in Black man’s death dies in crash

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana state trooper has died following a single-vehicle highway crash that happened just hours after he learned he...

Assaults, arson, slurs: Report finds anti-Semitism in Berlin

BERLIN (AP) — Small square brass plates set in the pavement remember Jewish residents of Berlin's Lichtenberg district who were torn from their homes...

California man guilty of putting semen in co-worker’s water

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A California man who put his semen in a co-worker's water bottle and on her computer was convicted Monday...

Trooper probed in Black man’s death critically hurt in crash

A Louisiana state trooper under federal investigation for his role in the in-custody death of a Black man last year was critically injured early...

Disjointed and overrun, Man Utd slumps to loss on EPL return

Manchester United began its Premier League campaign with a performance as disjointed as its offseason. ...

Pogacar crushes Roglic to seal Tour de France title

LA PLANCHE DES BELLES FILLES, France (AP) — In an incredible climax to the Tour de France, Tadej Pogacar crushed fellow Slovenian Primoz Roglic...

Father gets 30 years after plea in death of Illinois boy, 5

CHICAGO (AP) — A northern Illinois man who was charged with murder for his role in the beating death of his 5-year-old son pleaded...

Photos fuel concerns over in-custody death of La. Black man

Graphic photos that surfaced online this week appear to show deep bruises on the face of a Black man who died following a police...

Phoenix courthouse shooting suspect agrees to remain jailed

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man accused of opening fire earlier this week on a security officer outside the federal courthouse in downtown Phoenix...

Justice Dept.: Sedition charge may apply to protest violence

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a memo to U.S. attorneys Thursday obtained by The Associated Press, the Justice Department emphasized that federal prosecutors should aggressively...

Germany: Victim refuses to testify after defendant proposes

BERLIN (AP) — A 48-year-old man in Germany avoided a lengthy jail sentence after he made a marriage proposal in court to the woman...

The Latest: Wisconsin university eliminates spring break

MADISON, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Madison decided Monday to eliminate spring break next semester in an effort to curb the spread of the...

Texas officer charged with assault in fatal 2019 shooting

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas police officer has been charged with assault for fatally shooting a woman after a struggle over the officer's stun...

AP: Feds probing in-custody death of Black man in Louisiana

Federal authorities are investigating the death of a Black man during what Louisiana State Police described as a struggle to take him into custody...

Police shoot, kill knife-wielding man, setting off protests

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A police officer fatally shot a man with a knife after his sister said she called police to get him...

Sheriff: Deputy on video punching Black man in Georgia fired

A sheriff's deputy in Georgia has been fired after being captured on video repeatedly punching a Black man during a traffic stop, authorities said...

Driver stabbed in German town, police probe motive

BERLIN (AP) — An assailant stabbed the driver of a car in western Germany early Sunday and investigators weren't ruling out an Islamic extremist...

Iran executes man whose case drew international attention

TEHRAN (AP) — Iranian state TV on Saturday reported that the country’s authorities executed a wrestler for allegedly murdering a man, after President Donald...

Prosecutors: Chauvin used neck restraints in past arrests

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A white police officer accused in the death of George Floyd had used neck or head and upper body restraints seven...

Girl appeals Slender Man stabbing to Wisconsin Supreme Court

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — One of two girls convicted of stabbing a classmate to please the horror character Slender Man asked the Wisconsin Supreme...

Young protesters force Nepal to better manage virus crisis

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — On a sunny June day in Nepal, hundreds of young people in face masks stood a meter apart behind the...

Lyft driver sentenced for raping unconscious customer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Lyft driver was sentenced to six years in California prison Tuesday for raping an unconscious customer. ...

Charges: 3 teens killed detective, informant in robbery

CLEVELAND (AP) — Three teenagers were charged Tuesday with fatally shooting a Cleveland police detective and another man during what authorities said was a...

The Latest: New Mexico sees lowest new case number in months

SANTA FE, N.M. -- New Mexico health officials are reporting 46 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus — the lowest daily number in...

Asia Today: Melbourne lockdown to stay; 8 charged for rally

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The premier of Australia's Victoria state announced a slight easing of restrictions in Melbourne but the country's second-largest city will...

1 killed, 7 hurt in late-night stabbings in UK’s Birmingham

LONDON (AP) — A man was killed and seven people injured in late-night stabbings in a busy nightlife area of the central England city...

US Forest Service police dog survives second stabbing attack

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A highly decorated U.S. Forest Service police dog suffered nine stab wounds during a marijuana raid in Northern California. But...

‘Whip/Nae Nae’ rapper charged in attempted hatchet attack

LOS ANGELES (AP) —...

Police say bad drug deal led to shooting of 3 at high-rise

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP)...

Black jogger jailed after mistaken ID arrest speaks out

SAN ANTONIO (AP) —...

US ambassador visits ex-Marine imprisoned in Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — The...

Some arests, little violence in night of California protests

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) —...

Kenosha police union gives its version of Blake shooting

MADISON, Wis. (AP) —...

Attorney: Jacob Blake no longer handcuffed to hospital bed

MADISON, Wis. (AP) —...

Black lawmakers reflect on civil rights then, and now

WASHINGTON (AP) — The...

Ill. teen charged in Kenosha shooting that killed 2, hurt 1

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) —...

Officials: California inmate slain by 2 fellow prisoners

SUSANVILLE, Calif. (AP) —...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s son charged with stabbing neighbor

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP)...

AP Exclusive: Inmate beaten to death at federal lockup

The killing of an...

Greece: Man United defender Maguire found guilty of assault

ATHENS, Greece (AP) —...

Kenosha protesters, police clash again after Black man shot

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) —...

Suspect arrested after assault on Jewish leader in Austria

BERLIN (AP) — Austrian...

Man Utd captain heading home after appearing in Greek court

ATHENS, Greece (AP) —...

Prosecutors accuse Reccless Tigers gang members of murder

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP)...

Family members of murder victims assail Golden State Killer

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

Berlin security services: Highway attacker wasn’t on radar

BERLIN (AP) — German...

Strike at Belarus’ state TV erodes government control

MINSK, Belarus (AP) —...

Man, 80, dies after being beaten, robbed in California store

LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) —...

Victims want Golden State Killer sent to toughest prison

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

Victims to tell Golden State Killer about trauma, healing

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

Hostage suspect surrenders after 3 officers hurt in shootout

CEDAR PARK, Texas (AP)...

5 wounded in shooting at gathering of young people

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Gunfire...

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