Crime

Sundance Institute founder Robert Redford speaks during the opening day press conference at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
January 19, 2018 - 10:18 am
Sundance Institute founder Robert Redford did not shy away from addressing the elephants in the room — Harvey Weinstein and the #MeToo — Thursday at the Sundance Film Festival, saying that the fallen executive is not "going to stop the show." Both the lingering shadow of Weinstein, who long lorded...
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Czech Republic's Prime Minister Andrej Babis attends a parliament session in Prague, Czech Republic, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. Lawmakers in the lower house of Parliament have agreed to lift the immunity from prosecution for billionaire Andrej Babis over an alleged fraud involving EU subsidies. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
January 19, 2018 - 9:13 am
PRAGUE (AP) — Czech lawmakers agreed Friday to lift the immunity from prosecution for Prime Minister Andrej Babis over alleged fraud involving European Union subsidies. The 111-69 vote in the lower house of parliament allows police to complete their investigation into Babis' possible involvement in...
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January 19, 2018 - 8:43 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A man has been found shot to death in the front yard of his South Carolina home. Richland County sheriff's deputies were called to a home northeast of Columbia round 2 a.m. Friday. Sgt. Brittany Jackamonis says deputies found an 18-year-old man dead in the front yard. His name...
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Bishop Juan Barros, second from right, arrives to attend a Mass celebrated by Pope Francis at the Maquehue Air Base in Temuco, Chile, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Many Chileans are furious over Francis’ 2015 decision to appoint Barros, a bishop close to the Rev. Fernando Karadima, who the Vatican found guilty in 2011 of abusing dozens of minors over decades. Barros has always denied he knew what Karadima was doing when he was the priest’s protege, a position that many Chileans have a hard time believing. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
January 19, 2018 - 7:44 am
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Pope Francis accused victims of Chile's most notorious pedophile of slander Thursday, an astonishing end to a visit meant to help heal the wounds of a sex abuse scandal that has cost the Catholic Church its credibility in the country. Francis said that until he sees proof...
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FILE - In this July 23, 2016 file photo people gather to mourn with flower tributes near to the Olympia shopping center where a shooting took place leaving nine people dead the day before in Munich, Germany. A man who sold the pistol used by a teenager in the deadly 2016 shooting rampage in Munich has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter and other offenses and sentenced to seven years in prison, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer, file)
January 19, 2018 - 7:38 am
BERLIN (AP) — A man who sold the pistol used by a teenager in a deadly 2016 shooting rampage in Munich was convicted Friday of involuntary manslaughter and other offenses. He was sentenced to seven years in prison. The 33-year-old German, identified only as Philipp K. in line with local privacy...
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January 19, 2018 - 7:34 am
VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Lithuania's Defense Ministry says an investigation has been launched into a cyberattack against a Lithuanian news outlet. The commercial television station TV3 said it was hacked late Thursday and shortly after that a fake news story appeared on the channel's website...
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FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2009, file photo, shows Senior Zimbabwean MDC opposition official Roy Bennett, left, and his wife Heather, relax at a friends home in Mutare about 200 km east of Harare, Zimbabwe, following his release from prison. A fiery helicopter crash killed Bennett and his wife, while on holiday in a remote part of the U.S. state of New Mexico, authorities said Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018.
January 19, 2018 - 7:00 am
RATON, N.M. (AP) — A husband and wife who pushed for political change in Zimbabwe, an adventurous Texas investor and a pair of decorated pilots died in a fiery helicopter crash in a remote area of New Mexico. Investigators will comb through the charred wreckage in search for clues as to why the...
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January 19, 2018 - 3:46 am
NEWARK, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say at least seven people who claimed to be working for a TV network were arrested at a New Jersey airport after they tried to film themselves passing a fake explosive device through a security checkpoint. Transportation Security Administration spokeswoman Lisa...
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Louise Anna Turpin, left, appears in court with her attorney Jeff Moore in Riverside, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Prosecutors filed 12 counts of torture, seven counts of dependent adult abuse, six counts of child abuse and 12 counts of false imprisonment against Turpin and his wife, Louise Anna Turpin. Authorities say the abuse left the children malnourished, undersized and with cognitive impairments. (Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool)
January 19, 2018 - 2:51 am
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — They were starved and shackled to their beds, sometimes for months. They were beaten and choked. They were given scant medical care, often denied use of a toilet and allowed to shower but once a year. They lived mostly at night, out of sight of neighbors, and knew virtually...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by Franklin County Sheriffís Office shows Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud. Mohamud, of Columbus, accused in April 2015 of receiving training on weapons, combat and tactics in Syria, and then returning to the U.S. with a plan to attack a military base or a prison. A federal judge on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, is scheduled to sentence the Ohio man who plotted to kill military members in the U.S. following a delay in the case when a previous judge withdrew. Mohamud, who was born in Somalia but came to the U.S. as a child, was arrested in 2015 and pleaded guilty to plotting those attacks after becoming radicalized in Syria. The attacks were never carried out. (AP Photo/Franklin County Sheriffís Office via AP, File)
January 19, 2018 - 12:09 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who admitted he plotted to kill military members in the U.S. after receiving training in Syria is set to be sentenced. Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud (ab-dee-RAH'-mahn shayk moh-HAH'-mud) is scheduled to be sentenced on Friday in federal court in Columbus. Court...
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