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Drunk driver sentenced to 7 years and 10 months for killing 1, injuring 3 in south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The drunk driver who plowed his car into a family of four crossing a street in Kaohsiung City on Dec. 26 last year, killing one and injuring three, was sentenced by Kaohsi...

Attorney: Man involved in train killing shot in self-defense

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man who shot and killed a passenger on a San Francisco subway commuter train will be charged with gun crimes but not homicide in what was “clearly" a case of self-defense after ...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: June 25 The Washington Post says GOP support for gun bill offers hope for more reform ...

Text from Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade

The Associated Press is making available the full text of the Supreme Court’s ruling overturning the nationwide right to abortion: Justice Alito delivered the opinion of the Court. ...

Police arrest suspect in fatal San Francisco train shooting

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police announced Friday that they have arrested a suspect in this week's fatal shooting of a man on a San Francisco subway commuter train. Javon Green, 26, was a...

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...

EXPLAINER: How parade crash insanity plea will work

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A man accused of driving his SUV through a Christmas parade in suburban Milwaukee last year, killing six people and injuring dozens more, this week served notice he will try to pe...

Prosecutor: 4 police, up to 8 suspects killed in west Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Four police officers were shot to death after being drawn into an ambush in western Mexico, and as many as eight suspected attackers were killed in a gunbattle with other police who...

Lawsuit filed over deputy's fatal shooting of Arkansas teen

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The family of an unarmed Arkansas teenager fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy during a traffic stop filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against the deputy and a county sheriff ov...

Woman committed over Slender Man stabbing seeks her release

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — The second of two Wisconsin women who were sent to a state mental health facility after a 2014 stabbing attack on a sixth-grade classmate that they claimed was to appease the hor...

Maradona's medical personnel to face homicide trial

BUENOS AIRES (AP) — An Argentinian judge ruled on Wednesday that eight medical personnel involved in the care of soccer star Diego Maradona will face a public trial for criminal negligence. ...

17-year sentence sticks for man who killed woman on porch

DETROIT (AP) — A white Detroit-area man who said he feared for his life when he fatally shot a young Black woman on his porch in 2013 was given the same 17-year prison sentence Wednesday at a new hear...

Supreme Court limits reach of federal gun crime law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday limited the reach of a federal statute that requires stiff penalties for crimes involving a gun. The 7-2 decision united both conservat...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 26-July 2

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 26-July 2: June 26: Jazz pianist Dave Grusin is 88. Singer Billy Davis Jr. of the Fifth Dimension is 84. Singer Georgie Fame is 79. Actor Cli...

Man accused in fatal Wisconsin parade crash changes plea

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A man accused of killing six people and injuring dozens more when he allegedly drove his SUV through a Christmas parade in suburban Milwaukee last year has decided to mount an ins...