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Attorney: Georgia officer deserves bond in manslaughter case

Jul. 17, 2018 11:45 AM EDT

WOODBINE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia police officer accused of shooting a fleeing man and charged with manslaughter is "not a danger" and deserves to be freed on bond while he awaits trial, his defense attorney told a judge Tuesday. Zechariah Presley has been jailed since his arrest last month in the June 20...

Rapper T.I. charged with simple assault, other charges

Jul. 17, 2018 11:37 AM EDT

MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) — Prosecutors this month charged rapper T.I. with simple assault, public drunkenness and disorderly conduct following an altercation outside his Atlanta area home in May. News outlets report the charges stem from T.I.'s May 16 arrest outside of his gated community in Stockbridge. Henry...

Greece: Extradition hearing postponed for crime boss suspect

Jul. 17, 2018 11:28 AM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's Supreme Court has postponed an extradition appeal hearing for the alleged head of an international crime ring after the suspect complained of feeling unwell and made his court appearance in a wheelchair. The court on Tuesday rescheduled the hearing of 57-year-old Lasha...

Man described by sheriff as serial killer suspect arrested

Jul. 17, 2018 11:15 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in Houston acting on a tip from a caller Tuesday arrested a suspected serial killer linked to the deaths of three people. The caller spotted a Nissan Sentra that authorities had earlier said was being driven by Jose Gilberto Rodriguez, 46, wanted in connection to three...

Couple attempt armed 'dine and dash' at restaurant

Jul. 17, 2018 10:55 AM EDT

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine say a man and a woman who tried to skip out on their bill at a restaurant threatened staff with a box cutter and hatchet when confronted for not paying. Police arrested the couple following the attempted "dine and dash" at Imperial China restaurant in South...

Indian gov't orders scrutiny of Mother Teresa's charity

Jul. 17, 2018 9:44 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's government has ordered inspections of all centers run by Mother Teresa's charity following the arrest of a nun and a worker at one of its shelters for unwed mothers for allegedly selling a baby. The arrest early this month followed a complaint by an Indian couple that they paid...

Indonesia police kill 11 in crime fight ahead of Asian Games

Jul. 17, 2018 2:00 AM EDT

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police have killed 11 suspected petty criminals and shot dozens more in a heavy-handed campaign to free the capital, Jakarta, of street crime before next month's Asian Games. Jakarta Police Spokesman Prabowo Argo Yuwono said Tuesday nearly 2,000 people have been...

US arrests, accuses woman of acting as Russian agent

Jul. 17, 2018 12:33 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A 29-year-old gun-rights activist served as a covert Russian agent while living in Washington, gathering intelligence on American officials and political organizations and working to establish back-channel lines of communications for the Kremlin, federal prosecutors charged Monday. The...

Stormy Daniels set to perform in Ohio 3 weeks after arrest

Jul. 17, 2018 12:02 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Porn star Stormy Daniels is set to return to Ohio next month, three weeks after her arrest at a Columbus strip club on charges that were later dropped. Daniels is known for claiming that she had sex with Donald Trump before he became president. Trump has denied that. The manager of...

Sheriff's captain guilty of helping 'Codfather' smuggle cash

Jul. 16, 2018 9:48 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts sheriff's office captain has been convicted of helping a fishing magnate known as "The Codfather" smuggle profits of an illegal fishing scheme to Portugal. The U.S. attorney's office says Jamie Melo was convicted Monday of conspiracy to commit offenses against the United...