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Weapons charges dropped in 2018 raid on family compound in desert that turned up child's remains

Sep. 21, 2023 21:44 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Two firearms charges were dismissed Thursday amid preparations for a trial against an extended family arrested in a 2018 law enforcement raid on a ramshackle desert compound in northern New Mexico and the discovery of a young boy's decomposed body. The changes...

A British ex-soldier pleads not guilty to escaping from a London prison

Sep. 21, 2023 08:27 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A former soldier who allegedly snuck out of a London prison by strapping himself under a food delivery truck has pleaded not guilty to escaping custody. Daniel Khalife, 21, appeared at London's Central Criminal Court on Thursday by video link from the high-security...

Prosecutors seek life in prison for man who opened fire on New York City subway train, injuring 10

Sep. 20, 2023 21:02 PM EDT

Federal prosecutors have recommended life sentences for the man who opened fire on a crowded Brooklyn subway train last year, injuring 10 people. In a memo addressed to leading Judge William F. Kuntz II on Wednesday, prosecutors said there was overwhelming evidence that shows Frank...

Court sentences main suspects in Belgium's deadliest peacetime attack to 20-year to life terms

Sep. 16, 2023 08:15 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — A Belgian court on Friday sentenced five men to sentences ranging from 20 years to life in prison on charges of terrorist murder in connection with 2016 suicide bombings that killed 32 people and wounded hundreds at Brussels airport and a busy subway station, the country’s...

Man is charged with threatening UAW President Shawn Fain on the eve of its strike against automakers

Sep. 15, 2023 16:40 PM EDT

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A mid-Michigan man has been charged with sending threatening text messages to United Auto Workers President Shawn Fain on the eve of the union's strike against Detroit’s three automakers, a prosecutor said Friday. Zachary David White, 31, of Davison Township,...

Harris, DeSantis and Giuliani are among politicians marking Sept. 11 terror attacks at ground zero

Sep. 11, 2023 20:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris, Republican presidential candidate and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani joined New York politicians and mourners at a 9/11 memorial ceremony at ground zero Monday. The bipartisan group of politicians...

Man charged with aiding Whitmer kidnap plot says he should have called police

Sep. 11, 2023 17:38 PM EDT

A man charged with assisting the leaders of a plan to kidnap Michigan's governor denied any role Monday but conceded he should have contacted police when talk turned to obtaining explosives. “It seemed to be getting serious,” William Null, 41, told jurors in a northern Michigan...

Sept. 11 anniversary ceremony at ground zero begins with tolling bell, moment of silence, 22 years after terror attacks

Sep. 11, 2023 08:51 AM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Sept. 11 anniversary ceremony at ground zero begins with tolling bell, moment of silence, 22 years after terror attacks.

Escaped prisoner may have used bedsheets to strap himself to a truck, UK prosecutor says

Sep. 11, 2023 07:20 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A former British soldier who escaped from prison may have sneaked out by using bedsheets to strap himself to the bottom of a food delivery truck, prosecutors said Monday. Daniel Abed Khalife, 21, was arrested while he was cycling on a canal towpath in west London on...

Sri Lanka's president will appoint a committee to probe allegations of complicity in 2019 bombings

Sep. 10, 2023 09:23 AM EDT

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s president said Sunday he will appoint a committee chaired by a retired Supreme Court judge to investigate allegations made in a British television report that the South Asian country’s intelligence was complicit in the 2019 Easter Sunday bombings that...