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FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2019 file photo security stand outside the main gate at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii. A live mortar round was found in a vehicle late Tuesday at a gate to the sprawling Pearl Harbor military base, shutting down the base for hours and leading three people to be taken into custody, military officials said Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. A base spokesman said that he doesn't know what the trio planned to do or where they wanted to go. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File)

3 who brought mortar round to gate at Pearl Harbor released

Jan. 15, 2020 5:21 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — A mortar round was found in a vehicle at a gate to the sprawling Pearl Harbor military base, shutting down the base for hours and leading three people to be taken into custody, military officials said Wednesday. It's not clear what the trio planned to do or where they wanted to go when...

Arkansas judge orders officer who shot motorist reinstated

Jan. 2, 2020 7:17 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas judge on Thursday ordered the city of Little Rock to reinstate a police officer who was fired for fatally shooting a black motorist. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox reversed the Little Rock Civil Service Commission's ruling upholding the termination of Officer...

This undated handout photo provided by Poland's Supreme Audit Office shows an official photograph of the office's president, Marian Banas. Poland's ruling right-wing party begins its second term caught up in a crisis over Banas, who faces allegations of wrongdoing but refuses to resign and cannot easily be removed from his job. (Marek Brzeziński/Supreme Audit Office via AP)

Polish govt hostage to compromised official who won't go

Dec. 23, 2019 2:40 AM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s right-wing ruling party has seen the start of its second term hijacked by the country's chief auditor, who is suspected of financial wrongdoing but refuses to resign and cannot easily be removed from his job. Marian Banas, 64, is the appointed president of the...

This undated handout photo provided by Darryn Frost shows a picture of Frost in Britain. A mysterious figure who used a rare narwhal tusk to help subdue a knife-wielding extremist on London Bridge last month has been identified as a civil servant in Britain's Justice Ministry. Darryn Frost ended his silence Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019 telling Britain's Press Association that he and others reacted instinctively when Usman Khan started stabbing people at a prison rehabilitation program at a hall next to the bridge on Nov. 29. (Darryn Frost via AP)

Hero who used narwhal tusk to stop UK attack praises victims

Dec. 21, 2019 1:37 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — A mysterious figure who used a rare narwhal tusk to help subdue a knife-wielding extremist on London Bridge last month has been identified as a civil servant in Britain's Justice Ministry. Darryn Frost broke his silence Saturday, telling Britain's Press Association that he and others reacted...

Rio de Janeiro mayor halts all payments amid budget crunch

Dec. 17, 2019 2:21 PM EST

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro Mayor Marcelo Crivella has suspended municipal treasury payments in the midst of a year-end budget crunch caused by debts for salaries of medical professionals. The measure halts all payments, including for suppliers and year-end salaries for municipal civil servants....

Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Michelle M. Keller, left, gives the oath of office to Andy Beshear to become Kentucky's governor in Frankfort, Ky., early Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. Holding the Bible is Beshear's wife, Britainy. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, Pool)

Kentucky's new governor reorganizes school board on day one

Dec. 10, 2019 6:10 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Delivering on a campaign promise to teachers who helped elect him, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear used his first day in office Tuesday to overhaul the state school board. In his inaugural address outside the state Capitol, the new Democratic governor proclaimed his support for public...

This photo taken from video provided by WEAR-TV shows emergency responders near the Naval Air Base Station in Pensacola, Fla., Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.  The US Navy is confirming that an active shooter and one other person are dead after gunfire at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola. Area hospital representatives tell The Associated Press that at least 11 people were hospitalized. The base remains locked down amid a huge law enforcement response.   (WEAR-TV via AP)

Saudi student opens fire at Florida Naval base, killing 3

Dec. 6, 2019 9:29 PM EST

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — An aviation student from Saudi Arabia opened fire in a classroom at the Naval Air Station Pensacola on Friday morning, killing three people in an attack the Saudi government quickly condemned and that U.S. officials were investigating for possible links to terrorism. The assault,...

Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., joined at left by Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., listens to testimony from legal scholars during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the constitutional grounds for the impeachment of President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

10 Things to Know for Today

Dec. 5, 2019 6:30 AM EST

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. CONSTITUTIONAL EXPERTS MAKE IMPEACHMENT CASE Legal scholars testify that Trump’s attempts to have Ukraine investigate Democratic rivals are grounds for impeachment, yet an expert called by...

Security stands guard outside the main gate at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, in Hawaii, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. A shooting at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard in Hawaii left at least one person injured Wednesday, military and hospital officials said. Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam spokesman Charles Anthony confirmed that there was an active shooting at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)

Sailor kills 2 civilians, self at Pearl Harbor shipyard

Dec. 5, 2019 1:41 AM EST

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — An active duty U.S. sailor whose submarine was docked at Pearl Harbor opened fire on three civilian employees Wednesday, killing two and then taking his own life just days before dignitaries and veterans descend on the base for the 78th anniversary of the Japanese attack. The...

FILE - In this March 10, 2012, file photo, labor groups and others rally in front of the state capitol building in Madison, Wis., in an effort to recall then-Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. Democrats' drive to impeach President Donald Trump has a parallel in Wisconsin, where angry liberals took aim at Gov. Scott Walker in 2012 after he eviscerated public employee unions. Their recall attempt energized partisans on both sides, but ultimately backfired when it failed to persuade moderates to kick the Republican Walker out of office early. (Craig Schreiner/Wisconsin State Journal via AP, File)

Trump impeachment drive has similarities to Wisconsin recall

Nov. 29, 2019 6:19 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A divisive leader drove the opposition to extreme measures. The political climate was toxic — with little civil debate or middle ground. The clash ended in a high-risk political showdown that captured the nation’s attention and shaped the next election. This was the 2012...