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The Latest: Biden wasn't suggesting trust in Putin with nod

Jun. 16, 2021 08:46 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — WASHINGTON — The White House says that President Joe Biden was not suggesting to reporters that he trusts Russian President Vladimir Putin with his reaction to a reporter's question in Geneva. At the start of a high-stakes summit in Geneva, Biden...

Massachusetts man convicted of fatal stabbing outside bar

Jun. 16, 2021 08:41 AM EDT

SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who stabbed one man to death and seriously injured another outside a Haverhill bar four years ago has been convicted of second-degree murder, prosecutors said. Hayden Delafuente, 25, was convicted by a jury Tuesday after a six-day...

Man with guns in car on UNC-Chapel Hill campus arrested

Jun. 16, 2021 08:36 AM EDT

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Police at a North Carolina university arrested a man who a security officer found on campus Tuesday sleeping inside a car with multiple firearms. Officers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill charged Joseph John Radomski, 39, of...

Teen killed by hit-and-run driver in Minneapolis

Jun. 16, 2021 08:22 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Police say a teenager was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Minneapolis. The 16-year-old boy was either on foot or skateboarding when he was struck in north Minneapolis about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, authorities said. Police and fire...

Germany buys Dubai asset data in fight against tax evasion

Jun. 16, 2021 08:05 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's finance minister has ordered the purchase of data on Germans with assets in Dubai as part of efforts to combat tax evasion, following similar purchases by regional authorities of data from Switzerland in the past decade. The Finance Ministry said...

Ex-school bus driver pleads guilty in child pornography case

Jun. 16, 2021 08:05 AM EDT

RIDGELAND, Miss. (AP) — A former Jackson Public School band volunteer and bus driver has pleaded guilty to producing child pornography, authorities said. Jerrell Lea’Shun Jackson, 34, took young girls to his Ridgeland apartment and recorded himself engaging in sexual...

Greenpeace apologizes, local police slam Euro 2020 protester

Jun. 16, 2021 07:59 AM EDT

MUNICH (AP) — Greenpeace has apologized and Munich police are investigating after a protester parachuted into the stadium and injured two people before Germany’s game against France at the European Championship. The protester used a powered paraglider with a motor...

Malaysian court rejects coroner's verdict in teen's death

Jun. 16, 2021 07:12 AM EDT

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian high court found Wednesday that a coroner erred in ruling that the death of a French-Irish teenager whose body was found near a jungle resort was likely due to a misadventure that didn't involve other people. High Court Judge...

British lawyer Karim Khan sworn in as ICC's chief prosecutor

Jun. 16, 2021 07:12 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — British lawyer Karim Khan was sworn in Wednesday as the new chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court, pledging to reach out to nations that are not members of the court in his quest to end impunity for atrocities and to try to hold trials in...

NY lifts more COVID-19 rules as it hits vaccination mark

Jun. 16, 2021 06:05 AM EDT

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that 70% of adults in New York have received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine, a threshold he said the state would celebrate by easing many of its remaining social distancing rules and shooting off fireworks. “What does 70% mean?...