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Man arrested in killing of San Diego couple, toddler in 2000

Mar. 23, 2023 21:11 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A man charged with killing a couple and their sleeping toddler in San Diego more than two decades ago has been arrested after he was extradited from Mexico, authorities announced Thursday. Sergio Lopez Contreras, 44, was extradited on Wednesday and remained jailed...

Jamaican cleric sentenced to 18 years in NY terrorism case

Mar. 23, 2023 19:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A cleric arrested in his native Jamaica and extradited to New York to face state terrorism charges on accusations of recruiting support for the Islamic State group was sentenced Thursday to 18 years in prison. Abdullah el-Faisal was convicted in January in state...

Lawyer: Former US pilot could have been lured to Australia

Mar. 19, 2023 23:56 PM EDT

SYDNEY (AP) — A former United States military pilot accused of training Chinese aviators could have been lured from China to Australia as part of a U.S. plan to extradite him to his homeland, his lawyer said Monday. In a 2016 indictment from the U.S. District Court in Washington,...

UK aims to send migrants to Rwanda in months if courts agree

Mar. 19, 2023 14:16 PM EDT

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Britain’s government said Sunday that it could start deporting asylum-seekers to Rwanda in the next few months — but only if U.K. courts rule that the controversial policy is legal. The Home Office said it was aiming to start flights “before the...

UK minister in Rwanda to reinforce migrant deportation plan

Mar. 18, 2023 15:02 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain's interior minister arrived in Rwanda on Saturday for a visit aimed at reinforcing the U.K. government's commitment to a controversial plan to deport some asylum-seekers to the African country. Ahead of her visit, Home Secretary Suella Braverman said the...

Scholz says Germany wants to curb 'irregular migration'

Mar. 16, 2023 05:54 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Olaf Scholz said Thursday that Germany will have to do a better job at clamping down on “irregular migration” and deporting those who don't legally reside in the country. Scholz said that Germany, however, would continue to provide protection for...

UK says plan to stop Channel migrants pushes bounds of law

Mar. 07, 2023 14:34 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. government said Tuesday that it was ready for human-rights legal challenges to a tough new law intended to stop tens of thousands of migrants a year reaching the country in small boats across the English Channel. Home Secretary Suella Braverman said the...

Belarus sentences exiled opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya to 15 years in prison after trial in absentia

Mar. 06, 2023 07:25 AM EST
TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Belarus sentences exiled opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya to 15 years in prison after trial in absentia.

Arizona woman accused in son's death extradited from Georgia

Mar. 05, 2023 10:09 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A woman accused in the disappearance and death of her 10-year-old adopted son has been extradited from Georgia to Arizona to face charges, according to authorities. Buckeye police said 54-year-old Crystal Wilson was booked into jail Saturday on suspicion of abandonment or...

Lawyers fight for man they say US wrongly deported to Haiti

Mar. 04, 2023 11:35 AM EST

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Paul Pierrilus was deported two years ago from the U.S. to Haiti where he has been trying to survive in a chaotic and violent country where he wasn’t born and had never lived. Both his parents are Haitian but they emigrated to the French Caribbean...