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Security breach at Wisconsin National Guard unit; 3 arrested

Oct. 15, 2018 7:55 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A vehicle smashed into a security gate at a Wisconsin Air National Guard unit and a security officer fired a gun, prompting a lockdown and leading to the arrest of three people. The Guard says no one was injured in the security breach and shooting at the 128th Air Refueling Wing in...

Man arrested for showing off exotic animals at convention

Oct. 15, 2018 12:16 AM EDT

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — Police say they've seized an alligator, a python and tarantulas from a Rhode Island man who was charging people to take pictures with the creatures at a comic book convention in Massachusetts. Framingham police confiscated the animals and arrested the 41-year-old Warwick, Rhode...

Nicaraguan activists detained in government crackdown

Oct. 14, 2018 7:17 PM EDT

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A Nicaraguan human rights group says two activists were forced off a plane for questioning by government officials in Managua amid rising tensions and detentions of dozens of anti-government protesters. The non-governmental Nicaraguan Center for Human Rights said Sunday that...

No arrest, but prosecutor looking at gunfire by ex-officer

Oct. 14, 2018 4:19 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A district attorney in Louisiana is examining the case of a Baton Rouge police officer who was fired after shooting at a motorist. Police said they found no probable cause to arrest former officer Yuseff Hamadeh, who was with the department for two years. District Attorney Hillar...

Iran arrests member of military over deadly Ahvaz attack

Oct. 14, 2018 2:33 PM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's official IRNA news agency is saying that authorities have detained a member of the military over the September attack on a military parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz that killed 24 people. The Sunday report quotes judiciary spokesman Gholamhossin Mohseni Ejehi as saying...

Yazidi man accused of Germany honor killing arrested in Iraq

Oct. 14, 2018 1:26 PM EDT

DOHUK, Iraq (AP) — Kurdish Iraqi police forces say they have arrested a Yazidi man accused of killing his cousin in Germany after she refused to marry him. Lt. Col. Hayman Suliman says police arrested 24-year-old Sefin Nouman Biso on Friday in the Kurdish Dohuk province in northern Iraq. Biso is being...

Gophers running back Brooks accused of domestic assault

Oct. 14, 2018 1:11 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Gophers running back Shannon Brooks has been arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor domestic assault. The Star Tribune reports the 22-year-old senior was arrested at about 1:30 a.m. Sunday in Minneapolis and was booked into the Hennepin County jail about an hour later. Police...

3 arrested in clashes following speech by far-right leader

Oct. 13, 2018 8:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Three people were arrested in New York City following violent clashes after a speech by the founder of a far-right group, and police said Saturday they were reviewing video of the clashes and could make additional arrests. The violence Friday night followed a speech by Gavin McInnes, the...

Right-wing march in London turns violent, 1 arrested

Oct. 13, 2018 12:02 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — London police have made at least one arrest at as a march by a right-wing political group turned violent in the British capital. Hundreds of supporters of the Democratic Football Lads Alliance were walking in central London on Saturday when a few started pushing the British police monitoring...

Not guilty plea entered in GE Aviation espionage case

Oct. 12, 2018 5:09 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Chinese national pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of trying to steal trade secrets from multiple U.S. aviation and aerospace companies, including GE Aviation. Defendant Yanjun Xu was also ordered by a magistrate judge to be detained before trial over the objections of Xu's...