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Jury to recommend sentence for white nationalist

Dec. 10, 2018 4:01 AM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The same jury that convicted a man of first-degree murder for driving his car into counterprotesters at a 2017 white nationalist rally will now decide his punishment. The jury in the trial of James Alex Fields Jr. will reconvene Monday to hear additional evidence and come up...

Russian court convicts ex-policemen of 56 murders

Dec. 10, 2018 3:32 AM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — A court in Russia's eastern Siberia has convicted a former policeman of murdering 56 women, bringing the number he is believed to have killed to at least 78. The court on Monday found Mikhail Popkov, from the eastern Siberian city of Angarsk, guilty of the murders between 1994 and 2000 and...

New Zealand leader apologies for death of British tourist

Dec. 10, 2018 12:19 AM EST

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern made an emotional apology Monday to the family of a 22-year-old British tourist who police say was murdered. Ardern spoke about the nation's reaction to the case several hours after the man that police accuse of killing Grace...

Chiefs owner 'shocked' by video of Hunt that led to release

Dec. 9, 2018 7:58 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt said he was shocked by security camera footage showing Kareem Hunt shoving and kicking a woman in a Cleveland hotel, and that it was a collective decision by the organization to cut their star running back within hours. In his first comments since the...

2 shot after party at Atlanta hotel connected to CNN Center

Dec. 9, 2018 7:45 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities say a "highly intoxicated" man shot two people inside a downtown Atlanta hotel that is connected to CNN's headquarters. Atlanta police spokeswoman Officer Stephanie Brown tells the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the victims had been trying to help 31-year-old Sedarius Dennis...

No. 24 Gonzaga women beat Washington State 76-53

Dec. 9, 2018 7:33 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — LeeAnne Wirth scored 12 points, on 6-of-7 shooting, to lead six Gonzaga players in double figures and the No. 24 Bulldogs beat Washington State 76-53 on Sunday. Jill Townsend and Katie Campbell each had 11 points and Laura Stockton, Zykera Rice and Chandler Smith scored 10 apiece for...

Seales helps North Dakota steal past Milwaukee, 83-72.

Dec. 9, 2018 6:43 PM EST

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Cortez Seales scored 19 points on 8-for-12 shooting and had a career-best five steals as North Dakota slipped past Milwaukee 83-72 Sunday, halting a four-game skid. Aanen Moody added 18 points, Kienan Walter 14 and Conner Avants 12 for the Fighting Hawks (5-5), who trailed by two...

Funeral for 'Baby Jane Doe' found near California highway

Dec. 9, 2018 6:23 PM EST

CORONA, Calif. (AP) — Dozens of people bearing flowers or stuffed animals attended a funeral for a newborn girl found dead last summer along a Southern California highway. Authorities in Riverside County continue to investigate the death of the baby whose identity remains a mystery. The service on Thursday...

Israeli officials: 7 wounded in shooting near settlement

Dec. 9, 2018 3:44 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli officials say seven people have been wounded, one critically, in a shooting by a suspected Palestinian assailant outside a Jewish settlement in the West Bank. The Magen David Adom rescue service said the Israelis were standing at a bus stop at the entrance to Ofra, a settlement in...

Israeli military probes shooting of Palestinian in the back

Dec. 9, 2018 1:30 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military on Sunday said it has opened an investigation into the death of a 22-year-old Palestinian man in the West Bank after a video surfaced appearing to show him being shot in the back. The security-camera video, obtained from a local restaurant in the town of Tulkarem,...