Criminal investigations

Protesters take to the street and block traffic at the intersection of Willow Street and Evangeline Thruway after a vigil held Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, in Lafayette, La., for 31-year-old Trayford Pellerin, who was shot and killed by Lafayette police officers while armed with a knife the night before. (Scott Clause/The Daily Advertiser via AP)
August 29, 2020 - 9:12 am
In the span of 48 hours, two Black men in U.S. cities hundreds of miles apart were shot by police in episodes that set off a national conversation about the need for officers to open fire on people walking away from them. The Jacob Blake shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and the killing of Trayford...
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August 28, 2020 - 10:01 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge in California agreed Friday to release from jail a university researcher accused of lying about her ties to China’s military and Communist Party to gain access to the United States. “You're getting a huge break here," U.S. Magistrate Judge Kendall Newman...
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The bed skyscraper of the Berliner Charite can be seen behind the Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, Aug.25, 2020.. In the clinic the Russian oppositional Nawalny is treated. Doctors of the Berliner Charite assume that the Kremlin critic was poisoned. (Christoph Soeder/dpa via AP)
August 28, 2020 - 10:45 am
BERLIN (AP) — German doctors treating Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny for a suspected poisoning said Friday the dissident is still in an induced coma but his condition is stable and his symptoms are improving. Navalny, a politician and corruption investigator who is one of Russian...
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FILE - In this file photo taken on Wednesday, March 17, 2010, corporate Russian lawyer Alexei Navalny poses in his office in Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
August 27, 2020 - 11:54 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities said Thursday they have found no indication so far that opposition leader Alexei Navalny's coma, which his allies and German doctors treating him believe may have been brought about by poisoning, was caused by a criminal act. A preliminary inquiry launched last...
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FILE - In this July 12, 2020, file photo, smoke rises from the USS Bonhomme Richard at Naval Base San Diego in San Diego, after an explosion and fire on board the ship at Naval Base San Diego. A senior defense official says arson is suspected as the cause of a July 12 fire that left extensive damage to the USS Bonhomme Richard and a U.S. Navy sailor is being questioned as a potential suspect. The official, with knowledge of the investigation, spoke Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity to provide details not yet made public. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File)
August 26, 2020 - 9:20 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Arson is suspected as the cause of a July 12 fire that left extensive damage to the USS Bonhomme Richard and a U.S. Navy sailor is being questioned as a potential suspect, a senior defense official said Wednesday. The sailor was being questioned but was not detained and defense...
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August 26, 2020 - 9:56 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin said Wednesday it doesn't want the illness of Russia's opposition leader, who is in a coma in a German hospital after a suspected poisoning, to affect relations with the West as international pressure mounted on Moscow to investigate Alexei Navalny's condition. The...
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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 27, 2018 file photo, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny gestures while speaking in a court room in Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File)
August 25, 2020 - 11:03 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin on Tuesday brushed off allegations that Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who is in a coma in a German hospital, was poisoned and said there have been no grounds for a criminal investigation so far because the politician's condition may have been triggered by other...
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August 24, 2020 - 9:38 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — An appeal hearing for former FIFA official Ricardo Teixeira to challenge his life ban for bribery was delayed because his lawyers face a 10-day quarantine in Switzerland if they arrived from Brazil. The Court of Arbitration for Sport said it was unclear when the hearing...
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FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, former CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
August 21, 2020 - 10:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former CIA Director John Brennan was interviewed Friday by U.S. Attorney John Durham's team as part of its inquiry into the investigators and intelligence officials behind the 2016 Russia election interference probe. The interview took place at CIA headquarters and lasted for...
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FILE - In this July 31, 2020 file photo, Black Lives Matter protesters gather at the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse in Portland, Ore. At least two federal buildings in Portland have been closed and the FBI is investigating after a threat of violence was reported, the officials said Friday, Aug. 21, 2020. Investigators are trying to determine whether the threat is credible, the FBI said in a statement. The Mark O. Hatfield Federal courthouse, which was the site of weeks of violent protests last month, was closed, as was the Portland office of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
August 21, 2020 - 4:36 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — At least two federal buildings in Portland have been closed and the FBI is investigating after a car bomb threat was made, the officials said Friday. The threat, which was received Thursday, warned of the intention to use a car bomb to target federal property in Portland,...
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