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10 arrested in Eugene protest over abortion ruling

Jun. 25, 2022 16:37 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Police in Eugene say 10 people were arrested during a Friday night protest following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn the landmark abortion rights case Roe v. Wade. The arrests were mostly for disorderly conduct, Portland television station KOIN...

Authorities: Homemade bomb found along Newaygo County road

Jun. 21, 2022 10:41 AM EDT

NEWAYGO, Mich. (AP) — A homemade bomb has been found along the side of a road in western Michigan. The device was put in a bucket and taken Monday to the Newaygo Police Department by the person who found it, according to the Newaygo County sheriff’s office. It...

Judge: Attack that led to life sentence 'simply unthinkable'

Jun. 17, 2022 18:25 PM EDT

BUFFALO, Minn. (AP) — A judge handed down a mandatory life sentence Friday to a man who stormed a medical clinic in Minnesota, fatally shot one person and wounded four others, saying the act was unfathomable. Gregory Ulrich opened fire Feb. 9, 2021, at the Allina Crossroads Clinic...

Chief: Fireworks components might have caused deadly blast

Jun. 17, 2022 17:22 PM EDT

BLACK JACK, Mo. (AP) — A house explosion near St. Louis early Friday that killed two people and critically injured several other people might have been caused by explosives used to make fireworks, authorities said. The explosion at around 1:20 a.m. destroyed a home near the town of...

Trial begins for man in deadly 2018 California spa blast

Jun. 17, 2022 16:14 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Trial has begun for a man on charges alleging he was responsible for a blast at a Southern California spa that killed an ex-girlfriend and injured two others when she opened a box rigged with an explosive. Stephen Beal, 63, appeared in Los Angeles federal court...

Hezbollah members get life terms for Lebanese leader's death

Jun. 16, 2022 09:49 AM EDT

LEIDSCHENDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Appeals judges at an international tribunal sentenced two members of the militant Hezbollah group to life imprisonment Thursday for their roles in the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri and the deaths of 21 other people in 2005. ...

Explosive device found at home of San Jose councilwoman

Jun. 14, 2022 22:12 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Police were investigating Tuesday after an explosive device was found at the home of San Jose City Council member Dev Davis. Davis was home with her family in the Willow Glen neighborhood Tuesday morning when neighbor found a suspicious device near her...

Bombs, weapons found after Warren house explosion wounds man

Jun. 13, 2022 11:20 AM EDT

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Officers investigating a weekend house explosion that critically injured a suburban Detroit man found multiple bombs, weapons and thousands of rounds of ammunition inside the man's home, police said. The 38-year-old man lost both his arms in Saturday...

Iowa man sentenced for detonating homemade explosives

Jun. 07, 2022 17:23 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for making explosive devices and then detonating them on an Ankeny street in 2021. Chad Allen Williams, age 47, of Johnston, was sentenced Friday for making a destructive device and being a drug...

Nigerian civilians bear brunt of attacks by armed groups

Jun. 06, 2022 15:36 PM EDT

Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation, faces a myriad of security threats — from Islamic State-linked militants in the north to separatist movements in the south. Much of the violence is related to religious extremism, but some attacks are fueled by conflicts over natural...