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Israel's President Reuvin Rivlin, left, and Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison meet at Parliament House in Canberra, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. Rivlin and Morrison discussed an extradition request for a former school principal whose alleged abuse of Australian school girls has cast a shadow over the Israeli leader's visit. (Mick Tsikas/AAP Image via AP)

Australian and Israeli leaders discuss extradition wrangle

Feb. 26, 2020 2:14 AM EST

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister and Israel’s president on Wednesday discussed an extradition request for a former school principal whose alleged abuse of dozens of Australian schoolgirls has cast a shadow over the Israeli leader’s visit. Prime Minister Scott...

This undated photo provided by the Anne Arundel County Police Department shows Thomas Bryon Stemen. Stemen, accused of stabbing a woman with a syringe at a Maryland grocery store, has been arrested. News outlets report Stemen was arrested Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, after Anne Arundel County police received a tip about the suspect. (Anne Arundel County Police Department via AP)

Police: Man accused of Maryland syringe attack arrested

Feb. 26, 2020 1:58 AM EST

CHURCHTON, Md. (AP) — Police arrested a man accused of stabbing a woman with a syringe at a Maryland grocery store in an attack caught on surveillance video. Thomas Bryon Stemen was arrested Tuesday after Anne Arundel County police said they received a tip about the suspect, the department said in a...

FILE - This July 8, 2016 file photo shows the shadow of a protester with a bullhorn in front of Phoenix Police Department headquarters as hundreds of marchers take to the streets to protest against fatal shootings of black men by police, in Phoenix. Phoenix City Council members Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, voted 5-4 to approve a citizen review board with the power to investigate police after a raucous meeting that stretched five hours into the evening. The council has been examining different proposals for policing the police after a record number of officer shootings in past years and the uproar over a videotaped encounter last summer between officers and a black family whose young daughter took a doll from a dollar store. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

Phoenix Council votes 5-4 for civilian oversight of police

Feb. 26, 2020 12:43 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix City Council members Tuesday voted 5-4 to approve a citizen review board with the power to investigate police after a raucous meeting that stretched five hours into the evening. The council has been examining different proposals for policing the police after Phoenix had more...

This Feb. 13, 2020 photo shows a memorial for Juan Carlos Medina Serrano in his family's living room, the day his remains were buried, in Irapuato, Guanajuato state, Mexico. Armed men took the 32-year-old from his house on Dec. 3. A few days later, authorities found 19 rotting bodies buried in a backyard in a nearby town, but it took two months for them to notify his wife that her husband was one of the bodies. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

Violence, industry co-exist in conservative Mexican state

Feb. 26, 2020 12:01 AM EST

IRAPUATO, Mexico (AP) — Mexico’s drug war has long played out in dusty northern border cities or the poppy fields of its southern mountains, but now the killings have moved to the conservative industrial heartland state of Guanajuato, creating a strange duality: shiny new auto plants and booming...

Hockey coach moved from job to job, despite sex allegations

Feb. 25, 2020 10:41 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tony Kellin remembers an assistant hockey coach at the University of Minnesota approaching him in the locker room during the 1984-85 season and saying he knew a woman who would perform oral sex on Kellin, but only if Kellin would be blindfolded with his hands tied. A junior defenseman at...

FILE - In this March 2, 2014, file photo, Peter Nygard attends the 24th Night of 100 Stars Oscars Viewing Gala at The Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Federal authorities on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, raided the Manhattan headquarters of the Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard amid claims that he sexually assaulted and trafficked dozens of teenage girls and young women.    (Photo by Annie I. Bang /Invision/AP, File)

FBI raids Canadian fashion mogul following sex abuse claims

Feb. 25, 2020 10:33 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities raided the Manhattan headquarters of the Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard, a search that came amid claims he trafficked and sexually assaulted dozens of teenage girls and women. The FBI searched the designer's Times Square offices Tuesday less than two weeks after 10...

FILE - In this June 18, 2016, file photo, a picture of missing bookseller Gui Minhai is shown on a placard beside freed Hong Kong bookseller Lam Wing-kee, as the protesters are marching to the Chinese central government's liaison office in Hong Kong. A court in eastern China announced Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, that it has sentenced Gui, a naturalized Swedish citizen, to 10 years in prison. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)

China sentences Swedish bookseller to 10 years in prison

Feb. 25, 2020 10:05 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — A court in eastern China has sentenced a Swedish seller of books that took a skeptical look at the ruling Communist Party to 10 years in prison for “illegally providing intelligence overseas," in a further sign of Beijing’s hard line toward its critics. Gui Minhai first...

Jaylen Greenlee embraces his friend Becca Johnson outside the Maryland Heights Community Center on Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, after a gunman entered the complex and fired shots, killing at least one. Authorities say a part-time janitor killed a co-worker at the Maryland Heights Community Center in St. Louis before a police officer rushed inside and exchanged gunfire with the shooter. The gunman was seriously wounded.  (Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

Man charged with killing Missouri community center co-worker

Feb. 25, 2020 9:54 PM EST

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. (AP) — A part-time janitor has been charged with first-degree murder after he shot and killed a worker at a crowded suburban St. Louis community center before an officer who was outside the building rushed in and opened fire on the gunman, possibly preventing a much larger tragedy,...

FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2019 file photo, the Supreme Court is seen at sunset in Washington. The Supreme Court is ruling 5-4 to close the courthouse door on the parents of a Mexican teenager who was shot dead over the border by an American agent. The court's five conservative justices ruled Tuesday that the parents could not sue Border Patrol Agent Jesus Mesa Jr., who killed their unarmed 15-year-old son in 2010.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Court closes courthouse door on slain Mexican teen's family

Feb. 25, 2020 9:18 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Tuesday to close the courthouse door on the parents of a Mexican teenager who was shot dead over the border by an American agent. The court's five conservative justices held that the parents could not use American courts to sue Border Patrol Agent Jesus Mesa...

Roger Stone, center, departs federal court in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. President Donald Trump loyalist and ally, Roger Stone was sentenced to over three years in federal prison, following an extraordinary move by Attorney General William Barr to back off his Justice Department's original sentencing recommendation. The sentence came amid President Donald Trump's unrelenting defense of his longtime confidant that led to a mini-revolt inside the Justice Department and allegations the president interfered in the case. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Stone judge calls back jurors to address misconduct claims

Feb. 25, 2020 9:04 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday brought in nearly all members of the jury that convicted Trump ally Roger Stone on charges related to the Russia investigation in order to answer questions on allegations of juror misconduct. The revelation by U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson was...