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A photo is placed between candles and flowers at a monument after a vigil for the victims of the shooting in Hanau, Germany, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. A 43-year-old German man shot and killed several people at several locations in a Frankfurt suburb overnight in attacks that appear to have been motivated by far-right beliefs, officials said Thursday. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Germany to raise police presence after racist shooting

Feb. 21, 2020 7:26 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities will step up the police presence throughout the country and keep a closer watch on mosques and other sites after the racially motivated shootings that killed nine people,the country's top security official said Friday. A 43-year-old German man fatally shot the victims of...

A clerk wearing a face mask talks with a customer through the doors of a stock brokerage which was closed except for limited transactions conducted through the glass of its front doors in Beijing, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower Friday after a spike in new virus cases in South Korea refueled investor anxiety about China's disease outbreak. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

10 Things to Know for Today

Feb. 21, 2020 7:08 AM EST

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. INTEL OFFICIALS: RUSSIA BOOSTING TRUMP CANDIDACY The warning raises questions about the integrity of the presidential campaign and whether the Trump administration is taking the proper steps to combat the...

Former fishing coach pleads guilty to sex abuse

Feb. 21, 2020 7:04 AM EST

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — A former high school fishing coach in Kentucky has pleaded guilty to charges of sex abuse and child pornography. John Parks admitted to one count on each charge in a plea agreement Thursday, WPSD-TV reported. He was originally charged with one count of sex abuse and 10 counts of...

FILE — In this Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, file photo Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Motsoahae Thabane addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly. Thabane will be charged with the June 2017 killing of his former wife, Lipolelo, a top police official said Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Lesotho's PM fails to show in court to face murder charge

Feb. 21, 2020 6:18 AM EST

MASERU, Lesotho (AP) — Lesotho’s prime minister failed to show up in court on Friday to be charged with murder in the killing of his estranged wife, and police said he might have gone to neighboring South Africa for an undisclosed ailment. Prime Minister Thomas Thabane's current wife, Maesaiah, also...

Harvey Weinstein leaves a Manhattan courthouse during his rape trial, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Jurors at Weinstein rape trial continue to focus on Sciorra

Feb. 21, 2020 5:52 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The name that keeps coming up during deliberations at Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial — Annabella Sciorra — will be front and center again on Friday when jurors are expected to hear a reading of a large chunk of her testimony. Before concluding its third day of...

Police say 2 killed, 3 injured in Idaho shooting

Feb. 21, 2020 3:16 AM EST

CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) — Idaho police say at least two people were killed and three were injured in a shooting at an apartment complex for senior citizens in Caldwell. Caldwell Police Chief Frank Wyant said the report of an active shooter at the Portstewart Apartments came in about 4:19 p.m. Thursday, and...

Sanity hearing delayed for man who said God told him to die

Feb. 21, 2020 3:05 AM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A sanity hearing was delayed for a Louisiana man who told authorities God instructed him to end his life before a fiery crash that killed another driver. Jordan was indicted on a second-degree murder charge in a 90 mph (145 kph) crash in July 2019 that killed Stephanie Payne, 51....

Gillian Millane, mother of murdered British backpacker Grace, holds up a photo during her victim impact statement via video link from England, at the sentencing of the man found guilty of her murder at the Auckland High Court in Auckland, New Zealand, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. The killer, who has name suppression, has been sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum non-parole period of 17 years. (Dean Purcel/New Zealand Herald via AP)

New Zealand killer of British backpacker sentenced to life

Feb. 21, 2020 3:00 AM EST

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand man was sentenced to life in prison Friday for murdering a young British backpacker, whose mother told the court the stealing of her daughter's life had ripped a hole in her heart. Grace Millane was strangled to death on her 22nd birthday in December 2018 by a...

Andy Hrovat during an interview about his experience with doctor who has been accused by several former students of molesting them during medical exams at the University of Michigan. The interview was conducted at his attorneys firm on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020 in Denver. (AP Photo/John Leyba)

Wrestler adds to abuse allegations against university doctor

Feb. 21, 2020 2:08 AM EST

ANN ARBOR, Michigan (AP) — An Olympic wrestler on Thursday accused a University of Michigan doctor of touching him inappropriately during medical exams at the school and said the physician's reputation for such conduct was well known among his teammates. Andy Hrovat, who competed for the U.S. in the 2008...

3 charged after 11-year-old gives birth in Missouri bathtub

Feb. 20, 2020 11:50 PM EST

ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — Three relatives of an 11-year-old girl who gave birth in the bathtub of her suburban St. Louis home are facing criminal charges. An adult female and adult male are charged with child endangerment. A 17-year-old male is charged with incest as well as statutory rape and statutory...