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The Latest: UN chief condemns attack in Colombia

Jan. 18, 2019 3:48 PM EST

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the car bombing in Bogota (all times local): 3:30 p.m. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told reporters at U.N. headquarters that he has reiterated his strong condemnation of "the terrorist attack" in Colombia that left 21 people dead and wounded dozens of...

Feds confirm jailed Iranian TV anchor not charged with crime

Jan. 18, 2019 3:28 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials confirmed Friday that a prominent American-born anchorwoman on Iranian state television was jailed in the U.S. as a material witness and has not been charged with any crime, according to court papers. Marzieh Hashemi has appeared twice before a U.S. district judge in...

The Latest: Iranian TV journalist not accused of crime

Jan. 18, 2019 3:13 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on an Iranian TV anchor detained in the U.S. (all times local): 3:05 p.m. According to partially unsealed federal court documents, a prominent American-born anchorwoman on Iranian state television who has been jailed in the U.S. has not been accused of any crime. Marzieh...

Zimbabwe in 'total internet shutdown' amid deadly crackdown

Jan. 18, 2019 3:08 PM EST

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe imposed a "total internet shutdown" for most of Friday in what critics called an attempt to hide growing reports of a violent crackdown on protests against a dramatic fuel price increase. Badly injured people streamed into a hospital in the capital, and rights groups said...

Third man arrested in mall shooting that panicked shoppers

Jan. 18, 2019 3:07 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police have arrested a third person in connection with a gang-related shooting at a Utah mall that wounded two people and sent hundreds of panicked shoppers fleeing. Jail records show 20-year-old Flaviano Aguilar was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of riot and obstruction of justice....

Kenya court orders 6 suspects held over Nairobi hotel attack

Jan. 18, 2019 3:06 PM EST

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Canadian national and five other people suspected of helping extremist gunmen stage a deadly attack in the Kenyan capital this week appeared in court on Friday as prosecutors investigated them for suspected terror offenses. A judge ordered five of the suspects held for 30 days while...

Canada says it won't be deterred by Chinese pressure

Jan. 18, 2019 1:41 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's public safety minister said Friday that the country won't be deterred by Chinese pressure after China threatened reprisals if Huawei was banned from supplying equipment for 5G networks, highlighting the growing rift between America's neighbor and the emerging superpower. There are...

The Latest: Canada pushes for release of jailed citizens

Jan. 18, 2019 1:01 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on Canada (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Canada's ambassador to China says his message to Chinese authorities is that it's not in their interest to arrest people and use them as bargaining chips. Envoy John McCallum told reporters on Friday that his top priority is to win the...

Bulgaria makes terror financing arrests across the country

Jan. 18, 2019 12:28 PM EST

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Police in Bulgaria says they have busted a suspected terrorism financing ring and detained 43 people in raids across the country. Deputy Chief Prosecutor Ivan Geshev told reporters on Friday that one of the suspects was a Syrian citizen permanently residing in Bulgaria who allegedly...

The Latest: Zimbabwe groups say at least 12 killed in unrest

Jan. 18, 2019 12:10 PM EST

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe unrest (all times local): 7:10 p.m. A collection of Zimbabwe human rights groups says at least 12 people have been killed, at least 78 have been shot and more than 240 have faced "assault, torture, inhumane and degrading treatment" in a crackdown on protests...