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Flowers and candles lay near the track where an eight-year-old boy was pushed on the rails and died at the train station in Frankfurt, Germany, Monday, July 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
July 30, 2019 - 11:26 am
BERLIN (AP) — An Eritrean man suspected of fatally pushing an 8-year-old boy in front of a train at Frankfurt's main station had undergone psychiatric treatment recently and was being sought by Swiss police after threatening a neighbor, authorities said Tuesday. The 40-year-old, who has lived in...
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Yang Guang, spokesman of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office of the State Council, speaks during a press conference about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong, at the State Council Information Office in Beijing, Monday, July 29, 2019. Yang said some Western politicians are stirring unrest in Hong Kong in hopes of creating difficulties that will impede China’s overall development. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
July 29, 2019 - 8:38 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China blamed Western forces and defended police conduct after Hong Kong endured another weekend of violent clashes between protesters and police. Some "irresponsible people" in the West have applied "strange logic" that made them sympathetic and tolerant to "violent crimes" but...
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Members of women's rights organizations holding banners that read "Police Kills" and "Stop violence against women" stage a rally in memory of a 15 year-old girl, raped an killed in southern Romania, after police took 19 hours from the moment she called the country's emergency hotline to intervene, outside the Interior Ministry, in Bucharest, Romania, Sunday, July 28, 2019. More than one hundred people took part Sunday evening in a protest against the way police handled the case. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
July 28, 2019 - 4:23 pm
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The lawyer for a man detained by police in Romania said Sunday that his client has admitted killing two female teenagers. Lawyer Bogdan Alexandru told Romanian media that Gheorghe Dinca said he had killed 15-year-old Alexandra Macesanu and 18-year-old Luiza Melencu and...
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In this combo photo released by Italian Carabinieri, Gabriel Christian Natale Hjorth, right, and Finnegan Lee Elder, sit in their hotel room in Rome. Two American teenagers were jailed in Rome on Saturday as authorities carry out a murder investigation in the killing of Italian police officer Mario Cerciello Rega, 35. A detention order issued by prosecutors was shown on Italian state broadcaster RAI, naming the suspects as Gabriel Christian Natale Hjorth and Finnegan Lee Elder. (Italian Carabinieri via AP)
July 28, 2019 - 12:01 am
ROME (AP) — Two American teenagers who were classmates at a California high school spent a second night in a Rome jail Saturday after they were interrogated for hours about their alleged roles in the murder of an Italian policeman. Investigators contended in written statements Saturday that the...
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This image released by Los Angeles Police Department shows officer Juan Diaz. Authorities have identified Diaz as the off-duty Los Angeles police officer who was killed early Saturday, July 27, 2019. Acting Police Chief Beatrice Girmala said a civilian flagged down a motorcycle officer at around 1 a.m. Saturday and reported shots fired. The officer found two men had been shot. The off-duty officer died from his wounds and the other man was hospitalized in unknown condition. (Los Angeles Police Department via AP)
July 27, 2019 - 5:32 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An off-duty Los Angeles police officer was shot and killed at a Lincoln Heights taco stand early Saturday and authorities are searching for a suspect. Officer Juan Diaz was out with his girlfriend and two other males when he was shot, according to an official who had been briefed...
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Newly elected leader of the Conservative party Boris Johnson arrives at Conservative party HQ in London, Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Brexit-hard-liner Boris Johnson, one of Britain’s most famous and divisive politicians, won the race to lead the governing Conservative Party on Tuesday, and will become the country’s next prime minister in a little over 24 hours. (Aaron Chown/PA via AP)
July 24, 2019 - 10:15 pm
LONDON (AP) — The latest on Boris Johnson officially becoming Britain's new prime minister (all times local): 3:15 a.m. Australia's prime minister has congratulated Boris Johnson and hopes to ink one of Britain's first bilateral trade deals after Brexit. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on...
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July 23, 2019 - 1:54 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A veteran Iowa police officer has resigned in the face of mounting claims of misconduct and a video that showed him striking a motorcyclist during a 2017 traffic stop. Robert Smith resigned voluntarily Monday night after the Durant City Council met in closed session to...
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July 22, 2019 - 12:36 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's finance minister has been arrested on charges of fraud and corruption over contracts for the construction of two dams in western Kenya, a top police official said Monday. Finance Minister Henry Rotich gave statements to police at the criminal investigation headquarters...
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FILE - This May 8, 2017 file photo provided by his family shows Luke Patterson. Patterson was shot and killed by a New York State Trooper on May 23, 2019, while walking alone along the shoulder of a highway. The trooper said he refused to stop and made a sudden move, but there is no video record of the encounter because New York remains one of five states where the primary state law enforcement agency does not have dashboard cameras. (Patterson Family Photo via AP, File)
July 22, 2019 - 10:16 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A highway shoulder is where New York state troopers spotted Luke Patterson, walking by himself around 2 a.m. after his car became disabled. By the end of the encounter in rural New York, the 41-year-old chef would be killed by a trooper's gunfire. Authorities say the trooper...
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In this Wednesday, June 26, 2019 photo, children play on the main road of Stebbins, a Bering Strait village that is home to 646 people, in Alaska. The city is among over a dozen cities in Alaska that have employed police officers whose criminal records should have prevented them from being hired under state law, the Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica reported Saturday, July 20. (Bill Roth/Anchorage Daily News via AP)
July 21, 2019 - 11:17 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — At least 14 cities in Alaska have employed police officers whose criminal records should have prevented them from being hired under state law, the Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica reported Saturday. The news organizations said they found more than 34 officers who should...
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