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Another man is arrested in probe of Giuliani associates

Oct. 16, 2019 3:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida man wanted in a campaign finance case involving associates of Rudy Giuliani is in federal custody after flying Wednesday to Kennedy Airport in New York City to turn himself in, federal authorities said. David Correia was named in an indictment with two Giuliani associates and...

Toddler dies after being left in hot car, aunt is arrested

Oct. 16, 2019 2:49 PM EDT

DESTREHAN, La. (AP) — A Louisiana woman has been arrested after her 2-year-old niece died in a hot car where she had been left for about six hours. The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office said Wednesday that Avril Sanabria died Oct. 4. The New Orleans Advocate/The Times-Picayune reports 48-year-old Lezly...

Wisconsin boy says man strapped him to chair in basement

Oct. 16, 2019 12:09 PM EDT

SHAWANO, Wis. (AP) — An 8-year-old boy told authorities that a man who lives with him and his mother strapped him to a chair in the basement of their northeastern Wisconsin home, but that he escaped and sought help from strangers. WLUK-TV reports that police arrested 36-year-old Nathan Pogrant Monday on...

Paris says Iran has detained 2nd French researcher

Oct. 16, 2019 11:53 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Iran has been holding a second French researcher in custody for months, France's foreign ministry said Wednesday, denouncing the detention as "unacceptable" and demanding his release. The confirmation that Roland Marchal is being held in Iran — as well as his fellow-academic Fariba...

Body of missing woman found in concrete in Nevada desert

Oct. 16, 2019 11:24 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police say the body of a woman missing for five months has been found encased in concrete in the desert and that a suspect has been arrested. Authorities say the unidentified woman's remains were found in a "homemade concrete and wooden structure." Investigators believe the...

Ethnic Serb police officer arrested over killing

Oct. 16, 2019 9:37 AM EDT

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo police said Wednesday they arrested an ethnic Serb police officer over the slaying of a moderate Serb politician almost two years ago. Another officer is at large. Police spokesman Baki Kelani said the suspect and another man were arrested early Wednesday on suspicion of...

Cambodian police arrest suspects in rape of French tourist

Oct. 16, 2019 9:27 AM EDT

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Three men accused of raping a female French tourist in southern Cambodia last week have been arrested, police said Wednesday. Kampot province police chief Maj. Gen. Mao Chanmathurith said the 43-year-old woman reported that she was walking alone at 3 a.m. Friday in Kampot town...

Bulgaria arrests 6 soccer fans following racist acts

Oct. 16, 2019 8:58 AM EDT

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarian police arrested six soccer fans Wednesday and identified 15 people linked to making racist gestures, including Nazi salutes, during a European Championship qualifying match against England. Bulgarian fans also directed monkey noises at England's black players during the...

Florida man arrested in sex assault of girl met on Snapchat

Oct. 16, 2019 4:50 AM EDT

LAND O'LAKES, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man is accused of sexually abusing a 10-year-old girl he met on Snapchat. News outlets report 22-year-old Austin Wyatt Altman was arrested Saturday on charges including sexual battery on a child and violating probation. Pasco County deputies say Altman picked her up from...

Officers who stopped Christchurch shooting suspect get award

Oct. 15, 2019 11:52 PM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The two New Zealand police officers who managed to arrest a man accused of killing 51 people at two mosques were given a bravery award on Wednesday. During the attack seven months ago, the officers rammed the suspect's car off the road in the city of Christchurch and dragged...