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The Secret Service acknowledges denying some past requests by Trump's campaign for tighter security

Jul. 21, 2024 14:43 PM EDT

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) — The Secret Service has acknowledged it denied some requests by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's campaign for increased security at his events in the years before the assassination attempt on him at a recent rally. In the immediate...

A timeline of the assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump

Jul. 21, 2024 13:47 PM EDT

Former President Donald Trump was the target of an assassination attempt at a Pennsylvania rally on July 13. A former fire chief attending the rally with family was killed, as was the gunman. Two other people were critically wounded. An Associated Press analysis of...

Police: 3 killed, 6 wounded in 'exchange of gunfire' during gathering in Philadelphia; no arrests

Jul. 21, 2024 10:25 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three men were killed and at least six other people wounded in an early morning shootout at a gathering in west Philadelphia, authorities said. Police said more than 100 people were present in the Carroll Park neighborhood when gunfire broke out just after 2...

Greek border guard shot in abdomen while patrolling border with Turkey

Jul. 20, 2024 17:06 PM EDT

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A Greek border guard was shot in the abdomen Saturday while patrolling an area of the Greek-Turkish border where undocumented migrants seek to enter the European Union, Greek police said. The injuries are not life-threatening. Four Greek border guard...

Gunman in Trump rally attack flew drone over rally site in advance of event, official says

Jul. 20, 2024 17:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The gunman in the attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump is believed to have flown a drone around the Pennsylvania rally site ahead of time in an apparent attempt to scope out the site before the event, a law enforcement official said Saturday. ...

Today in History: July 20, Armstrong and Aldrin walk on the moon

Jul. 20, 2024 00:17 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, July 20, the 202nd day of 2024. There are 164 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 20, 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon...

Man pleads guilty to federal charges in attack on Louisville mayoral candidate

Jul. 19, 2024 19:43 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man accused of shooting at Louisville's current mayor when he was a candidate in 2022 pleaded guilty Friday to federal charges stemming from the attack. Quintez Brown pleaded guilty to interfering with a federally protected activity and...

El Paso man sentenced to 19 years for shooting at border patrol agent

Jul. 19, 2024 19:38 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A federal judge sentenced an El Paso man to 19 years in prison for shooting at a U.S. Border Patrol agent, the U.S. District Attorney of New Mexico announced Friday. Robert Esquivel was convicted of attempted murder of an officer, aggravated assault of an...

Firefighter killed at Trump rally honored with bagpipes, gun salute and a bugle sounding taps

Jul. 19, 2024 18:00 PM EDT

CABOT, Pa. (AP) — The keen of bagpipes, a three-volley gun salute and a bugle sounding taps pierced the air of a small Pennsylvania town on Friday as hundreds gathered to honor an ex-fire chief who was shot and killed at a rally for former President Donald Trump. Following funeral...

Illinois deputy charged with murder shot woman in face after ordering her to move pot of water

Jul. 19, 2024 17:10 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois sheriff’s deputy charged with murder in the death of a Black woman shot her in the face during a tense moment over a pot of water in her home and then discouraged his partner from trying to save her, authorities said Thursday. The details were...