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Police raise security around Hong Kong after night clashes

Nov. 13, 2019 12:06 AM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — Police increased security around Hong Kong and its university campuses Wednesday as they braced for more violence after sharp clashes overnight with anti-government protesters. Many subway and rail stations were closed after the protesters blocked commutes and vandalized trains. Classes...

Prosecutor: Messages show teen plotted SC school shooting

Nov. 12, 2019 6:17 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Prosecutors who want a teen to serve a lifelong prison sentence for killing a first-grader on a South Carolina school playground showed a judge cellphone videos and messages Tuesday that they say demonstrate he planned the crime. Jesse Osborne pleaded guilty last year to two counts of...

The Latest: Teen in school shooting charged with escape

Nov. 12, 2019 5:05 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a teen in a South Carolina school shooting (all times local): 5:05 p.m. An official says a teen facing 30 years to life in prison for killing a first-grader on a South Carolina school's playground was charged with escape last month. A jail investigator...

Supreme Court lets Sandy Hook shooting lawsuit go forward

Nov. 12, 2019 2:19 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Tuesday that a survivor and relatives of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting can pursue their lawsuit against the maker of the rifle used to kill 26 people. The justices rejected an appeal from Remington Arms, which argued it should be shielded by a...

The Latest: Industry group confident gun-maker will win suit

Nov. 12, 2019 12:44 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Supreme Court allowing a lawsuit to move forward against the maker of the rifle used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting (all times local): 12:35 p.m. A leading gun industry group says it believes the U.S. Supreme Court should have reviewed and dismissed a...

Tear gas and fires: Hong Kong protests from morning to night

Nov. 12, 2019 11:19 AM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong battled police on multiple fronts Tuesday, from major disruptions during the morning rush hour to a late-night standoff at a prominent university, as the 5-month-old anti-government movement takes an increasingly violent turn. Gasoline bombs and fires lit up the...

Supreme Court will let lawsuit go forward against gun-maker over Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting

Nov. 12, 2019 9:33 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court will let lawsuit go forward against gun-maker over Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting.

Substitute teacher fired after student beating goes viral

Nov. 11, 2019 10:46 PM EST

KYLE, Texas (AP) — A substitute teacher has been fired and charged with aggravated assault following the beating of a 15-year-old female high school student in an incident captured on video. Tiffani Shadell Lankford is free on $10,000 bond after her arrest Friday afternoon. If convicted of the...

Balanced attack helps Yale rout Oberlin College 94-37

Nov. 8, 2019 9:52 PM EST

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Paul Atkinson tossed in 12 points on 5-of-7 shooting and Azar Swain scored 11 as Yale routed Division III member Oberlin College 94-37 on Friday night. Jordan Bruner added eight rebounds and blocked three shots for the Bulldogs (2-0). Thirteen of 14 players scored for Yale. Starting...

NY Governor: Students' plot to attack school foiled

Nov. 8, 2019 5:37 PM EST

Three middle-school students have been charged with plotting to kill multiple people at their upstate New York school with guns and explosives, authorities said Friday. The Albion Middle School students were arrested Thursday after investigators determined a threat that started on an online gaming app was...