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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.” ...

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...

Man charged after fatal police-involved shooting in Chicago

Oct. 25, 2020 1:12 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A 25-year-old man arrested after a fatal police shooting in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood has been charged in connection with another shooting that drew officers to the scene. Saul Zaragoza faces attempted first-degree murder, aggravated battery with a firearm and unlawful...

Man fatally stabbed in San Juan County; Sister is in custody

Oct. 25, 2020 1:07 PM EDT

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A woman has been accused of fatally stabbing her older brother in San Juan County, authorities said, County Sheriff’s officials said 22-year-old Mykelti Brown was arrested Saturday in the area of Crouch Mesa and she was beng held on suspicion of an open count of murder in the...

Las Vegas police: Neighbors dispute may have led to homicide

Oct. 25, 2020 12:51 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A dispute between neighbors may have played a role in a homicide in northeast Las Vegas, authorities said. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said they were called out to the scene of a shooting around 6 p.m. Saturday and they found a man in his early 30s with a single gunshot wound. The man...

Police: Indiana man was naked with knife when officer shot

Oct. 25, 2020 12:03 PM EDT

LAWRENCEBURG, Ind. (AP) — A southeastern Indiana man was naked and holding a knife when he confronted a police officer who fatally shot him in the hallway of an apartment building where a woman was found killed, police said. The man killed in the early Saturday shooting was identified as Brandon Evans, 33,...

Man convicted of 2019 killing at Kansas City gas station

Oct. 25, 2020 11:57 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City man has been convicted in a fatal shooting in 2019 in downtown Kansas City. Timothy Fernandez, 43, was convicted Friday of second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the February 2019 shooting of Michael Brown near a gas station in the city's Crossroads...

3 men found shot fatally in Dallas warehouse district

Oct. 25, 2020 11:47 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Police say three men have been found shot fatally in a northwest Dallas warehouse district early Sunday. Officers went to the scene about 2:30 a.m. Sunday where they found the wounded men. A police statement says one man died at the scene while the other two died a short time later at a...

Highway patrol officers shoot, kill man they say had a knife

Oct. 25, 2020 11:16 AM EDT

GARDEN CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers shot and killed a western Missouri man who reportedly threatened a trooper with a knife, the patrol said. The shooting occurred late Saturday in Garden City, about 48 miles (77.25 kilometers) south of Kansas City, after the Cass County...

Prosecutor clears Georgia officer who killed man in May

Oct. 25, 2020 9:26 AM EDT

GREENVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia police officer has been cleared of criminal liability after shooting and killing a man who prosecutors say pointed his gun at police. Meriwether County District Attorney Herb Cranford said in a Friday news release that a review of body camera footage was consistent with...