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Tennessee man sentenced in 2019 deaths of 2 outside bar

Jul. 07, 2022 04:01 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man who was convicted in two stabbing deaths outside a bar in 2019 has been sentenced to life in prison. Davidson County Criminal Court Judge Angelita Dalton sentenced Michael Mosley on Wednesday to two consecutive life sentences as well as a...

Pakistani policeman killed, 4 wounded in hand grenade attack

Jul. 07, 2022 03:47 AM EDT

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Attackers threw a hand grenade at a roadside police post in northwest Pakistan on Thursday, killing an officer and wounding four people before fleeing the scene, local officials said. No one immediately claimed responsibility and the attackers' identities...

Singapore hangs 2 drug traffickers despite opposition

Jul. 07, 2022 03:20 AM EDT

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Two drug traffickers were hanged in Singapore on Thursday, bringing the number of executions this year in the city-state to four despite growing calls to abolish its death penalty. Activists said the prison department handed the belongings and death...

Griner's Moscow trial resumes amid calls for US to seek deal

Jul. 07, 2022 03:06 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Jailed American basketball star Brittney Griner returns to a Russian court on Thursday amid a growing chorus of calls for Washington to do more to secure her release nearly five months after she was arrested on drug charges. Griner was detained in February at Moscow's...

Australia drops charge against lawyer over spying claim

Jul. 07, 2022 02:48 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s new government on Thursday dropped the 4-year-old prosecution of a lawyer over his alleged attempt to help East Timor prove that Australia had spied on the then-fledgling nation’s government in 2004 during multibillion-dollar oil and gas negotiations. ...

Sentencing set for 2 in Arizona ballot harvesting case

Jul. 07, 2022 01:01 AM EDT

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — Two women are scheduled to be sentenced Thursday in southern Arizona for their conviction for illegally collecting four early ballots during the 2020 primary election. Authorities say Guillermina Fuentes and Alma Juarez participated in “ballot harvesting.”...

Reports: Law enforcement officers shoot man on W.Va. highway

Jul. 07, 2022 00:50 AM EDT

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Several law enforcement authorities shot a man on a federal highway in West Virginia, news outlets reported Wednesday, and video of the shooting was circulating on social media. According to a press release from West Virginia State Police Captain R. A. Maddy,...

Biden tells Griner's wife he's working to get her home

Jul. 07, 2022 00:20 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Wednesday reassured the wife of detained WNBA player Brittney Griner, who is on trial in Russia, that he is working to win Griner's freedom as soon as possible, the White House said. Cherelle Griner, who has criticized the way her wife's case has been...

Haiti's struggle worsened in year since slaying of president

Jul. 07, 2022 00:05 AM EDT

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A year has passed since President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated at his private home where an elite security team was supposed to protect him. Not only have authorities failed to identify and arrest all those who masterminded and financed the killing, but Haiti has...

Today in History: July 7, female cadets at West Point

Jul. 07, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, July 7, the 188th day of 2022. There are 177 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 7, 1976, the United States Military Academy at West Point included female cadets for the first time as 119...