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Norway police: Suspected mosque gunman's sister shot 4 times

Sep. 17, 2019 4:09 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian police say the teenage stepsister of a man suspected of an attempted terrorist attack on a mosque was shot three times in the head and once in the chest by a .22-caliber rifle that was later found in his car. Oslo police told Norwegian news agency NTB that an autopsy...

Hong Kong festival marked with pro-democracy messages

Sep. 13, 2019 11:42 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of Hong Kong people carried lanterns with pro-democracy messages and formed human chains on two of the city's peaks during mid-autumn festival celebrations Friday night, sustaining months-long protests for democratic reforms in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Activists and...

Norway reports landslide risk on southern mountain

Sep. 5, 2019 6:06 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A mountain range in southern Norway is in serious danger of landslides after overnight rain and snowfall, Norwegian authorities said Thursday. Norway's Water Resources and Energy Directorate announced its assessment Thursday about the Mannen mountains, 350 kilometers (215 miles)...

Recharging electric scooter sparks blaze in Norway apartment

Aug. 29, 2019 4:12 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Firefighters in Norway are warning against recharging electric scooters indoors after a battery started a fire that tore through an apartment south of Oslo. Hans-Otto Schjerven, head of the Vestfold Fire Department, says rechargeable lithium batteries can cause "fires that are...

Suspect in Norway mosque attack smirks in court appearance

Aug. 12, 2019 3:02 PM EDT

A Norwegian man suspected of killing his stepsister and then storming an Oslo mosque with guns appeared in court Monday with a smirk on his bruised face as evidence grew that he sought to emulate attacks by white supremacists in the U.S. and New Zealand. Security experts believe Philip Manshaus is the latest...

The Latest: Norway has had 'vague' tip on mosque shooter

Aug. 12, 2019 8:38 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Latest on Saturday's mosque shooting in Oslo, Norway (all times local): 2:30 p.m. The head of Norway's domestic security agency says officials had received a "vague" tip a year ago about the suspected gunman in Saturday's Oslo mosque shooting, but it was not sufficient to act...

Norway: Alleged mosque gunman suspect in stepsister's death

Aug. 11, 2019 3:42 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — A shooting at a mosque in Norway is being investigated as an attempted terrorist attack and the alleged gunman also is a suspect in his younger stepsister's slaying, police in the Norwegian capital said Sunday. A man in his 20s was taken into custody after the shooting inside the Al-Noor...

Norway: Police report 1 shot, injured at mosque outside Olso

Aug. 10, 2019 12:13 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Norwegian police say one person has been shot and lightly injured at a mosque in a western suburb of the capital, Oslo. The Oslo Police Department said on Twitter that the shooting took place Saturday afternoon in Baerum. It said a suspect was in custody and no one else is thought to have...

Reports: Plane carrying Pink's crew crash lands in Denmark

Aug. 6, 2019 8:24 AM EDT

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Danish media are reporting that a small aircraft carrying the management team for the American singer Pink crash landed and burst into flames in Denmark. No one was hurt. Danish police on Tuesday confirmed that the incident took place Monday night, though they did not mention Pink by name....