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French police detain 7 in probe of teacher's beheading

LE PECQ, France (AP) — French anti-terrorism police on Tuesday detained seven people suspected of having communicated via social media with the killer of a schoolteacher whose beheading last year reop...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan F-16 eclipses moon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former borough chief in Chiayi City captured this spectacular photo the moment an F-16 fighter jet roared in front of the moon on Monday (Jan. 4). While taking photos...

Man allegedly pulls gun over lack of masks at fitness club

MAPLEWOOD, Minn. (AP) — A Twin Cities-area man accused of pointing a gun at a fitness club manager after complaining that members were exercising without masks was charged Monday with assault with a d...

After pardon, Blackwater guard defiant: ‘I acted correctly’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Evan Liberty was reading in the top bunk of his cell one evening late last month when a prison supervisor delivered news he had hoped for. “He says, ‘Are you ready...

Lives Lost: Families find solace in memories and mementos

Long after the funeral or memorial, if one was even possible, and long after the condolence cards, the phone calls of support, there is simply the emptiness. That’s when the memories rush in. ...

Scottish leader Sturgeon sorry for breaking COVID-19 rules

LONDON (AP) — Scotland’s leader, Nicola Sturgeon, has apologised for breaching coronavirus restrictions when she took off her face mask at a funeral wake. A photograph published in ...

Killer charged in 1988 slaying of 9-year-old California girl

Michaela Joy Garecht was last seen on Nov. 19, 1988, wearing jeans rolled over her knees and feather-shaped earrings. More than 32 years later, the 9-year-old girl with blond hair an...

UK agency agrees not to photograph Duchess of Sussex, family

LONDON (AP) — A news and photography agency has agreed not to take pictures of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and their son, Archie, the High Court in London was told at a hearing Friday. ...

Texas oilman's Ansel Adams photo gets $988,000 at auction

DALLAS (AP) — A West Texas oilman's mural-sized print of an Ansel Adams photo has sold for nearly $1 million at an auction. Sotheby's New York, the auction house, said Tuesday that “...

AP Breakthrough Entertainer Anya Taylor-Joy living in Narnia

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a span of seven months this year alone, Anya Taylor-Joy played a meddling British brat in “Emma,” a Russian mutant with teleportation powers in the latest “X-Men” film, and an Am...

AP Photos: Italy's front-line medical heroes, 8 months later

Eight months later, they allow themselves a faint, forced smile. The tired terror in their eyes has faded. They look chic in makeup or a jaunty handkerchief tucked into a jacket pocket. ...

'Under the rug:' Sexual misconduct shakes FBI's senior ranks

WASHINGTON (AP) — An assistant FBI director retired after he was accused of drunkenly groping a female subordinate in a stairwell. Another senior FBI official left after he was found to have sexually ...

Man linked to white supremacist group gets 5 years in prison

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man was sentenced on Tuesday to five years in prison after pleading guilty to charges stemming from an FBI undercover investigation of a white supremacist group tha...

Palestinians: West Bank teen wounded by Israeli gunfire dies

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A 13-year-old Palestinian boy died on Friday, hours after he was shot by Israeli troops during clashes with a stone-throwing crowed in the West Bank, the official Palestinia...

Israel arrests man who doused inside of church with fuel

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police said Friday they arrested a Jewish man after he poured out a “flammable liquid” inside a church near Jerusalem's Old City, in what they described as a "criminal" incide...