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Hongkongers mourn man who attacked police and killed himself

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police in Hong Kong were frisking passersby on Friday (July 2) and preventing people from paying their respects to a man who killed himself after attacking an officer. ...

US expands sanctions to family of Myanmar's coup leader

The United States announced sanctions Wednesday on two family members of Myanmar’s commander in chief, beefing up U.S. financial penalties in response to the military’s five-week-old coup and its dead...

Police: Attack kills 14 at southern Thailand security post

HATYAI, Thailand (AP) — Thai police say attackers fired into security checkpoints in southern Thailand and killed 14 volunteer officers. Pol. Col. Thaweesak Thongsongsi, a superinten...

Protesters trash Xinhua News' Hong Kong office

Anti-government protesters attacked the Hong Kong office of China’s official news agency in a show of anger against Beijing after chaos broke out downtown on Saturday (Nov. 2), with police firin...

The Latest: Terror probe opened in Paris police attack

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the knife attack at Paris police headquarters (all times local): 6:20 p.m. French prosecutors are investigating the fatal stabbings at Pa...

Paris police attack: No suggestion of terrorism

PARIS (AP) — The French government says there is nothing to suggest the police employee who stabbed four colleagues to death at Paris police headquarters was radicalized. Government ...

Yellow vest boxer convicted in France for police attack

PARIS (AP) — A former French boxer who was filmed attacking riot police officers during the yellow vest protests has been convicted of assault. Christophe Dettinger, a former French ...

Yellow vest boxer goes on trial in France for police attack

PARIS (AP) — A former French boxing pro who was filmed attacking riot police officers during the yellow vest protests is going on trial in France. Christophe Dettinger, a former Fren...

Family sues over police shooting of distressed Kansas woman

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Police officers fatally shot a mentally distressed woman after ignoring SWAT team members' advice and entering a suburban Kansas City home to apprehend her "in direct violation of ...

Review: Hunter S. Thompson bio tackles late reporter's drive

"Freak Kingdom: Hunter S. Thompson's Manic Ten-Year Crusade Against American Fascism" (PublicAffairs), by Timothy Denevi The common image of the late journalist Hunter S. Thompson is...

Police: Attack likely retaliation for one on Chicago rapper

CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities say an attack in Chicago that wounded five people was likely in retaliation for one earlier this week in which an aspiring rapper and five other people were shot at a funera...

Romanian minister: Hundreds involved in riot police attack

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's interior minister says hundreds of protesters attacked riot police during an anti-corruption demonstration that left 450 people injured. Speaking ...

Indonesia police: Attack on Surabaya police headquarters carried out by members of 1 family, child survived

SURABAYA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia police: Attack on Surabaya police headquarters carried out by members of 1 family, child survived.

French PM wants justice for police attack caught on video

PARIS (AP) — France's prime minister is pushing for the perpetrators of a New Year's Eve attack on two police officers — captured in a video that went viral on social media — to be punished with "grea...

Rash of media murders highlights deadly threats in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A journalist is shot dead as she pulls out of her garage in the morning with her young son. Gunmen ambush another journalist while he lazes in a car wash hammock. An award-winning r...