- OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jurors have determined a former doctor should be eligible for the death penalty after they convicted him of killing four people with ties to an Omaha medical school.
- ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A federal judge found an ex-convict guilty Friday of illegally possessing a pistol that police say was used to kill an Albuquerque police officer during a nighttime traffic stop last year.
- PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on the acquittals of Ammon Bundy and six co-defendants who occupied a national wildlife refuge (all times local):
- NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on closing arguments in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing trial (all times local):
- INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indianapolis woman is expected to plead guilty after she argued Indiana's religious objection law gave her the right to beat her son with a coat hanger.
- ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says a man charged with assaulting a woman on a bus because she was wearing shorts has been taken into custody for the third time following public outcry at two decisions to release him from jail.
- COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have arrested a second suspect in a home shooting in Ohio's capital that left a 2-year-old girl dead and her parents injured.
- CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on the protests at the Dakota Access oil pipeline construction site (all times local):
- Police arrested 141 people at a protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota today as officers attempted to disperse the crowd, authorities said. Officers also used pepper spray against protesters who police said were throwing things at them and refusing to comply with law enforcement's orders. Three protesters had used devices to attach themselves to objects, presumably so they could not be moved from the site by officers, a press release from the Morton County public information
- Don't drink and drive, and don't snap selfies and drive. Especially while topless. Those were the lessons learned the hard way by a Texas college student this week after she crashed into a cop car while baring all for a selfie intended for her boyfriend.
- NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — For the second day in a row, jurors in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case will gather to hear closing arguments.
- CLEVELAND (AP) — A man who authorities say has agreed to spend the rest of his life in prison for fatally shooting a teenager at an Ohio sandwich shop is scheduled to be sentenced on Friday in Cleveland.
- He'll play a detective who becomes fascinated with the lifelong bank robber Forrest Tucker, portrayed by Robert Redford.
- A group of armed protesters who led a takeover of a remote wildlife refuge in the western US state of Oregon have been acquitted by a jury of felony charges. The seven anti-government militants, including brothers Ammon and Ryan Bundy, faced charges of conspiring to impede federal employees at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge through intimidation or force. US Marshals tackled Mumford as he argued with the judge, taking him into custody while all those in the courtroom were immediately ordere
- Police arrested 117 people at a protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota today as officers attempted to disperse the crowd, authorities said. Officers also used pepper spray against protesters who police said were throwing things at them and refusing to comply with law enforcement's orders. Three protesters had used devices to attach themselves to objects, presumably so they could not be moved from the site by officers, a press release from the Morton County public information
- Former National Football League player Darren Sharper was sentenced to up to eight years in prison by a Las Vegas judge on Thursday after pleading guilty to a charge of attempted sexual assault, court officials said. Sharper, who retired from the NFL in 2011 after helping lead the New Orleans Saints to a Super Bowl championship, did not appear in court as he is in prison after pleading guilty in Louisiana to drugging three unsuspecting women and having sex with them while they were incapacitated
- A federal court jury on Thursday acquitted anti-government militant leader Ammon Bundy and six followers of conspiracy charges stemming from their role in the armed takeover of a U.S. wildlife center in Oregon earlier this year. Bundy and others, including his brother and co-defendant Ryan Bundy, cast the 41-day occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge as a legitimate and patriotic act of civil disobedience. In an emotional climax to the trial in U.S. District Court in Portland, Ammon
- Police arrested 16 people at a protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota today as officers attempted to disperse the crowd, authorities said. Officers also used pepper spray against protesters who police said were throwing things at them and refusing to comply with law enforcement's orders. Three protesters had used devises to attach themselves to objects, presumably so they could not be moved from the site by officers, a press release from the Morton County public information o
- U.S. prosecutors on Thursday said Andrew Caspersen, the scion of a wealthy Wall Street family, should spend as long as 15-2/3 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to defrauding friends, family and a charity out of more than $38 million. In papers filed with the federal court in Manhattan, prosecutors said Caspersen, 40, who had worked at a unit of investment banker Paul Taubman's PJT Partners Inc, abused the trust of his victims through his "long-running, significant and elaborate" fraud. Pro
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- (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors on Thursday said two men from Syria and Turkey have been extradited to face criminal charges that they tried to sell military-grade weapons to purported Mexican drug traffickers to help them ship cocaine to the United States. Turkish citizen Memet Gezer, 49, and Syrian citizen Saber Karimch, 50, were arrested by Montenegrin authorities in April and were extradited to the United States on Thursday to face charges filed in federal court in Manhattan, prosecutors said.
