NATO chief: China must treat arrested Canadians fairly

Europe 01/31/19, 04:55

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 comments about the case. He called on Beijing to address the ...

Spain condemns media arrests in Venezuela

Europe 01/31/19, 04:12

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 Colombian photographer Leonardo Munoz disappeared on Wednesday morning in Caracas and ...

Graham asks FBI director for briefing on Roger Stone raid

Politics 01/30/19, 17:34

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 was charged with lying about his pursuit of ...

Opera singer Daniels, husband arrested on sex assault charge

Texas 01/30/19, 16:46

A renowned opera singer and University of Michigan professor is in police custody on allegations that he and his husband in 2010 sexually assaulted a singer in Houston. Countertenor David Daniels and his spouse William A. Scott Walters were arrested Tuesday in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on Texas warrants charging each of ...

German police arrest 3 suspected of extremist bomb plot

Europe 01/30/19, 05:13

German authorities arrested three suspected Islamic extremists Wednesday on allegations they were planning a bombing attack, and searched properties in three states in connection with their investigation.Federal prosecutors said Iraqis Shahin F. and Hersh F., both 23, and Rauf S., 36, were taken into custody in an early morning ...

Japan’s Nikkei: Ghosn says arrest due to plot within Nissan

Business 01/30/19, 03:51

The major Japanese business newspaper Nikkei says Nissan's former Chairman Carlos Ghosn blames his arrest for alleged falsifying of financial reports and breach of trust on a "plot" by other executives at the Japanese automaker.Nikkei said it interviewed Ghosn on Wednesday for 20 minutes at the Tokyo Detention Center, where ...

Lawyers march in Zimbabwe capital alleging denial of justice

World 01/29/19, 08:54

Lawyers in Zimbabwe marched on the constitutional court on Tuesday to protest the alleged denial of justice for hundreds of people arrested in a violent crackdown on protests that shut down the country.Police said more than 1,000 people have been arrested over the protests against a sharp rise in fuel ...

Brazil issues 5 arrest warrants in deadly mine dam collapse

America 01/29/19, 08:13

Brazilian authorities have issued arrest warrants for five people in connection with a dam collapse that killed at least 65 people as it plastered part of a city with reddish-brown mud and mining waste.Police issued the orders on Tuesday in Sao Paulo and in the state of Minas Gerais, where ...

Lyft rider arrested in killing of pregnant driver in Arizona

U.S. 01/28/19, 19:58

A Lyft rider in suburban Phoenix stabbed his pregnant driver, killing the woman and her unborn child before stealing her vehicle and driving nearly 150 miles before being arrested near the California line, authorities said Monday.Tempe police said Kristina Howato, 39, was in her third trimester of pregnancy and is ...

Bodies of Australian scientist and sister found in Argentina

Science 01/27/19, 15:09

Argentine authorities say they've found the remains of two missing sisters and have arrested the son of one of them. Autopsy results released Sunday showed that at least one of the two had been shot.The bodies of 63-year-old Pirhya Sarussi of Israel and 54-year-old Israel-born Australian scientist Lily Pereg were ...

Update: Witness says suspect had fought with dad

U.S. 01/27/19, 14:13

The Latest on a shooting in Louisiana that killed five people (all times local):1:20 p.m.A woman who lived in the same house as two people who authorities say were killed by their 21-year-old son says the son had a loving relationship with his mother but argued, sometimes violently, with his ...

Suspect in Louisiana shooting deaths caught in Virginia

U.S. 01/27/19, 09:39

A man suspected of killing his parents and three other people - including a girl he was dating - has been captured after an intense manhunt spanning several states, authorities in Louisiana said Sunday.Dakota Theriot, 21, was located in Virginia early Sunday after fleeing the day before, according to a ...

Police: Detroit Lions’ Trevor Bates punched officer

Sports 01/26/19, 17:17

Police say Trevor Bates of the Detroit Lions was arrested in New York for failing to pay a taxi fare and then punching a police officer in the face.The 25-year-old linebacker was charged with assault, resisting arrest and theft of service after police were called around 1 a.m. Saturday at ...

Central African Republic soccer boss appears at global court

Sports 01/25/19, 10:12

The chief of Central African Republic's soccer federation appeared at the International Criminal Court on Friday for the first time since he was arrested late last year in France on charges of crimes against humanity and war crimes in his home country.Flanked by court guards during a 30-minute hearing, Patrice-Edouard ...

Prosecutors meet with Florida teens over possible hate crime

U.S. 01/24/19, 15:43

Prosecutors began taking sworn statements Thursday from a group of black Florida teenagers as they weigh possible hate crime charges against an armed white man who confronted the young people with apparent racial hostility during a housing inequality protest on Martin Luther King Day.Several of the teenagers met for more ...

Lewis back at an Atlanta Super Bowl 19 years after arrest

Football 01/24/19, 14:59

Once again, Ray Lewis and the Super Bowl intersect in Atlanta.Lewis isn't ducking from the bad memories of his career low point in 2000, when he and a pair friends were charged for the stabbing deaths of two men outside a nightclub hours after the last Super Bowl played here.Now ...

Reports: Former Scottish leader Salmond arrested, charged

World 01/24/19, 05:59

Former Scottish leader Alex Salmond has been arrested and charged with an unspecified offense, Scottish authorities and media said Thursday.Police Scotland said "a 64-year-old man has been arrested and charged" and a report sent to prosecutors. Media outlets identified the arrested man as Salmond.Police released the statement in response to ...

Amnesty criticizes Iran’s mass arrests as US frees reporter

World 01/24/19, 03:03

Iran arrested more than 7,000 people last year, including dozens of journalists, in what Amnesty International on Thursday called a "shameless campaign of repression" as the U.S. released an American anchorwoman for Iranian state television held for days as a material witness.While Iranian officials and state media have widely condemned ...

Update: Police swarm Florida bank well after nightfall

U.S. 01/23/19, 21:12

The Latest on the shooting inside a Florida bank that killed five people (all times local):7:45 p.m.Police investigators swarmed well after nightfall around a Florida bank where authorities say five people were fatally shot earlier in the day.Sebring Police Chief Karl Hoglund said 21-year-old Zephen Xaver was arrested Wednesday afternoon ...

Police: 5 fatally shot inside Florida bank, suspect arrested

U.S. 01/23/19, 17:52

A gunman who opened fire inside a Florida bank Wednesday afternoon killed five people before surrendering to SWAT negotiators, police said. Zephen Xaver, 21, was arrested after the shooting at a SunTrust branch, Sebring police Chief Karl Hoglund said at a news conference. "Today's been a tragic day in our community," Hogland ...

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