Violence

In this photo provided by the Jasic Workers Support Group and taken Aug 2018, members of the Jasic Workers Support Group pose for a group photo after a campaign promoting worker's rights in Dezhou city in Guangdong province. Students and alumni of several Chinese universities are sounding the alarm over the apparent detention of more than a dozen young labor activists including Zhang Shengye, a recent graduate of Peking University, seen at the right standing row, who have been missing since the weekend. (Jasic Workers Support Group via AP)
November 14, 2018 - 8:01 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Students and alumni of several Chinese universities are sounding the alarm over the apparent detention of more than a dozen young labor activists who have been missing since the weekend. Three recent graduates of the elite Peking University have been taken away by authorities, the...
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November 13, 2018 - 1:54 pm
NEWBERRY, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a gun and a loaded magazine fell out of a student's book bag at a South Carolina high school. Newbery County deputies say the 18-year-old student grabbed the gun and surveillance video showed him run out of Newberry High School and drive off. Deputies say no...
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People look on from an overpass as a motorcade with the body of Ventura County Sheriff's Sgt. Ron Helus passes by Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Newbury Park, Calif. Helus was fatally shot while responding to a mass shooting at a country music bar in Southern California. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
November 08, 2018 - 7:31 pm
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at a Southern California bar and grill that killed 12 people (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Witness Dallas Knapp posted video showing the shadowy gunman during the deadly attack in Thousand Oaks, California, that left 12 people dead. Glass can...
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People stand outside Boca Juniors stadium in Buenos Aires, Argentina Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. Boca Juniors will face Play River Plate for the Copa Libertadores final match. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
November 08, 2018 - 12:42 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — They're calling it "The Game of the Century" and "The Final of all Soccer Finals." They're not wrong. Think Celtics vs. Lakers, Barcelona vs. Real Madrid, and England vs. Scotland all rolled into one and you still might not be doing it justice. The rivalry between...
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FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2017 file photo, Johnny's Auction House owner John West prepares items, including a line of assault rifles at left, for auction where the company handles gun sales for both civilians and a half dozen police departments and the Lewis County Sheriff's Office, in Rochester, Wash. The Spokane City Council is considering a proposal to prohibit the police department from selling forfeited firearms, following an Associated Press investigation that found that more than a dozen guns sold by law enforcement agencies in Washington state ended up in new police investigations. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
November 01, 2018 - 7:17 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The Spokane, Washington, City Council is considering a proposal to stop the police department from selling forfeited firearms, following an Associated Press investigation found that guns sold by Washington state law enforcement agencies were later used in new crimes. Councilwoman...
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November 01, 2018 - 7:57 am
HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) — Two people have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a high school senior at a North Carolina barn party. News outlets report that 19-year-old Xzavier D'Andre Gibson was arrested Tuesday on charges of first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a...
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November 01, 2018 - 3:30 am
MATTHEWS, N.C. (AP) — Police in a North Carolina town say they will have increased presence at a high school where a student was shot and killed by a fellow student. Matthews Police Chief Clark Pennington said in a news release he will also be at Butler High School Thursday to greet returning...
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In this April 14, 2009 photo, Fotios "Freddy" Geas appears for a court proceeding in his defense in the Al Bruno murder case, in Springfield, Mass. Geas and at least one other inmate are being investigated as suspects in the slaying of former Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger, who was killed behind bars on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, less than 24 hours after being transferred to a federal prison in West Virginia, according to a former investigator briefed on the matter. The death of notorious Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger marks the third inmate to be killed at a West Virginia federal prison in the last six months. (Don Treeger /The Republican via AP)
November 01, 2018 - 1:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Long before notorious Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger was killed in a West Virginia federal prison, lawmakers and even prison guards were sounding the alarm about dangerous conditions at the facility. Bulger is the third inmate killed in the last six months at USP Hazelton...
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Kenneth Roth, Human Rights Watch's executive director, attends during a news conference in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. “Sexual violence in North Korea is an open, unaddressed and widely tolerated secret,” Roth said in a statement. “North Korean woman would probably say ‘MeToo’ if they thought there was any way to obtain justice, but their voices are silenced in Kim Jong Un’s dictatorship.” (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
October 31, 2018 - 11:15 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean refugees say sexual violence against women in their former homeland is part of daily life. But a new report suggests there's little chance that abused women in the North will get to say "MeToo" anytime soon. North Korea's extremely patriarchal society means...
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This photo provided by the Matthews Police Department, in North Carolina, shows Jatwan Craig Cuffie. Cuffie, a Butler High School student, shot and killed a fellow student during a fight in a crowded school hallway, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, officials said, calling the incident a case of bullying that "escalated out of control." He is charged as an adult with first-degree murder and is being held in the Mecklenburg County jail. (Matthews Police Department via AP)
October 30, 2018 - 3:01 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting at a North Carolina high school (all times local): 2:55 p.m. A teen charged in the fatal shooting of a fellow student at a high school near Charlotte, North Carolina, has made an initial court appearance. Jatwan Cuffie appeared Tuesday afternoon...
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