Law and order

June 27, 2018 - 3:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Libyan militant was sentenced Wednesday to 22 years in prison for his role in the 2012 attacks on U.S. compounds in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. In November 2017, a jury in Washington convicted 47-year-old Ahmed Abu Khattala of...
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This undated mugshot released by the Miami- Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department shows rapper XXXTentacion. Following his death on June 18, 2018, XXXTentacion has topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart with “Sad!” and his two albums have landed in the Top 10. (Miami- Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department via AP)
June 27, 2018 - 3:38 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Thousands of fans of the late rapper XXXTentacion chanted his lyrics and made "X'' signs at a Florida stadium Wednesday as people lined up for hours to file past a casket where he was laid out in a denim jacket and with two braids splayed over the side. Security guards...
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This undated photo provided by the Allegheny County District Attorney shows Michael Rosfeld, an East Pittsburgh, Pa., police officer. Rosfeld was charged with homicide Wednesday, June 27, 2018, in the shooting death of Antwon Rose Jr. after a traffic stop June 19 in East Pittsburgh. (Allegheny County District Attorney via AP)
June 27, 2018 - 2:28 pm
EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) — A white police officer was charged Wednesday with homicide in the shooting of an unarmed black teenager who was hit in the back while fleeing a traffic stop, a death that has fueled daily protests around Pittsburgh. Prosecutors cited officer Michael Rosfeld's...
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This June 26, 2018 photo image provided by the Dover Delaware Police Department shows a prefabricated home that was abandoned on a roadway in Dover, Del. Dover Police Department said someone left a home on a two-lane road and no one was available to move it until Wednesday, June 27. (Dover Delaware Police Department via AP)
June 27, 2018 - 11:03 am
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Police in Delaware's capital city would like to know who dropped a house onto a two-lane road. The Dover Police Department says someone abandoned the prefabricated home, blocking traffic at least until Wednesday. In a Facebook post that had been shared thousands of times, the...
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President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with Republican lawmakers in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 27, 2018 - 9:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Wednesday said a judge's order to reunite families separated at the border "makes it even more imperative" that Congress pass legislation that would enable it "to simultaneously enforce the law and keep families together." Otherwise, the administration...
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People start a protest march against the shooting death of Antwon Rose Jr. on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in Pittsburgh. Rose was fatally shot by a police officer seconds after he fled a traffic stop June 19, in the suburb of East Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
June 27, 2018 - 9:26 am
EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man near Pittsburgh (all times local): 9:15 a.m. A Pennsylvania police officer has turned himself in to face a charge of criminal homicide in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black...
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June 27, 2018 - 8:07 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Supreme Court says that the ban on civil partnerships for different-sex couples is "incompatible" with human rights laws — a decision supporters hope will pave the way for such unions. Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan, who want to avoid the patriarchal baggage of...
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Former Virginia Tech student David Eisenhauer, right, stands with his attorneys, John Lichtenstein, left and Tony Anderson, center, as he reads a statement apologizing to the family of Nicole Lovell, Tuesday, June 26, 2018 in Montgomery County Circuit Court in Christianburg, Va. Eisenhauer convicted of fatally stabbing Lovell, a 13-year girl has been sentenced to 50 years in prison. (Stephanie Klein-Davis/The Roanoke Times via AP)
June 27, 2018 - 7:28 am
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia Tech student has been ordered to spend 50 years in prison for the fatal stabbing of a 13-year-old girl, apologizing to the girls' family shortly before he was sentenced. David Eisenhauer was an 18-year-old freshman engineering student when he developed a...
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June 27, 2018 - 5:49 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Court of Appeal has rejected an attempt from a terminally ill man to overturn the country's blanket ban on assisted suicide, ruling that such a decision needs to be made by politicians in Parliament. In a decision released on Wednesday, judges expressed their "deep sympathy...
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Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, center, is escorted by police as she arrives for court hearing at Shah Alam High Court, Malaysia, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Lawyers for two Southeast Asian women accused of poisoning Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un began their closing arguments Wednesday in a high-profile trial that could send the women to the gallows. (AP Photo/Voon Chong)
June 27, 2018 - 5:01 am
SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — Circumstantial evidence against two women accused of poisoning to death the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader is feeble, the women's lawyers told a court on Wednesday, as they urged the judge to acquit their clients. Siti Aisyah, 25, of Indonesia and Doan Thi...
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