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Wisconsin judge sentences man to nearly 20 years in connection with 2016 firebombing incident

May. 27, 2024 11:13 AM EDT

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge has sentenced a man to almost 20 years in prison in connection with a 2016 firebombing incident. Online court records show Fond du Lac County Judge Anthony Nehls sentenced 26-year-old Elliot Schneider on Friday to 18 years behind bars on...

Today in History: May 24, first night game in Major League Baseball

May. 24, 2024 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, May 24, the 145th day of 2024. There are 221 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 24, 1935, the first Major League Baseball game to be played at night took place at Cincinnati’s Crosley...

Austin police fatally shoot man seen making a bomb at a convenience store during a standoff

May. 22, 2024 09:47 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A man seen pouring lighter fluid around an Austin, Texas, convenience store and then making a homemade bomb during an hourslong standoff was fatally shot by an officer, according to police. The man, whose name was not released, was armed and had entered the...

Man kills 2 officers at police station in Malaysia in a suspected Jemaah Islamiyah attack

May. 17, 2024 08:32 AM EDT

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A man stormed a police station in Malaysia and killed two police officers early Friday in what’s being investigated as a Jemaah Islamiyah terror attack. The man also injured another officer before being shot dead. Material linked to Jemaah...

Suspected militants bomb a girl's school overnight in northwest Pakistan

May. 17, 2024 03:35 AM EDT

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Suspected militants bombed a girl's school in a former Pakistani Taliban stronghold, destroying the structure, police said Friday, although no one was hurt in the overnight attack. The attack happened in South Waziristan, a district in the Khyber...

House votes to require delivery of bombs to Israel in GOP-led rebuke of Biden policies

May. 16, 2024 20:10 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House delivered a rebuke to President Joe Biden Thursday for pausing a shipment of bombs to Israel, passing legislation that seeks to force the weapons transfer as Republicans worked to highlight Democratic divisions over the Israel-Hamas war. Seeking to...

Biden administration is moving ahead on new $1 billion arms sale to Israel, congressional aides say

May. 15, 2024 16:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has told key lawmakers it plans to move forward on a new $1 billion sale of arms and ammunition to Israel, three congressional aides say. It's the first weapons shipment to Israel to be pushed ahead since the administration put another...

Rwanda denies involvement in grenade attack blamed on Burundi rebels

May. 13, 2024 04:01 AM EDT

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Rwanda has denied claims by neighboring Burundi that it armed a rebel group that was accused of carrying out a grenade attack, as relations between the two countries continue to be strained. “We call on Burundi to solve its own internal problems and not...

Death toll in bombings at displacement camps in eastern Congo rises to at least 35

May. 10, 2024 17:58 PM EDT

GOMA, Congo (AP) — The death toll in the bombings of two camps for displaced people in eastern Congo last week rose to at least 35 Friday, with an additional two in very critical condition, a local official told The Associated Press. Éric Bwanapuwa, a lawmaker who represents Goma,...

The Biden-Netanyahu relationship is strained like never before. Can the two leaders move forward?

May. 10, 2024 13:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have long managed a complicated relationship, but they're running out of space to maneuver as their views on the Gaza war diverge and their political futures hang in the balance. Their ties have...