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AP Investigation: Many US jails fail to stop inmate suicides

Jun. 18, 2019 9:25 AM EDT

The last time Tanna Jo Fillmore talked with her mother, she was in a Utah jail, angry, pleading and desperate. She'd called every day that past week, begging for help. I need my medicine, she demanded. I have to get out of here! she screamed. Fillmore was in the Duchesne County Jail on a charge of violating...

Former France soccer great arrested in 2022 World Cup probe

Jun. 18, 2019 9:24 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Former UEFA president Michel Platini denied wrongdoing during police questioning Tuesday following his arrest as part of a corruption probe into the vote that gave the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. Confirming a report by online news publication Mediapart, a judicial official told The Associated...

Serbian police probe leaks of key math exam for students

Jun. 18, 2019 9:05 AM EDT

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia's education minister has come under fire after math tests were leaked for 8th grade graduation exams. Serbian school children take the exams in mathematics, Serbian language and a combined test in other subjects at the end of primary school. The exam results are included in...

The Latest: Platini denies wrongdoing in Qatar investigation

Jun. 18, 2019 8:45 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French investigation involving Michel Platini (all times local): ___ 2:40 p.m. Michel Platini has denied wrongdoing in the corruption case related to the vote that gave the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. His public relations team says the former UEFA president is "absolutely...

The Latest: Syrian opposition group mourns Egypt's Morsi

Jun. 18, 2019 8:30 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on developments in Egypt after former President Mohammed Morsi's dramatic collapse and death inside a Cairo courtroom (all times local): 2:25 p.m. A main Syrian opposition group is mourning the death of Egypt's ousted former president, Mohammed Morsi. The Turkey-based Syrian...

Group seeks hate crime probe of Ali mural vandalism

Jun. 18, 2019 6:33 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Muslim advocacy group wants Kentucky authorities to investigate vandalism on a mural of boxing champ Muhammad Ali as a possible hate crime. The Kentucky chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations made the request in a news release Monday. CAIR-Kentucky chair Waheedah...

Attorney: Officer who shot 3 in Costco was attacked first

Jun. 18, 2019 12:49 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The off-duty officer who shot and killed a man inside a Southern California Costco last week was attacked without warning as he held his toddler son, the policeman's attorney said Monday. Attorney David Winslow said his client — a Los Angeles Police Department officer whom he...

Attorney: Officer attacked without warning in Costco

Jun. 18, 2019 12:28 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The off-duty officer who shot and killed a man inside a Southern California Costco last week was attacked without warning as he held his toddler son, the policeman's attorney said Monday. Attorney David Winslow said his client — a Los Angeles Police Department officer whom he...

Latest: Lawyer says officer attacked unexpectedly in Costco

Jun. 17, 2019 11:38 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting at a Costco Wholesale warehouse store in Southern California (all times local): 8:40 p.m. The lawyer for an off-duty officer who shot and killed a man inside a Southern California Costco says the policeman was attacked without warning as he held his toddler...

The Latest: Amnesty urges Egypt to investigate Morsi's death

Jun. 17, 2019 10:48 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi's death during a court hearing (all times local): 9:50 p.m. A leading human right group is urging Egypt to investigate the death of former President Mohammed Morsi. Morsi, a Muslim Brotherhood leader who rose to office in the country's...