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Rights group finds twin Russian strikes hit Mariupol theater

Jun. 29, 2022 20:03 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Evidence suggests twin Russian airstrikes deliberately targeted a theater being used as a shelter in the besieged city of Mariupol, the rights group Amnesty International said in a report released Thursday. The report condemned the attack as a war crime. Amnesty said...

Yemen car bomb targeting security official leaves 6 dead

Jun. 29, 2022 14:41 PM EDT

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A car bomb targeting a top provincial security official in the southern Yemen city of Aden killed at least six people Wednesday and wounded eight others, Yemeni officials said. A car carrying explosives detonated while the convoy of a security official from a...

'I am not a murderer,' Paris attacks defendant maintains

Jun. 27, 2022 12:46 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The only surviving suspected member of the Islamic State attack team that terrorized Paris in 2015 pleaded for leniency during his final appearance in court on Monday, acknowledging he had “made mistakes," but declaring: "I'm not a murderer.” Salah Abdeslam is a...

10 arrested in Eugene protest over abortion ruling

Jun. 25, 2022 16:37 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Police in Eugene say 10 people were arrested during a Friday night protest following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn the landmark abortion rights case Roe v. Wade. The arrests were mostly for disorderly conduct, Portland television station KOIN...

Authorities: Homemade bomb found along Newaygo County road

Jun. 21, 2022 10:41 AM EDT

NEWAYGO, Mich. (AP) — A homemade bomb has been found along the side of a road in western Michigan. The device was put in a bucket and taken Monday to the Newaygo Police Department by the person who found it, according to the Newaygo County sheriff’s office. It...

Judge: Attack that led to life sentence 'simply unthinkable'

Jun. 17, 2022 18:25 PM EDT

BUFFALO, Minn. (AP) — A judge handed down a mandatory life sentence Friday to a man who stormed a medical clinic in Minnesota, fatally shot one person and wounded four others, saying the act was unfathomable. Gregory Ulrich opened fire Feb. 9, 2021, at the Allina Crossroads Clinic...

Chief: Fireworks components might have caused deadly blast

Jun. 17, 2022 17:22 PM EDT

BLACK JACK, Mo. (AP) — A house explosion near St. Louis early Friday that killed two people and critically injured several other people might have been caused by explosives used to make fireworks, authorities said. The explosion at around 1:20 a.m. destroyed a home near the town of...

Trial begins for man in deadly 2018 California spa blast

Jun. 17, 2022 16:14 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Trial has begun for a man on charges alleging he was responsible for a blast at a Southern California spa that killed an ex-girlfriend and injured two others when she opened a box rigged with an explosive. Stephen Beal, 63, appeared in Los Angeles federal court...

Hezbollah members get life terms for Lebanese leader's death

Jun. 16, 2022 09:49 AM EDT

LEIDSCHENDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Appeals judges at an international tribunal sentenced two members of the militant Hezbollah group to life imprisonment Thursday for their roles in the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri and the deaths of 21 other people in 2005. ...

Explosive device found at home of San Jose councilwoman

Jun. 14, 2022 22:12 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Police were investigating Tuesday after an explosive device was found at the home of San Jose City Council member Dev Davis. Davis was home with her family in the Willow Glen neighborhood Tuesday morning when neighbor found a suspicious device near her...