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'Joints will be separated': Jamal Khashoggi's murder, retold

Jun. 19, 2019 4:13 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — The gathering on the second floor of the Saudi consulate featured an unlikely collection: a forensic doctor, intelligence and security officers, agents of the crown prince's office. As they waited for their target to arrive, one asked how they would carry out the body. Not to worry, the...

Man arrested in connection with death of soccer player Sala

Jun. 19, 2019 4:01 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Police investigating the death of Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala arrested a man on Wednesday on suspicion of manslaughter. A single-engine aircraft carrying Sala and pilot David Ibbotson crashed in the English Channel on Jan. 21. The body of Sala, who had just signed for Cardiff City...

4 charged in downing of Malaysian airliner over Ukraine

Jun. 19, 2019 3:53 PM EDT

NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands (AP) — International prosecutors announced murder charges Wednesday against four men — three of them Russians with military or intelligence backgrounds — in the missile attack that blew a Malaysia Airlines jet out of the sky over Ukraine five years ago, killing all 298...

The Latest: 4 charged in downing of Malaysian airliner

Jun. 19, 2019 3:52 PM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the probe into the downing of flight MH17 (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Russia's Foreign Ministry has dismissed charges against Russian nationals for their alleged roles in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over Ukraine five years ago as "absolutely...

The Latest: I-80 reopens in Nevada after train derailment

Jun. 19, 2019 3:47 PM EDT

WELLS, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on a train derailment that closed U.S. Interstate 80 in northeast Nevada for more than an hour (all times local): 12:35 p.m. A 60-mile (96-kilometer) stretch of U.S. Interstate 80 in northeast Nevada has reopened after a train derailment caused a potential hazmat scare. The...

Police warn of fentanyl after 2 Mississippi overdose deaths

Jun. 19, 2019 3:34 PM EDT

BOONEVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a series of overdoses in northeast Mississippi that led to two deaths. Booneville Police Chief Michael Ramey said Tuesday that two people had died and three more were hospitalized after taking illegal drugs containing fentanyl. The Mississippi Bureau...

Connecticut man pleads guilty in fatal drug overdose

Jun. 19, 2019 3:10 PM EDT

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man has pleaded guilty to one charge of selling heroin to a woman who later died from an overdose. Waterbury resident Rashad Johnson could face up to the maximum sentence of 20 years in prison after he sold heroin to the 45-year-old woman who overdosed in 2016. The...

Train derails near Nevada-Utah line, closing interstate

Jun. 19, 2019 2:58 PM EDT

WELLS, Nev. (AP) — A 60-mile stretch (96 kilometers) of U.S. Interstate 80 in northeast Nevada has been closed while emergency crews respond to a train derailment. Authorities were investigating whether any hazardous materials were aboard the train. There's been no immediate report of injuries. Nevada...

New rally called while Phoenix police chief promises change

Jun. 19, 2019 2:17 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Police Chief Jeri Williams promised change in her department after being booed by some of hundreds of people gathered to discuss a videotaped police encounter that has caused a national outcry. The meeting at a downtown church Tuesday night was called by the city after the release of a...

Police release video, search for brawlers at kids' game

Jun. 19, 2019 1:13 PM EDT

LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Colorado authorities say they are investigating a fist fight between adults over a teenage umpire's calls during a youth baseball game involving 7-year-olds. Video shot by spectators shows men exchanging punches on the field. Lakewood police spokesman John Romero said police want...