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China demands US drop Huawei extradition request with Canada

Jan. 22, 2019 12:26 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — China on Tuesday demanded the U.S. drop a request that Canada extradite a top executive of the tech giant Huawei, shifting blame to Washington in a case that has severely damaged Beijing's relations with Ottawa. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Meng Wanzhou's case was out of...

Singer Chris Brown detained in Paris after rape complaint

Jan. 22, 2019 11:24 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — U.S. singer Chris Brown and two other people are in custody in Paris after a woman filed a rape complaint, French officials said Tuesday. The Grammy-winning singer was detained Monday on potential charges of aggravated rape and drug infractions and remained in custody Tuesday, a judicial...

Former NFL player McFadden arrested in Texas on DWI charge

Jan. 22, 2019 11:21 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Authorities say former NFL player Darren McFadden has posted bond after he was arrested on a drunken-driving charge when he fell asleep in the drive-thru lane at a fast-food restaurant in suburban Dallas. Collin County court records show the 31-year-old was charged with driving while...

Zimbabwe leader: Violence by security forces 'unacceptable'

Jan. 22, 2019 10:57 AM EST

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's president on Tuesday said "unacceptable" violence by security forces will be investigated after a days-long crackdown on economic unrest, while a doctor said the 12 documented deaths and more than 300 people wounded are likely "are just a fraction of the actual victims."...

The Latest: Rights group: Zimbabwe 'more brazen' in abuses

Jan. 22, 2019 10:53 AM EST

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's deadly unrest (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Human Rights Watch says "the mask has now been taken off the Mnangagwa government" in Zimbabwe after hundreds of people were wounded or arrested in a crackdown on protests and at least 12 were killed. Southern...

Greek police seize big hoard of allegedly looted antiquities

Jan. 22, 2019 10:52 AM EST

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police have confiscated over a hundred antiquities allegedly excavated by grave robbers and arrested a man suspected of trying to sell them for 600,000 euros ($682,000). A police statement says the Greek suspect was arrested Jan. 17 in the southern town of Gytheio following a...

Indian police arrest 61 Rohingya Muslims this week

Jan. 22, 2019 9:45 AM EST

GAUHATI,India (AP) — Police in northeastern India have arrested 61 Rohingya Muslims this week for illegal entry, officials said Tuesday, amid reports that more than 1,300 have recently crossed the border from India into Bangladesh. In Assam state, police said they arrested 30 Rohingya, including 12...

Illinois man accused of letting 11-year-old drive to school

Jan. 22, 2019 8:08 AM EST

ROUND LAKE PARK, Ill. (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for a northern Illinois man who police say allowed an 11-year-old relative to drive herself to school in a stolen rental car while he rode along. The Lake County News-Sun reports that employees at a Round Lake Park elementary school saw the...

Italy arrests 7 more in bid to keep Sicilian Mafia down

Jan. 22, 2019 8:08 AM EST

MILAN (AP) — Italian police have arrested seven suspected members of the Mafia, as part of an ongoing operation to prevent the Sicilian Mafia from re-establishing a new hierarchy following the prison death 14 months ago of the last boss of bosses. The arrests Tuesday in Palermo came a month after...

Sheriff: Teen threatened to shoot parents of third-graders

Jan. 22, 2019 7:13 AM EST

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff's office says a teenager who threatened to shoot the parents of third-graders is due in court. News outlets report 18-year-old Isaiah David Napier was arrested Monday and charged with making a false report concerning mass violence on educational property....