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Palestinians say killing caught on video was unjustified

Dec. 03, 2022 23:32 PM EST

HAWARA, West Bank (AP) — A makeshift sidewalk memorial with a Palestinian flag and a mourning notice paid tribute Saturday to a 22-year-old Palestinian whose death at the hands of an Israeli border police officer — four pistol shots from close range — was captured on widely shared amateur...

Israeli aircraft hit Gaza after rocket fire

Dec. 03, 2022 19:33 PM EST

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli aircraft struck several military sites in the Gaza Strip early Sunday, hours after Palestinian militants fired a missile into southern Israel in a move apparently linked to rising tension in the occupied West Bank, Israel said. The Israeli...

Topeka chief: Man killed by officer after struggle over gun

Dec. 01, 2022 13:30 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka police officer shot and killed a man early Thursday during a struggle over a handgun, Police Chief Bryan Wheedles said. The shooting occurred as the officer was investigating a report of a car, which was later determined to be stolen, blocking an alley...

UN votes to press countries to stop terrorists getting nukes

Nov. 30, 2022 18:29 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Wednesday to keep pressing all countries to implement a resolution aimed at keeping nuclear, chemical and biological weapons out of the hands of terrorists, black marketeers and others. The council resolution...

Uvalde mom sues police, gunmaker in school massacre

Nov. 28, 2022 17:10 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The last conversation Sandra Torres had with her 10-year-old daughter was about her nervous excitement over whether she’d make the all-star softball team. Hours later, Eliahna Torres was one of 19 children and two teachers massacred at their elementary school in Uvalde, Texas....

Emboldened Biden, Dems push ban on so-called assault weapons

Nov. 25, 2022 14:07 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Joe Biden speaks about the “scourge” of gun violence, his go-to answer is to zero in on so-called assault weapons. America has heard it hundreds of times, including this week after shootings in Colorado and Virginia: The president wants to sign...

Israel deploys remote-controlled robotic guns in West Bank

Nov. 16, 2022 02:21 AM EST

AL-AROUB REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank (AP) — In two volatile spots in the occupied West Bank, Israel has installed robotic weapons that can fire tear gas, stun grenades and sponge-tipped bullets at Palestinian protesters. The weapons, perched over a crowded Palestinian refugee camp and...

Robber, clerk fatally shoot each other in Chicago grocery

Nov. 13, 2022 11:56 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A robbery suspect and a grocery clerk fatally shot each other during an attempted holdup in the store, authorities said. The shootings Friday evening inside the El Barakah Supermarket in Chicago's South Shore neighborhood killed would-be robber Nicholas Williams, 24,...

US to buy South Korean howitzer rounds to send to Ukraine

Nov. 11, 2022 00:55 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will buy 100,000 rounds of howitzer artillery from South Korean manufacturers to provide to Ukraine, a U.S. official said Thursday, in a deal the two governments have been working on for some time. The agreement comes as Ukrainian leaders press for more...

Ammunition maker to invest $60M in Georgia plant, hiring 600

Nov. 10, 2022 17:46 PM EST

ELLABELL, Ga. (AP) — An Italian-owned company will invest $60 million in coastal Georgia to build a plant to make and distribute ammunition, with plans to hire 600 people. Norma Precision will build its facility near the site of the new Hyundai electric vehicle plant in Bryan...