Law and order

November 09, 2018 - 10:10 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's internal security minister Friday launched a police internal affairs unit to investigate allegations of abuses in the force including corruption and accusations that officers kill suspects and perpetrate other human rights abuses. The new investigation body has been...
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November 09, 2018 - 8:21 am
ZANZIBAR, Tanzania (AP) — Tanzanian authorities are carrying out physical examinations on 10 men suspected of homosexual activity in Zanzibar, according to police. A wave of arrests of gays in Tanzania is feared after a senior official urged the public to report suspected homosexuals to authorities...
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November 09, 2018 - 5:09 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish prosecution authority says the main suspect in a huge fraud involving public money was arrested on her return to Copenhagen after she voluntarily left South Africa. The Serious Economic and International Crime unit wrote on Twitter that Britta Nielsen had landed...
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Protestors gather in front of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, as part of a nationwide "Protect Mueller" campaign demanding that acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker recuse himself from overseeing the ongoing special counsel investigation. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 09, 2018 - 1:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is bracing for the probe of Donald Trump's presidential campaign to fire up again. Trump's advisers are privately expressing worries that the special counsel, who's been out of the news for the past month, has been stealthily compiling information and could soon...
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Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum gives his concession speech as he is joined on stage by his wife R. Jai Gillum, right, and running mate Chris King and his wife Kristen Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Tallahassee, Fla. Gillum lost the Florida governor’s race to Republican Ron DeSantis. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
November 08, 2018 - 8:31 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida faced the prospect of recounts in the razor-thin races for governor and U.S. Senate, potentially prolonging the battle over two of this year's most-closely watched campaigns. In the governor's race, Democrat Andrew Gillum's campaign said Thursday it's prepared for a...
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November 08, 2018 - 8:30 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — Police in Thailand have arrested an HIV-infected soldier who allegedly blackmailed and raped more than 70 teenage boys. Police said in a statement they received a complaint that the suspect was using fake social media profiles on Facebook and the gay dating app Blued to win the trust...
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November 08, 2018 - 8:14 pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine court found former first lady Imelda Marcos guilty of graft and ordered her arrest Friday in a rare conviction among many corruption cases that she's likely to appeal to avoid jail and losing her seat in Congress. The special anti-graft Sandiganbayan court...
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FILE - In this July 18, 2018, file photo, lawyers and youth plaintiffs lineup behind a banner after a hearing before Federal District Court Judge Ann Aiken between lawyers for the Trump Administration and the so called Climate Kids in Federal Court in Eugene, Ore. The lawsuit against the U.S. government for being slow to address climate change is on hold again, after a federal appeals court Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, granted the Trump administration's motion for a temporary stay. The constitutional climate lawsuit was brought by 21 young Americans and is supported by Our Children's Trust. (Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard via AP, File)
November 08, 2018 - 5:39 pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A lawsuit by a group of young Americans, which asserts the U.S. government is harming them by having created a national energy system that causes climate change, is on hold again after a federal appeals court Thursday granted the Trump administration's motion for a temporary stay...
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2012 file photo, a legal immigrant reads a guide of the conditions needed to apply for Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program at the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights, CHIRLA offices in Los Angeles. A U.S. appeals court ruled Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, that President Donald Trump cannot immediately end the Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously kept in place a preliminary injunction blocking Trump's decision to phase out the DACA program. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
November 08, 2018 - 4:55 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. appeals court blocked President Donald Trump on Thursday from immediately ending an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation, saying the administration's decision was based on a flawed legal theory. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court...
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November 08, 2018 - 4:49 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A commercial fisherman who faked his death to avoid incarceration for a sexual assault has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison. Federal prosecutors say the Coast Guard spent $384,261 searching for 35-year-old Ryan Meganack after his girlfriend, who was part of...
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