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Israeli right-wing activist Amiram Ben-Uliel arrives at a district court for a verdict in the city of Lod, Israel, Monday, May 18, 2020. An Israeli district court has convicted Ben-Uliel of murder in a 2015 arson attack that killed a Palestinian toddler and his parents. (Avshalom Sassoni/Pool Photo via AP)

Jewish extremist convicted in arson that killed Arab toddler

May. 18, 2020 5:44 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli district court on Monday convicted a Jewish extremist of murder in a 2015 arson attack that killed a Palestinian toddler and his parents, a case that had sent shock waves through Israel and helped fuel months of Israeli-Palestinian violence. The court ruled that the Jewish...

Israeli court convicts a Jewish extremist in 2015 arson attack that killed a Palestinian toddler and his parents

May. 18, 2020 2:28 AM EDT
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli court convicts a Jewish extremist in 2015 arson attack that killed a Palestinian toddler and his parents.
This photo provided by the Sullivan County, Mo., Sheriff's Office shows Makuya Kambamba who allegedly gave birth in the bathroom of a Missouri meatpacking plant and has been charged in her newborn son’s drowning death. The 28-year-old Kirksville woman was charged, Friday, May 15, 2020, with first-degree murder and several other counts in the baby’s death.  She is jailed without bond. (Sullivan County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Investigators: Woman gave birth at work, left baby to drown

May. 16, 2020 7:00 PM EDT

MILAN, Mo. (AP) — A woman who gave birth in a bathroom at a Missouri meatpacking plant was charged with murder for allegedly leaving her newborn to drown in a toilet. Makuya Kambamba, 28, of Kirksville, was jailed without bond after being charged Friday with first-degree murder and several other counts in...

A mother breastfeeds her two-day-old baby at the Ataturk Children's Hospital a day after they were rescued from a deadly attack on another maternity hospital, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, May 13, 2020. Militants stormed the Barchi National Maternity Hospital in the western part of Kabul on Tuesday, setting off an hours-long shootout with the police and killing tens of people, including two newborn babies, their mothers and an unspecified number of nurses, Afghan officials said. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

Death toll from attack on Kabul maternity clinic rises to 24

May. 13, 2020 12:04 PM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Officials on Wednesday raised the death toll from a militant attack on a maternity hospital in Kabul to 24, including mothers, nurses and two babies. A day after the shooting rampage, 20 infants were under medical observation, lying swaddled in blankets in hospital cribs....

Afghan policemen comfort a man after an attack on a maternity hospital, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, May 12, 2020. Militants stormed a maternity hospital in the western part of Kabul on Tuesday, setting off an hours-long shootout with the police and killing over a dozen people, including two newborn babies, their mothers and an unspecified number of nurses (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

Militants storm maternity clinic in Afghan capital, kill 16

May. 12, 2020 4:02 PM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Militants stormed a maternity hospital in the western part of Kabul on Tuesday, setting off an hours-long shootout with the police and killing 16 people, including two newborn babies, their mothers and an unspecified number of nurses, Afghan officials said. While the battle was...

FILE - In this May 3, 2020, file photo, clouds roll over the Supreme Court at dusk on Capitol Hill in Washington. Trump is hoping to persuade a Supreme Court with two of his appointees to keep his tax and other financial records from being turned over to lawmakers and a New York district attorney. The justices are hearing arguments by telephone Tuesday, May 12. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

5 things to know today - that aren't about the virus

May. 12, 2020 10:05 AM EDT

Your daily look at nonvirus stories in the news: 1. SUPREME COURT TAKES UP TRUMP TAX CASE Rulings against the president could lead to the campaign season release of personal financial information that Trump has kept shielded from investigators and the public. 2. WHERE TRUMP DIFFERS WITH CAMPAIGN His reelection...

Baby, toddler, 3 others killed in suburban St. Louis crash

May. 10, 2020 11:54 AM EDT

JENNINGS, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a baby, toddler and three others have been killed in a suburban St. Louis crash. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 22-year-old Travon Nelson, of Florissant, was behind the wheel of a sport utility vehicle when he went off the side of a road in Jennings around 5...

FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2016, file photo, Justin Ross Harris listens to jury selection during his trial at the Glynn County Courthouse in Brunswick, Ga. A new appeal hearing has been set for the Georgia man who was convicted of murder after his toddler son died inside a hot SUV. (Stephen B. Morton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, Pool, File)

Hearing set for Georgia man guilty in hot car death of son

May. 6, 2020 5:56 AM EDT

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man who was convicted of murder after his toddler son died inside a hot SUV will get a new hearing to appeal his case. Cobb County Superior Court Judge Mary Staley Clark will hear Justin Ross Harris’ appeal in December, nearly four years after he was convicted for...

Sex offender father charged with killing infant daughter

Apr. 23, 2020 12:58 PM EDT

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — A registered sex offender in Tennessee has been charged with child abuse and murder in the death of his infant daughter, authorities told news outlets. William Richard Shaffer, 24, was indicted Wednesday by a Sullivan County grand jury on charges of aggravated child abuse and...