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Alabama native charged in Jan. 6 insurrection denied release

Oct. 21, 2021 21:37 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alabama native whom a judge alleged was “leading the charge” during the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol was denied release Thursday in an Alaska courtroom while his case proceeds. Christian Matthew Manley then waived his right to...

US: More threats, more desperate refugees as climate warms

Oct. 21, 2021 16:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Earth's warming and resulting natural disasters are creating a more dangerous world of desperate leaders and peoples, the Biden administration said Thursday in the federal government's starkest assessments yet of security and migration challenges facing the United...

US says Guantanamo detainee can pen letter about torture

Oct. 18, 2021 12:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration says it will allow a Guantanamo Bay detainee to provide information to Polish officials about his torture in CIA custody following the 9/11 attacks. The decision from the Biden administration was included in a letter government...

Horrific delay? Norway eyes police response to arrow attack

Oct. 16, 2021 12:00 PM EDT

HELSINKI (AP) — Norway on Saturday announced it will hold an independent investigation into the actions of police and security agencies following a bow-and-arrow attack that killed five people and injured three others. Police have been criticized for reacting too slowly to contain the...

Delaware court hears appeal in Carter Page defamation suit

Oct. 13, 2021 19:07 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Delaware Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in a defamation lawsuit filed by former Donald Trump campaign operative Carter Page against the media company that includes Yahoo! and AOL and formerly owned HuffPost. Attorneys for Page, who...

Ex-CIA official to become Vermont corrections commissioner

Oct. 09, 2021 15:34 PM EDT

WATERBURY, Vt. (AP) — A former Central Intelligence Agency official is going to become the next commissioner of the Vermont Department of Corrections, Gov. Phil Scott's office announced Friday. Nicholas Deml will succeed interim Corrections Commissioner Jim Baker who...

Mississippi man gets 47 months in prison for bank robbery

Oct. 08, 2021 14:38 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for robbing a bank last year, federal prosecutors said. Richard Dewayne Jiles, 42, of Jackson, was sentenced Tuesday to 47 months in federal prison for robbing a branch of...

CIA creates working group on China as threats keep rising

Oct. 07, 2021 13:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The CIA said Thursday it will create a top-level working group on China as part of a broad U.S. government effort focused on countering Beijing’s influence. The group will become one of fewer than a dozen mission centers operated by the CIA, with...

Justices ponder detainee's rights in Guantanamo secrets case

Oct. 06, 2021 18:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday seemed skeptical of requiring the U.S. government to divulge what it says is secret information being sought by a Guantanamo Bay detainee. But in a surprising turn, several justices also raised questions about the rights of the man, who was...

Court lifts secrecy in alleged Australian espionage trial

Oct. 06, 2021 05:11 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A court agreed Wednesday to lift a shroud of secrecy from the trial of a spy's lawyer that could potentially confirm that Australia bugged East Timor's government during multibillion-dollar oil and gas negotiations. The Australian government...