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In this image made from video, a COVID-19 testing center is seen after being set on fire in Urk, 80 kilometers (50 miles) northeast of Amsterdam, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. Dutch police have clashed with protesters demonstrating against the country’s lockdown in the capital, Amsterdam and the southern city of Eindhoven. The unrest comes a day after rioting youths protesting on the first night of the country’s curfew torched a coronavirus testing facility in Dutch fishing village Urk. (Pro News via AP)

Dutch police clash with anti-lockdown protesters in 2 cities

Jan. 24, 2021 11:41 AM EST

URK, Netherlands (AP) — Rioters set fires in the center of the southern Dutch city of Eindhoven and pelted police with rocks Sunday at a banned demonstration against coronavirus lockdown measures, while officers responded with tear gas and water cannons, arresting at least 30 people. Police in the capital...

Monument for bicyclists killed in Nevada last month unveiled

Jan. 24, 2021 11:38 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A monument for five bicyclists killed last month in a highway crash near Searchlight has been unveiled. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that the memorial is a five-person tandem bicycle painted white. The memorial revealed Saturday will stay in the Summerlin area for at least a month...

In this image made from video, a burnt out COVID-19 testing center is seen after being set on fire in Urk, 80 kilometers (50 miles) northeast of Amsterdam, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. Dutch police have clashed with protesters demonstrating against the country’s lockdown in the capital, Amsterdam and the southern city of Eindhoven. The unrest comes a day after rioting youths protesting on the first night of the country’s curfew torched a coronavirus testing facility in Dutch fishing village Urk. (Pro News via AP)

The Latest: US passes 25 million confirmed cases of COVID-19

Jan. 24, 2021 11:38 AM EST

NEW YORK -- The United States has surpassed 25 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began. The new milestone, reported Sunday by Johns Hopkins University, is a grim reminder of the coronavirus’ wide reach in the U.S., which has seen far more confirmed cases and deaths than any other...

Police: 2 dead after shootings in northeast Albuquerque

Jan. 24, 2021 11:38 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two people are dead after a shooting in northeast Albuquerque, according to police. They said the shooting occurred about 10 p.m. Saturday. Responding officers reported finding a man dead on the scene near an Interstate 40 overpass and another person wounded. The wounded person was...

2 inmates have escaped from the state prison in Florence

Jan. 24, 2021 11:36 AM EST

FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities were searching Sunday for two inmates who escaped from the state prison in Florence. Arizona Department of Corrections officials said John Charpiot and David Harmon escaped Saturday from the medium custody south unit. They said the two weren’t accounted for during...

2 men sent back to jail after Capitol rally attendance

Jan. 24, 2021 11:32 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two men arrested in November after they traveled to the Philadelphia convention center where votes in the 2020 presidential race were being counted were sent back to jail after their bail was increased due to their participation in the rally near the U.S. Capitol that turned deadly...

In this Wednesday March 4, 2020 courtroom sketch Joshua Schulte, center, is seated at the defense table flanked by his attorneys during jury deliberations in New York. Joshua Schulte, a former CIA software engineer charged with leaking government secrets to WikiLeaks says it's cruel and unusual punishment that he's awaiting trial in solitary confinement, housed in a vermin-infested cell of a jail unit where inmates are treated like “caged animals.

Ex-CIA engineer tells judge he's incarcerated like an animal

Jan. 24, 2021 11:23 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A former CIA software engineer charged with leaking government secrets to WikiLeaks says it's cruel and unusual punishment that he's awaiting trial in solitary confinement, housed in a vermin-infested cell of a jail unit where inmates are treated like “caged animals." Joshua Schulte,...

19 burned bodies found near Mexico-US border town

Jan. 24, 2021 11:13 AM EST

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities say they have found 19 shot and burned bodies near a town across the Rio Grande from Texas in an area that has seen violent territorial disputes between organized crime groups in recent years. The Tamaulipas state prosecutor’s office said late...

Illinois woman sentenced to 18 months prison in medical hoax

Jan. 24, 2021 10:31 AM EST

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A 36-year-old southern Illinois woman has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison in a medical hoax that tricked people who gave her money and other benefits. Sarah Delashmit of Highland pleaded guilty in October to multiple fraud charges after authorities claimed she...

Police: Man who fled police recovered from flooded quarry

Jan. 24, 2021 9:56 AM EST

READING, Pa. (AP) — A man fleeing police in eastern Pennsylvania after a shoplifting report went into the water of a nearby flooded quarry, disappeared and was found dead a day later, authorities said. Police in Muhlenberg Township said the suspect ran from officers investigating a shoplifting report...