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The Latest: UN chief condemns attack in Colombia

Jan. 18, 2019 3:48 PM EST

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the car bombing in Bogota (all times local): 3:30 p.m. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told reporters at U.N. headquarters that he has reiterated his strong condemnation of "the terrorist attack" in Colombia that left 21 people dead and wounded dozens of...

Cops: Constable scammed victims over non-existent warrants

Jan. 18, 2019 3:36 PM EST

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Officials say a Pennsylvania constable used the threat of non-existent arrest warrants and other court matters to scam money from people, telling them he could take care of their issues for a fee. The Tribune Review reports 35-year-old Brian McDowell, of Derry Township, was arrested...

Feds confirm jailed Iranian TV anchor not charged with crime

Jan. 18, 2019 3:28 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials confirmed Friday that a prominent American-born anchorwoman on Iranian state television was jailed in the U.S. as a material witness and has not been charged with any crime, according to court papers. Marzieh Hashemi has appeared twice before a U.S. district judge in...

The Latest: Iranian TV journalist not accused of crime

Jan. 18, 2019 3:13 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on an Iranian TV anchor detained in the U.S. (all times local): 3:05 p.m. According to partially unsealed federal court documents, a prominent American-born anchorwoman on Iranian state television who has been jailed in the U.S. has not been accused of any crime. Marzieh...

Zimbabwe in 'total internet shutdown' amid deadly crackdown

Jan. 18, 2019 3:08 PM EST

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe imposed a "total internet shutdown" for most of Friday in what critics called an attempt to hide growing reports of a violent crackdown on protests against a dramatic fuel price increase. Badly injured people streamed into a hospital in the capital, and rights groups said...

Third man arrested in mall shooting that panicked shoppers

Jan. 18, 2019 3:07 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police have arrested a third person in connection with a gang-related shooting at a Utah mall that wounded two people and sent hundreds of panicked shoppers fleeing. Jail records show 20-year-old Flaviano Aguilar was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of riot and obstruction of justice....

Kenya court orders 6 suspects held over Nairobi hotel attack

Jan. 18, 2019 3:06 PM EST

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Canadian national and five other people suspected of helping extremist gunmen stage a deadly attack in the Kenyan capital this week appeared in court on Friday as prosecutors investigated them for suspected terror offenses. A judge ordered five of the suspects held for 30 days while...

Police: Suspect in shooting seen in video talking to victim

Jan. 18, 2019 3:03 PM EST

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — The 18-year-old suspect in a fatal shooting in New Britain has been held on $2 million bond. Justin Hapgood is charged with murder and conspiracy to commit murder in connection with the shooting Tuesday night of 34-year-old Erik Rivera. A 17-year-old youth, whose name has been...

Man on Massachusetts most wanted list caught in Miami

Jan. 18, 2019 2:37 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A man on the Massachusetts State Police's most wanted list for allegedly assaulting and kidnapping a woman in March has been captured. State police say 50-year-old Kevin Hamel was caught Friday morning in Miami by the U.S. Marshals after State Trooper Thiago Miranda determined his...

Canada says it won't be deterred by Chinese pressure

Jan. 18, 2019 1:41 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's public safety minister said Friday that the country won't be deterred by Chinese pressure after China threatened reprisals if Huawei was banned from supplying equipment for 5G networks, highlighting the growing rift between America's neighbor and the emerging superpower. There are...