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Four people shot — one fatally — in the Bronx by shooters who were riding on scooters

Apr. 17, 2024 07:40 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Four people were shot — one fatally — on a street corner in the Bronx by shooters who were riding on scooters, police said. About 10 shots were fired after two scooters pulled up to the intersection after 6 p.m. Tuesday and passengers on the back of each pulled...

10 detained in large-scale raid in Germany targeting human smuggling gang that exploits visa permits

Apr. 17, 2024 05:53 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities conducted a large-scale raid against an international human smuggling gang early Wednesday, police said in a statement. More than 1,000 police officers searched dozens of homes, stores and offices across western and southern Germany and detained 10...

The Taliban suspend two TV stations in Afghanistan for neglecting Islamic and national values

Apr. 17, 2024 05:09 AM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban have suspended the activities of two TV stations in Afghanistan, alleging they failed to “consider national and Islamic values.” An official from the Information Ministry's Media Violations Commission, Hafizullah Barakzai, said a court will...

Father of boy accused of stabbing 2 Sydney clerics saw no signs of extremism, Muslim leader says

Apr. 17, 2024 04:58 AM EDT

SYDNEY (AP) — The father of a boy accused of stabbing two Christian clerics in Australia saw no signs of his son’s extremism, a Muslim community leader said on Wednesday as police began arresting suspected rioters who besieged a Sydney church demanding revenge. The 16-year-old...

A former youth detention center resident testifies about 'hit squad' attack

Apr. 17, 2024 03:01 AM EDT

BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) — A former resident of New Hampshire’s youth detention center testified Tuesday that his house leader and another staffer restrained him in a stairwell while two other workers sexually assaulted him. The four members of what he and other teens called “the...

A woman who accused Trevor Bauer of sex assault is now charged with defrauding ex-MLB player

Apr. 16, 2024 21:05 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona woman who accused former major league pitcher Trevor Bauer of sexual assault has been charged with defrauding the baseball player. An indictment unsealed Monday in Maricopa County Superior Court charges the woman with fraud and theft by extortion, both...

Closure of troubled California prison won't happen before each inmate's status is reviewed

Apr. 16, 2024 20:50 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The planned closure of a federal women's prison in California notorious for staff-on-inmate sexual abuse won't occur before each inmate’s status has been reviewed, with an eye toward determining who will be transferred elsewhere or released, authorities say. ...

Arrests made a year after gold and cash worth millions were stolen at Toronto airport

Apr. 16, 2024 20:48 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Police have made arrests in the theft of a cargo container that included gold and other items worth over 20 million Canadian dollars ($14.5 million) that were stolen from Toronto’s Pearson International airport a year ago, authorities said Tuesday. Peel Regional...

Man arrested after 3 shot to death in central Indiana apartment complex

Apr. 16, 2024 20:40 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A 24-year-old Indianapolis man was arrested Tuesday in connection with the fatal shootings of three people at an apartment complex in central Indiana, police said. The man, who has not yet been formally charged, faces three preliminary counts of murder and...

Trump goes from court to campaign at a bodega in his heavily Democratic hometown

Apr. 16, 2024 20:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh from a Manhattan courtroom, Donald Trump visited a New York bodega where a man was stabbed to death, a stark pivot for the former president as he juggles being a criminal defendant and the Republican challenger intent on blaming President Joe Biden for crime. ...