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Cyprus: 15 police face probe on serial killer investigation

May. 5, 2020 2:34 PM EDT

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ top lawyer said Tuesday he has ordered a criminal probe into how police handled the country’s first serial killer investigation, which led to the conviction of an army officer for the murders of seven foreign women and girls. Attorney General Costas Clerides...

U. S. Olympic Team archer Brady Ellison lets an arrow fly as he practices on his range at his farm Thursday, April 30, 2020, in Miami, Ariz. Not too long ago the three-time Olympic medalist felt searing discomfort through his right arm whenever he released an arrow. Doctors couldn’t solve it. He couldn’t shoot through it. He nearly quit and went to work at a local copper mine. Now gold is back in the picture. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Shooting star: Archer aims at Tokyo gold with arm pain gone

May. 1, 2020 4:48 PM EDT

In between remodeling his archery workshop and raising piglets, Brady Ellison shoots about 100 arrows a day on his custom-built range. That's not very high volume for him. He's scaled way back with the coronavirus pandemic postponing the Tokyo Games until next summer and his season on hold. This is the promising...

FILE- In this Nov. 11, 2019 file photo, a view of the Supreme Court in Washington.  The Supreme Court has delivered a setback to Montana homeowners who are seeking additional cleanup of arsenic left over from years of copper smelting. The court said Monday that the homeowners cannot proceed with efforts to decontaminate their own property near the shuttered Anaconda smelter without the permission of the Environmental Protection Agency. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Justices rule against Montana homeowners near Superfund site

Apr. 20, 2020 4:40 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court delivered a setback Monday to Montana homeowners who are seeking additional cleanup of arsenic left over from years of copper smelting. The court said the homeowners cannot proceed with efforts to decontaminate their own property near the shuttered Anaconda smelter...

FILE - In this March 29, 2020, file photo, a bird flies among wind turbines near King City, Mo. The Trump administration is moving to scale back criminal enforcement of a century-old law protecting most American wild bird species. The former director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service told AP billions of birds could die if the government doesn't hold companies liable for accidental bird deaths. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Ex-wildlife chief: Trump rule could kill billions of birds

Mar. 31, 2020 5:15 PM EDT

BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — At a former open pit copper mine filled with billions of gallons of toxic water, sirens and loud pops from propane cannons echo off the granite walls to scare away birds so they don’t land. After several thousand migrating snow geese perished in the Berkeley Pit's acidic,...