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Suspected militants fatally shoot local Hindu in Kashmir

Aug. 16, 2022 13:12 PM EDT

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Assailants on Tuesday fatally shot a local Hindu man and injured his brother in a shooting that police blamed on militants fighting against Indian rule in disputed Kashmir. Police said militants fired at two brothers belonging to minority community of...

Family seeks federal inquiry into Georgia drug raid death

Aug. 16, 2022 12:53 PM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Attorneys for the family of a Georgia woman killed by gunfire last year as sheriff's deputies executed a search warrant at her cousin's home are calling for the Justice Department to investigate, arguing the deadly raid echoes the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor in Kentucky....

Reports: Israel carried out Gaza strike that killed 5 minors

Aug. 16, 2022 12:37 PM EDT

JEBALIYA, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Palestinian human rights group and an Israeli newspaper reported Tuesday that an explosion in a cemetery that killed five Palestinian children during the latest flare-up in Gaza was caused by an Israeli airstrike and not an errant Palestinian rocket. ...

South African miners mark 10th anniversary of killings

Aug. 16, 2022 12:28 PM EDT

MARIKANA, South Africa (AP) — A somber gathering of about 5,000 people marked the 10th anniversary of what has become known as the Marikana massacre, when police opened fire on striking miners, killing 34 in 2012. “10 Years of Betrayal,” said T-shirts worn by many at the...

Minnesota nurses authorize strike against 7 health systems

Aug. 16, 2022 12:16 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Members of the Minnesota Nurses Association voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike against seven health systems in the Twin Cities and Duluth, union officials say. The vote Monday gave nurse negotiators the ability to call a strike, with a 10-day notice to...

Officials release Beirut gunman after bank drops charges

Aug. 16, 2022 11:08 AM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s state prosecutor on Tuesday released a man who took up to 10 people hostage in a bank at gunpoint while demanding funds from his locked savings account. In a case that has drawn nationwide attention, food delivery driver Bassam al-Sheikh Hussein, 42,...

Miami-Dade officer critical after shooting; suspect killed

Aug. 16, 2022 10:14 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A Miami-Dade police officer was critically wounded and an armed robbery suspect was killed in an exchange of gunfire during a car chase Monday night, authorities said. The suspect smashed his vehicle into a police cruiser and another car while trying to flee following...

Cuban doctor shot to death at Mexico hospital

Aug. 16, 2022 10:12 AM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Cuban doctor has been shot to death at a hospital in a rough neighborhood on the outskirts of Mexico City, prosecutors in the State of Mexico confirmed late Monday. The doctor, whose name was not provided, was killed Friday along with a nurse and another woman...

Tennessee Vols look for more wins in Heupel's 2nd season

Aug. 16, 2022 10:07 AM EDT

The Tennessee Volunteers say they know what they're doing and exactly what they want out of coach Josh Heupel's second season. What they want is more wins — and Heupel believes they know how to reach that goal. “There is great trust and belief in what we are...

China sets sanctions on Taiwan figures to punish US, island

Aug. 16, 2022 05:22 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China imposed visa bans and other sanctions Tuesday on Taiwanese political figures as it raises pressure on the self-governing island and the U.S. in response to successive congressional visits. The sanctions come a day after China announced more military exercises...