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Police, protesters face off in renewed clashes in Hong Kong

Nov. 12, 2019 5:13 AM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — Police and protesters battled outside university campuses and several thousand demonstrators blocked roads as they took over a central business district at lunchtime on Tuesday in another day of protest in Hong Kong. The clashes followed an especially violent day in Hong Kong's five months...

Teen faces 30 years to life in 1st grader's SC school death

Nov. 12, 2019 1:17 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Prosecutors plan to tell a judge why they think a teen who fired on a South Carolina school playground and killed a first-grader should spend his life in prison. A hearing begins Tuesday at the Anderson County Courthouse to determine 17-year-old Jesse Osborne's sentence . He faces 30...

Georgia deputy charged with murder for off-duty shooting

Nov. 11, 2019 8:13 PM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia sheriff's deputy has been charged with murder in connection with an off-duty domestic shooting. News outlets report Madison County Deputy Winford "Trey" Terrell Adams was taken into custody at the scene of the shooting Sunday evening in Athens. In a statement, Athens-Clarke...

Video raises questions about Israeli shooting of Palestinian

Nov. 11, 2019 4:53 PM EST

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — An amateur video taken in the West Bank indicated a Palestinian man killed by Israeli forces Monday was shot at close range, apparently while he was unarmed and posed no threat to soldiers. The army said it was investigating. It was the second video to emerge in the past week...

Hong Kong police shoot protester, man set on fire

Nov. 11, 2019 4:02 PM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — Following a day of violence in which one person was shot by police and another set on fire, Hong Kong's leader pledged Monday to "spare no effort" to halt anti-government protests that have wracked the city for more than five months. The comments by Carrie Lam are likely to fuel...

The Latest: Hong Kong leader refuses to accept demands

Nov. 11, 2019 4:01 PM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on Hong Kong protests (all times local): 6 p.m. Hong Kong's leader says her administration will "spare no effort" in bringing an end to anti-government protests that have wracked the city for more than five months. Carrie Lam spoke to reporters Monday during a day of spiraling...

Palestinian shot in back says Israelis abused him for hours

Nov. 11, 2019 10:50 AM EST

HEBRON, West Bank (AP) — A young Palestinian man who was shot in the back by Israeli forces in an incident caught on video last year says the footage shows just a small part of what was a horrifying day for him. Speaking to The Associated Press after the video emerged last week, Karam Qawasmi said he was...

Shootings, blasts prompt Denmark to tighten border controls

Nov. 11, 2019 10:49 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark will temporarily reinstate border controls with Sweden and step up police work along the border after a series of violent crimes and explosions around Copenhagen that Danish authorities say were carried out by perpetrators from Sweden. The checks, which start Tuesday for...

Slain journalist's widow to sign posthumously published book

Nov. 11, 2019 10:16 AM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The widow of a journalist who died in a shooting at a Maryland newspaper will be signing copies of her husband's posthumously published book. The Capital Gazette reports Andrea Chamblee will be hosting the signing at an Annapolis Barnes and Noble on Saturday in honor of her late...

Marine deserter sought in fatal shooting of Virginia man

Nov. 11, 2019 3:20 AM EST

HARDY, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia are searching for a Marine who deserted his post in North Carolina and has since been named as a person of interest in the shooting death of his mother's boyfriend. News outlets report 22-year-old Michael Alexander Brown is wanted for questioning in the Saturday...