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3 killed in shootings and an explosion as deadly violence continues in Sweden

Sep. 28, 2023 07:59 AM EDT

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Three people were killed overnight in separate incidents in Sweden as deadly violence linked to a feud between criminal gangs escalated. Late Wednesday, an 18-year-old man was shot dead in a Stockholm suburb. Hours later, a man was killed and another was wounded...

Man wanted in killing of Baltimore tech entrepreneur arrested, police say

Sep. 28, 2023 06:43 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A man wanted in the killing of a Baltimore tech entrepreneur has been arrested, police said early Thursday. Police didn’t release any details of the circumstances surrounding the arrest of Jason Billingsley, but planned a news conference later in the morning. ...

Azerbaijan charges the former head of Nagorno-Karabakh's separatist government with financing terrorism, other crimes

Sep. 28, 2023 03:45 AM EDT
MOSCOW (AP) — Azerbaijan charges the former head of Nagorno-Karabakh's separatist government with financing terrorism, other crimes.

At US Antarctic base hit by harassment claims, workers are banned from buying alcohol at bars

Sep. 28, 2023 00:34 AM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — From Sunday, workers at the main United States base in Antarctica will no longer be able to walk into a bar and order a beer, after the federal agency that oversees the research program decided to stop serving alcohol. McMurdo Station will not be...

Teen testifies about boy's death and firearms training at New Mexico compound

Sep. 27, 2023 23:21 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — With his hand placed on his son's neck, Siraj Ibn Wahhaj recited verses of the Quran as part of a ritual meant to rid the toddler of evil spirits that Wahhaj and members of his extended family believed were causing the boy's ailments. The ritual known as...

Gang violence in Haiti is escalating and spreading with a significant increase in killings, UN says

Sep. 27, 2023 22:33 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Gang violence in Haiti is escalating and spreading from the capital Port-au-Prince through the center of the country to its two other major cities, Gonaives and Cap-Hatien, with a significant increase in killings, kidnappings and rapes in the past few months, the U.N. chief...

New Mexico trial begins over allegations that Democrats tried to dilute votes with redistricting map

Sep. 27, 2023 22:22 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Accusations that New Mexico's Democratic-led Legislature unfairly diluted the vote of a politically conservative oil-producing region with its redistricting map went to trial on Wednesday. The trial’s outcome is likely to have a big influence on which party...

Remains found of Colorado woman Suzanne Morphew, who went missing on Mother's Day 2020

Sep. 27, 2023 21:07 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Investigators have discovered the remains of a Colorado mom who went for a bike ride on Mother’s Day 2020 and never returned, authorities announced Wednesday. The discovery of Suzanne Morphew's remains, which came as authorities were pursuing a different case, is...

Memphis says Mikey Williams is enrolled online but barred from hoops activities

Sep. 27, 2023 19:25 PM EDT

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — Star recruit Mikey Williams is enrolled in online classes at Memphis and remains on the roster but will not have access to team facilities or activities until his court case on six felony gun charges is completed, the basketball program announced Wednesday. ...

Man pleads guilty to smuggling-related charges over Texas deaths of 53 migrants in tractor-trailer

Sep. 27, 2023 19:20 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — One of six men charged in Texas over 53 migrants who died last year in a sweltering tractor-trailer has pleaded guilty for his role in the nation's deadliest human smuggling attempt from Mexico, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. Christian Martinez, 29, is the...