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Pakistan arrests father, uncle in Italian's 'honor' killing

Apr. 24, 2018 7:37 AM EDT

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say they have arrested the father and the uncle suspected in an "honor" killing of a 25-year-old Italian citizen, a woman of Pakistani origin who refused to marry the man they chose for her. Police official Intisar Hussain says the two men were arrested early on...

Assault on woman by Iranian cops sparks headscarves debate

Apr. 24, 2018 1:38 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A grainy video of female officers from Iran's morality police assaulting a young woman whose headscarf only loosely covered her hair has sparked a new public debate on the decades-long requirement for women in the Islamic Republic. While officials of all ranks up to President Hassan...

Commission begins probe into Florida high school massacre

Apr. 24, 2018 1:03 AM EDT

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (AP) — A commission tasked with investigating government actions surrounding the Florida high school massacre and the state's other mass shootings is set to hold its first meeting. The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission is to meet Tuesday to discuss its...

Rhode Island lawmaker calls school shooting survivor 'dummy'

Apr. 24, 2018 12:15 AM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island lawmaker has deleted a tweet calling a school shooting survivor a "dummy" for her response to the shooting that killed four people at a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville. Republican state Rep. Mike Chippendale was responding Monday to Emma Gonzalez, a survivor of...

Waffle House slaying suspect arrested after massive manhunt

Apr. 23, 2018 9:34 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The mentally unstable gunman suspected of killing four people in a late-night shooting at a Waffle House restaurant was arrested near his apartment Monday after hiding from police for more than a day, authorities said. Police and federal agents had mounted a massive manhunt in...

The Latest: 4 homicide charges in Waffle House shooting

Apr. 23, 2018 9:18 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at Tennessee restaurant that left four dead (all times local): 7:45 p.m. A man accused of killing four people with an AR-15 rifle at a Tennessee Waffle House has been formally charged with four counts of criminal homicide and is being held on a $2 million...

Cowboys DL Irving accused in domestic case; woman recants

Apr. 23, 2018 9:02 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Police in a Dallas suburb are investigating a domestic violence complaint against Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman David Irving from a woman who later recanted. Frisco police spokesman Radd Rotello said Monday no arrests have been made. Rotello said a woman identified as Irving's...

Nebraska soldier's remains return home, 66 years after death

Apr. 23, 2018 6:42 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska soldier's remains finally returned home on Monday, more than 66 years after his death in a North Korean prisoner of war camp. A casket carrying the remains of Sgt. 1st Class Milton Beed was flown to Omaha's Eppley Airfield. Service members accompanied the casket, which was...

Victims of Waffle House shooting include student, rapper

Apr. 23, 2018 5:57 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The victims of the Waffle House shooting in Tennessee on Sunday morning were all in their 20s. They include a college student, an aspiring rapper and music producer, and a restaurant employee. Here is a look at the lives that were lost: Akilah Dasilva Dasilva, 23, of Antioch, was...

Waffle House shooter's guns were seized but then returned

Apr. 23, 2018 5:50 PM EDT

Travis Reinking exhibited multiple warning signs that he was mentally unstable: He talked openly about delusions that he was being stalked by Taylor Swift. He insisted unknown people were making barking noises outside his home. He even went to the White House on a mission to talk to the president. Reinking's...