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Iraqi president in Mosul after sinking of ferry killed 94

Mar. 22, 2019 4:50 AM EDT

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's president has rushed to the northern city of Mosul and is holding meetings with security officials there over the sinking of a ferry in the Tigris River that killed 94 people. President Barham Saleh's visit came as search teams were trying to find more bodies after the ferry,...

Ex-President Temer arrested in Brazil on corruption charges

Mar. 21, 2019 9:25 PM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Former Brazilian President Michel Temer was arrested Thursday on corruption charges, a dramatic development in a sprawling graft probe that has roiled Latin America's largest nation and shows no sign of slowing. Judge Marcelo Bretas issued an arrest order for the ex-president as well...

ACLU: Black man detained while moving into own Kansas home

Mar. 21, 2019 7:07 PM EDT

The Kansas chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union on Thursday asked state officials to investigate after a black man was detained by police while moving into his home, then allegedly harassed for weeks and blocked by the police chief from filing a racial bias complaint with the department. Karle Robinson,...

Venezuelan opposition aide is seized, US and allies protest

Mar. 21, 2019 7:07 PM EDT

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's top aide was taken away in the middle of the night by masked intelligence agents who broke down his door early Thursday, drawing condemnation from the United States and other countries pushing to oust President Nicolas Maduro. Washington...

Judge delays sentencing in Chicago bomb plot

Mar. 21, 2019 6:52 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A judge has delayed sentencing a man who is accused of plotting to bomb a Chicago bar after lawyers said the government withheld evidence that would have helped his defense. Adel Daoud's lawyers say transcripts of phone calls show the case against the man was a "set-up." The calls, which...

US military vet recounts arrests in Haiti to AP

Mar. 21, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — An American security contractor at the center of a mysterious case roiling Haitian politics says that he and a group of fellow veterans were sent to Haiti on a mission to protect a businessman signing a more than $50 million contract at the country's central bank. Chris Osman,...

Facing arrest warrant, candidate delays return to Guatemala

Mar. 21, 2019 3:20 PM EDT

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Presidential hopeful and former chief prosecutor Thelma Aldana will not immediately return to Guatemala after a warrant was issued for her arrest, she said in interviews with local media Thursday. Aldana, who has been in neighboring El Salvador since Monday, said in brief comments to...

5 compound suspects plead not guilty to terror charges

Mar. 21, 2019 3:11 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Five people arrested at a ramshackle New Mexico compound where one of the suspect's sons was found dead pleaded not guilty Thursday to federal terrorism-related charges and other counts that their attorneys say the group would not be facing if they weren't Muslims. The two men and...

Police: Vols DB George Jr. arrested for punching officer

Mar. 21, 2019 2:55 PM EDT

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Tennessee defensive back Kenneth George Jr. has been arrested for allegedly punching a police officer on the side of the head. The 22-year-old George is facing felony charges of battery on an officer and resisting an officer with violence and misdemeanor charges of resisting an...

The Latest: 5 suspects plead not guilty to terror counts

Mar. 21, 2019 1:34 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the court appearances of five former residents of a remote New Mexico compound (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Five people arrested at a New Mexico compound where a 3-year-old boy was found dead have pleaded not guilty to new federal charges. The charges include a...