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'Strong' after shooting, El Paso now vulnerable to virus

May. 23, 2020 2:13 PM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Inked on skin and hashtagged on social media, the words “El Paso Strong” united city residents after a mass shooting at a Walmart last year. As COVID-19 took hold in El Paso, government officials have tried to repurpose the slogan, much like “Don’t mess...

Defendant Philip Manshaus appears in court on charges of murder and terrorism in Olso, Norway, Thursday May, 7, 2020. Manshaus suspected of killing his stepsister and then storming an Oslo mosque with firearms “with the intention to kill as many Muslims as possible,” has appeared in court, charged with murder and terror.  Philip Manshaus has denied the charges.  (Lise Åserud / NTB scanpix via AP)

Norway mosque attack trial wraps up, verdict next week

May. 20, 2020 7:07 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Norwegian man charged with murder and terrorism in the killing of his stepsister and the storming of an Oslo mosque should get the maximum 21 years in prison, a prosecutor said Wednesday on the final day of the trial. Philip Manshaus, 22, is accused of first killing his...

A man wearing a face mask walks by a screen showing precautions against the new coronavirus in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, May 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

The Latest: S.Korea: Rules stay relaxed despite virus spike

May. 13, 2020 1:46 AM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — South Korea: No plans to backtrack on relaxed rules despite...

Feds: Arsenal found in the home of Walmart threat suspect

May. 11, 2020 8:50 PM EDT

HORIZON CITY, Texas (AP) — Federal agents found multiple firearms, including a machine gun, at the West Texas home of a man accused of making online threats that included a photo of a weapon and a reference to Walmart, federal officials said Monday. The FBI said it received a tip Friday about a social...

Texas man accused of online threat mentioning Walmart

May. 9, 2020 9:13 PM EDT

HORIZON CITY, Texas (AP) — A 29-year-old Texas man has been arrested, accused of making online threats that included a photo of a weapon and a reference to Walmart, the FBI said Saturday. The FBI said it received a tip on Thursday evening about a social media post with a picture of a weapon and some of the...

Defendant Philip Manshaus appears in court on charges of murder and terrorism in Olso, Norway, Thursday May, 7, 2020. Manshaus suspected of killing his stepsister and then storming an Oslo mosque with firearms “with the intention to kill as many Muslims as possible,” has appeared in court, charged with murder and terror.  Philip Manshaus has denied the charges.  (Lise Åserud / NTB scanpix via AP)

Suspect claims Norway mosque attack was 'emergency justice'

May. 7, 2020 9:44 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Norwegian man suspected of killing his ethnic Chinese stepsister and then storming an Oslo mosque and opening fire said Thursday on the first day of his trial that it was an act of “emergency justice" and that he regretted not having caused more damage. Philip Manshaus...

2019 Texas APME awards list

May. 1, 2020 4:33 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Texas Associated Press Managing Editors presented its 2019 journalism awards at its annual convention over the weekend. Winners also were announced in the Headliners Excellence in Journalism competition. The Headliners Star of Star awards are selected among the star division winners in...

FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2019, file photo, Jessica Coca Garcia stands in front of her wheelchair addressing those gathered at the League of United Latin American Citizens'

El Paso Walmart shooting victim dies, death toll now 23

Apr. 26, 2020 7:16 PM EDT

EL PASO, Teas (AP) — A man shot in the Aug. 3 attack targeting Latinos in an El Paso Walmart died after months in the hospital, raising the death toll from the attack to 23, according to a hospital official. “After a nearly nine-month fight, our hearts are heavy as we report Guillermo...