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Yasmin Ullah, a member of the Rohingya community, is all smiles as she walks out of the International Court in The Hague, Netherlands, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, after the court ordered Myanmar take all measures in its power to prevent genocide against the Rohingya. The United Nations' top cour issued a decision on a request by Gambia. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

Rohingya hail UN ruling ordering Myanmar to prevent genocide

Jan. 23, 2020 6:38 AM EST

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — In a sweeping legal victory for members of the Rohingya Muslim minority, the United Nations' top court on Thursday ordered Myanmar take all measures in its power to prevent genocide against the Rohingya people. The court's president, Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf, said the...

Police: 6 arrested in fatal shooting during home invasion

Jan. 23, 2020 6:23 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Police in Georgia announced six people have been arrested in the shooting death of a man during a home invasion. Ceuion English, 23; Anthony Foster, 23; Laqwane Kindred, 26; and Trevonuis Williams, 22, were charged with murder and booked in jail Wednesday, news outlets reported...

Man guilty of setting fire in effort to kill wife, her uncle

Jan. 23, 2020 6:17 AM EST

INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (AP) — A man has been found guilty of setting a fire that injured two people at his eastern Iowa home. A jury convicted Shane Heins, 45, on Wednesday of arson and two counts of attempted murder. He'd pleaded guilty June 16 to misdemeanor domestic abuse assault, second offense. The online...

FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2019, file photo, Michelle Carter sits in Taunton District Court for sentencing in Taunton, Mass. Carter, convicted of manslaughter for urging her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself in 2014, is expected to be released sometime, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, from the Bristol County jail in Dartmouth, Mass. (Mark Stockwell/The Sun Chronicle via AP, Pool, File)

Michelle Carter, of texting suicide case, is leaving jail

Jan. 23, 2020 6:06 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A woman convicted of manslaughter for urging her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself in 2014 is set to leave jail Thursday morning. The impending release of Michelle Carter comes after she served most of a 15-month sentence at the Bristol County jail in Dartmouth, Massachusetts. The...

FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2019, file photo, Insys Therapeutics founder John Kapoor leaves federal court in Boston. Kapoor is scheduled to be sentenced in Boston's federal court Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, after he was convicted in a bribery and kickback scheme that prosecutors said helped fuel the opioid crisis. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Ex-pharmaceutical exec to be sentenced for pushing opioid

Jan. 23, 2020 6:03 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The founder of an Arizona pharmaceutical company is expected to be sentenced in Boston's federal court Thursday for his role in a bribery and kickback scheme that prosecutors said helped fuel the opioid crisis. John Kapoor, the 76-year-old former chairman of Insys Therapeutics, was found...

This image made from police body camera video taken on Jan. 2, 2020, and released by the Connecticut State Police shows Michael Gregory with a knife in his girlfriend's home, talking to Ansonia police officers who were responding to her report, before Gregory was shot dead in Ansonia, Conn. The fatal shooting by police in Connecticut has raised questions about whether officers did enough to diffuse the situation and the fallibility of stun guns. Ansonia police say one of their officers was forced to shoot Gregory when he came at police with the knife on Jan. 2. The time and date stamp on the image indicates the UTC time. (Connecticut State Police via AP)

Connecticut deals with 3 fatal police shootings in new year

Jan. 23, 2020 5:58 AM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Three fatal police shootings in Connecticut since the start of the New Year have raised questions over the use of deadly force by law enforcement in a state that normally sees about a half-dozen such shootings each year. The deaths of Michael Gregory in Ansonia, Mubarak Soulemane...

FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2019, file photo, Annabella Sciorra attends HBO's

Weinstein trial turns to accusers, starting with Sciorra

Jan. 23, 2020 5:55 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — For years, actress Annabella Sciorra felt powerless against Harvey Weinstein, keeping to all but a few friends the allegation that the once-revered Hollywood honcho pinned her to a bed and raped her in the early 1990s. Now, more than a quarter-century later, Sciorra is set to confront...

Relatives of Bui Thi Nhung walk behind her casket during a funeral procession to Phu Thang church ahead of Nhung’s burial on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019 in the village of Do Thanh, Vietnam. The body of 19-year old Nhung was among the last remains of the 39 Vietnamese who died while being smuggled in a truck to England last month that were repatriated to their home country on Saturday. (AP Photo/Hau Dinh)

Police bust ring accused of smuggling 10,000 migrants to UK

Jan. 23, 2020 5:48 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — French and Dutch police have arrested 23 suspected members of a criminal network that has smuggled as many as 10,000 migrants from France to Britain, according to the European police agency Europol. The network was suspected of earning 70 million euros ($77.6 million) in profits by organizing...

Florida man sentenced for device fraud, identity theft

Jan. 23, 2020 5:06 AM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced to four years in prison nearly a year after pleading guilty to charges that he made fraudulent withdrawals from automated teller machines and used skimmers to get money from other ATMs, a federal prosecutor said. U.S. Attorney Robert Higdon Jr. said in...

W.Va. woman arrested nearly a month after fatal hit-and-run

Jan. 23, 2020 4:52 AM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia woman involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash has been arrested nearly a month after the collision, police said Wednesday. The Morgantown Police Department said Codie Leigh Richards, 27, was arrested at her home for the Dec. 28 crash. A news release from the...