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Egyptian ex-lawmaker goes missing, may have been detained

Oct. 17, 2018 12:19 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — A former Egyptian lawmaker went missing nearly three weeks ago and may have been detained by security forces, his wife said in a request sent to authorities seeking information about her husband's whereabouts — the latest reported incident to highlight worrying incarceration practices....

Pakistani police: Suspected drug dealer's sons kill reporter

Oct. 17, 2018 12:10 PM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police say the sons of a suspected drug dealer arrested in the country's northwest have killed a local reporter who wrote about their father's case. Wajid Ali, a police official in Haripur district, says Sohail Khan was gunned down because of his article in the Kay-2 newspaper...

Driver opens fire on North Carolina trooper, killing him

Oct. 17, 2018 12:02 PM EDT

WHITEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A driver opened fire on a North Carolina state trooper during a traffic stop early Wednesday, killing the 11-year Highway Patrol veteran, authorities said. The suspect was arrested after a chase. Around 12:15 a.m., the trooper stopped the white pickup truck on suspicion of speeding...

The Latest: Residents return to devastated Mexico Beach

Oct. 17, 2018 11:29 AM EDT

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Michael (all times local): 11:25 a.m. Residents of hard-hit Mexico Beach are returning home for the first time since Hurricane Michael to see homes devastated by wind and water and pieces of their lives scattered across the Florida sand. Nancy Register...

German woman who married IS fighter faces terrorism charges

Oct. 17, 2018 10:55 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Federal prosecutors say they've arrested a 46-year-old German woman on terrorism charges as she attempted to return to the country after marrying an Islamic State fighter and living in Iraqi homes seized by the extremist group. Mine K., whose last name wasn't provided in line with German...

UK police arrest 8 in trafficking probe with ties to Romania

Oct. 17, 2018 8:44 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — London police have arrested eight people suspected of being part of an international human trafficking gang with ties to Romania. Police said Wednesday the five men and three women were arrested in east London Tuesday by the Modern Slavery and Kidnap Unit. They are being questioned. Police...

3 Myanmar journalists in court over story gov't calls false

Oct. 17, 2018 5:19 AM EDT

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Three detained journalists appeared in a Myanmar court on Wednesday to face charges filed against them by the Yangon regional government, which alleges a story they published was false. An increasing number of journalists have been arrested and jailed for their work under Myanmar's...

Georgia police investigating arrest of black preteen rapper

Oct. 17, 2018 4:06 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Police in Georgia are investigating the arrest of a black preteen rapper by a white off-duty officer. News outlets report Cobb Police Chief Mike Register says the department launched a probe Tuesday into the October arrest, which was partly captured on video and posted online. Register says...

Louisville player charged with threat to kill girlfriend

Oct. 16, 2018 8:58 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville football player Kemari Averett was charged Tuesday with putting a gun to his girlfriend's head and threatening to kill her. The tight end was suspended from the team. The 20-year-old sophomore remains in Louisville Metro jail on $10,000 bond after pleading not guilty and...

Large brawl results in 14 youths detained, 3 officers hurt

Oct. 16, 2018 6:10 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say more than a dozen young people were detained after a large brawl in north Philadelphia in which three officers were injured. A police spokesman says officers were called to the Hunting Park neighborhood after the fight was reported outside a McDonald's fast-food restaurant....