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Search on for 2nd suspect in fatal Georgia police shooting

Oct. 22, 2018 12:13 AM EDT

SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities said they are continuing the search for the second of two teenage suspects in connection with the fatal weekend shooting of a police officer near a school northeast of Atlanta. Authorities said Sunday they believe 18-year-old Tafahree Maynard fatally shot Officer Antwan...

PM formally apologizes to Australian child sex abuse victims

Oct. 22, 2018 12:12 AM EDT

SYDNEY (AP) — Prime Minister Scott Morrison delivered a formal apology on Monday to Australia's victims of child sex abuse, saying the nation must acknowledge their long, painful journey and say sorry. His emotional speech delivered in Parliament before hundreds of survivors followed the conclusions of a...

Today in History

Oct. 22, 2018 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Oct. 22, the 295th day of 2018. There are 70 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 22, 1979, the U.S. government allowed the deposed Shah of Iran to travel to New York for medical treatment — a decision that precipitated the Iran hostage crisis. On...

Charles Wang, former New York Islanders owner, dies at 74

Oct. 21, 2018 11:18 PM EDT

OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (AP) — Charles Wang, a technology company founder and former owner of the New York Islanders hockey team, died Sunday. He was 74. Wang died of lung cancer in Oyster Bay, New York, his attorney, John McEntee, said in an emailed statement. Wang "was an entrepreneur, visionary, author, and...

The Latest: Khashoggi's fiancée put under police protection

Oct. 21, 2018 10:55 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — The latest on the fallout from the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at his country's consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Turkey's official news agency says the fiancée of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi has been given 24-hour police protection. Anadolu news...

Police applicants asked to disclose if sex assault victims

Oct. 21, 2018 10:55 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland, California, police department asks officer applicants to disclose whether they have been sexually assaulted, which appears to be a rare and potentially problematic inquiry, a newspaper reported Sunday. The San Francisco Chronicle queried police in the state's 10 most...

US general shot in last week's Taliban attack

Oct. 21, 2018 10:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has confirmed that U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Smiley was shot in a Taliban attack that killed two Afghan leaders inside the Kandahar governor's compound last week. U.S. military spokesman Cmdr. Grant W. Neeley provided no other details. The Washington Post reported earlier...

Shooting at Mexico ex-cardinal's home leaves guard dead

Oct. 21, 2018 9:01 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A shooting at the Mexico City home of retired Cardinal Norberto Rivera has left an auxiliary police officer dead. The Episcopal Conference of Mexico says in a statement that the guard received a "mortal wound" in Sunday's incident. The Mexico City prosecutor's office says it is...

Authorities hunt for 2nd suspect in Georgia police shooting

Oct. 21, 2018 8:56 PM EDT

SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Two teenage suspects, including one who is still being sought by police, are facing charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a Georgia police officer who was killed while responding to a suspicious vehicle parked near a school, authorities said Sunday. Authorities said they...

Maldives' Supreme Court refuses to annul presidential vote

Oct. 21, 2018 8:42 PM EDT

MALE, Maldives (AP) — The Maldives' top court on Sunday dismissed the outgoing president's petition seeking an annulment of last month's presidential election result. The five-member Supreme Court ruled unanimously that the election was conducted within the law. No other details were immediately known. The...