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Kentucky school system gets extra security post-threats

Oct. 22, 2018 8:05 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky school system says state and local authorities are providing extra security following the arrest of a man who state police say made "credible and imminent" threats. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the Anderson County school district will have extra security throughout...

Philippine court rejects Duterte bid to have critic arrested

Oct. 22, 2018 7:27 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine court on Monday rejected a petition by President Rodrigo Duterte's administration to have his fiercest critic in the Senate arrested, in a legal setback for Duterte that the senator called a victory for democracy. Regional Trial Court Judge Andres Bartolome Soriano...

Top ex-Albanian official arrested on suspicion of corruption

Oct. 21, 2018 2:32 PM EDT

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian police say that a former head of the prison department has been arrested on suspicion of corruption. Authorities announced the arrest of Arben Cuko in a statement on Sunday. Cuko, who previously was head of the National Guard and also is an ex-lawmaker of the governing...

Trump: Saudi arrests in Khashoggi death 'a good first step'

Oct. 20, 2018 8:49 AM EDT

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday called Saudi Arabia's announcement that suspects are in custody in the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi a "good first step" and said he would work with Congress on a U.S. response. The president spoke to the media at a defense roundtable...

Trump: Saudi arrests in Khashoggi death a 'good first step'

Oct. 19, 2018 11:12 PM EDT

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday called Saudi Arabia's announcement that suspects are in custody in the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi a "good first step" and said he would work with Congress on a U.S. response. The president spoke to the media at a defense roundtable...

The Latest: Trump: I do find Saudi explanation credible

Oct. 19, 2018 9:20 PM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who vanished after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul earlier this month (all times local): 4:15 a.m. Asked whether he thought Saudi Arabia's explanation for the death of Jamal Khashoggi...

Trump says he wants to talk to Saudi crown prince before next steps, calls it 'very important' that they made arrests

Oct. 19, 2018 8:49 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump says he wants to talk to Saudi crown prince before next steps, calls it 'very important' that they made arrests.

2 arrested, Proud Boys probed after brawl outside GOP club

Oct. 19, 2018 8:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The founder of a far-right group said Friday he was arranging the surrender of members wanted by police in connection with a New York City street brawl after a speech he gave last week. Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes told The New York Times said he expects the rest of the group's wanted...

7 linked to prostitution case involving Georgia university

Oct. 19, 2018 7:34 PM EDT

MACON, Ga. (AP) — Georgia prosecutors have issued seven arrest warrants in a prostitution case linked to Fort Valley State University. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports prosecutors said Friday that warrants were issued earlier this week for former FVSU executive assistant to the president Alecia...

Man arrested in threats to The Oklahoman newspaper

Oct. 19, 2018 7:14 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A man has been arrested on suspicion of making threats against the largest daily newspaper in Oklahoma City. The Oklahoman reports that 41-year-old Robert Cameron Brewer was arrested Wednesday on a complaint of threatening to kill by use of explosive. The threats came Monday in a...