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Hong Kong official: Legislature smoother without opposition

Oct. 28, 2021 05:00 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — The president of Hong Kong’s legislature said Thursday it has become more efficient with no opposition members, after all pro-democracy lawmakers resigned late last year to protest the ouster of four colleagues for not demonstrating sufficient loyalty to Beijing. ...

US limits immigration arrests at schools, 'protected' areas

Oct. 27, 2021 22:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. immigration authorities will limit arrests at schools, hospitals and other “protected” areas under guidelines issued Wednesday by the Department of Homeland Security, part of a broader effort to roll back the approach to enforcement under President Donald Trump. ...

Man accused of robbing 23 banks in Arizona, Nevada arrested

Oct. 27, 2021 17:57 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A man dubbed the “Back Again Bandit” who allegedly robbed 22 banks in Arizona and one in Nevada over a 10-month span has been arrested, the FBI said Wednesday. An FBI Violent Crimes Task Force, with help from Phoenix police, took 44-year-old Richard...

US soldier back in SC to face charges in relatives' deaths

Oct. 27, 2021 15:56 PM EDT

CHESTER, S.C. (AP) — A soldier in the U.S. Army is back in South Carolina from a post in Germany to face charges he killed his grandfather and great-grandmother 16 months ago. Chester County Sheriff Max Dorsey says 24-year-old Gene Alexzander “Alex” Scott was...

Second student arrested after gun found at SC high school

Oct. 27, 2021 13:44 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A second student faces charges after a firearm that was found at Richland Northeast High School. A 14-year-old girl has been charged with possession of a firearm on school property, possession of a pistol under 18, and unlawful carry of a pistol,...

Man gets house arrest in case of missing Blackfeet girl

Oct. 27, 2021 13:11 PM EDT

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to nine months of house arrest after pleading guilty to negligent endangerment in the case of a 3-year-old girl who went missing on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in April. HaHaax Vielle pleaded guilty Tuesday in...

California man arrested in alleged Gaetz death threat

Oct. 27, 2021 11:31 AM EDT

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A California man has been arrested for allegedly threatening to kill Rep. Matt Gaetz days after the Capitol riot in January, court records show. Authorities said Eugene Huelsman, 58, was arrested last week in the Los Angeles area. He was indicted...

UK climate activists target roads again despite injunction

Oct. 27, 2021 07:01 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Climate protesters sought to block two major roads into London on Wednesday, despite court injunctions banning them from disrupting traffic. Activists from the group Insulate Britain, which wants the government to better insulate homes in the country to...

Woman and her boyfriend arrested in death of woman's child

Oct. 27, 2021 06:01 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A woman and her boyfriend were arrested Tuesday in the death of the woman's 8-year-old son, whose skeletal remains were found inside a Houston-area apartment with three surviving but apparently abandoned siblings, officials said. Brian W. Coulter, the...

Tennessee agents find 40 stolen catalytic converters in car

Oct. 27, 2021 04:09 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities arrested two people after finding 40 stolen catalytic converters inside a car during a traffic stop on a Tennessee interstate, officials said. Agents with the West Tennessee Drug Task Force found the automotive devices when they stopped...