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Journalist shot dead in Northern Ireland rioting

Apr. 19, 2019 9:03 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Police in Northern Ireland said Friday they are searching for multiple suspects in the fatal shooting of a journalist during overnight rioting in the city of Londonderry. The dissident republican group, the New IRA, was most likely responsible for killing Lyra McKee, police said after a clear...

Woman gets jail for running over son in school parking lot

Apr. 19, 2019 8:58 AM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A woman who pleaded guilty to reckless driving for running over her 9-year-old son while dropping him off at school in Michigan has been ordered to serve 30 days in jail. Thirty-six-year-old Tiffany Kosakowski told Kent County Circuit Court in Grand Rapids that she must "live...

Report: Turkey detains 2 people suspected of spying for UAE

Apr. 19, 2019 8:56 AM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities have detained two people on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates, Turkey's state-run news agency reported on Friday. The two UAE nationals were detained as part of an investigation led by the Istanbul chief prosecutor's office, the agency reported. It...

Cambodian evictions trigger villagers' brawl with police

Apr. 19, 2019 8:50 AM EDT

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Police in southern Cambodia say eight protesters were arrested and six policemen hurt when villagers angry about being evicted tried to block a main road. The police chief of the coastal city of Sihanoukville said fighting broke out Friday when police tried to remove makeshift...

Turkish state media says 2 people detained on suspicion of spying for United Arab Emirates

Apr. 19, 2019 8:16 AM EDT
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish state media says 2 people detained on suspicion of spying for United Arab Emirates.

Drugs found on Montenegro military training ship

Apr. 19, 2019 8:01 AM EDT

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro's defense ministry says the army has discovered drugs hidden on a navy training ship ahead of its planned journey to Turkey and Greece. The ministry says the military police searched the Jadran, or the Adriatic, early Friday after learning that certain criminal gangs...

Congress plunges into Mueller report, subpoena upcoming

Apr. 19, 2019 7:55 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's now up to Congress to decide what to do with special counsel Robert Mueller's findings about President Donald Trump. While the special counsel declined to prosecute Trump on obstruction of justice, he did not exonerate him, all but leaving the question to Congress. Mueller's report...

The Latest: Columbine moves ahead with memorial events

Apr. 19, 2019 7:55 AM EDT

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the investigation of a woman believed to have posed a threat to schools in Colorado (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Columbine High School is moving ahead with ceremonies marking the 20th anniversary of an attack that killed 13 people, and the community is awaiting more...

US official lauds Cyprus' anti-money laundering efforts

Apr. 19, 2019 7:40 AM EDT

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A senior U.S. Treasury Department official says Cyprus has done "outstanding" work to curtail money laundering. Treasury Department Assistant Secretary Marshall Billingslea says Cyprus has made "enormous progress and improvements" in its legal framework as well as in law enforcement....

Bulgarian customs officials seize heroin from Iranian truck

Apr. 19, 2019 7:23 AM EDT

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarian customs officials say they have seized 288 kilograms (635 pounds) of heroin found in an Iranian truck entering Bulgaria from Turkey. The drugs were discovered at the Kapitan Andreevo checkpoint, customs officer Ivan Kuchmov said on Friday. They were stashed in 144 packages...