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Officer suspended for blaring 'Trump 2020' from NYPD vehicle

Oct. 25, 2020 4:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department said Sunday it has suspended an officer without pay a day after he was seen on video saying “Trump 2020” over a patrol vehicle's loudspeaker, a violation of department rules. The suspension is effective immediately and the incident remains under...

A child holds a photograph of France's President Emmanuel Macron, stamped with a shoe mark, during a protest against France in Istanbul, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday challenged the United States to impose sanctions against his country while also launching a second attack on French President Emmanuel Macron. Speaking a day after he suggested Macron needed mental health treatment because of his attitude to Islam and Muslims, which prompted France to recall its ambassador to Ankara, Erdogan took aim at foreign critics. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

France says stop boycott calls; Erdogan ups Macron insults

Oct. 25, 2020 4:02 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — French authorities denounced Turkish “propaganda” against France that they said was aimed at fanning hate at home and abroad, and asked Sunday that calls to boycott French products cease immediately, saying such attacks were the work of a “radical minority.” ...

In this image taken from SKY video, shows a tanker at sea, as filmed from land on Sunday Oct. 25, 2020. British police are investigating an undisclosed incident aboard an oil tanker in the English Channel. The incident reportedly took place aboard the Libyan-registered oil tanker Nave Andromeda south of Sandown on Isle of Wight, according to Isle of Wight Radio. (SKY News via AP)

British police respond to oil tanker with stowaway trouble

Oct. 25, 2020 3:52 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British police and coast guard units responded Sunday to an incident on an oil tanker in the English Channel after the crew reported they had stowaways onboard who had become verbally abusive. The incident, which began about 10 a.m. on the Libyan-registered tanker Nave Andromeda, was...

2 men accused of robbing 2 Tucson banks about an hour apart

Oct. 25, 2020 3:00 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Two men suspected of robbing a couple banks in Tucson about an hour apart have been arrested, authorities said. Pima County Sheriff’s deputies responded to two bank robberies Saturday afternoon in Tucson. After the first robbery about 1 p.m., the suspects reportedly fled the...

Police: Lincoln man arrested after setting fire to apartment

Oct. 25, 2020 2:46 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln man was arrested after he intentionally set a fire in his apartment early Sunday, police said. Trent Burgess, 30, was booked into the Lancaster County jail on suspicion of first-degree arson, The Lincoln Journal-World reported. No one was injured but some residents in the...

FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2019, file photo, Washington D.C. Archbishop Wilton Gregory, accompanied by other members of the clergy, leaves St. Mathews Cathedral after the annual Red Mass in Washington. Pope Francis on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, named 13 new cardinals, including Washington D.C. Archbishop Wilton Gregory, who would become the first Black U.S. prelate to earn the coveted red hat. In a surprise announcement from his studio window to faithful standing below in St. Peter’s Square, Francis said the churchmen would be elevated to a cardinal’s rank in a ceremony on Nov. 28. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)

Black D.C. archbishop's rise marks a historic moment

Oct. 25, 2020 2:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington D.C. Archbishop Wilton Gregory is set to become the first Black U.S. prelate to assume the rank of cardinal in the Catholic Church, a historic appointment that comes months after nationwide demonstrations against racial injustice. Gregory’s ascension, announced on Sunday...

Authorities: Man steals police car in NJ, crashes it in NYC

Oct. 25, 2020 2:12 PM EDT

BAYONNE, N.J. (AP) — A man who stole a police cruiser from an accident scene in northern New Jersey eventually led authorities on a pursuit into New York City that ended when the driver crashed into a parked car, officials said. Frank Suarez, 31, of Bayonne, was charged Sunday with reckless endangerment,...

Police investigate death of 18-year-old in car crash

Oct. 25, 2020 1:28 PM EDT

FLOYD, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia are investigating a single-vehicle crash that left a teenager dead. Virginia State Police said Katerina Renee Higgins, 18, was driving a Ford Mustang in Floyd County early Sunday when the car left the road and struck a tree. Higgins was not wearing a seatbelt and died...

Law enforcement fatally shoots Arkansas man in Kansas

Oct. 25, 2020 1:21 PM EDT

COFFEYVILLE, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating after an Arkansas man was shot and killed by law enforcement officers after a police pursuit. Wesley Jordan, 32, of Hot Springs, Arkansas, died in the shooting Friday in Independence, the KBI said. The incident began when a...

Tennessee death row inmate's family awaits miracle DNA test

Oct. 25, 2020 1:19 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Carl Payne believes his son is innocent of murder. He believes that for 33 years, his son has been wrongfully imprisoned, facing the death penalty. And he believes that God has allowed it, choosing this family like the biblical Queen Esther for God’s glory to be manifested....