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Copies of Apple Daily newspaper with front pages featuring Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai, are displayed for sale at a newsstand in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. Hong Kong police have arrested Lai and raided the publisher's headquarters, broadening their enforcement of a new security law and raising fears about press freedom in the semi-autonomous Chinese city. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Hong Kong residents buy newspaper to support free press

Aug. 11, 2020 12:50 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — Long lines of people bought up copies of the Apple Daily paper at Hong Kong newsstands Tuesday to support a free press in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. The public support came one day after police arrested the publisher of the pro-democracy paper and raided its premises in the...

Prescott man who impersonated peace officer gets prison term

Aug. 11, 2020 12:07 AM EDT

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — A Cottonwood man has been sentenced to 1 ½ years in an Arizona prison after pleading guilty to two counts of impersonating a peace officer. Prosecutors said 59-year-old David Michael Getzen called the Yavapai County jail last October claiming to be an FBI agent. In the call,...

Arrested man who died after refusing medical care identified

Aug. 11, 2020 12:06 AM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man who died at a Flagstaff hospital while in custody last month after refusing medical treatment. Coconino County Sheriff’s officials said Monday that the autopsy and cause of death still are pending for 32-year-old David Depoe. He was...

FILE - This combination of file photos provided by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office in Minnesota on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, shows Derek Chauvin, from left, J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao. Prosecutors say they may revisit the issue of audio-visual coverage of the trials of four former Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd.  Chauvin is charged with second-degree murder of Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by him and the other Minneapolis police officers on May 25. Kueng, Lane and Thao have been charged with aiding and abetting Chauvin. (Hennepin County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Police body camera video of Floyd arrest released to public

Aug. 11, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Police camera video of Minneapolis officers arresting George Floyd was released to the public Monday and is available for publication. The footage became available Monday after a Hennepin County judge ordered it released. News organizations including The Associated Press had already...

FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2020, file photo, a woman wearing a face mask walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo.  Shares advanced in Asia on Tuesday, Aug. 11, extending another rally that took the S&P 500 to within striking distance of its all-time high set in February. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)

Asian shares extend rally; S&P 500 within 1% of record

Aug. 10, 2020 11:00 PM EDT

Shares advanced in Asia on Tuesday, extending another rally that took the S&P 500 to within striking distance of its all-time high set in February. Japan’s Nikkei 225 added 1.6% and Hong Kong gained more than 2% in early trading, even as the tally of confirmed new coronavirus cases worldwide topped 20...

Volunteers help clean up the parking lot outside a Best Buy store, Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, after vandals struck overnight in the Lincoln Park neighborhood in Chicago. Chicago’s police commissioner says more than 100 people were arrested following a night of looting and unrest that left several officers injured and caused damage in the city’s upscale Magnificent Mile shopping district and other parts of the city. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Hundreds ransack downtown Chicago businesses after shooting

Aug. 10, 2020 8:52 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Hundreds of people descended on downtown Chicago early Monday following a police shooting on the city's South Side, with vandals smashing the windows of dozens of businesses and making off with merchandise, cash machines and anything else they could carry, police said. Police Superintendent...

Border Patrol agent in Arizona accused of drug trafficking

Aug. 10, 2020 8:25 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent assigned to the Tucson Sector Ajo Border Patrol Station has been accused of drug trafficking, authorities said Monday. Federal prosecutors said 53-year-old Carlos Victor Passapera Pinott of Buckeye was arrested Sunday on suspicion of multiple counts of...

FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2020, file photo, Demetria Hester reacts to verdicts of guilty on all twelve counts at the Jeremy Christian trial in Portland, Ore. One of the protesters arrested in Portland, Oregon early Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, is a Black woman who was assaulted by a white supremacist in a high-profile case three years ago and who now leads a group of

Hate crime victim arrested at protest won't be prosecuted

Aug. 10, 2020 7:48 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Black woman who became a leading activist in the Black Lives Matter movement after she was assaulted by a white supremacist three years ago won't be charged after her arrest early Monday fueled anger among protest leaders in Portland, Oregon, authorities said. Demetria Hester, 46,...

22 arrested in Austin during another weekend of protests

Aug. 10, 2020 7:06 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Twenty-two people were arrested over two nights of demonstrations in Austin to protest law enforcement handling of a protester's shooting death at a previous demonstration, police said Monday. Most of the arrests happened Sunday in front of the Austin police headquarters, where 18...

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko walks after voting at a polling station with a Belarusian national flag on the left, during the presidential election in Minsk, Belarus, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. Belarusians are voting on whether to grant incumbent president Alexander Lukashenko a sixth term in office, extending his 26-years rule, following a campaign marked by unusually strong demonstrations by opposition supporters. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

Protester dies in clashes after disputed Belarus vote

Aug. 10, 2020 6:07 PM EDT

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — A protester died amid clashes between police and thousands of people gathered for a second straight night Monday in Belarus after official results from weekend elections — dismissed by the opposition as a sham — gave an overwhelming victory to authoritarian President...