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Planned Parenthood shooting suspect insists he's competent

A man accused of killing three people in a shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado insists that he understands both his rights and the charges against him

December 13, 2019


El Salvador court gives hefty sentences in mass gang trial

A court in El Salvador has sentenced 373 convicted members of the notorious Mara Salvatrucha gang to prison terms of up to 74 years

December 13, 2019


Critics say Guatemala commission undermining anti-graft push

Critics say a congressional truth commission in Guatemala is out to discredit the work of a U.N.-sponsored investigative body that helped bring to justice hundreds of powerful people accused of corruption

December 13, 2019


Lawmakers want former Ky. Gov. Bevin's pardons investigated

Kentucky lawmakers are expressing outrage at a spree of pardons issued by former Gov. Matt Bevin

December 13, 2019


Brazil's women join in anthem denouncing sexual violence

Brazilian women have staged demonstrations in the capital and in Rio de Janeiro, singing a song protesting sexual violence that has become an anthem for women across Latin America

December 13, 2019


Boy, 13, arrested in killing of Barnard College freshman

A 13-year-old boy has been arrested in the fatal stabbing of a Barnard College freshman

December 13, 2019


Arkansas court denies death row inmate's bid for DNA testing

An Arkansas death row inmate spared from execution two years has been denied a request to test additional evidence that his attorneys say could exonerate him

December 12, 2019


Myanmar's accusers slam Nobel laureate for genocide defense

Lawyers seeking to halt what they say is an ongoing genocide in Myanmar slammed Aung San Suu Kyi's defense of her country's armed forces

December 12, 2019


Suu Kyi denies claims of genocide by armed forces

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – Nobel Peace Prize winner and former political prisoner Aung San Suu Kyi denied Wednesday that Myanmar's armed

December 12, 2019


US sends first non-Guatemalan migrant families to Guatemala

The U.S. government has sent the first non-Guatemalan migrant families to that nation

December 12, 2019


Arrest made in deadly apartment stabbing

A 24-year-old Fort Wayne woman was arrested Wednesday, accused of stabbing a woman to death during an early-morning argument at an apartment complex south of downtown.

December 12, 2019


Authorities arrest man wanted in Texas sergeant's death

Authorities say the man wanted in the death of a Houston-area police sergeant who was hit by a vehicle during a traffic stop has been arrested after a nearly two-day search

December 12, 2019


Israel to hold 3rd straight election, prolonging stalemate

Israel's parliament has failed to meet a midnight deadline to form a coalition government, triggering an unprecedented third election in a 12-month period while giving scandal-plagued Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a welcome break as he fights to save his career

December 11, 2019


Nobel laureate Suu Kyi defends Myanmar army in genocide case

Nobel Peace Prize winner and former political prisoner Aung San Suu Kyi denied Wednesday that Myanmar's armed forces committed genocide.

December 11, 2019


Nobel laureate Suu Kyi defends Myanmar army in genocide case

Nobel Peace Prize winner and former political prisoner Aung San Suu Kyi has denied that Myanmar's armed forces committed genocide against her country's Rohingya people

December 11, 2019


The Hague court questions Kosovo's outgoing speaker

Kosovo's outgoing parliament speaker says he was questioned at a Netherlands-based court investigating crimes against ethnic Serbs during and after the country's 1998-99 war

December 11, 2019


Rohingya refugees reject Aung San Suu Kyi's genocide denial

Rohingya refugees have accused Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi of lying to the International Court of Justice when she denied that her country's armed forces committed genocide against them

December 11, 2019


AP News in Brief at 11:29 p.m. EST

AP News in Brief at 11:29 p.m. EST

December 11, 2019


'We must act;' Democrats unveil Trump impeachment charges

House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment Tuesday against President Donald Trump – abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

December 10, 2019


Peace laureate watches UN court hear Rohingya genocide case

Gambia's justice minister is urging the UN's highest court to recognize that genocide took place against the Rohingya minority in Myanmar and to prevent it from continuing

December 10, 2019


Watchdog report: FBI's Russia probe justified, no bias found

The FBI was justified in opening its investigation into ties between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia and did not act with political bias.

December 10, 2019


Facebook rebuffs US AG over access to encrypted messages

Facebook is rebuffing efforts to give authorities a way to read encrypted messages

December 10, 2019


Handke takes Nobel Literature Prize amid protest

Austrian Author Peter Handke has received his Nobel Literature Prize amid criticism in Sweden and abroad as an apologist for Serb war crimes in the 1990s

December 10, 2019


Prosecutors OK with probation for ex-Trump aide Rick Gates

The Justice Department is not opposing a sentence of probation for a former Trump campaign official who cooperated extensively in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation

December 10, 2019


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

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

December 10, 2019