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Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai, right, who founded local newspaper Apple Daily, is arrested by police officers at his home in Hong Kong, Monday, Aug. 10, 2020. Lai was arrested Monday on suspicion of collusion with foreign powers, his aide said, in the highest-profile use yet of the new national security law Beijing imposed on the city after protests last year. (AP Photo)

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under security law

Aug. 9, 2020 11:08 PM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police arrested media tycoon Jimmy Lai and raided the publisher's headquarters Monday in the highest-profile use yet of the new national security law Beijing imposed on the city after protests last year. “Jimmy Lai is being arrested for collusion with foreign powers at...

Demonstrators run away from police as they gather to protest against a result of the Belarusian presidential election in Minsk, Belarus, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. Police and protesters clashed in Belarus' capital and the major city of Brest on Sunday after the presidential election in which the authoritarian leader who has ruled for a quarter-century sought a sixth term in office. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

Police break up protests after Belarus presidential vote

Aug. 9, 2020 9:52 PM EDT

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Phalanxes of Belarusian police in full riot gear violently dispersed thousands of demonstrators who poured into the streets to challenge the early count from Sunday's presidential election indicating the longtime authoritarian leader won a sixth term by a landslide. Hundreds of people...

Aide says Hong Kong media tycoon and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai arrested under national security law

Aug. 9, 2020 9:43 PM EDT
HONG KONG (AP) — Aide says Hong Kong media tycoon and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai arrested under national security law.
People participate in a defend the police rally outside the Fort Collins Police Services building on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, in Fort Collins, Colo. Three people were arrested and another cited after fights broke out at a Colorado pro-police rally that attracted counter protesters, authorities said. The “Back the Blue” rally drew hundreds of people outside the Fort Collins police department Saturday afternoon. (Kevin Lytle/Fort Collins Coloradoan via AP)

3 arrested following fights at pro-police rally in Colorado

Aug. 9, 2020 6:50 PM EDT

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Three people were arrested and another cited after fights broke out at a Colorado pro-police rally that attracted counter protesters, authorities said. The “Back the Blue” rally drew hundreds of people outside the Fort Collins police department Saturday afternoon....

Police: 12 protesters in Louisville arrested, charged

Aug. 9, 2020 5:34 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Twelve protesters in Kentucky's largest city were arrested Saturday night after they blocked roadways, surrounded vehicles, shot paintballs and destroyed property, police said. Eight people were charged with felonies and four were charged with misdemeanors, Louisville police...

Thousands of bikers rode through the streets for the opening day of the 80th annual Sturgis Motorcycle rally Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, in Sturgis, S.D. (AP Photo/Stephen Groves)

Sturgis arrests and crashes keep pace with last year

Aug. 9, 2020 5:23 PM EDT

South Dakota authorities on Sunday reported the first haul of crashes, arrests and citations from the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in the western part of the state. The annual rally started on Friday, drawing thousands of maskless riders to the streets and bars of Sturgis. While organizers have said they expect fewer...

Teens arrested on gun charges after police shoot at car

Aug. 9, 2020 3:16 PM EDT

WAYCROSS, Ga. (AP) — Two teenage boys were arrested on gun charges and other counts after a Georgia police officer attempting a traffic stop fired multiple gunshots at their car, according to police. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has launched an investigation of the incident Saturday morning in...

2 men charged after trying to crash into police building

Aug. 9, 2020 2:16 PM EDT

MUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) — Two Iowa men are facing several charges after authorities say they tried to crash a vehicle into the Muscatine police headquarters. Muscatine Police said the two Muscatine men were arrested early Sunday after their vehicle became stuck on a brick planter outside the Muscatine Public...

New Mexico man accused of driving impaired for the 14th time

Aug. 9, 2020 12:41 PM EDT

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A Kirtland man is accused of driving impaired for the 14th time after being pulled over recently with a 30-pack of beer in his vehicle, authorities said. Farmington police said 46-year-old Anthony Chee is facing a felony count of aggravated DWI. He’s also facing a misdemeanor...

6 arrested in sweep targeting violent crime in rural Georgia

Aug. 9, 2020 12:30 PM EDT

PELHAM, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say they arrested six people in rural southwest Georgia during patrols targeting areas plagued by recent violent crimes. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in a news release that state, federal and local agencies took part in joint patrols in rural Pelham and...