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Video shows shirtless New York judge shove police officer

Police body camera video shows a shirtless state Supreme Court justice shove a Buffalo police officer who was putting handcuffs on his wife during an argument with neighbors

October 13, 2020


Donor threatens to sue embattled Texas AG over dropped case

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is already facing calls to resign and accusations of crimes by his own staff over an investigation sought by one of his wealthy donors

October 12, 2020


Ossoff slams Perdue over virus; Republican cries socialism

During their first debate, Democrat Jon Ossoff hammered Sen. David Perdue on his response to the coronavirus pandemic

October 12, 2020


100 opinions give clues to her mindset

Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, has written roughly 100 opinions in more than three years o

October 12, 2020


Azerbaijan, Armenia claim other broke truce

BAKU, Azerbaijan – Azerbaijan on Sunday accused Armenia of attacking its cities and villages in violation of the cease-fire deal broke

October 12, 2020


Letters

Assumed risk should render lawsuit moot Years ago, I was a member of the American Civil Liberties Union. As a law enforcement officer, I su

October 12, 2020


Far-right EU lawmaker in Greek court for criminal trial

A member of the European Parliament has appeared in court in Greece after being convicted last week of being a leading member of a criminal organization along with members of the extreme-right Golden Dawn party

October 12, 2020


Vatican putting 2 priests on trial accused of abuse, coverup

Two priests are going on trial in the Vatican's criminal tribunal this week, one accused of sexually abusing an altar boy who served at papal Masses in St. Peter's Basilica, and the other accused of covering it up

October 12, 2020


Vatican putting 2 priests on trial accused of abuse, coverup

  ROME – Two priests are going on trial in the Vatican’s criminal tribunal this week, one accused of sexually abusin

October 12, 2020


New appeal to Nevada Supreme Court in four 2019 killings

Lawyers for a Salvadoran immigrant accused of killing four northern Nevada residents last year have filed another appeal with the state Supreme Court

October 12, 2020


3 denied bond in alleged plot to kidnap Michigan governor

A federal judge has ordered three of the five Michigan men accused of plotting to kidnap Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to held without bond before trial

October 12, 2020


Brazil cops hunt alleged crime boss after release rescinded

Brazilian police are hunting for the purported leader of one of Brazil's biggest criminal organizations who went on the run after being freed from prison on a judge's order that was revoked a few hours later

October 11, 2020


AP News in Brief at 11:04 p.m. EDT

AP News in Brief at 11:04 p.m. EDT

October 11, 2020


Race for Los Angeles district attorney increasingly bitter

Race and police reform are clashing in what has become a bitter campaign for Los Angeles County district attorney

October 11, 2020


Judge orders ex-Colombian president freed from house arrest

Colombia's powerful ex-President Álvaro Uribe has been ordered freed from house arrest while he is investigated for possible witness tampering

October 10, 2020


Worries bring questions on mail-in voting

Ann Mintz and Clifford Wagner have been struggling with indecision about the election for weeks. Their angst isn't over whom to vote for 

October 9, 2020


Canadian extradition judge deals Huawei CFO legal blow

A senior executive for Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies has been denied access to most of the documents her lawyers hoped to use to help prevent her extradition to the United States

October 9, 2020


Ex-Philadelphia cop charged in fatal shooting of Black man

A white former Philadelphia police officer has been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a Black man after a high-speed car chase nearly three years ago

October 9, 2020


Van Dyke ends effort to overturn McDonald murder conviction

The former Chicago police officer imprisoned for the 2014 murder of Laquan McDonald has ended an effort to overturn his conviction

October 9, 2020


Michigan governor: `Domestic terrorists' targeted her

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says governors from both major political parties have reached out to her to share stories of extremism in their states

October 9, 2020


US hits all of Iran's financial sector with sanctions

The Trump administration has blacklisted virtually all of Iran's financial sector, dealing another blow to an economy that is already reeling under U.S. sanctions

October 8, 2020


Briefs

FORT WAYNE/ALLEN COUNTY Comprehensive plan to get update Fort Wayne's comprehensive plan will likely soon include an updated Southeast Are

October 8, 2020


Police release details of Breonna Taylor investigation

Louisville police have released details of the investigation into the shooting death of Breonna Taylor

October 7, 2020


Appeals court: Trump must turn over taxes to prosecutor

A federal appeals court says President Donald Trump's accountant must turn over his tax records to a New York state prosecutor

October 7, 2020


Greek court rules that Golden Dawn party is a criminal group

A Greek court has ruled the far-right Golden Dawn party was operating as a criminal organization, following a politically charged five-year trial against dozens of defendants, including former lawmakers of what had once been Greece's third-largest party

October 7, 2020