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German police carry out raids in international operation against people smuggling

German police launched a "large-scale operation" early on Tuesday morning in the "fight against people smuggling," according to a police statement. Raids carried out by hundreds o...

Hearing set for Wisconsin teen accused of killing girl

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin teenager accused of killing a 10-year-old girl will find out in September whether he will stand trial. Chippewa County Circuit Judge Benjamin Lane on...

Al-Khelaïfi acquitted again, Valcke guilty in FIFA retrial

GENEVA (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser al-Khelaïfi was acquitted in Switzerland on Friday for a second time in a retrial of alleged wrongdoing linked to former FIFA secretary general Jérôm...

Canisius recruit gets bail on gun charges; school drops him

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A New York state supreme court judge on Thursday set bail at $100,000 for a Canisius College basketball recruit arrested for having two handguns, a shotgun and numerous high-capac...

EXPLAINER: What led to priests being killed in Mexico?

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Two Jesuit priests and a tour guide murdered in Mexico’s Sierra Tarahumara this week are the latest in a long line of activists, reporters, travelers and local residents who have be...

Takeaways: Trump's conditional loyalty, new warning for left

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican who was backed by Donald Trump at the last minute prevailed on Tuesday in an Alabama Senate runoff. But in neighboring Georgia, the former president's losing streak deep...

Judge keeps execution for inmate who sought pastor's touch

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas judge on Tuesday denied a request by a district attorney who called capital punishment “unethical” to withdraw the execution date of a death row inmate whose case had raised leg...

Panel finds probable cause to revoke sheriff's certification

A state panel found probable cause Tuesday to revoke the law enforcement accreditation of a South Florida sheriff appointed after the Parkland school shooting, after investigators found he lied repeat...

Abrams tries to flip script on guns and crime in Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — As Republicans nationwide gear up to attack Democrats with tough-on-crime platforms this fall, Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams is making guns a central focus of her race for governor, se...

New body armor rules in NY miss vest worn by Buffalo killer

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s new law barring sales of bullet-resistant vests to most civilians doesn't cover the type of armor worn by the gunman who killed 10 people at a Buffalo supermarket, a gap...

Official in election standoff avoids prison in Capitol riot

WASHINGTON (AP) — An elected official who was a central figure in a New Mexico county’s refusal to certify recent election results based on debunked conspiracy theories about voting machines avoided m...

No bail for Canisius basketball recruit facing gun charges

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Canisius College basketball recruit Sarion McGee was denied bail on Friday, five days after campus police arrested him for having two handguns, a shotgun and numerous high-capacit...

Democrats face off in last NY governor debate before primary

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul, who is running for election to the post after assuming it following Andrew Cuomo’s resignation, faced off Thursday in a final debate with two of her fel...

Leaders pledge arms and EU path for Ukraine in Kyiv visit

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The leaders of four European Union nations visited Ukraine on Thursday, vowing to back Kyiv's bid to become an official candidate to join the bloc in a high-profile show of suppor...

Detroit honors Vincent Chin, Asian American killed in 1982

DETROIT (AP) — Decades before Chinese immigrant Yao Pan Ma was attacked while collecting cans in New York and Thai American Vicha Ratanapakdee was fatally assaulted in San Francisco, Vincent Chin was ...