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Parents charged with murder in lice-linked death get bail

Jan. 12, 2021 10:22 AM EST

IVEY, Ga. (AP) — Parents charged with the murder of their 12-year-old daughter have been granted bail because prosecutors have not yet sought their indictment by a grand jury. Mary Katherine "Katie" Horton and John Joseph “Joey” Yozviak were each granted $100,000 bail Monday. Both remained...

FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2020 file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a statement at the Israeli Knesset, or Parliament, in Jerusalem. Israeli prosecutors on Sunday , Jan. 3, 2021, released an amended indictment spelling out detailed charges against Netanyahu in a corruption case in which he is accused of trading favors with a powerful media mogul.  (Yonatan Sindel/Pool Photo via AP, File)

Israeli prosecutors spell out allegations against Netanyahu

Jan. 3, 2021 2:49 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli prosecutors on Sunday released an amended indictment spelling out detailed charges against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a corruption case in which he is accused of trading favors with a powerful media mogul. Netanyahu has been charged with fraud, breach of trust and...

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a press conference in Tokyo, Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020. Abe offered his deep apologizes on Thursday over illegal expenses linked to a dinner party his office hosted for his supporters ahead of an annual cherry blossom viewing party.(Kyodo News via AP)

Abe apologizes, but isn't charged for cherry blossom scandal

Dec. 24, 2020 10:17 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe apologized Thursday after prosecutors declined to indict him for illegal payments his office made involving dinner receptions for his supporters during Japan's popular cherry blossom season. When Abe resigned in September, he cited ill health but critics have...

FILE- In this Dec. 2, 2019, file photo, Lev Parnas arrives to court in New York. On Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, federal prosecutors brought new wire fraud charges against the associate of Rudy Giuliani, who was involved in attempts to get Ukrainian officials to investigate Joe Biden's son. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Indicted Giuliani associate seeks White House communications

Dec. 22, 2020 7:45 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for Lev Parnas, the indicted former associate of Rudy Giuliani, asked a federal judge Tuesday to order the White House and Justice Department turn over any emails or text messages in which they discussed the decision to charge his client with making illegal campaign contributions....

FILE - This photo combo shows from top left, Kaleb Franks, Brandon Caserta, Adam Dean Fox, and bottom left, Daniel Harris, Barry Croft, and Ty Garbin.   A federal grand jury has charged six men with conspiring to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in what investigators say was a plot by anti-government extremists angry over her policies to prevent spread of the coronavirus. An indictment released Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020, by U.S. Attorney Andrew Birge levied the charge against Adam Dean Fox, Barry Gordon Croft Jr., Ty Gerard Garbin, Kaleb James Franks, Daniel Joseph Harris and Brandon Michael-Ray Caserta. (Kent County Sheriff via AP File)

6 men indicted in alleged plot to kidnap Michigan governor

Dec. 17, 2020 11:56 AM EST

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A federal grand jury has charged six men with conspiring to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in what investigators say was a plot by anti-government extremists who were angry over her coronavirus policies. The indictment released Thursday by U.S. Attorney Andrew Birge...

Credit Suisse indicted over alleged ties to Bulgarian mafia

Dec. 17, 2020 9:06 AM EST

GENEVA (AP) — The Swiss attorney general’s office said Thursday it has filed an indictment against bank Credit Suisse for allegedly failing to do enough to stop money laundering linked to drug trafficking by a Bulgarian criminal organization that also involved a wrestler who once hauled millions in...

Kenyan man charged with plotting 9/11-style attack on US

Dec. 16, 2020 1:23 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities on Wednesday unsealed an indictment charging a Kenyan man with trying to stage a 9/11-style attack on the United States on behalf of the terrorist organization al-Shabab. Cholo Abdi Abdullah, 30, who was arrested in the Philippines in 2019, was transferred to U.S....

Relatives of a dozen Hong Kong residents who have been detained in mainland China attend a press conference in Hong Kong, Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020. The relatives made a plea Saturday to be informed of the timing of any trials and whether they could attend. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

China indicts 10 Hong Kong residents over attempt to flee

Dec. 16, 2020 7:30 AM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese prosecutors on Wednesday announced the indictment of 10 people from Hong Kong over an attempt to flee the city amid a crackdown on opposition political activity. The Yantian district prosecutor’s office in the city of Shenzhen just across the border from Hong Kong said on...

FILE - Peter Nygard attends the 24th Night of 100 Stars Oscars Viewing Gala on March 2, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Nygard faces criminal charges in New York after his Canadian arrest on charges alleging that he dangled opportunities in fashion and modeling to lure dozens of women and girls to have sex with himself and others. The 79-year-old Nygard awaited an appearance in a Winnipeg courtroom after his Monday, Dec. 14, 2020, arrest in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada by Canadian authorities at the request of the United States. (Photo by Annie I. Bang /Invision/AP, File)

Fashion mogul Peter Nygard arrested in Canada on sex charges

Dec. 15, 2020 8:51 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard was arrested on charges alleging he sexually abused women and girls after luring them into his orbit with opportunities in fashion and modeling over the last 25 years. Nygard, 79, was detained after a Winnipeg, Canada, court appearance Tuesday following...

This photo provided by the Hidalgo County (Texas) Sheriff's Office, showing the booking photo of Pascale Ferrier. Ferrier, accused of mailing a package containing ricin to the White House, included a threatening letter in which she told President Donald Trump to “give up and remove your application for this election.

Woman accused of sending Trump ricin charged in Texas

Dec. 15, 2020 3:47 PM EST

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Canadian woman accused of mailing packages containing the deadly poison ricin to the White House and several Texas law enforcement agencies has been indicted on new federal charges of making interstate threats and violating prohibitions on biological weapons. A grand jury in...