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Pro-democracy activists protest in front of Government House, the prime minister's offices in Bangkok, Thailand, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. Thailand's prime minister on Wednesday pleaded with his countrymen to resolve their political differences through Parliament, as student-led protests seeking to bring his government down continued for an eighth straight day. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

Thai protesters march in show of strength against government

Oct. 21, 2020 8:25 PM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Student-led protesters in Thailand defiantly marched to the streets near the prime minister's office on Wednesday night, repeating their demand that he step down even as he urged them to let Parliament deal with their calls for democratic reforms. The demonstrators pushed through lines of...

This undated photo provided by the Butte County Sheriff's Office, in California, shows Jeremy Laye who was arrested with his wife on suspicion of child abuse after his 1-year-old boy was hospitalized with severe burns. Jeremy Laye, 47, and his wife Jennelle Laye, 39, could each face a felony count of child abuse when they're arraigned on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. (Butte County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Parents arrested after baby treated for burns in California

Oct. 21, 2020 8:00 PM EDT

MAGALIA, Calif. (AP) — The parents of a 1-year-old boy were arrested on suspicion of child abuse after the baby was hospitalized with severe burns in Northern California, sheriff's officials said Wednesday. The hospital in Magalia contacted authorities regarding a possible child abuse victim after the...

Rimrock man allegedly tries to burn trailers; family escapes

Oct. 21, 2020 7:26 PM EDT

RIMROCK, Ariz. (AP) — A Rimrock man has been arrested for allegedly trying to burn down two trailers including one that had his wife and two teenage daughters inside, authorities said. Yavapai County Sheriff’s officials said Wednesday that 34-year-old Jerry Follett remains jailed on a $500,000 bond...

FILE - This combination of July 2020 file photos provided by the Stonington, Conn., Police Department shows Philip Sarner, left, and Emily Orbay. The couple accused of attacking a Black worker at a Mystic, Conn., hotel in June 2020, were able to escape arrest at the scene by tricking Stonington police, according to an independent investigation of the incident. (Stonington Police Department via AP, File)

Investigation finds police were tricked by assault suspect

Oct. 21, 2020 7:10 PM EDT

STONINGTON, Conn. (AP) — A white couple accused of attacking a Black worker at a Mystic hotel were able to escape arrest at the scene by tricking Stonington police, according to an independent investigation. The investigation, ordered by town officials and released this week, found there was no malice or...

Tony Spell, pastor of the Life Tabernacle Church, leaves East Baton Rouge Parish jail after posting bond in Baton Rouge, La., Tuesday, April 21, 2020. Louisiana authorities arrested the pastor on an assault charge on Tuesday after he admitted that he drove his church bus toward a man who has been protesting his decision to hold mass gatherings in defiance of public health orders during the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Senators stall bill prohibiting emergency rules on churches

Oct. 21, 2020 7:04 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A proposal to keep Louisiana's emergency orders from governing churches and to upend prosecution of a pastor who violated Gov. John Bel Edwards' coronavirus restrictions was narrowly shelved Wednesday by state senators. A Senate judiciary committee voted 3-2 to kill the bill by Oil...

German arrest order for Panama Papers lawyers faces hurdle

Oct. 21, 2020 6:59 PM EDT

PANAMA CITY (AP) — A German arrest order for two Panamanian lawyers whose firm was at the center of an international tax evasion scandal faces a substantial obstacle: Panama’s constitution prohibits the extradition of its citizens. Juergen Mossack and Ramón Fonseca are sought by Cologne...

Videos unclear on whether cruiser led moped rider to crash

Oct. 21, 2020 5:42 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Police released two new videos Wednesday showing events just before a crash that seriously injured a Black man on a moped that was being followed by a Providence police cruiser — but neither helped resolve whether the cruiser struck the moped, as witnesses have said. Jhamal...

Man arrested in Texas in 1996 slaying of Los Angeles girl

Oct. 21, 2020 3:58 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly 25 years after a Los Angeles girl was found slain, a suspect was arrested in Texas based on DNA evidence, California authorities said Wednesday. Jose Luis Garcia, 42, was arraigned this week on a charge of murder, said Lt. Hugo Reynaga of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's...

Teens held after altercation at California pro-Trump rally

Oct. 21, 2020 3:02 PM EDT

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — Two boys ages 15 and 13 were detained on suspicion of assaulting at least two people at a pro-Trump rally in Southern California, police said. A car of young people confronted a small group of President Trump’s supporters gathered in Palm Springs on Sunday and “an...

DA says Long Island lawmaker tried to trade drugs for sex

Oct. 21, 2020 2:00 PM EDT

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island lawmaker who is also a doctor has been arrested on drug charges after he tried to trade pills for sex, authorities said. Suffolk County Legislator William Spencer was arrested Tuesday on charges of third-degree sale of a controlled substance and third-degree...