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2 Turkish soldiers killed in north Syria; 2 others wounded

Jul. 25, 2021 06:06 AM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — Two Turkish soldiers were killed and two others were wounded in an attack in northern Syria, Turkey’s defense ministry said Sunday. The ministry tweeted that a Turkish armored vehicle was attacked. The assault occurred Saturday in the so-called...

Florida murder suspect kills himself after police shootout

Jul. 25, 2021 03:06 AM EDT

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida murder suspect killed himself after a shootout with deputies when investigators following him pulled over his Uber driver in a traffic stop, authorities said Friday. The man got out of the car and started shooting at Palm Beach County...

Woman’s killing in a small Alabama city remains a mystery

Jul. 25, 2021 00:12 AM EDT

CENTREVILLE, Ala. (AP) — There aren’t many photos of Sandra Lockett Huckleberry, her sisters say, since she didn’t like her picture to be taken. But her image is still seen in Bibb County’s Centreville and nearby areas, especially around October, when reminders of...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump is relentless in election fabrications

Jul. 25, 2021 00:11 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — In mid-May, partisan investigators hired by Arizona state lawmakers backed off their allegation that the state's most populous county had destroyed its 2020 election database. Confronted with proof that the data still existed, they admitted everything was there. ...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump is relentless in election fabrications

Jul. 24, 2021 23:00 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — In mid-May, partisan investigators hired by Arizona state lawmakers backed off their allegation that the state's most populous county had destroyed its 2020 election database. Confronted with proof that the data still existed, they admitted everything was there. ...

Woman charged with hate crimes in 4 anti-Asian attacks

Jul. 24, 2021 21:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A 25-year-old woman suspected in four separate attacks on people of Asian descent in Queens faces hate crime charges, prosecutors said Saturday. The unprovoked attacks took place between May and July, they said. In the latest case, July 21, a 75-year-old...

2 killed, 4 wounded by gunfire in downtown San Rafael

Jul. 24, 2021 19:29 PM EDT

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) — A shooting in a downtown San Rafael parking structure killed two people and wounded four, most of whom had come to attend a nearby nightclub concert. It's unclear how many gunmen were involved, but witnesses reported seeing a Dodge Charger...

Woman struck, killed by motorist, man arrested

Jul. 24, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) — A woman was hit and killed by a vehicle in a parking lot in Loveland and a man has been arrested, police said. Loveland police said in a news release that officers responded at about 11 p.m. Friday to a woman struck by a vehicle at the Orchards...

Police, bystanders lift car and free baby after crash

Jul. 24, 2021 19:05 PM EDT

YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) — Police and bystanders lifted a car to free a trapped baby after a suspected drunken driver struck the girl and her mother and then plowed through a storefront with the pair on the hood. The crash and rescue were recorded on video released by Yonkers...

Police: Car crashes into home, killing Maryland man

Jul. 24, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

BROOKLYN PARK, Md. (AP) — A man suspected of driving under the influence crashed into a Maryland home early Saturday morning, killing a 68-year-old, police said. The collision happened around 3 a.m. Saturday in Brooklyn Park when the driver failed to stop at a stop...