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What we know about the young missionaries and religious leader killed in Haiti

May. 26, 2024 17:23 PM EDT

The bodies of a young missionary couple from the U.S. who were attacked and fatally shot by gang members in Haiti are expected to be transported to Missouri this week, a spokesperson for the families said Sunday. Thursday’s killings of Davy and Natalie Lloyd, and Jude Montis, the...

What we know about the young missionaries and religious leader killed in Haiti

May. 25, 2024 18:53 PM EDT

The local director of a mission group in Haiti and a young missionary couple from the U.S. were attacked and fatally shot by gang members after leaving a youth group activity at a church, a family member told The Associated Press. Thursday’s killings of Jude Montis, the local...

Young missionary couple from US among 3 killed by gunmen in Haiti's capital, family says

May. 24, 2024 19:22 PM EDT

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A U.S. missionary couple and a Haitian man who worked with them were shot and killed by gang members in Haiti’s capital after they were attacked while leaving a youth group activity held at a local church, a family member said Friday. The attack...

The distributor of a popular Hong Kong protest song will remove it from all platforms, creator says

May. 24, 2024 10:22 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — The distributor of a popular protest song in Hong Kong has decided to remove the music from all platforms because of a court ban in the city, the group that created the song said Friday, a week after YouTube blocked access to its videos. Dgxmusic said on Instagram...

Australian judge rules that social media platform X must answer to hate speech complaint

May. 24, 2024 02:39 AM EDT

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — An Australian judge has ruled that the social media platform X is subject to a state’s anti-discrimination law even though it does not have an office in Australia. Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal Judge Ann Fitzgerald said in a decision...

Father says the 10-year-old child swept into a storm drain in Tennessee after severe storms has died

May. 21, 2024 12:40 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A 10-year-old Tennessee boy who was swept into a storm drain after severe weather two weeks ago has died, according to posts by his father on social media. Asher Sullivan had been playing with other children in water in the streets as the adults cleaned up...

Diddy admits beating ex-girlfriend Cassie, says he's sorry, calls his actions 'inexcusable'

May. 19, 2024 17:15 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sean “Diddy” Combs admitted that he beat his ex-girlfriend Cassie in a hotel hallway in 2016 after CNN released video of the attack, saying in a video apology he was “truly sorry” and his actions were “inexcusable.” “I take full responsibility for...

Congolese army says it has foiled a coup attempt. Self-exiled opposition figure threatens president

May. 19, 2024 12:29 PM EDT

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's army said it foiled a coup attempt early Sunday and arrested the perpetrators, including several foreigners, following attacks on the presidential palace and the residence of a close ally of Congo's president that left three people dead in the capital, Kinshasa. ...

OpenAI, Reddit teaming in deal that will bring Reddit's content to ChatGPT

May. 17, 2024 08:07 AM EDT

OpenAI and Reddit are teaming up in a deal that will bring the social media platform's content to ChatGPT. Share of Reddit surged more than 10% before the market open on Friday. Reddit said in a blog post that the agreement will give OpenAI access to its data...

Facebook and Instagram face fresh EU digital scrutiny over child safety measures

May. 16, 2024 12:00 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The European Union opened fresh investigations Thursday into Facebook and Instagram over suspicions that they're failing to protect children online, in violation of the bloc's strict digital regulations for social media platforms. It's the latest round of scrutiny...