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Israel steps up Jerusalem home demolitions as violence rises

Feb. 08, 2023 02:50 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Ratib Matar’s family was growing. They needed more space. Before his granddaughters, now 4 and 5, were born, he built three apartments on an eastern slope overlooking Jerusalem’s ancient landscape. The 50-year-old construction contractor moved in with his...

Milwaukee police officer fatally shot, shooting suspect dead

Feb. 07, 2023 17:58 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee police officer chased down a robbery suspect and was fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire early Tuesday. The suspect also died from a gunshot wound, police said. Milwaukee Police Chief Jeffrey Norman said the suspect ignored officers' commands and...

Former prison supervisor charged with using excessive force

Feb. 07, 2023 16:27 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A former Alabama prison supervisor has been charged with using excessive force against two inmates, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday. The indictment accuses Mohammad Shahid Jenkins, who worked as a lieutenant at William E. Donaldson...

What to Watch: New political vibes this State of the Union

Feb. 07, 2023 14:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Look for new faces and fresh political dynamics as President Joe Biden delivers this year's State of the Union address, coupled with attention to some old problems brought back into painful focus by recent events. The president on Tuesday night will stand before a...

146 NYC police committed misconduct in 2020 protests: Report

Feb. 06, 2023 21:52 PM EST

Nearly 150 New York City police officers committed misconduct, including using excessive force, while responding to the 2020 protests over the killing of George Floyd, according to a report released Monday by a civilian review board. The city's Civilian Complaint Review Board, or...

Tennessee deputy relieved of duty after video emerges

Feb. 06, 2023 17:41 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee deputy has been relieved of duty after video of a November arrest surfaced on social media, the Shelby County Sheriff's Office announced Monday. In a brief statement, the office said an unnamed deputy is the subject of an administrative...

Officials: Plane carrying Musharraf's body lands in Pakistan

Feb. 06, 2023 15:10 PM EST

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A special plane transporting the body of Pakistan's former president Pervez Musharraf from the United Arab Emirates arrived in Karachi on Monday amid tight security, immigration officials said. Family members were also on board when the plane landed at the...

Israeli troops kill 5 Palestinian gunmen in West Bank raid

Feb. 06, 2023 08:07 AM EST

AQABAT JABR, West Bank (AP) — Israeli forces killed five Palestinian gunmen linked to the Islamic militant Hamas group in a raid on refugee camp in the occupied West Bank on Monday, the latest bloodshed in the region that will likely further exacerbate tensions. The Palestinian...

China accuses US of indiscriminate use of force over balloon

Feb. 06, 2023 05:58 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — China on Monday accused the United States of indiscriminate use of force in shooting down a suspected Chinese spy balloon, saying it “seriously impacted and damaged both sides’ efforts and progress in stabilizing Sino-U.S. relations.” The U.S. shot down the...

China accuses U.S. of indiscriminate use of force after military shot down suspected Chinese spy balloon Saturday

Feb. 05, 2023 22:14 PM EST
BEIJING (AP) — China accuses U.S. of indiscriminate use of force after military shot down suspected Chinese spy balloon Saturday.