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Police get arrest warrant as survivor recalls Kyoto arson

Jul. 21, 2019 3:33 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police have obtained an arrest warrant for a suspect as soon as he regains consciousness from injuries in a deadly arson at a Kyoto anime studio, officials said Sunday. Kyoto police said they are ready to arrest Shinji Aoba, 41, on arson and murder allegations. Aoba is accused of...

Suspect in shooting of Turkish diplomat arrested

Jul. 20, 2019 1:33 PM EDT

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Kurdish security officials say they have arrested the lead suspect in the shooting of a Turkish diplomat in Iraq's semi-autonomous region. The Kurdistan Region Security Council published a picture of the suspect Saturday, saying he was arrested by security and counterterrorism units...

Graduation party shooting wounds 4; no arrests reported

Jul. 20, 2019 9:34 AM EDT

CLAIRTON, Pa. (AP) — Police in western Pennsylvania say four young people were wounded in an early morning shooting at a graduation party near Pittsburgh. Allegheny County police say multiple 911 callers reported the shooting shortly before 12:30 a.m. Saturday in a yard in Clairton. Police say several...

Florida woman accused of assault over pizza slice

Jul. 20, 2019 7:21 AM EDT

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a woman in Florida who they say tried to attack another woman with a knife when she was denied a slice of pizza. The St. Augustine Record reports 22-year-old De'Erica Cooks is accused of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill. The...

US citizen charged with training Islamic State group members

Jul. 19, 2019 7:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. citizen from Kazakhstan facing terrorism charges after he became a sniper and weapons trainer for the Islamic State group once boasted that he supports "the worst terrorist organization in the world," authorities said as they announced his arrest Friday. Ruslan Maratovich Asainov,...

Ex-Cardinals lineman surrenders to police on assault charge

Jul. 19, 2019 6:36 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — An offensive tackle for the Arizona Cardinals who was released this week has surrendered to police in North Carolina after a warrant was issued for his arrest on an assault charge. A news release from the Greensboro Police Department says Desmond Harrison turned himself in to...

Man wanted in Pennsylvania drug case arrested in Connecticut

Jul. 19, 2019 2:51 PM EDT

VERNON, Conn. (AP) — Police in Vernon say they've arrested a man wanted in Pennsylvania for allegedly distributing drugs that led to the death of a child last year. Vernon Police and the East Central Narcotics Task Force arrested Thomas Keogh, of Vernon, Friday and charged him as a fugitive from justice....

Border Patrol charges 2 in Uber with human smuggling

Jul. 19, 2019 1:02 PM EDT

HIGHGATE, Vt. (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol says two men in a New York City-based Uber are facing human smuggling charges after they were arrested near the Vermont-Quebec border where they intended to pick up two other men who had just entered the United States illegally. Court documents say the two men in...

Oklahoma man accused of raping child in McDonald's bathroom

Jul. 19, 2019 8:33 AM EDT

MIDWEST CITY, Okla. (AP) — A 37-year-old Oklahoma man has been jailed on rape complaints after authorities said he sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl in a bathroom at a McDonald's play area, which the child was visiting during a day care field trip. Midwest City police say a day care worker knocked on...

Australia 'deeply disappointed' China criminally detains man

Jul. 19, 2019 7:42 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's foreign minister said on Friday her government was "deeply disappointed" that a Chinese Australian writer was placed in criminal detention in Beijing, prompting China to urge against "irresponsible" interference. Foreign Minister Marise Payne said that China notified...