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Followers of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr gather in Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. Thousands of supporters of an influential, radical Shiite cleric gathered Friday in central Baghdad for a rally to demand that American troops leave the country amid heightened anti-US sentiment after a drone strike ordered by Washington earlier this month killed a top Iranian general in the Iraqi capital. (AP Photo)

Iraqis rally against US troops, demanding they leave

Jan. 24, 2020 12:21 PM EST

BAGHDAD (AP) — Waving national flags and banners denouncing U.S. President Donald Trump, tens of thousands of Iraqis marched peacefully through Baghdad on Friday to demand the ouster of U.S. troops from their country in a protest organized by a populist Shiite cleric. Later Friday night, two...

Police at the scene after shots were fired in Rot Am See, Germany, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. Six people have been killed and several were injured in a shooting in the southwestern German town of Rot am See, police said Friday. A suspect has been arrested and no further suspects are believed to be at large, Aalen police said. (Sebastian Gollnow/dpa via AP)

6 killed in Germany shooting, including suspect's parents

Jan. 24, 2020 12:05 PM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Six people were killed and another two wounded in a shooting in the southwestern German town of Rot am See on Friday, police said. The suspect's parents were among the dead and the other victims also were believed to be relatives. A man called police shortly after 12:45 p.m. (1145 GMT) and...

Coroner: 13-year-old killed in suspected ‘Russian roulette'

Jan. 24, 2020 12:03 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — A 13-year-old boy died from a gunshot wound to the head possibly while playing “Russian roulette,” authorities in Georgia said. Samuel Tatum was pronounced dead at the hospital Monday after being admitted early Saturday morning, news outlets reported. Columbus police...

Governor Gretchen Whitmer speaks after Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced a lawsuit against 17 PFAS manufacturers at the Attorney General's office in Lansing, Mich., on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. Michigan sued 3M, DuPont and other companies for financial damages from contamination caused by potentially harmful “forever

Dems pick Whitmer, Escobar for Trump State of Union response

Jan. 24, 2020 11:56 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will deliver the Democratic response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on Feb. 4. Rep. Veronica Escobar of Texas will deliver the Spanish-language response. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer...

Germany: 2 teens arrested over killing of friend, parents

Jan. 24, 2020 11:03 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — German police have arrested two teenagers suspected of killing an acquaintance and his parents in Bavaria two weeks ago, authorities said Friday. Initially, authorities believed that the 21-year-old victim had shot his 64- and 60-year-old parents and then committed suicide at their home in...

Albuquerque police: Suspect wounded in exchange of gunfire

Jan. 24, 2020 11:00 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A suspect sought in an earlier shooting was shot and wounded during an exchange of gunfire with at least one Albuquerque police officer early Friday morning, police said. Police said a gun was found at the scene and that the suspect was in police custody after being treated at a...

Florida deputy fatally shoots man who fled traffic stop

Jan. 24, 2020 10:54 AM EST

A sheriff's deputy looking for a suspect who had fled two traffic stops fatally shot a man Thursday night after two men pointed guns at him, Pinellas County Sheriff's officials said. Investigators said a Clearwater police officer tried to stop a Lexus for a traffic violation at 9:07 p.m. But the driver didn't...

Fourth juvenile shot over last 5 days in Memphis

Jan. 24, 2020 10:20 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A fourth juvenile has been shot this week in Memphis, Tennessee. The 16-year-old male was taken to the hospital in critical condition early Friday morning after police responded to the shooting, The Commercial Appeal reported. Three other children have died this week from gunshot...

Driver shot in head dies at Salem hospital

Jan. 24, 2020 10:07 AM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A driver who was shot in the head Tuesday in East Salem has died, deputies said. Twenty-one-year-old Eduardo Flores Rodriguez of Woodburn died at a Salem hospital Thursday, according to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. Rodriguez was one of three people shot Tuesday night. The...

Woman wounded, man killed in St. Louis County shooting

Jan. 24, 2020 10:02 AM EST

FENTON, Mo. (AP) — Police in suburban St. Louis are searching for a suspect after a man was killed and a woman injured in a double shooting inside a home. St. Louis County police responded to a report of a shooting just before 6 p.m. Thursday in Fenton. Officers found the injured woman. She was taken to a...