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After manhunt, Israel kills Palestinian behind deadly attack

Dec. 13, 2018 2:31 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli security forces tracked down a Palestinian accused of killing two Israelis and shot and killed him on Thursday, ending a two-month manhunt hours after troops killed another Palestinian wanted in a separate attack. Israeli police said Ashraf Naalweh was found armed near the West...

South Dakota tops Bellevue 78-52, loses Hagedorn for season

Dec. 12, 2018 11:11 PM EST

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Cody Kelley scored 18 points, Tyler Peterson added 17 on 8-for-10 shooting, Triston Simpson 11 with six assists and South Dakota cruised past NAIA-member Bellevue University 78-52 on Wednesday night. Kelley scored 14 points in the first half when South Dakota shot 60 percent (18 of...

Blagojevic posts career night as Hartford dumps Bryant 91-74

Dec. 12, 2018 9:33 PM EST

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — George Blagojevic had career-highs with 28 points — on 11-of-14 shooting — and 14 rebounds and Hartford beat Bryant 91-74 on Wednesday night. Blagojevic posted his second career double-double and the Hawks never trailed. Hartford led 15-12 then Jason Dunne, Travis...

SC teen pleads guilty to murder in death of father, boy

Dec. 12, 2018 8:57 PM EST

A 16-year-old pleaded guilty Wednesday to two charges of murder for fatally shooting his father in their home and a 6-year-old boy at the South Carolina elementary school he once attended. Jesse Osborne faces 30 years to life in prison without parole when he is sentenced several months from now in an extensive...

UN group slams Mexican plan to hold more suspects pending

Dec. 12, 2018 8:53 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A U.N. rights group is criticizing a proposal by Mexico's leftist Morena party to broaden the list of charges that require suspects be jailed while on trial. The bill passed last week by Mexico's Senate adds four crimes to those considered so serious that suspects can't be released on...

The Latest: France issues wanted poster for shooting suspect

Dec. 12, 2018 7:59 PM EST

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — The Latest on a shooting attack at a Christmas market in France (all times local): 8:15 French authorities have issued a wanted poster and are calling for witnesses amid a massive manhunt for the suspected shooter nearly 24 hours after a deadly attack at the Strasbourg Christmas...

4th conviction in Los Angeles murder of Chinese student

Dec. 12, 2018 7:54 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 21-year-old man was found guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder in the beating death of a University of Southern California graduate student from China. Albert Ochoa is the fourth person convicted in the 2014 attack on 24-year-old engineering student Xinran Ji. Ochoa and three others...

Brazilian couple get light sentences in grandson's abduction

Dec. 12, 2018 7:52 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — A wealthy Brazilian couple were sentenced Wednesday to minimal U.S. prison terms for helping their daughter keep her son in Brazil for the past five years in violation of the terms of her divorce to the boy's American father. Carlos Guimaraes, 68, was sentenced in Houston federal court to...

Bail reduced for mother of New Mexico infant shot in face

Dec. 12, 2018 7:50 PM EST

GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — A judge on Wednesday reduced bail for the mother of an 8-month-old girl who police say was shot in the face at a New Mexico motel. Following a hearing, New Mexico State District Judge Robert Baca decided to decrease the bond for Shayanne Nelson from $50,000 to $20,000. Nelson, 18, was...

France's Macron caught between protests, Strasbourg attack

Dec. 12, 2018 7:34 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is trying to take back control of his nation after a month of protests that caused mayhem across the country — and now a new extremist attack that's putting France on renewed terror alert. Striving to show he's responding to "yellow vest" protesters'...