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As other states close prisons, Nebraska may build a big one

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Across the nation officials are closing prisons as crime rates drop and views about drug use change, but not in Nebraska, where the governor is pushing for a new $230 million prison...

$1M for Minneapolis fences, barricades for Floyd death trial

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis and Hennepin County officials will spend at least $1 million to put up fences and other barricades ahead of the trial for the former officer charged with murder in the d...

Myanmar cracked down brutally on protests. It may get worse.

TOKYO (AP) — Myanmar's security forces have killed scores of demonstrators protesting a coup. The new junta has jailed journalists — and anyone else capable of exposing the violence. It has done away ...

Virginia man accused of shooting federal facility guard dies

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A man who officials said was equipped with hundreds of rounds of ammunition when he exchanged gunfire with a security guard at a Virginia social security building died Wednesday at...

Afghan suspected of stabbing 7 held in custody in Sweden

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A 22-year-old Afghan man who is suspected of having stabbed seven men in a town in southern Sweden, leaving three of them in critical condition, was remanded in pretrial custody for a...

Germany: Police arrest Croatian man wanted for war crimes

German police arrested a 65-year-old Croatian man after he landed at Frankfurt airport on Thursday morning, the police said on Friday. The police acted on a European-wide arrest warrant issued by Cro...

Georgia moving to repeal citizen's arrest after Arbery death

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia moved closer Thursday to the possible repeal of an 1863 law that lets private citizens make an arrest, more than a year after the fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man ch...

Prosecutors: Officer was on Floyd's neck for about 9 minutes

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As the trial approaches for a white Minneapolis police officer charged with murder in the death of George Floyd, prosecutors are putting the time Derek Chauvin’s knee was on the Bla...

Police: Dallas officer charged with 2 counts capital murder

DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas police officer has been arrested on two counts of capital murder in two unconnected 2017 killings that weren't related to his police work, authorities said Thursday. ...

Dallas police say officer has been arrested on two counts of capital murder

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police say officer has been arrested on two counts of capital murder.

Mexico to raise security for candidates ahead of elections

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico will step up security for candidates heading into the largest elections in its history, noting that at least 64 murders related to the political process have already occurred...

Long Island doctor charged with murder in 5 opioid deaths

NEW YORK (AP) — A Long Island doctor accused of writing prescriptions for massive quantities of opioids that led to the deaths of five patients was indicted Thursday on murder charges. ...

Sweden says probe into knife attack looking at terror links

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish authorities were investigating on Thursday whether an knife attack by an Afghan man who stabbed seven men and left three of them in critical but stable condition had any links...

Syrian man charged over deadly attack on German tourists

BERLIN (AP) — A young Syrian man has been charged with murder over an Islamic extremist attack on two tourists last year, German federal prosecutors said Thursday. Abdullah A.H.H., w...

Was the Turkish state involved in journalist Hrant Dink’s assassination?

On January 19, 2007, Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink was assassinated on a crowded street in Istanbul, Turkey, in front of the offices of the weekly Agos newspaper which he had founded in 1996 ...