Violent crime

September 02, 2018 - 2:09 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Rodrigo Duterte, accused of committing serious human rights violations as part of his deadly crackdown on drugs at home, and who has stirred controversy with comments about the Holocaust, received a warm welcome in Israel when he arrived Sunday for a four-day visit. Ahead of his...
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FILE - This undated file photo shows reporter John McNamara of the Capital Gazette, who was one of the victims when an active shooter targeted the newsroom, Thursday, June 28, 2018 in Annapolis, Md. The widow of the slain Maryland newspaper reporter, McNamara, has spread his ashes at Nationals Park. The Baltimore Sun reported that Andrea Chamblee placed the ashes of McNamara in a planter of begonias at the park Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. (The Baltimore Sun via AP, File)
September 01, 2018 - 7:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The widow of a slain Maryland newspaper reporter has spread his ashes at Nationals Park. The Baltimore Sun reported that Andrea Chamblee placed the ashes of John McNamara in a planter of begonias at the park Saturday. The planter is located where the stands meet the left-field...
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Dutch police officers point their guns at a wounded 19-year-old man who was shot by police after stabbing two people in the central railway station in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Friday Aug. 31, 2018. Police investigators in Amsterdam included an extremist attack as a possible motive for the stabbings of two people at a busy railway station Friday as authorities in the Dutch capital reported that the suspect shot by police is an Afghan citizen. (AP Photo)
September 01, 2018 - 2:39 pm
AMSTERDAM (AP) — A 19-year-old Afghan citizen had a "terrorist motive" for allegedly stabbing two Americans at the main train station in Amsterdam, city authorities in the Dutch capital said Saturday. Amsterdam police shot and wounded the suspect after the double stabbing Friday at Central Station...
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A protestor holds a poster with a photo of Angela Merkel referring reading she is guilty of incitement in Chemnitz, eastern Germany, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, after several nationalist groups called for marches protesting the killing of a German man last week, allegedly by migrants from Syria and Iraq. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
September 01, 2018 - 1:48 pm
CHEMNITZ, Germany (AP) — The Latest on anti-migrant protests in Germany after the fatal stabbing of a German citizen (all times local): 7:35 p.m. Police in eastern Germany say they have asked the organizers of an anti-migrant march to end their protest for the day due to safety concerns and the...
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September 01, 2018 - 8:17 am
CHEMNITZ, Germany (AP) — Germany's far right is trying to make protests this weekend a watershed moment in which different nationalist groups — from lawmakers in national parliament to Hitler-saluting skinheads — will come together in a national anti-migrant movement to challenge the political...
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, Larry Nassar, a former doctor for USA Gymnastics and member of Michigan State's sports medicine staff, sits in court during his sentencing hearing in Lansing, Mich. Michigan State University said Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, that the NCAA has cleared it of any rules violations in the Nassar sexual-assault scandal. Nassar pleaded guilty to assaulting girls and women while working as a campus sports doctor for Michigan State athletes and gymnasts in the region. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
August 31, 2018 - 11:08 pm
DENVER (AP) — Not a month into her new job as CEO of the U.S. Olympic Committee, Sarah Hirshland has seen enough from USA Gymnastics. She's calling for yet another shake-up in the federation's leadership as it tries to remake itself in the wake of the Larry Nassar sex-abuse scandal. Hirshland sent...
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FILE - In this April 9, 2018, file photo, the international border between Mexico and the United States is seen from Nogales, Ariz. Russians, Peruvians and Mexicans were among over 70 immigrants arrested last week in Arizona during a weeklong operation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, officials said Friday, Aug. 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
August 31, 2018 - 11:05 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration is under increasing pressure to speed up the reunification of immigrant families it separated at the Mexican border, following allegations three youngsters were sexually abused while in U.S. custody. The government of El Salvador said the three, ages 12 to...
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August 31, 2018 - 8:13 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An actress who appeared on the TV medical drama "ER" and starred in the film "Stand and Deliver" was identified by authorities Friday as the woman fatally shot by police officers in Southern California after they say she pointed a replica handgun at them. The woman gained...
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Dutch police officers near the scene of a stabbing attack near the central daily station in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Friday Aug. 31, 2018. Police the Dutch capital shot and wounded a suspect Friday following a stabbing at the central railway station. Amsterdam police said in a series of tweets that two people were injured in the stabbing and the suspect was then shot by officers. (AP Photo/Alex Furtula)
August 31, 2018 - 4:59 pm
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Police investigators in Amsterdam included an extremist attack as a possible motive for the stabbings of two people at a busy railway station Friday as authorities in the Dutch capital reported that a suspect shot by police is an Afghan citizen. The 19-year-old man was questioned...
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August 31, 2018 - 2:26 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Richmond police officer who fatally shot a naked, unarmed man on an interstate highway will not face criminal charges because the shooting was "an act of justifiable homicide," a prosecutor said Friday. In a report released Friday, Commonwealth's Attorney Michael Herring said...
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