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African wild dogs make comeback at Mozambican wildlife park

Jun. 22, 2018 5:09 AM EDT

GORONGOSA NATIONAL PARK, Mozambique (AP) — The African wild dogs are back. There are just 14 of them, far fewer than those that roamed Mozambique's Gorongosa National Park before the nearly two-decade civil war that started in the 1970s. As up to a million people lost their lives to violence and famine,...

Dems seek info about Virginia facility after abuse claims

Jun. 22, 2018 5:05 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Virginia's two Democratic senators asked the Trump administration Friday for answers about operations at a juvenile detention facility in the state where immigrant children said they were bound, beaten and isolated in solitary confinement. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine sent to the head...

Democratic senators want meeting, answers from Trump administration over reports of immigrant children abuse in Virginia

Jun. 22, 2018 5:02 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic senators want meeting, answers from Trump administration over reports of immigrant children abuse in Virginia.

Police: Man arrested after family spat causes fatal pileup

Jun. 22, 2018 5:01 AM EDT

DIAMONDHEAD, Miss. (AP) — Police say one person is dead and another is in custody after a family argument caused vehicles to pile up on a Mississippi highway. Fifty-six-year-old Fred Harris Johnson is charged with manslaughter and mayhem for the Thursday wreck on Interstate 10. The Sun Herald of Biloxi...

UN: Basic human rights being 'chiseled away' in Venezuela

Jun. 22, 2018 4:39 AM EDT

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Government security forces in Venezuela carry out unjustified killings without any apparent consequences as the rule of law in the country quickly vanishes, a United Nations report charged Friday. The Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights said Venezuelan officers...

Man gets 31 years for Tennessee mall parking lot shooting

Jun. 22, 2018 4:39 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A man convicted in a 2015 shooting in a mall parking lot in Tennessee has been sentenced to 31 years in prison. The Shelby County district attorney's office says 22-year-old Anterrio Chambers was sentenced Wednesday by a Criminal Court judge in Memphis. Chambers was convicted by a...

Indonesia court sentences cleric behind attacks to death

Jun. 22, 2018 3:57 AM EDT

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Radical cleric Aman Abdurrahman was sentenced to death by an Indonesian court Friday for ordering Islamic State group-affiliated militants to carry out attacks including the January 2016 suicide bombing at a Starbucks in Jakarta. Abdurrahman, who police and prosecutors say is a...

UK police arrest man after he claims to have a bomb

Jun. 22, 2018 3:44 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Police say London's Charing Cross station, a major commuter hub, was closed for more than an hour as they responded to what they later described as a bomb hoax. British Transport Police said they arrested a 38-year-old man under the Mental Health Act after he was found on the tracks claiming...

Confusion swirls on border after Trump reversal on families

Jun. 22, 2018 2:36 AM EDT

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Immigration enforcement on the U.S.-Mexico border was plunged deeper into chaos over President Donald Trump's reversal of a policy separating immigrant children from parents, causing uncertainty for both migrant families and the federal agencies in charge of prosecuting and detaining...

Official: Hundreds of kids reunited with families since May

Jun. 22, 2018 2:33 AM EDT

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — About 500 of the more than 2,300 children separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border have been reunited since May, a senior Trump administration official said Thursday, as confusion mounted over the "zero tolerance" policy that called for the prosecution of anyone caught...