Extortion and threats

President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 17, 2018 - 2:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Thursday there are no plans to change or reduce the scope of current U.S.-South Korean military exercises that triggered an angry reaction from North Korea and cast doubt on President Donald Trump's upcoming summit with Kim Jong Un. The North abruptly...
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May 16, 2018 - 6:12 pm
HARLAN, Ky. (AP) — Police say a South Carolina man has been charged with threatening to "shoot everyone" at a high school graduation in Kentucky. Kentucky State Police said Wednesday they were notified by the Harlan Independent School district about a threat against the Harlan High School...
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Refugees and migrants are rescued by members of the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms, after leaving Libya trying to reach European soil aboard an overcrowded rubber boat, north of Libyan coast, Sunday, May 6, 2018. In total 105 refugees and migrants from Bangladesh, Egypt, Nigeria, Marrocos, Gana, Pakistan, Sudan, Libya, Eritrea and Senegal were rescued in the overcrowded rubber boat. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
May 09, 2018 - 1:38 pm
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — The Latest on migrant issues in Europe (all times local): 8:35 p.m. An aid group is bringing a boat with 105 migrants to Sicily after a bureaucratic standoff by the Italian coast guard left the migrants exposed to the elements for over a day. The group SOS Mediterranee...
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May 03, 2018 - 3:41 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawyer says a man who killed himself during a standoff with Los Angeles police was convicted last year of breaking into Sandra Bullock's home and stalking the actress. Attorney Steve Sitkoff says Joshua James Corbett missed a court date last month and on Wednesday barricaded...
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during an event at the Newseum, Tuesday, May 1, 2018 in Washington. Rosenstein says the Justice Department is still reviewing its policy that makes it difficult for prosecutors to subpoena reporters about their sources. Justice Department policy on news media subpoenas has evolved over the years. But the current policy requires high levels of approval before a reporter can be subpoenaed. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 01, 2018 - 6:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Tuesday lashed out at Republican allies of President Donald Trump who have drafted articles of impeachment against him, saying the Justice Department won't be extorted or give in to threats. Rosenstein, speaking at a question-and-answer...
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April 29, 2018 - 11:38 pm
VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — A doctor in Georgia has been accused of threatening to slit the throats of her employees and patients, damaging a wall with a reflex hammer and throwing water on employees. Lowndes County Sheriff Ashley Paulk tells news outlets Dr. Marian Antoinette Patterson was charged with...
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April 27, 2018 - 7:10 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a father and son are accused making threats against a South Carolina deputy. The State Law Enforcement Division tells media outlets Thursday 48-year-old Jesse Junior Salmond and 18-year-old Skigerria Tyreck Salmond were charged with threatening life, person or...
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FILE - In this March 21, 2015 file photo, a high tide submerges a narrow causeway leading to the Mont Saint-Michel, on France's northern coast. Authorities are evacuating tourists and others from the Mont-Saint-Michel abbey and monument in western France on Sunday April 22, 2018, after a visitor apparently threatened to attack security services. (AP Photo) FRANCE OUT
April 22, 2018 - 12:47 pm
MONT-SAINT-MICHEL, France (AP) — The Latest on the evacuation of a French tourist site due to security concerns (all times local): 3:20 p.m. France's Mont-Saint-Michel abbey has reopened after several hours of searching by police failed to locate a visitor who allegedly threatened French security...
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April 19, 2018 - 11:44 pm
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man pleaded not guilty Thursday to hate crimes after prosecutors say he threatened prominent members of the Jewish community and had with a "kill list" that included the names of people in the entertainment industry. Nicholas Rose of Irvine pleaded not...
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Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya talks with Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations Bashar Ja'afari, during a Security Council meeting, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
April 11, 2018 - 7:47 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syria conflict (all times local): 2:45 a.m. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is stressing the need to prevent the situation in Syria from "spiraling out of control." The U.N. chief expressed regret Wednesday that the U.N. Security Council has been unable to...
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