Crime

July 26, 2018 - 7:24 am
BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors say they have charged a German man with murder and committing a war crime for allegedly helping torture and kill prisoners as a member of the Islamic State group in Syria. German federal prosecutors said Thursday that the new charges against 27-year-old Nils D., whose...
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This undated photo made available Thursday July 26, 2018, by Dubai Police, shows a rare $20 million blue diamond confiscated by Police in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Dubai police say they've recovered a rare $20 million blue diamond stolen from a city company's vault and smuggled to Sri Lanka inside a pair of sneakers in a shoebox. (Dubai Police via AP)
July 26, 2018 - 7:21 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai police say they've recovered a rare $20 million blue diamond that was stolen from a city company's vault and smuggled to Sri Lanka inside a pair of sneakers in a shoebox. Police said Thursday a guard with the money transfer company secreted the diamond out...
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In this photo taken late Wednesday, July 25, 2018, migrants are silhouetted as they prepare to spend the night onboard a Spanish Maritime Rescue Service boat docked at the port of Algeciras, southern Spain, after being rescued in the Strait of Gibraltar. Around 800 migrants stormed border fences separating Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta from Morocco to get into Europe, police said Thursday. (AP Photo/Marcos Moreno)
July 26, 2018 - 7:20 am
MADRID (AP) — Around 800 migrants stormed border fences separating Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta from Morocco to get into Europe, police said Thursday. Spain's Civil Guard said 602 migrants made it onto Spanish soil in a massive assault on high, barbed-wire fences shortly after dawn...
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In this July 17, 2018, photo, Kem Monovithya, a Cambodian political activist and daughter of Kem Sokha, the jailed leader of Cambodia's main opposition party, poses for a portrait on Capitol Hill in Washington. Kem said she can't go home because she fears she, too, will be arrested as part of a government crackdown that has banned the political party her father led, shut down news outlets and scattered hundreds of Cambodian politicians, human rights activists and journalists into exile in the U.S., Australia, Thailand and other countries. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
July 25, 2018 - 11:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kem Monovithya, a Cambodian political activist, was visiting Switzerland in September when she got a phone call from her father. Kem Sokha, the leader of Cambodia's main opposition party, told his daughter that government agents were raiding their family's home in Phnom Penh. "He...
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FILE - In this June 28, 2018, file photo, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appears before a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. A group of 11 House Republicans have introduced articles of impeachment against Rosenstein, who oversees special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference and President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
July 25, 2018 - 9:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of 11 House conservatives on Wednesday introduced articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the Justice Department official who oversees special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. The move comes after months of criticism aimed at...
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In this Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, image taken from police body cam video released Wednesday, July 25, 2018, by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, an armed law enforcement official points his gun while searching for what authorities thought were multiple shooters inside and outside a Las Vegas Strip hotel, where a gunman firing from upper-floor windows killed 58 people and injured hundreds. (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via AP)
July 25, 2018 - 9:18 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — More police body camera footage made public Wednesday shows officers directing concertgoers to safety and searching for what they thought were multiple shooters inside and outside a Las Vegas Strip hotel where a gunman firing from upper-floor windows killed 58 people and injured...
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, Larry Nassar sits during his sentencing hearing in Lansing, Mich. Lawyers for the imprisoned former sports doctor on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, filed motions in Ingham County asking that he be re-sentenced by a different judge in the first of the major molestation cases he faced. Nassar, who's serving a 60-year federal sentence for possessing child pornography, was also sentenced to up to 175 years in state prison for molesting young athletes. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
July 25, 2018 - 8:13 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Larry Nassar's attorneys say the disgraced former sports doctor was assaulted within hours of being placed in the general population at the federal prison in Arizona where he is serving a 60-year sentence for child pornography possession. In motions filed Tuesday seeking to...
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Images of Nia Wilson, who was fatally stabbed at a BART Station, are worn by a family member Wednesday, July 25, 2018, outside a courtroom in Oakland, Calif. A paroled robber who allegedly stabbed a woman to death and wounded her sister in an unprovoked attack at a California train station was charged with murder and attempted murder on Wednesday. John Cowell, 27, was set to be arraigned in Oakland in the attack against Nia Wilson, 18, of Oakland, and her 26-year-old sister, Letifah Wilson. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
July 25, 2018 - 5:50 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors will seek a life sentence against a parolee charged with murder and attempted murder in the unprovoked stabbing of two young women at a subway station, a Northern California district attorney said Wednesday. Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley said...
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FILE- This Jan. 26, 2016 file photo taken from an FBI video shows Robert "LaVoy" Finicum, center, after he was fatally shot by police near Burns, Ore. Opening statements begin in federal court in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in the trial of an FBI agent accused of lying about firing two shots that missed Finicum, a spokesman for a group that took over an Oregon wildlife refuge in January 2016. (FBI via AP, File)
July 25, 2018 - 5:04 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — FBI special agent W. Joseph Astarita is one of the FBI's best shooters, and he knows when to shoot and when not to shoot, his defense attorney told jurors Wednesday. Standing within easy striking distance of Robert "LaVoy" Finicum, a militia leader who had come close to...
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A hearse leaves with a victim of the fire as policemen stand outside the burned house in Mati, east of Athens, Wednesday, July 25, 2018. Rescue crews were searching Wednesday through charred homes and cars for those still missing after the deadliest wildfires to hit Greece in decades decimated seaside areas near Athens, killing at least 79 people and sending thousands fleeing. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
July 25, 2018 - 4:19 pm
MATI, Greece (AP) — Rescuers intensified a grim house-to-house search Wednesday for more casualties from a deadly forest fire outside Athens, as the country's military said it was using footage from U.S. combat drones and surveillance aircraft to try to determine whether arsonists were behind the...
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