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A police officer escorts Anastasia Vashukevich from a detention center in Pattaya, south of Bangkok, Thailand, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, after she was arrested Sunday in the Thai resort city of Pattaya while giving sex lessons to Russian tourists. Vashukevich told The Associated Press from a police van Wednesday that she fears for her life, and wants to exchange information on alleged Russian ties to U.S. President Donald Trump’s campaign for her own personal safety. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
February 28, 2018 - 8:49 pm
PATTAYA, Thailand (AP) — A Belarusian woman jailed in Thailand for offering sex lessons without a work permit says she has a story to tell involving the Kremlin, Russian billionaires and even the president of the United States. Anastasia Vashukevich, whose extraordinary claims and racy selfies have...
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This undated photo provided by the Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office shows Jesse Randal Davidson. Social studies teacher Davidson barricaded himself inside a classroom at Dalton High School in Dalton, Ga., Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, and fired a handgun, sending students running outside or hunkering down in darkened gym locker rooms, authorities said. (Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
February 28, 2018 - 7:58 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A social studies teacher barricaded himself inside a classroom at a Georgia high school on Wednesday and fired a handgun, sending students running outside or hunkering down in darkened gym locker rooms, authorities said. No Dalton High School students were in the classroom when the...
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People hug one another outside of the Dalton Convention Center on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 in Dalton, Ga. Students from Dalton High School were evacuated to the Dalton Convention Center after social studies teacher Randal Davidson allegedly barricaded himself in a classroom and fired a handgun. (C.B. Schmelter/Chattanooga Times Free Press via AP)
February 28, 2018 - 6:16 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A social studies teacher barricaded himself inside a classroom at a Georgia high school on Wednesday and fired a handgun, sending students running outside or hunkering down in darkened gym locker rooms, authorities said. No Dalton High School students were in the classroom when the...
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February 28, 2018 - 3:19 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — The judges, deputies and clerks showed up for court, but one key element was missing: No one had invited any jurors. The Winston-Salem Journal reports that North Carolina's fourth-largest county failed to mail notices to the 1,700 or so prospective jurors needed to hear...
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Light tributes placed during a silent protest in memory of murdered journalist Jan Kuciak and his girlfriend Martina Kusnirova, seen in photo, in Bratislava, Slovakia, on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Investigative journalist Kuciak was shot dead in Slovakia last week while working on a story about the activities of Italian mafia in Slovakia and their alleged links to people close to Prime Minister Robert Fico.(AP Photo/Bundas Engler)
February 28, 2018 - 1:32 pm
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — An investigative journalist shot dead in Slovakia last week was working on a story about the activities of the Italian mafia in his country and their links to people close to Prime Minister Robert Fico. Jan Kuciak's Aktuality.sk news website published his last,...
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This is an undated photo released by Aktuality.sk on Monday Feb. 26, 2018 of Slovakia's investigative journalist Jan Kuciak. Slovakia's top police officer Tibor Gaspar says an investigative reporter has been shot dead in his home together with his girlfriend. Jan Kuciak and his partner were found dead on Sunday evening in their house in the town of Velka Maca, east of the capital, Bratislava. (Aktuality.sk via AP)
February 28, 2018 - 11:02 am
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a Slovak investigative journalist (all times local): 5 p.m. Two Slovak officials close to Prime Minister Robert Fico who were said to have ties with organized crime in a story by slain Slovak investigative journalist have resigned. In a story...
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Volunteers hang banners around the perimeter of Marjory Stoneman High School in Parkland, Fla., to welcome back students who will be returning to school Wednesday two weeks after the mass shooting that killed 17 students and staff. (Susan Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
February 28, 2018 - 10:20 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Dick's Sporting Goods will immediately end sales of assault-style rifles and high-capacity magazines at all of its stores and ban the sale of all guns to anyone under 21. The announcement Wednesday comes two weeks after the school massacre in Parkland, Florida. "When we saw what the...
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Candles placed at the Marian column in Nitra, Slovakia, in honor of the former students Jan Kuciak and Martina Kusnirova Tuesday Feb. 27, 2018. The bodies of 27-year-old Jan Kuciak and his girlfriend Martina Kusnirova, right and left, rear, were found Sunday evening in their house in the town of Velka Maca, east of the capital, Bratislava.(Milan Ivanic/TASR via AP)
February 28, 2018 - 8:47 am
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — An investigative journalist shot dead in Slovakia last week was working on a story about the activities of Italian mafia in his country and their links to people close to Prime Minister Robert Fico. Jan Kuciak's Aktuality.sk news website published his last, unfinished...
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February 28, 2018 - 6:53 am
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — The Poughkeepsie City School District says all schools are closed due to a threatened shooting at its high school. The superintendent says in a message posted on the district's website that schools are closed Wednesday "out of an abundance of caution." The district says it...
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February 28, 2018 - 6:27 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian courts have sentenced two singers to prison time for seemingly tame behavior deemed threatening to society in a country growing increasingly repressive on all fronts. One, the famous singer Sherine Abdel-Wahab, was given six months over a joke suggesting that the Nile River is...
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