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Jamaican cleric convicted in NY state terrorism trial

Jan. 26, 2023 20:26 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A Jamaican cleric accused of recruiting support for the Islamic State group was convicted Thursday of state terrorism charges after being extradited to New York City following an undercover New York Police Department sting that went international. Abdullah el-Faisal...

Central American gangs raising fears in southern Mexico

Jan. 25, 2023 08:24 AM EST

TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — With threatening phone calls, burned minibuses and at least three drivers shot to death, street gangs more closely associated with Central America are imposing their brand of terror-based extortion on public transportation drivers in southern Mexico. ...

Indian court grants extradition for Australia murder suspect

Jan. 24, 2023 07:27 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — A court in New Delhi on Tuesday approved an extradition request for the prime suspect in the killing of a woman on an Australian beach four years ago. Rajwinder Singh, who is of Indian origin, was arrested in November on the outskirts of the Indian capital. His...

Colombia extradites to US brother of powerful left lawmaker

Jan. 19, 2023 14:21 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Colombia on Thursday extradited to the U.S. the brother of powerful leftist senator on charges that he conspired with dissident guerrillas to smuggle huge quantities of cocaine. A handcuffed Álvaro Córdoba was handed to agents from the U.S. Drug Enforcement...

Israel deports Italian activist arrested in West Bank raid

Jan. 18, 2023 03:11 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel deported an Italian activist to Italy after security forces detained her during a raid in the occupied West Bank, Israeli authorities said Tuesday, accusing her of having links to a Palestinian militant group. The Israeli military arrested Stefania...

Searchers for missing Oklahoma girl find remains of child

Jan. 17, 2023 17:46 PM EST

Authorities searching for the body of a missing 4-year-old Oklahoma girl have found the remains of a child, but have not yet identified them as Athena Brownfield, who authorities say was beaten to death Christmas night, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said Tuesday. “The...

CIA chief in rare visit to Libya, meets Tripoli-based PM

Jan. 12, 2023 15:21 PM EST

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — The CIA chief has met with one of Libya's rival prime ministers, the government in the country's capital of Tripoli said Thursday. It was a rare visit by a senior U.S. official to the war-torn country, currently split between two rival administrations. The...

NATO chief confident Nordic pair will join despite holdups

Jan. 10, 2023 08:01 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg expressed confidence Tuesday that Finland and Sweden will join the military alliance, just days after the government in Stockholm said it had done all it could to satisfy Turkey’s reservations about its membership. Alarmed...

Alleged Eritrean people smuggler appears in Dutch court

Jan. 10, 2023 07:38 AM EST

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An Eritrean man accused of involvement in a brutal migrant smuggling network appeared at a pretrial hearing in the Netherlands on Tuesday, as prosecutors told judges that they will also seek the extradition of the network's alleged ringleader, who was captured...

Pilot's lawyer says US extradition attempt is 'political'

Jan. 10, 2023 00:24 AM EST

SYDNEY (AP) — The U.S has accused a former military pilot of illegally training Chinese military pilots, and is trying to extradite him from Australia. But the pilot's lawyer says his client has been unfairly singled out because of the current geopolitical struggle between the...