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FILE - In this  Jan. 10, 2020, file photo, former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn speaks to Japanese media during an interview in Beirut, Lebanon. Nissan filed a civil suit Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020 seeking 10 billion yen ($91 million) in damages from the Japanese automaker's former Chairman Carlos Ghosn. (Meika Fujio/Kyodo News via AP, File)

France steps up investigation around Ghosn, Omani dealership

Feb. 19, 2020 2:13 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — French prosecutors are turning up the heat on disgraced car industry executive Carlos Ghosn, opening a judicial inquiry into alleged money laundering, fraud and misuse of company assets during his time at the helm of the Renault-Nissan alliance. The prosecutor's office in the Paris suburb of...

FILE - This April 7, 2017 file photo, shows Burton Tower on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor, Mich. Several former patients have alleged that Robert E. Anderson, a late University of Michigan physician, sexually abused them during exams going back decades, prompting the Ann Arbor school to ask others with information to come forward, officials said Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. (Hunter Dyke/Ann Arbor News via AP, File)

University of Michigan investigates doctor sex abuse claims

Feb. 19, 2020 2:07 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Several former patients have alleged that a late University of Michigan physician sexually abused them during exams, with one accuser saying Dr. Robert E. Anderson's actions over several decades made him a “sexual predator.” The university in Ann Arbor said in a...

Shooting outside Mississippi hospital leaves 3 dead

Feb. 19, 2020 1:47 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A man fatally shot a woman and an unarmed security guard in a Mississippi hospital parking lot Wednesday before driving to a nearby cemetery and fatally shooting himself, police said. The woman was in a relationship with the man, said police spokesman Sgt. Roderick Holmes. The two...

Woman's body found in duffel bag in northwest Missouri

Feb. 19, 2020 1:17 PM EST

FAUCETT, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a woman's body was found inside a duffel bag along a county road in northwest Missouri. A Missouri Department of Transportation worker noticed the bag in a ditch Tuesday just west of Faucett near Missouri 371. The worker called Buchanan County...

Turkish activist Feray Salman and international human rights activists speak to the media before the trial of the Amnesty International's former Turkey chairman and 10 other activists, in Istanbul, Wednesday, Feb. 19. 2020. A court in Istanbul will hand down verdicts for defendants in the closely-watched trial on charges of belonging to or aiding terror groups. The case against activists heightened concerns about Turkey's treatment of human rights defenders. (AP Photo)

Turkey probes judges who acquitted businessman, activists

Feb. 19, 2020 11:50 AM EST

ISTANBUL (AP) — The body overseeing Turkish judges and prosecutors has launched an investigation into three judges who acquitted philanthropist businessman Osman Kavala and eight other activists of terrorism charges, Turkey's state media reported on Wednesday. The move by the parliament- and...

Plymouth DA to investigate fatal police shooting

Feb. 19, 2020 11:18 AM EST

SALEM, Mass. (AP) — The investigation into the fatal shooting of a carjacking suspect by police in Massachusetts last weekend will be handled by the office of the Plymouth district attorney to avoid a possible conflict of interest. The shooting Sunday of Thomas Murray, 31, of Dracut, occurred in the Essex...

Police investigate armed protest at Virginia delegate's home

Feb. 19, 2020 10:50 AM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Police in Alexandria are investigating after a man armed with a shotgun protested outside the home of a northern Virginia lawmaker. The protester, Brandon Howard of Hopewell, told newsoutlets he was conducting a one-man peaceful protest over the weekend as he stood outside the home...

Oregon cop used badge to get sex; now he wants to be lawyer

Feb. 19, 2020 10:22 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon State Bar has rejected the application of an ex-Springfield police officer to become a lawyer after its investigators found that he had used his position to exploit vulnerable women for sex and lied about it. The Board of Bar Examiners determined that Neil Halttunen had not...

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich shakes hands with a supporter as he arrives home in Chicago on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, after his release from Colorado prison late Tuesday. Blagojevich walked out of prison Tuesday after President Donald Trump cut short the 14-year prison sentence handed to the former Illinois governor for political corruption. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

Ex-Gov. Blagojevich returns to Chicago, maintains innocence

Feb. 19, 2020 6:41 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Rod Blagojevich returned home to Chicago early Wednesday, shaking hands and signing autographs after President Donald Trump cut short the 14-year prison sentence handed to the former Illinois governor for political corruption. Blagojevich landed at O’Hare airport hours after walking...

Sheriff: Investigation underway after inmate's death at jail

Feb. 19, 2020 3:12 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Authoritiesin Tennessee were investigating the death of an inmate at a jail in downtown Memphis. Tommy Young, 32, was found unresponsive inside his cell Saturday night, the Shelby County Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday, according to news outlets. A medical examiner hasn't...