- CASCADE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Four men have been arrested in the theft of $1 million worth of tankless water heaters from a western Michigan warehouse.
- BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Jurors in the trial of a Georgia man charged with murder after his toddler son died in the back of a hot SUV have taken a firsthand look at the vehicle.
- U.S. President Barack Obama shortened the prison sentences for 98 convicts serving time for drug-related offenses in his latest round of commutations, the White House said on Thursday. Obama has granted 688 commutations this year, for a total so far in his presidency of 872. The commutations are part of Obama's push to reform the criminal justice system to reduce the number of people serving long sentences for non-violent drug offenses.
- NEW YORK (AP) — Officials say two men from Turkey and Syria have been extradited to the United States to face international arms trafficking and drug charges.
- BEIRUT (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on Thursday for an immediate investigation of an attack on a school in Syria's Idlib province that the U.N.'s children's agency is calling one of the deadliest of its kind in the country's six-year war.
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- CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on the Dakota Access oil pipeline protest (all times local):
- A 19-year-old Texas A&M University student taking a topless selfie while driving slammed into the rear of a stopped police car and was arrested, police said on Thursday. The student, Miranda Rader, also had an open bottle of wine in a cup holder next to her, the Bryan Police Department said.
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- A man who admitted to defacing Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in protest at the Republican presidential candidate's treatment of women was arrested on Thursday, police said. James Otis had planned to hold a news conference in the early morning at the site of Trump's star and then surrender to police, but he was arrested beforehand. The proceeds, he said, would go to nearly a dozen women who have accused the 70-year-old Trump of sexual misconduct.
- By Asad Hashim and Kay Johnson ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani police raided an opposition party youth rally in the capital Islamabad on Thursday night and arrested about 40 people ahead of a planned protest that party leader Imran Khan has said would shut down the city, a party spokeswoman said. The raid came hours after a city order banned all public gatherings ahead of Khan's planned protest set to begin on Nov. 2 in what he described as a final push to force Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to re
- Pakistani police raided an opposition party youth rally in the capital on Thursday night and arrested about 40 people ahead of a planned protest that party leader Imran Khan has said would shut down the city, a party spokeswoman said. The arrests were at a youth meeting of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party in Islamabad's E-11 district, spokeswoman Anila Khawaja said. Early on Thursday, a city order banned all public gatherings ahead of Khan's planned protest set to begin Nov. 2.
- LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police arrested a man suspected of using a sledgehammer to destroy Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, officials said Thursday.
- By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A man was arrested on Thursday for defacing Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's star a day earlier on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles with a sledgehammer and a pickax, police said. A man who identified himself to local media as James Lambert Otis was captured on video in a hard hat and reflective vest as he hacked at the star before dawn on Wednesday on a bustling sidewalk in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Hollywood. Trump, the fo
- PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a man is in custody for damaging an exterior staircase at a historically significant building in downtown Philadelphia.
- The UN's children's agency on Thursday raised the death toll from a brutal attack the previous day on a school in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province to 28, including 22 children and six teachers, and suggested ...
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- The literary series penned by the "Harry Potter" author about private detective Cormoran Strike is to be adapted for TV by the BBC and HBO, which will broadcast the show in the USA and Canada. In late 2014, British TV broadcaster BBC announced plans to bring a new hero, Cormoran Strike, to the airwaves. The English detective is the central character in three of J.K. Rowling's novels, published under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.
- This November, voters in the state of Oklahoma will not only help choose the next US president, but also decide a ballot measure with big implications for the future of the death penalty. Capital punishment is on hold in the southwestern state after a series of botched executions. With lethal injection drugs becoming harder to acquire, there are doubts whether Oklahoma can resume executions unless a new method is approved.
- PARIS (AP) — A Moroccan singer, Saad Lamjarred, has been arrested in Paris on suspicions of committing sexual assault and is being held in police custody, a French prosecutor said on Thursday.
- OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The search for an Oklahoma man wanted in a string of killings, shootings and carjackings is entering its fourth day, and authorities say they have no idea where he is.
- BEIRUT (AP) — The U.N. Children's agency called the airstrikes in Syria's rebel-held northern Idlib province a day earlier an "outrage", suggesting it may be the deadliest attack on a school since the country's war began nearly six years ago. The attack, according to UNICEF, killed 22 children and six of their teachers.
- NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Jurors in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case are set to hear closing arguments Thursday after six weeks of testimony.
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- Ryan Collins, 36, agreed to a plea deal earlier this year.
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- Philadelphia police have identified a suspect wanted for the theft of a brass railing from the front entry staircase of the Union League building in Center City.
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