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Germany arrests man in Berlin for allegedly planning attack

Nov. 19, 2019 5:13 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have arrested a man and raided his apartment over suspicions he was planning an attack. The country’s federal prosecutor said in a statement that the man was arrested Tuesday in Berlin. His identity was not given but he was described as a “radical...

The Latest: HK police say they hope for peaceful resolution

Nov. 19, 2019 5:05 AM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on Hong Kong protests (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Hong Kong police spokesman Kwok Ka-chuen says police have not yet decided their next steps to end a standoff at Polytechnic University but are still hoping for a peaceful resolution. Kwok said at a daily briefing Tuesday,...

Last holdouts surrounded by police at Hong Kong university

Nov. 19, 2019 4:37 AM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — About 100 anti-government protesters remained holed up at a Hong Kong university Tuesday, unsure what to do next as food supplies dwindled and a police siege of the campus entered its third day. City leader Carrie Lam said 600 people had left the Hong Kong Polytechnic campus, including 200...

Group: Egypt targets relatives of dissidents living abroad

Nov. 19, 2019 4:31 AM EST

CAIRO (AP) — An international rights group says Egyptian authorities have arrested, raided houses and imposed travel bans against dozens of relatives of dissidents who live abroad, apparently in reprisal for their activism. Human Rights Watch says Tuesday it has since 2016 documented 28 cases which include...

White House officials to kick off big Trump impeachment week

Nov. 19, 2019 2:54 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two top national security aides who listened to President Donald Trump’s call with Ukraine are preparing to testify in the impeachment hearings, launching a week of back-to-back sessions as Americans hear from those closest to the White House. Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, an Army...

Turkey issues warrants for 133 officers over coup links

Nov. 19, 2019 2:04 AM EST

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says prosecutors have issued warrants for the detention of 133 military officers over suspected links to the U.S.-based Muslim cleric who is blamed by Ankara for a failed coup attempt in 2016. Anadolu Agency said Tuesday that 101 of the suspects were...

No charges yet for men in deadly Halloween shooting

Nov. 19, 2019 1:41 AM EST

ORINDA, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors said Monday that they won’t immediately file criminal charges against five men arrested on suspicion of shooting up a San Francisco Bay Area Halloween party, killing five people. The Contra Costa County district attorney’s office couldn’t meet the...

4 men arrested in deadly California Halloween shooting freed

Nov. 19, 2019 1:23 AM EST

ORINDA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on no charges being filed in California Halloween shooting (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Four of five men arrested in connection with a shooting that killed five people at a California Halloween party have been freed from custody after prosecutors declined to file criminal...

Deadly attack leaves California Hmong community in shock

Nov. 19, 2019 1:08 AM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A close-knit Hmong community was in shock after gunmen burst into a California backyard gathering and shot 10 men, killing four. “We are right now just trying to figure out what to do, what are the next steps. How do we heal, how do we know what's going on,” said Bobby...

US prison system long plagued by staffing crisis, violence

Nov. 19, 2019 12:42 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, the federal Bureau of Prisons has been plagued by systematic failures, from massive staffing shortages to chronic violence. But the largest agency in the Justice Department has largely stayed out of the public view. The death of billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein and the...