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Stabbing suspect extradited from Poland to Chicago, charged

Dec. 13, 2019 4:02 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A man suspected in the 2013 fatal stabbing of his roommate has been extradited from Poland and charged with first-degree murder, Chicago Police announced on Friday. In a news release, the police department said Mateusz Zabrzenski, 31, was returned to Chicago on Friday and was scheduled to...

Malaysian court approves US bid to extradite North Korean

Dec. 13, 2019 12:02 AM EST

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian court Friday approved the extradition of a North Korean man to the U.S. to face money laundering charges in a case he says is politically motivated. Defense lawyer Jagjit Singh said Mun Chol Myong, 54, was shocked by the ruling and will appeal to the High Court. ...

Russia expels 2 German diplomats over Berlin murder probe

Dec. 12, 2019 7:09 AM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia expelled two German diplomats Thursday in retaliation for Germany ejecting two employees of the Russian Embassy in Berlin last week over a brazen killing last summer in the German capital. The Russian Foreign Ministry said that it was making the move “due to the reciprocity...

Germany rejects Putin claim on Berlin slaying victim

Dec. 11, 2019 8:16 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Germany on Wednesday rejected an assertion by Russian President Vladimir Putin that it failed to comply with requests from Moscow to extradite a Georgian man who was killed in Berlin in August. German prosecutors said last week that evidence suggests the slaying was ordered either by Moscow...

Casa Grande drive-by shooting suspect extradited from Texas

Dec. 10, 2019 12:18 AM EST

CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a suspect in a drive-by shooting in Casa Grande last year has been extradited from Texas to Arizona. The Casa Grande Dispatch reports 21-year-old Donovan Bingaman has been booked into jail on a $1 million bond on suspicion of drive-by shooting, aggravated assault...

Israeli court OKs evaluation of Australia sex crimes suspect

Dec. 3, 2019 10:47 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by a former educator accused of sexually abusing students in Australia, paving the way for a new psychiatric evaluation to determine her fitness to stand trial for extradition. Australia wants Malka Leifer extradited to face 74 charges of...

Wanted Mississippi murder suspect captured in California

Dec. 3, 2019 3:14 AM EST

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A fugitive captured in California is being extradited back to Mississippi where he’ll be charged with first-degree murder. Hattiesburg police said in a statement they arrested 48-year-old Carzetta Myers in San Diego last week. He’ll also be charged with obstruction...

Prosecutors say Russia let MH17 suspect leave the country

Dec. 2, 2019 10:01 AM EST

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Russia deliberately allowed a suspect in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 to leave the country, Dutch prosecutors said Monday, calling it a breach of a European extradition treaty. Prosecutors announced that Volodymyr Tsemakh is considered a suspect in the...

China urges rollback of US tariffs, Huawei exec’s release

Dec. 2, 2019 5:59 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — China’s foreign ministry on Monday urged Canada to free an executive of telecom equipment giant Huawei Technologies held for more than a year as she awaits an extradition trial. Canada arrested Huawei’s chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, on Dec. 1 at Vancouver’s...

Nevada inmate extradited to Colorado after appeal denied

Nov. 23, 2019 4:15 PM EST

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court denied an extradition appeal of a Nevada inmate facing death penalty charges in the alleged killing of three Colorado family members in 1984. Sentinel Colorado reported Friday that 59-year-old Alexander Ewing would be extradited to Colorado to face murder...