Canada delegation pressing China on detained Canadians

TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian delegation in China is pressing Chinese officials to free two detained Canadians. A spokesman for Canada's foreign minister said Tuesday that lawmaker Rob O...

Officers put on leave amid probe of recorded violent arrest

DOVER, N.J. (AP) — Three police officers in a New Jersey town have been placed on paid administrative leave as authorities investigate a violent arrest that was caught on video. The ...

Dutch police arrest Syrian suspected of war crimes, terror

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch prosecutors say police have arrested a Syrian on suspicion of war crimes and terrorism in his home country where he allegedly was a commander in the former al-Qaida...

Russian police arrest Navalny ally Leonid Volkov over protest rally

Police in Moscow on Tuesday arrested a key ally of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Leonid Volkov tweeted that he had been detained "according to Article 20.2.8 over the rally on Septe...

Italian minister says immigrant accused of arson deaths

MILAN (AP) — Italy's interior minister says an immigrant from North Africa has been arrested for an arson fire at a police station in northern Italy that killed two and injured more than a dozen. ...

Nicaragua releases 100 jailed protesters to house arrest

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — The Nicaraguan government has released 100 prisoners to a form of house arrest, including three human rights activists. The government of President Daniel O...

Battle breaks out for WikiLeaks founder Assange's computers

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — With Julian Assange locked away in a London jail, a new battle has broken out over what may contain some of the WikiLeaks founder's biggest secrets: his computers. ...

Feds offer $5,000 reward for information in mosque arson

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A $5,000 reward has been announced for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever set fire to a Connecticut mosque. The Boston division of th...

The Latest: State: Suspect aimed to kill white churchgoers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of man charged in a 2017 Tennessee church shooting (all times local): 10:45 a.m. A prosecutor says a black man charg...

Russia: Spy arrests reflect anti-corruption fight

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says the arrest of three senior officers of Russia's top spy agency reflects a no-holds-barred fight against corruption. Russian President Vladimir Putin's ...

Sweden asks for detention of WikiLeaks' Assange

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Swedish prosecutor says she has requested a detention order against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is jailed in Britain. Prosecutor Eva-Marie Pers...

Trial for Tennessee church shooting suspect to start Monday

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Nashville church is heading to trial. Prosecutors have said they're seeking life with...

Yemen's government forces arrest key al-Qaida leader

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Forces loyal to Yemen's internationally recognized government say they have captured a key al-Qaida leader in the southwestern province of Taiz. The military said...

A look at efforts to make legal pot foster social justice

NEW YORK (AP) — Questions about marijuana and social justice have played a prominent role this year in several U.S. states' debates about pot legalization. But other states and cities where recreation...

Former Disney employee accused of stealing parks' costumes

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A former Walt Disney World employee with backstage access stole about $14,000 worth of costumes and items from the Magic Kingdom and Epcot theme parks, authorities said Friday. ...