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  • North Carolina shooting: Police officer charged with manslaughter

    North Carolina shooting: Police officer charged with manslaughter
    DURHAM, N.C. -- After wrecking his car early Saturday, Jonathan A. Ferrell knocked on a door in a neighborhood in Charlotte. He was apparently seeking help, according to Charlotte police. But the early-morning knock frightened the woman who answered the...
  • Tunisian extradited to U.S. in Al Qaeda suicide bomb plot

    Tunisian extradited to U.S. in Al Qaeda suicide bomb plot
    WASHINGTON -- A Tunisian has been extradited to Washington to face federal criminal charges of working with the late Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden to set off a suicide bomb at a U.S. military installation in Europe in the days after the Sept. 11, 2001,...
  • 14 Greenpeace activists charged with piracy in Russia

    14 Greenpeace activists charged with piracy in Russia
    MOSCOW — Fourteen Greenpeace activists were charged with piracy Wednesday in connection with their protest at a Russian oil platform in the Arctic, an official of the environmental group said. The charges, issued by prosecutors in Murmansk,...
  • Youths charged with sex assault at Riverside County school

    Youths charged with sex assault at Riverside County school
    Two youths charged with statutory rape and other crimes at a Riverside County high school are scheduled to appear Thursday in Juvenile Court. The suspects, ages 15 and 16, attacked a girl Sept. 25 at Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Eastvale,...
  • International court accuses Kenyan journalist of witness tampering

    International court accuses Kenyan journalist of witness tampering
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The International Criminal Court at the Hague unsealed a warrant Wednesday for the arrest of a Kenyan journalist accused of trying to bribe witnesses in the cases against the nation's president and deputy president, charged...
  • Egypt arrests prominent Muslim Brotherhood spokesman

     Egypt arrests prominent Muslim Brotherhood spokesman
    CAIRO — Demonstrating determination to quash the Muslim Brotherhood rather than seek to draw the Islamist group back into the political fold, Egyptian authorities on Tuesday arrested a prominent spokesman for the organization and renewed a freeze on...
  • End of Silk Road for drug users as FBI shuts down illicit website

    End of Silk Road for drug users as FBI shuts down illicit website
    For two years, the FBI tracked the elusive founder of Silk Road, an Internet site that peddled heroin, ecstasy and every known type of prescription medication. The manhunt ended with the arrest of an unlikely suspect: Ross William Ulbricht, a 29-year-...
  • One gets death, one life in prison for deadly Compton shootings

    A gang member who opened fire at a crowded Compton Metro station, killing two and wounding three, was sentenced to death Thursday morning. His co-defendant in the case received life in prison without parole. Ronald Earl Brim, 48, was convicted of first-...
  • Bell's Robert Rizzo pleads no contest, to get 10 to 12 years in prison

    Bell's Robert Rizzo pleads no contest, to get 10 to 12 years in prison
    Longtime Bell city administrator Robert Rizzo, who became a national symbol for public corruption for alleged graft in the small city, pleaded no contest to 69 charges, prosecutors said Thursday. Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey said in...
  • Robert Rizzo blames assistant for Bell corruption, gets prison

    Robert Rizzo blames assistant for Bell corruption, gets prison
    Robert Rizzo, the central figure in the scandal that made the working-class city of Bell a national symbol for government graft, effectively admitted for the first time Thursday his role in the corruption scheme. On the eve of his trial, Rizzo made a...
  • Kenya mall attack may be setback for International Criminal Court

    Kenya mall attack may be setback for International Criminal Court
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — When the International Criminal Court was born 11 years ago, it may have seemed such an idealistic, noble idea that it could have leapt from the pages of a superhero comic book. It would be a place where the world's...