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A bomb destroyed a Jewish community center in Argentina in 1994. What has happened since?

Feb. 29, 2024 08:21 AM EST

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — On July 18, 1994, an explosion destroyed the Buenos Aires headquarters of the Argentine-Israelite Mutual Association, a Jewish community center. The worst such attack in the history of Argentina left 85 dead and more than 300 injured. Official reports...

The London policeman who killed a 33-year-old woman should never have been employed, inquiry finds

Feb. 29, 2024 08:00 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — An off-duty police officer who abducted and murdered a 33-year-old woman in south London three years ago should never have been employed in the first place, with three police forces failing to spot clear signals of his unsuitability, an official inquiry revealed Thursday. ...

A shooting in Orlando has left at least 1 person dead and several injured, police say

Feb. 29, 2024 06:41 AM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — At least one person is dead and several others were injured following a shooting in Orlando, Florida, police say. Orlando Police Department responded about 11 p.m. Wednesday in reference to several shots fired, WFTV reported. Officers found multiple victims,...

Turkey bears responsibility for possible war crimes in Syria, Human Rights Watch says

Feb. 29, 2024 05:17 AM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — Human Rights Watch said on Thursday that Turkey bears responsibility for some of the abuses and possible war crimes committed in Syria, mostly against Kurdish residents in northern Syria. The New York-based watchdog said the abuses were committed by Turkish forces and...

The UN accuses Nicaragua's government of abuses 'tantamount to crimes against humanity'

Feb. 29, 2024 03:05 AM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The United Nations accused Nicaragua 's government of committing “serious systematic human rights violations, tantamount to crimes against humanity" on Thursday in an investigation into the country's expanding crackdown on political dissent. The government of...

Things to know about Idaho's botched execution of serial killer Thomas Eugene Creech

Feb. 29, 2024 00:33 AM EST

KUNA, Idaho (AP) — For nearly an hour, Thomas Eugene Creech lay strapped to a table in an Idaho execution chamber as medical team members poked and prodded at his arms and legs, hands and feet, trying to find a vein through which they could end his life. After eight attempts...

New comedy series 'The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin' stands and delivers

Feb. 28, 2024 23:00 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Noel Fielding trades pastry for pistols in the new mouthful of a TV series “The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin,” a swashbuckling romp that's miles from the genteel tent of “The Great British Bake Off.” The English writer, comedian and TV host...

Production manager testifies about gun oversight in fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin in 2021 rehearsal

Feb. 28, 2024 22:54 PM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A film-set manager increased oversight of firearm safety but was only partially aware of misfires in the days leading up to the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by Alec Baldwin during rehearsal for the Western movie “Rust,” jurors heard in courtroom testimony...

Man gets life in prison after pleading guilty in the sexual assaults of 4 women in their Texas homes

Feb. 28, 2024 22:27 PM EST

McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — A man was sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty in the attacks of four women who were sexually assaulted in their homes throughout the Dallas area, including three women who were alumnae of the same national Black sorority. Jeffery Lemor Wheat,...

US Rep. Lauren Boebert's son facing possible felony charges in string of vehicle break-ins

Feb. 28, 2024 21:56 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The oldest son of U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert is suspected of being part of a group of friends who used credit cards stolen from cars to make purchases at gas stations and McDonald's, according to court documents released Wednesday. Tyler Boebert, 18, was identified as a...