Arrests

February 02, 2019 - 1:03 am
PARIS (AP) — A French judicial official says three people detained over the investigation into the Christmas market attack in Strasbourg that left five dead have been handed preliminary terrorism charges. The judicial official, who isn't authorized to speak publicly about the investigation, wouldn'...
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FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2018 file photo, Michael Avenatti, lawyer for porn star Stormy Daniels, speaks outside court Michael Cohen's sentencing in New York. Los Angeles prosecutors say they will hold hearings over allegations that attorney Avenatti roughed up his girlfriend. City Attorney Mike Feuer said Friday, Feb. 1, 2019 his office has declined at this point to charge Avenatti with a misdemeanor but the matter remains open. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
February 01, 2019 - 12:03 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors said Friday that they have declined to charge attorney Michael Avenatti with misdemeanor domestic violence but will hold hearings on the allegations. Actress Mareli Miniutti got a restraining order against Avenatti in November after accusing him of...
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February 01, 2019 - 3:11 am
WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (AP) — Police have arrested a New Jersey man who they say faked a slip and fall at a business to get insurance money. Prosecutors say the 57-year-old Randolph man was subcontracted to work at a company in Woodbridge when he faked the fall in 2018. Authorities say surveillance video...
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Opposition National Assembly President Juan Guaido, accompanied by his wife Fabiana Rosales and his 20-month-old daughter Miranda, listens to a reporter's question during a news conference outside their apartment, in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. Guaido said security forces showed up at their home in an attempt to intimidate him. "The dictatorship thinks it can intimidate us," Guaido said. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
January 31, 2019 - 7:38 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Venezuelan opposition leader challenging Nicolas Maduro's claim to the presidency warned officers from a feared state security unit Thursday to stay away from his family after he accused them of showing up at his apartment in a tense brush with the very force he is...
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FILE - In this March 3, 2015 file photo, federal agents enter an upscale apartment complex where authorities say a birth tourism business charged pregnant women $50,000 for lodging, food and transportation, in Irvine, Calif. On Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, authorities announced they have charged 20 people in an unprecedented crackdown on businesses that helped hundreds of Chinese women travel to the United States to give birth to American citizen children. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
January 31, 2019 - 6:42 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Dongyuan Li's business was called "You Win USA," and authorities say she coached pregnant Chinese women on how to get into the United States to deliver babies who would automatically enjoy all the benefits of American citizenship. Over two years, the now-41-year-old raked...
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January 31, 2019 - 7:49 am
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan authorities have seized 750 pieces of ivory and thousands of pangolin scales being smuggled from neighboring South Sudan, the revenue agency said Thursday, in one of the largest seizures of wildlife contraband in the East African country. Two Vietnamese nationals are...
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NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg gestures during media statements in Bucharest, Romania, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. Stoltenberg urged Russia to respect a major Cold War-era missile treaty saying its missiles are nuclear capable and could reach European cities. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
January 31, 2019 - 2:10 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — NATO's chief has called on China to treat detained two Canadian citizens "fairly and with due process." Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday he was following the situation of the Canadians detained in China in December "with concern," in his first public...
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Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez delivers a speech at the Moncloa Palace in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrea Comas)
January 31, 2019 - 1:12 am
MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government has condemned the detention of three reporters and a driver working for Spain's state-run EFE news agency in Venezuela's capital. Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez's office issued a statement Thursday calling for their immediate release. EFE has reported that...
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This undated photo released by Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows death row inmate Robert Jennings. The 61-year-old Texas man on death row was set to be executed Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, for killing a Houston police officer more than three decades ago. Jennings would be the first inmate put to death this year both in the U.S. and in Texas, which is the nation's busiest capital punishment state. Jennings was condemned for the July 1988 slaying of Houston Police Officer Elston Howard during a robbery of an adult bookstore. (Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP)
January 30, 2019 - 6:31 pm
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A 61-year-old Texas inmate was executed Wednesday evening for killing a Houston police officer more than three decades ago. Robert Jennings received lethal injection for the July 1988 fatal shooting of Officer Elston Howard during a robbery at an adult bookstore that...
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Former campaign adviser for President Donald Trump, Roger Stone arrives at Federal Court, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 30, 2019 - 4:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham said Wednesday that he wants a briefing from the FBI on the tactics it used last week when agents arrested President Donald Trump's confidant Roger Stone as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. Stone, who...
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