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Lowry takes 3-shot lead into final round in Abu Dhabi

Jan. 18, 2019 9:44 AM EST

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Shane Lowry kept up his brilliant scoring on the par-3 holes at the Abu Dhabi Championship in shooting a 5-under 67 in the third round to extend his lead to three strokes on Friday. For the third straight day, the Irishman made birdie on the each of the short Nos. 7,...

Police chief resigns, officer terminated amid theft inquiry

Jan. 18, 2019 9:42 AM EST

HILLSBORO, Mo. (AP) — An eastern Missouri police chief has resigned and an officer has been terminated amid an investigation into theft allegations. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Hillsboro Mayor Joe Phillips says the investigation has left him "disgusted." The resignation of Hillsboro Police...

Norway investigates supermarket stabbing as terror attack

Jan. 18, 2019 9:29 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Police in Norway say the stabbing of a woman in a supermarket is being investigated as a terror attack. Benedicte Bjornland, the head of Norway's domestic intelligence agency, says a suspect arrested after the assault told investigators he wanted to kill several people and that...

19-year-old charged with evidence tampering in killing

Jan. 18, 2019 9:22 AM EST

OVERLAND, Mo. (AP) — A 19-year-old has been charged with tampering with evidence in the deadly shooting of an 18-year-old outside a McDonald's restaurant in suburban St. Louis. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Joseph Jordan III, of Kirkwood, is being held on $100,000 bail. The Major Case Squad says...

Congress to probe report that Trump directed lawyer to lie

Jan. 18, 2019 9:04 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic chairmen of two House committees pledged Friday to investigate a report that President Donald Trump directed his personal attorney to lie to Congress about negotiations over a real estate project in Moscow during the 2016 election. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam...

The Latest: UN: 34 killed in Congo since vote results issued

Jan. 18, 2019 8:45 AM EST

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The Latest on Congo's disputed presidential election (all times local): 2:40 p.m. The U.N. human rights office says at least 34 people have been killed in Congo since disputed provisional election results were announced on Jan. 10. Spokeswoman Ravina Shamdasani tells reporters in...

The Latest: Colombian authorities arrest suspect for attack

Jan. 18, 2019 8:35 AM EST

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the car bombing in Bogota (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Colombian authorities say a suspect has been arrested for his alleged role in Thursday's car bombing at a police academy that killed 21 people. Chief Prosecutor Nestor Martinez said that in intercepted phone...

The Latest: 5 suspected in Kenya attack appear in court

Jan. 18, 2019 8:33 AM EST

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on this week's Nairobi attack (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Five people accused of involvement in this week's extremist attack on a Nairobi hotel complex have appeared in court, and prosecutors say there has been progress in the investigation. Director of public prosecutions...

Authorities search for missing witness in homicide case

Jan. 18, 2019 7:56 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are looking for a missing witness in a pending Missouri homicide case. The Missouri State Highway Patrol has issued an endangered person advisory for 42-year-old Kenneth Cornwell Jr. He was last seen Tuesday in Raytown. Investigators are looking for a green 2000 Kia...

Police: 150 pounds of pot found in bags at Tennessee airport

Jan. 18, 2019 7:35 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say two men were caught at the Nashville International Airport with more than 150 pounds of marijuana in their suitcases. News outlets report 40-year-old Trung Tiey, of Philadelphia, and 56-year-old Tihn Tran, of Murphy, Texas, were arrested Tuesday on felony...