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Shattered: Catholic community confronts its founder's lies

Mar. 28, 2023 06:39 AM EDT

ROCCA DI PAPA, Italy (AP) — The findings of an initial expert report were astonishing: One of the 20th century’s revered Catholic leaders, who built an international movement of community care for people with intellectual disabilities, perverted Catholic doctrine about Jesus and Mary to justify...

2 juveniles charged with cruiser break-in, rifle theft

Mar. 28, 2023 06:37 AM EDT

MALDEN, Mass. (AP) — Two juveniles have been charged with breaking into a Massachusetts State Police cruiser and stealing a rifle and ammunition, a prosecutor said. The 14- and 15-year-old male youths were charged with breaking and entering, larceny and conspiracy, Middlesex...

Freed 'Hotel Rwanda' hero in Qatar, heading to family in US

Mar. 28, 2023 06:06 AM EDT

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The man who inspired the film “Hotel Rwanda” and was freed by Rwanda last week from a terrorism sentence has arrived in Qatar on his way to reuniting with family in the United States. Paul Rusesabagina is currently in Doha, White House National Security...

Stolen futures: Baltimore faces uptick in youth violence

Mar. 28, 2023 06:06 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Decades after losing her older brother to gun violence, Michelle Hines tried everything to keep her teenage son safe: checking in regularly with his teachers, coordinating extracurricular activities, and most importantly, trying to prevent him from growing up too fast. ...

Police in Belgium arrest 8 people in counterterrorism raids

Mar. 28, 2023 05:07 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — Police officers in Belgium have arrested eight people during counterterrorism raids across the country as part of operations aimed at thwarting possible attacks, the federal prosecutor's office said Tuesday. Antwerp federal police carried out five searches in...

Belgium prosecutors say police arrest 8 people in counterterrorism raids, thwarting suspected planned attacks

Mar. 28, 2023 04:44 AM EDT
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium prosecutors say police arrest 8 people in counterterrorism raids, thwarting suspected planned attacks.

Australian soldier charged over Afghan killing freed on bail

Mar. 28, 2023 00:34 AM EDT

SYDNEY (AP) — A former elite soldier charged with murder for allegedly killing an unarmed man in Afghanistan was released on bail Tuesday by a magistrate who concluded he would face danger from Muslim extremists in prison. Oliver Schulz, 41, had been in custody since his arrest in...

Family of US couple kidnapped in Haiti pleads for release

Mar. 27, 2023 23:58 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Nikese Toussaint was at church, so she didn’t see the text message from her sister. All she knew at that point was that their brother and his wife, who live in the U.S., had landed safely in Haiti to visit ailing relatives and prepare for Rara, a...

Highland Park survivor heads to scene of Nashville shooting

Mar. 27, 2023 22:34 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The survivor of a mass shooting last July 4th outside Chicago rushed to the scene of the latest such tragedy Monday in Nashville, expressing disbelief that one had occurred again. “Are you freaking kidding me right now?” Ashbey Beasley told the Chicago Tribune by...

El Salvador marks its first year under anti-gang crackdown

Mar. 27, 2023 21:44 PM EDT

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — The Central American nation of El Salvador marked a full year Monday under anti-gang emergency measures that were originally supposed to last only a month. It was the the first anniversary of President Nayib Bukele’s request for special powers to...