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Man in Sweden suspected of conspiracy to commit terror

Aug. 15, 2019 8:24 AM EDT

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish prosecutors say a man arrested in northern Sweden who initially was suspected of planning a murder is now suspected of conspiracy to commit terrorism. In a statement, the Swedish Prosecution Authority said Thursday no further details were available pending the investigation but...

'Chrisley Knows Best' stars charged with federal tax evasion

Aug. 13, 2019 7:20 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal grand jury in Atlanta on Tuesday indicted reality television stars Todd and Julie Chrisley on charges including tax evasion, alleging among other things that they tried to hide their income from "Chrisley Knows Best" from the IRS. The 12-count indictment also accuses the pair of...

Questions swirl around Epstein's monitoring before suicide

Aug. 12, 2019 11:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — One of Jeffrey Epstein's two guards the night he hanged himself in his federal jail cell wasn't a regular correctional officer, according to people familiar with the detention center, which is now under scrutiny for what Attorney General William Barr on Monday called "serious...

The Latest: 1 of Epstein's guards not a corrections officer

Aug. 12, 2019 9:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the death of Jeffrey Epstein (all times local): 9:20 p.m. A person familiar with operations at the federal jail where Jeffrey Epstein killed himself says one of the two people guarding him the night he died wasn't a correctional officer. The person wasn't authorized to...

Epstein suicide sparks fresh round of conspiracy theories

Aug. 11, 2019 5:58 PM EDT

Jeffrey Epstein's apparent suicide Saturday morning in a federal jail launched new conspiracy theories online in a saga that has provided fodder for them for years, fueled by Epstein's ties to princes, politicians and other famous and powerful people. Online theorists Saturday quickly offered unsubstantiated...

Epstein suicide sparks fresh round of conspiracy theories

Aug. 11, 2019 10:41 AM EDT

Jeffrey Epstein's apparent suicide Saturday morning in a federal jail launched new conspiracy theories online in a saga that has provided fodder for them for years, fueled by Epstein's ties to princes, politicians and other famous and powerful people. Online theorists Saturday quickly offered unsubstantiated...

The Latest: Accuser at center of released files speaks out

Aug. 10, 2019 11:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the death of Jeffrey Epstein (all times local): 11:20 p.m. The Jeffrey Epstein accuser who filed a since-settled lawsuit against Epstein's ex-girlfriend says she's grateful he will never harm anyone again, but is angry there will be no chance he answers for his conduct....

AP Was There: Charles Manson, followers convicted of murder

Aug. 7, 2019 1:09 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Following a seven-month trial, Charles Manson and three of his followers were convicted of murder and conspiracy in the August 1969 killings of actress Sharon Tate and six others. The Associated Press is republishing the following article on the verdicts to mark the anniversary of the...

US prosecutors accuse Honduran president of drug conspiracy

Aug. 3, 2019 8:43 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — U.S. federal prosecutors have accused the Honduran government of essentially functioning as a narco-state, with the current and former presidents having received campaign contributions from cocaine traffickers in exchange for protection. A 49-page document filed in New York's southern...

Key witness against DEA agent sentenced in conspiracy case

Jul. 31, 2019 6:11 PM EDT

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The star witness in a U.S. investigation of a once-standout Drug Enforcement Administration agent was sentenced Wednesday to nearly four years in prison after implicating his longtime handler in a multimillion-dollar money-laundering conspiracy with the very Colombian cartel...