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Stickers with messages of the pro-democracy movement are left by protesters on a street in Hong Kong, Thursday, July 2, 2020. Hong Kong police have made the first arrests under a new national security law imposed by mainland China, as thousands of people defied tear gas and pepper pellets to protest against it. Police say they arrested 10 people under the law, including at least one who was carrying a Hong Kong independence flag. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

China, pro-Beijing activists condemn 'meddling' in Hong Kong

Jul. 2, 2020 12:50 PM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — China's government and pro-Beijing activists in Hong Kong condemned what they called foreign meddling in the territory's affairs on Thursday, as countries moved to offer Hong Kongers refuge and impose sanctions on China over a new security law. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao...

DOJ investigates fatal police shooting in Sheboygan

Jul. 2, 2020 12:23 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Sheboygan police shot and killed a man after officers were called to a disturbance between a woman and the person who died early Thursday, authorities said. Sgt. Andy Kundinger said police were informed by the caller that the man was armed. Officers arrived, made contact with the...

Police identify man fatally shot in Kansas City, Kansas

Jul. 2, 2020 12:20 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police have released the identity of a man was was fatally shot in Kansas City, Kansas, earlier this week. Marco Mcelwee, 41, of Kansas City, Kansas, died in the Sunday night shooting, police said Thursday in a news release. Police spokesman Officer Dustin Dierenfeldt had said...

Parents of Eyah Hallaq, an autistic Palestinian man who was fatally shot by Israeli police, Khiri and mother Rana, talk during an interview In Jerusalem, Wednesday, June 3, 2020. The family says it is hopeful the officers will be prosecuted after finally confirming the existence of security-camera footage of the incident.(AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)

Family of Palestinian slain by police sees probe dragging on

Jul. 2, 2020 12:05 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The family of a Palestinian man with autism who was fatally shot by Israeli police said on Thursday that it took a month for authorities to confirm the existence of security-camera footage of the shooting. The existence of the footage had been in question throughout an investigation that...

Large mural of Breonna Taylor will be painted in Annapolis

Jul. 2, 2020 12:01 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A mural of a Black woman who was killed by police in Louisville, Kentucky, will be painted in a historically Black neighborhood in Annapolis, Maryland. The Capital Gazette reports that artists and volunteers will paint a 7,000-square-foot mural of Breonna Taylor on Saturday. Taylor...

Prosecutors: 1 man dead, 4 others wounded in street shooting

Jul. 2, 2020 11:58 AM EDT

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A shooting on a street in a northern New Jersey community early Friday left one man dead and four others wounded, authorities said. It wasn't clear what sparked the shooting, which occurred in the area of North Main and Jefferson streets in Paterson, where several shootings have...

Release of NY driver who struck officers with SUV blocked

Jul. 2, 2020 11:55 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have temporarily blocked the release of a driver accused of striking three officers with an SUV during protests of police brutality in Buffalo. Deyanna Davis will remain jailed until at least July 7, when a judge is scheduled to hear arguments on whether Davis...

Opposing groups protest in Provo following shooting

Jul. 2, 2020 11:54 AM EDT

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Protesters from two opposing groups gathered in Provo on Wednesday after an SUV driver was shot while driving through protesters earlier in the week. A video of the incident captured by KSL-TV shows a man fire a shot at the driver from the passenger side of the car as the driver began...

LaToya Ratlieff looks at a photograph of herself, Friday, June 12, 2020, in Lauderhill, Fla. Ratlieff was hit in the face by a police officer's rubber bullet during a Fort Lauderdale protest over the death of George Floyd on May 31. Protests continue in support of Floyd, a black man who died while in police custody in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Video: Florida police laugh after shooting rubber bullets

Jul. 2, 2020 11:45 AM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Newly released body camera footage shows Florida police officers laughing and celebrating after shooting rubber bullets at a protest last month in which a Black woman was shot in the face and seriously injured. Fort Lauderdale police posted a video on its official YouTube...

Hague court: Italy has jurisdiction in 2012 Indian shooting

Jul. 2, 2020 11:39 AM EDT

An international arbitration court has sided with Italy and decided the European country, not India, has jurisdiction to prosecute two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen in 2012. The Hague-based Permanent Court of Arbitration determined the two marines have immunity from Indian prosecution....