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Hong Kong's evolving protests: Voices from the front lines

Aug. 20, 2019 12:17 PM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — On a recent sweltering Saturday, a day now reserved for protest in Hong Kong, a demonstrator named Wayne stepped past a row of plastic barricades, lifted a pair of binoculars and squinted. Four hundred meters away, a line of riot police stood with full-length shields, batons and tear gas...

Die-hard Hong Kong protesters defend tactics as unity cracks

Aug. 20, 2019 3:56 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — On a recent sweltering Saturday, a day now reserved for protest in Hong Kong, a demonstrator named Wayne stepped past a row of plastic barricades, lifted a pair of binoculars and squinted. Four hundred meters away, a line of riot police stood with full-length shields, batons and tear-gas...

Man charged in brother's death is extradited to New Jersey

Aug. 19, 2019 2:36 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Philadelphia man charged with murder in the beating death of his younger brother in an Atlantic City casino hotel room has been extradited back to New Jersey. Atlantic County prosecutors say 38-year-old John Villante was moved to the county jail on Friday. The transition was...

DNA leads to arrest in another Florida rape case from 1980s

Aug. 16, 2019 4:52 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — For the second time in a year, authorities in a south Florida community have used DNA evidence to identify and arrest a suspect in a decades-old rape case. Timothy Norris, 60, is charged in the knifepoint rape of a Florida woman at her home in 1983, Coral Springs police...

Belgium seeks extradition of arms trafficker from Portugal

Aug. 16, 2019 5:11 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian authorities are seeking the extradition of a convicted arms trafficker who was arrested in Portugal this week after a year-long run from justice. Federal police said Friday that they finally picked up Jacques Monsieur's trail when they monitored the transport of nine horses to an...

Amnesty urges Sudan's military to extradite ousted al-Bashir

Aug. 16, 2019 4:46 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International is urging Sudan's military rulers to hand over longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court to stand trial for war crimes and genocide linked to the Darfur conflict. Amnesty's statement on Friday — just two days before al-Bashir is to go on...

Leaders say love will triumph over hate after El Paso attack

Aug. 15, 2019 3:12 AM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Leaders from both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border told thousands of people gathered in a baseball stadium in El Paso Wednesday that love will triumph over hatred in the wake of a mass shooting by a man who authorities believe targeted Mexicans at a Walmart store in the Texas border...

The Latest: Memorial for victims of El Paso shooting begins

Aug. 14, 2019 10:43 PM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the shooting in El Paso, Texas, that killed 22 people (all times local): 8 p.m. A memorial for the people killed in a mass shooting in El Paso is under way. Thousands of people attended the event at a baseball stadium in downtown El Paso that featured 22 luminarias, one...

Ex-Mozambican finance minister remains in South African jail

Aug. 13, 2019 12:39 PM EDT

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang will remain in a South African jail until October when a South African High Court will hear the case to extradite him to the U.S. Chang was arrested in South Africa in December last year on the request of U.S. prosecutors who alleged that...

N. Macedonian court rejects Kosovar's extradition to Serbia

Aug. 7, 2019 12:48 PM EDT

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — A court in North Macedonia has rejected a Serbian extradition request for an ethnic Albanian former militant from Kosovo who was arrested under an international warrant for alleged war crimes. The Skopje court says it reviewed all documentation and found that conditions for...