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Iraqi president in Mosul after sinking of ferry killed 94

Mar. 22, 2019 4:50 AM EDT

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's president has rushed to the northern city of Mosul and is holding meetings with security officials there over the sinking of a ferry in the Tigris River that killed 94 people. President Barham Saleh's visit came as search teams were trying to find more bodies after the ferry,...

Teen charged with fatally shooting grandmother

Mar. 22, 2019 4:27 AM EDT

MARIANNA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida teen fatally shot his grandmother. The Tallahassee Democrat reports that the 14-year-old boy was arrested Monday and charged with murder. The Jackson County Sheriff's Office says the teen reported the killing earlier this month. He told dispatchers that...

Arizona man arrested in stabbing death of wife

Mar. 22, 2019 12:27 AM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say an Arizona man has been arrested after his wife was stabbed to death. The Coconino County Sheriff's office says its deputies responded to a domestic violence call early Thursday morning and found Cheryl L. Morgan with several stab wounds. The deputies requested...

Ex-President Temer arrested in Brazil on corruption charges

Mar. 21, 2019 9:25 PM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Former Brazilian President Michel Temer was arrested Thursday on corruption charges, a dramatic development in a sprawling graft probe that has roiled Latin America's largest nation and shows no sign of slowing. Judge Marcelo Bretas issued an arrest order for the ex-president as well...

Man charged in shooting of Virginia sheriff's deputy

Mar. 21, 2019 8:08 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A suspect in the shooting of a Virginia sheriff's deputy was arrested Wednesday night in North Carolina, authorities said. The U.S. Marshals Service said 33-year-old Theron Donte Shackleford of Richmond was arrested in Cary, North Carolina, after a brief standoff. Authorities began...

ACLU: Black man detained while moving into own Kansas home

Mar. 21, 2019 7:07 PM EDT

The Kansas chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union on Thursday asked state officials to investigate after a black man was detained by police while moving into his home, then allegedly harassed for weeks and blocked by the police chief from filing a racial bias complaint with the department. Karle Robinson,...

Venezuelan opposition aide is seized, US and allies protest

Mar. 21, 2019 7:07 PM EDT

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's top aide was taken away in the middle of the night by masked intelligence agents who broke down his door early Thursday, drawing condemnation from the United States and other countries pushing to oust President Nicolas Maduro. Washington...

Judge delays sentencing in Chicago bomb plot

Mar. 21, 2019 6:52 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A judge has delayed sentencing a man who is accused of plotting to bomb a Chicago bar after lawyers said the government withheld evidence that would have helped his defense. Adel Daoud's lawyers say transcripts of phone calls show the case against the man was a "set-up." The calls, which...

Teen arrested after stepbrother's shooting death

Mar. 21, 2019 5:42 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a teen Utah boy is under arrest following the death of his stepbrother in what police initially described as an accidental shooting. Detective Kevin Mallory with Salt Lake County's Unified Police says the 15-year-old was arrested Wednesday. He refused to say what...

Former officer arrested on murder charge after shooting

Mar. 21, 2019 5:40 PM EDT

MAGNOLIA, Miss. (AP) — A former police officer in southwest Mississippi faces a murder charge after a shooting. Pike County Sheriff Kenny Cotton tells local news outlets that Gregory Robinson of Magnolia was arrested after the shooting death of 52-year-old Rene Jones. The shooting happened Sunday at...