Crime

FILE- In this Monday, April 24, 2017 file photo, Evelyn Rodriguez, whose teen-aged daughter was brutally slain by MS-13 gang members in 2016, listens during a news conference by Suffolk County officials in Hauppauge, N.Y. Rodriguez recognized by President Donald Trump at the State of the Union after MS-13 gang members allegedly killed her daughter was struck and killed Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 by a car at the girl's memorial. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman, File)
September 21, 2018 - 11:21 am
BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the funeral for the mother of a teenager allegedly killed by MS-13 gang members (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A New York woman who crusaded against gang violence after her daughter's murder is being remembered at her funeral as "a warrior to her community."...
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September 21, 2018 - 11:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday delayed the planned release of documents from the FBI's Russia investigation, saying the Justice Department's inspector general has been asked to review the records amid concerns from law enforcement and U.S. allies about their disclosure. Trump...
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September 21, 2018 - 11:11 am
GENEVA (AP) — Saudi Arabia and allied states balked at efforts to renew work by U.N.-backed "eminent experts" investigating human rights violations in Yemen, setting up a possible diplomatic showdown with some Western countries over scrutiny of a 3-1/2-year war that has killed thousands of...
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September 21, 2018 - 10:38 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa is reporting some cautiously good news for rhinos after years in which poachers killed them in record numbers. The government said Friday that most provinces have experienced "dramatic declines" in the killing of rhinos. It says poachers killed 508 rhinos in the...
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September 21, 2018 - 10:32 am
MONTICELLO, N.Y. (AP) — All five schools in an upstate New York district are closed for the day because of a threat made over social media. The Monticello Central School District announced Thursday night that its schools would be closed Friday while authorities investigate the online threat. The...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 21, 2018 - 9:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump challenged the woman accusing his Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault by name Friday, saying that if the alleged attack was that "bad" then she would have filed charges. Abandoning his previous restraint, Trump tweeted: "I have no doubt that, if the...
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September 21, 2018 - 8:39 am
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Police say two men are dead following a violent four-hour period in Rochester that three other people wounded by gunfire. Rochester police say the two men were shot on a city street late Thursday afternoon and taken to a hospital. Officials say by Friday morning, both of the...
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September 21, 2018 - 8:29 am
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Women's rights groups in Portugal reacted angrily Friday to a court's suspended sentence for two men found guilty of sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman who had passed out drunk at a night club. The Women's Alternative and Response Union said in a Facebook post it was...
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September 21, 2018 - 8:27 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say five people, including three infants, were stabbed at an overnight day care center in New York City. Authorities say the stabbings happened just before 4 a.m. Friday at a home in Queens. A 3-day-old girl and a 1-month-old girl were stabbed in the abdomen, and a 20-day-old...
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Pope Francis delivers his speech during his weekly general audience, in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
September 21, 2018 - 7:03 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has accepted the resignations of two more bishops in Chile, as fallout mounts from widespread sex abuse scandals there. The Vatican said Friday said the latest to leave their posts were the bishops of San Bartolome de Chillan and of San Felipe. It didn't cite...
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