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Kentucky woman sentenced to 10 years for deadly car crash

Nov. 19, 2019 4:52 AM EST

GLASGOW, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for causing a deadly car crash. The Daily News of Bowling Green reports 49-year-old Lee Ann Tarry, of Glasgow, was sentenced Monday. She previously pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter and operating a motor vehicle while...

Last holdouts surrounded by police at Hong Kong university

Nov. 19, 2019 4:37 AM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — About 100 anti-government protesters remained holed up at a Hong Kong university Tuesday, unsure what to do next as food supplies dwindled and a police siege of the campus entered its third day. City leader Carrie Lam said 600 people had left the Hong Kong Polytechnic campus, including 200...

Group: Egypt targets relatives of dissidents living abroad

Nov. 19, 2019 4:31 AM EST

CAIRO (AP) — An international rights group says Egyptian authorities have arrested, raided houses and imposed travel bans against dozens of relatives of dissidents who live abroad, apparently in reprisal for their activism. Human Rights Watch says Tuesday it has since 2016 documented 28 cases which include...

The Latest: HK court blocks activist Joshua Wong’s travel

Nov. 19, 2019 4:31 AM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on Hong Kong protests (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Pro-democracy group Demosisto says a Hong Kong court has rejected activist Joshua Wong’s appeal to change his bail conditions and travel abroad. Demosisto said Tuesday on its Facebook page that Hong Kong’s High...

Man gets 98 days in jail for threatening workplace shooting

Nov. 19, 2019 4:22 AM EST

GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man has been sentenced to 98 days in jail for threatening to shoot up the Honda dealership where he worked. The Capital reports 32-year-old Thomas Cudnik Jr., of Glen Burnie, pleaded guilty Friday to making a threat of mass violence. He was sentenced to 10 years in jail...

Alabama authorities investigating county jail inmate’s death

Nov. 19, 2019 3:40 AM EST

ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — Authorities in Alabama are investigating the death of an inmate who was found unresponsive in the booking area of a county jail. The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office told news outlets that inmate Randall McCafferty was declared dead at a hospital Monday. Records show the...

White House officials to kick off big Trump impeachment week

Nov. 19, 2019 2:54 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two top national security aides who listened to President Donald Trump’s call with Ukraine are preparing to testify in the impeachment hearings, launching a week of back-to-back sessions as Americans hear from those closest to the White House. Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, an Army...

Turkey issues warrants for 133 officers over coup links

Nov. 19, 2019 2:04 AM EST

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says prosecutors have issued warrants for the detention of 133 military officers over suspected links to the U.S.-based Muslim cleric who is blamed by Ankara for a failed coup attempt in 2016. Anadolu Agency said Tuesday that 101 of the suspects were...

No charges yet for men in deadly Halloween shooting

Nov. 19, 2019 1:41 AM EST

ORINDA, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors said Monday that they won’t immediately file criminal charges against five men arrested on suspicion of shooting up a San Francisco Bay Area Halloween party, killing five people. The Contra Costa County district attorney’s office couldn’t meet the...

4 men arrested in deadly California Halloween shooting freed

Nov. 19, 2019 1:23 AM EST

ORINDA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on no charges being filed in California Halloween shooting (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Four of five men arrested in connection with a shooting that killed five people at a California Halloween party have been freed from custody after prosecutors declined to file criminal...