Law and order

March 04, 2017 - 2:33 am
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan on Saturday executed 10 men convicted of terrorism charges, including deadly attacks on tourists, Jordanian security forces and a local writer, the government spokesman said. It was the largest round of executions since pro-Western Jordan launched its crackdown on...
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March 04, 2017 - 12:53 am
ATTORNEY GENERAL-RUSSIA-GRASSLEY Sessions to amend testimony regarding Russian contacts WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions plans on Monday to provide amended testimony regarding his contacts with Russia's ambassador to the U.S. during the presidential election. In a statement Friday,...
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March 03, 2017 - 10:42 pm
ATTORNEY GENERAL-RUSSIA-GRASSLEY Sessions to amend testimony regarding Russian contacts WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions plans on Monday to provide amended testimony regarding his contacts with Russia's ambassador to the U.S. during the presidential election. In a statement Friday,...
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North Korean Ri Jong Chol speaks in front of reporters at the North Korean Embassy in Beijing early Saturday, March 4, 2017. Malaysian authorities on Friday deported the only North Korean detained in the killing of the half brother of North Korea's leader after releasing him because of a lack of evidence to charge him. (Naohiko Hatta/Kyodo News via AP)
March 03, 2017 - 9:04 pm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A North Korean chemist deported from Malaysia accused police of threatening to harm his family unless he confessed to the killing of the half brother of North Korea's leader, calling it a plot to tarnish his country's honor. Ri Jong Chol spoke to reporters in Beijing...
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March 03, 2017 - 8:44 pm
ATTORNEY GENERAL-RUSSIA-GRASSLEY UPDATE: Sessions to amend testimony regarding Russian contacts WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions plans on Monday to provide amended testimony regarding his contacts with Russia's ambassador to the U.S. during the presidential election. In a statement...
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March 03, 2017 - 6:49 pm
ATTORNEY GENERAL-RUSSIA-GRASSLEY Senate panel won't force Sessions to explain testimony overlooking Russian contact WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee is rejecting a request from panel Democrats to have Attorney General Jeff Sessions testify and explain his...
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Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu speaks to the media in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, March 3, 2017. Cavusoglu says a "deep state" in Germany is working to prevent Turkish leaders from campaigning to get Turks living in Germany to vote 'yes' in an upcoming referendum to increase the president's powers. Cavusoglu made the comments Friday, a day after local authorities in southwest Germany withdrew a permission for the Turkish justice minister to use a venue for a political rally. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
March 03, 2017 - 4:53 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Tensions flared between Ankara and Berlin on Friday over the cancellation of two Turkish Cabinet members' rallies in Germany, and the ongoing detention in Turkey of a German newspaper reporter. Delivering a speech in Istanbul, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan alleged the...
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In this Feb. 13, 2016 file photo, the Supreme Court building in Washington. What kind of protests can be banned inside the Supreme Court? A federal appeals court says a law that prohibits “loud” language and making a “harangue” or “oration” in the building is not unconstitutionally vague. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)
March 03, 2017 - 2:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — You can harangue someone inside the nation's highest court, but only if you're a justice or a lawyer. A federal appeals court on Friday ruled against five people prosecuted for protesting inside the court in 2015, upholding a law the demonstrators argued was unconstitutionally...
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March 03, 2017 - 12:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former journalist fired for making up details in stories is behind at least eight of the scores of threats made against Jewish institutions nationwide, and a bomb threat to New York's Anti-Defamation League, in an effort to harass and vilify his former girlfriend, federal...
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March 03, 2017 - 12:52 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma-based Native American tribe filed a lawsuit in its own tribal court system Friday accusing several oil companies of triggering the state's largest earthquake that caused extensive damage to some near-century-old tribal buildings. The Pawnee Nation alleges in the...
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