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Somalia uproar continues after former al-Shabab No. 2 seized

Dec. 15, 2018 1:51 AM EST

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A third day of protests began Saturday in Somalia over the arrest of the former No. 2 leader of the al-Shabab extremist group, who has been a leading candidate for a regional presidency. Officials said at least eight people have been killed so far as angry supporters take to the...

Police say video of toddler yanked from mom not whole story

Dec. 14, 2018 10:52 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City police commissioner said Friday that a more complicated and "chaotic" story is emerging from a witness video that went viral showing a tug-of-war between a New York mother with a toddler and police yanking the boy from her. Police said an internal review found that Jazmine...

The Latest: 10 fishermen plead guilty in shark fin case

Dec. 14, 2018 10:00 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on shark fin smuggling charges (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Ten Indonesian fishermen who were arrested in Hawaii and charged with attempting to smuggle shark fins have plead guilty to a lesser charge. Court records show four of them pleaded guilty Friday morning to a misdemeanor...

Lawyers seek to exclude evidence at NYC truck attack trial

Dec. 14, 2018 7:19 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for a man charged with killing eight people in a terrorist attack on a New York City bike path said in a court filing Friday that they had learned the FBI had intercepted his communications, though it was unclear when that surveillance began. "We are still waiting for more...

13-year-old arrested for threats against Queen Creek school

Dec. 14, 2018 7:14 PM EST

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. (AP) — Pinal County authorities say a 13-year-old boy has been arrested for making threats against a school. Pinal County sheriff's spokesman Navideh Forghani says the teen remained in juvenile detention Friday on a charge of interfering with an educational institution. More charges...

Slain US student texted friend about roommate's threat

Dec. 14, 2018 6:41 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An American psychology student who was fatally stabbed in her Netherlands apartment had texted a friend in the U.S. six days before her death, saying her roommate threatened to kill three people. Sarah Papenheim, 21, told her friend she was going to have to go to police. The friend, who...

Ex-police chief accused of evidence tampering, drug count

Dec. 14, 2018 6:33 PM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A former northwestern Arkansas police chief fired from his job in October has now been arrested on evidence tampering and drug paraphernalia possession charges. Former Lincoln Police Chief Brian Key was arrested Thursday on the two felony counts. The Northwest Arkansas...

US, Canada look to ease strains amid 3-way spat with China

Dec. 14, 2018 6:14 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Canada moved Friday to ease tensions between them over the case of a top Chinese technology executive whose arrest by Canadian authorities has sparked a diplomatic crisis entangling the three countries. Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese...

Arrest made in fatal shooting of father on Navajo Nation

Dec. 14, 2018 6:00 PM EST

BLUFF, Utah (AP) — Federal authorities used cellphone and email records to help identify a suspect in the death of a man who was shot in front of his wife and son while they looked for a lost pet near their home on the Navajo Nation. Perry Maryboy was named in a criminal complaint filed this week. He's...

Sheriff disputes injuries black man suffered in beating

Dec. 14, 2018 5:31 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee sheriff's office is disputing the extent of the injuries suffered by a black man beaten by a white officer while handcuffed earlier this month. An attorney for 25-year-old Charles Toney said in a phone interview Friday that hospital records prove Toney suffered a...