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Israel says 5 Palestinians arrested in alleged attack plots

May. 24, 2022 05:39 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli authorities said Tuesday they have foiled a wide-ranging plot by Palestinian militant Hamas group to shoot a member of parliament, kidnap soldiers and bomb Jerusalem's light rail system during a surge of violence that has left dozens dead in recent weeks. ...

Pro-Russian hackers spread hoaxes to divide Ukraine, allies

May. 19, 2022 10:49 AM EDT

As Ukrainians flooded into Poland earlier this year to flee Russian invaders, a hacking group aligned with the Kremlin sought to spread rumors that criminal gangs were waiting to harvest the organs of child refugees. The network, known to cybersecurity experts as Ghostwriter,...

AP Exclusive: Black Lives Matter has $42 million in assets

May. 17, 2022 12:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The foundation started by organizers of the Black Lives Matter movement is still worth tens of millions of dollars, after spending more than $37 million on grants, real estate, consultants, and other expenses, according to tax documents filed with the IRS. In a new,...

Albuquerque Asian-owned businesses getting boost in security

May. 16, 2022 15:23 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque's Asian American community is testing a new way to bolster security for Asian-owned businesses in the wake of two deadly shootings. KOAT-TV reported Sunday that an Albuquerque start-up is trying out an online service that connects armed security...

Russian soldier on trial in first Ukraine war-crimes case

May. 13, 2022 10:42 AM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A 21-year-old Russian soldier went on trial Friday in Kyiv for the killing of an unarmed Ukrainian civilian, marking the first war crime prosecution of a member of the Russian military from 11 weeks of bloodshed in Ukraine. The soldier, a captured member of a...

Cardinal: Pope OK'd spending 1M euros to free kidnapped nun

May. 05, 2022 15:50 PM EDT

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis authorized spending up to 1 million euros to free a Colombian nun kidnapped by al-Qaida-linked militants in Mali, a cardinal testified Thursday, revealing previously secret papal approval to hire a British security firm to find the nun and secure her freedom. ...

Bouncer charged in bar patron’s death surrenders to police

Apr. 28, 2022 16:28 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A bouncer at a Philadelphia gay bar accused of punching an ejected patron who later died has turned himself in Thursday and will face a third-degree murder charge. Kenneth Frye, 24, of Philadelphia, surrendered at a city police station around 2:20 p.m., a day...

Bouncer faces murder charge for punching ejected bar patron

Apr. 27, 2022 19:37 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A bouncer at a Philadelphia gay bar is wanted for third-degree murder after allegedly punching an ejected bar patron who later died, police said Wednesday. The 41-year-old victim struck his head on the sidewalk after the bouncer punched him, a police statement...

Live Updates | Russians fight in streets of Ukrainian town

Apr. 18, 2022 19:25 PM EDT

KVIV, Ukraine — A Ukrainian military official said street battles have begun and evacuation is impossible in the town of Kreminna. That's one of only two spots where the Ukrainians said the Russians managed to break through on Monday along a front stretching for hundreds of miles. ...

Live Updates | Ukrainian leaders to go to bank, IMF meetings

Apr. 15, 2022 23:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON — Ukraine is sending top officials to Washington for next week’s spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, where discussion will focus on the Russian invasion and its impact on the global economy. Coming to the gathering are Ukrainian...