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Lowry takes 3-shot lead into final round in Abu Dhabi

Jan. 18, 2019 9:44 AM EST

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Shane Lowry kept up his brilliant scoring on the par-3 holes at the Abu Dhabi Championship in shooting a 5-under 67 in the third round to extend his lead to three strokes on Friday. For the third straight day, the Irishman made birdie on the each of the short Nos. 7,...

Norway investigates supermarket stabbing as terror attack

Jan. 18, 2019 9:29 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Police in Norway say the stabbing of a woman in a supermarket is being investigated as a terror attack. Benedicte Bjornland, the head of Norway's domestic intelligence agency, says a suspect arrested after the assault told investigators he wanted to kill several people and that...

Congress to probe report that Trump directed lawyer to lie

Jan. 18, 2019 9:04 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic chairmen of two House committees pledged Friday to investigate a report that President Donald Trump directed his personal attorney to lie to Congress about negotiations over a real estate project in Moscow during the 2016 election. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam...

The Latest: UN: 34 killed in Congo since vote results issued

Jan. 18, 2019 8:45 AM EST

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The Latest on Congo's disputed presidential election (all times local): 2:40 p.m. The U.N. human rights office says at least 34 people have been killed in Congo since disputed provisional election results were announced on Jan. 10. Spokeswoman Ravina Shamdasani tells reporters in...

The Latest: Colombian authorities arrest suspect for attack

Jan. 18, 2019 8:35 AM EST

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the car bombing in Bogota (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Colombian authorities say a suspect has been arrested for his alleged role in Thursday's car bombing at a police academy that killed 21 people. Chief Prosecutor Nestor Martinez said that in intercepted phone...

The Latest: 5 suspected in Kenya attack appear in court

Jan. 18, 2019 8:33 AM EST

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on this week's Nairobi attack (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Five people accused of involvement in this week's extremist attack on a Nairobi hotel complex have appeared in court, and prosecutors say there has been progress in the investigation. Director of public prosecutions...

Police: 150 pounds of pot found in bags at Tennessee airport

Jan. 18, 2019 7:35 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say two men were caught at the Nashville International Airport with more than 150 pounds of marijuana in their suitcases. News outlets report 40-year-old Trung Tiey, of Philadelphia, and 56-year-old Tihn Tran, of Murphy, Texas, were arrested Tuesday on felony...

Zimbabwe in 'total internet shutdown' amid violent crackdown

Jan. 18, 2019 7:25 AM EST

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe on Friday faced a "total internet shutdown," a media group said, after a days-long violent crackdown on people protesting a dramatic fuel price increase. Badly injured people streamed into a hospital in the capital after alleged assaults by security forces. "Our country is...

Woman killed was on date with man suspected of manslaughter

Jan. 18, 2019 7:05 AM EST

BEND, Ore. (AP) — Deschutes County officials say a woman killed by gunfire Saturday in a Bend apartment and the man arrested in connection with her death were on a first date when she was killed. The Bulletin reports 36-year-old Alan Porciello remains in jail, indicted on charges manslaughter and unlawful...

Child porn probe yields bestiality charges for Georgia pair

Jan. 18, 2019 6:43 AM EST

PELHAM, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a child pornography investigation led to bestiality charges for a Georgia couple. WALB-TV reports that 40-year-old Michael Scott King and 42-year-old Tina Marie King were arrested Thursday after federal investigators and Pelham police searched their home. Police Chief...