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Turkey: Captured IS figure planned Russia, Germany attacks

Nov. 22, 2019 3:07 AM EST

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's interior minister has identified a key Islamic State suspect captured by the country's forces in Syria as the alleged mastermind behind attacks in Russia and Germany, according to a newspaper report on Friday. Turkey had announced last week that it detained an "important" IS...

Trump pays respects to Army officers killed in Afghanistan

Nov. 22, 2019 12:23 AM EST

DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. (AP) — President Donald Trump paid respects Thursday to two Army officers who were killed when their helicopter crashed this week in Afghanistan, holding his salute until each of the flag-draped cases containing their remains were returned to their grieving families. Trump and...

Texas man accused of trying to use homemade bomb to rob ATM

Nov. 21, 2019 5:22 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say they have arrested a man accused of trying to use a homemade bomb to rob an automated teller machine at a Houston area bank. Thomas Moschella remained jailed Thursday after being charged with possession of a prohibited weapon. The Harris County Sheriff’s Office says...

Iraqi officials: 8 protesters dead in day of violent clashes

Nov. 21, 2019 5:16 PM EST

BAGHDAD (AP) — Eight people died and at least 90 were wounded on Thursday in renewed clashes in central Baghdad, in the most violent clashes between anti-government protesters and security forces in recent days, Iraqi officials said. Separately, one policeman was killed and six others wounded when an IED...

Homemade bomb found at California high school

Nov. 21, 2019 12:27 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Police confirm that they found a homemade bomb at a San Jose high school. Authorities were called to Oak Grove High on Tuesday after a gardener found the device in some bushes in the student parking lot and took it to the administration building. Police tell the San Jose Mercury...

Rich in dramatic Catholic history, Nagasaki awaits the pope

Nov. 19, 2019 7:37 PM EST

NAGASAKI, Japan (AP) — It’s fitting that Pope Francis will start his first official visit to Japan in Nagasaki, the city where Christianity first took hold in the country and where nearly 500 years later it remains steeped in blood-soaked symbolism, both religious and political. It was here that a...

Deputy fatally shoots man; suspicious items not explosives

Nov. 19, 2019 3:37 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a deputy has shot and killed an armed man during an altercation in a motel parking lot in Kansas City, Missouri. The Clay County deputy was conducting a car check Monday afternoon when he and the driver got into a fight outside a Motel 6 near the Worlds of Fun...

Police surround last holdouts at Hong Kong campus protest

Nov. 19, 2019 12:55 PM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — A small band of anti-government protesters, their numbers diminished by surrenders and failed escape attempts, remained holed up at a Hong Kong university early Wednesday as they braced for the endgame in a police siege of the campus. Police were waiting them out after 10 days of some of...

Malta offers pardon for possible info in reporter’s slaying

Nov. 19, 2019 7:36 AM EST

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — A man arrested in a money-laundering case in Malta claims to have information identifying the mastermind behind the car-bomb assassination of a leading investigative journalist, Maltese officials said Tuesday. Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said he has offered an official...

Hong Kong police storm university held by protesters

Nov. 17, 2019 8:09 PM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — Police breached a Hong Kong university campus held by protesters early Monday after an all-night siege that included firing repeated barrages of tear gas and water cannons. Anti-government protesters have barricaded themselves inside Hong Kong Polytechnic University for days. Police...