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Rights lawyers: Egypt frees more than 100 held in crackdown

Oct. 19, 2019 4:40 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian rights lawyers say authorities have released over 100 people who were among hundreds more arrested in a sweeping crackdown following small but rare anti-government protests last month. Lawyers Mustafa el-Demiry and Khaled Ali say the detainees were released late Friday, pending an...

Seoul police up security after rally at US envoy residence

Oct. 19, 2019 3:02 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police said Saturday they beefed up security at the U.S. ambassador's residence in Seoul after a group of anti-American students used ladders to break into the compound. They were protesting demands by the Trump administration that South Korea pay more to help cover...

The Latest: Wind farm vows to be good neighbor; 55 arrested

Oct. 18, 2019 9:52 PM EDT

KAHUKU, Hawaii (AP) — The Latest on arrests of protesters of a Hawaii wind farm project (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The energy company that wants to build a wind farm on Oahu's North Shore says they respect people's right to oppose the project. Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard says 55 people were...

Oregon panel recommends barring ICE from courthouse arrests

Oct. 18, 2019 8:36 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Seeking to halt federal agents from arresting people in courthouses for immigration violations, a panel of judges in Oregon has asked the state's Supreme Court chief justice to impose a rule stating that no one should be subjected to arrest without a warrant. Several judges on the...

The Latest: Officials identify Iowa deputies, suspect shot

Oct. 18, 2019 7:16 PM EDT

STUART, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on Iowa deputies and a suspect being wounded in a shootout (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Authorities have identified officers and a suspect wounded in a shootout as law enforcement sought to serve an arrest warrant. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation says in a news...

Kern County deputy arrested for sex assault

Oct. 18, 2019 6:44 PM EDT

ROSAMOND, Calif. (AP) — A Kern County sheriff's deputy has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman in his patrol car. Authorities say a 21-year-old woman reported that Michael Clark attacked her after offering her a ride home in his patrol car in August. The woman, who didn't know Clark,...

Official arrested, accused of breaking open records law

Oct. 18, 2019 6:20 PM EDT

SELBY, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota county auditor accused of failing to make documents available for a public meeting was arrested and charged with violating the state's open meetings law, in a rare move seen as extreme by some media and open-government experts. Walworth County State's Attorney James Hare...

Marches and strikes rattle Catalonia amid separatist anger

Oct. 18, 2019 5:55 PM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Masses of flag-waving demonstrators demanding Catalonia's independence and the release from prison of separatist leaders jammed downtown Barcelona on Friday as the northeastern Spanish region endured its fifth straight night of unrest. Chaotic scenes of violence erupted after more...

Ex-officer who killed black man given 1-year prison sentence

Oct. 18, 2019 5:30 PM EDT

WOODBINE, Ga. (AP) — A former Georgia police officer who fatally shot an unarmed, fleeing black man was sentenced to one year in prison Friday, nearly two weeks after a jury acquitted him of manslaughter charges but found him guilty of violating his oath of office. Superior Court Judge Stephen Scarlett in...

Man shot and wounded at funeral on Minnesota reservation

Oct. 18, 2019 5:19 PM EDT

CLOQUET, Minn. (AP) — One man was shot and a suspect was arrested after a shooting Friday on an American Indian reservation in northern Minnesota that prompted a lockdown of tribal offices and a school. The shooting happened at around 10 a.m. during a funeral at a Head Start building gymnasium on the Fond...