Violence

FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2016 file photo, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks during a news conference in New York. Schneiderman used nearly $340,000 in cash donated to his scuttled re-election campaign to pay the high-powered Manhattan law firm that defended him after he resigned amid allegations that he abused several women, according to newly filed campaign finance records reviewed by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
January 29, 2019 - 4:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman used nearly $340,000 in political campaign funds to pay the law firm that represented him during an investigation of allegations that he physically abused several women, according to campaign finance reports reviewed by The...
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FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2017, file photo, police run for cover at the scene of a shooting near the Mandalay Bay resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas. In a report released Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, the FBI concluded its investigation into the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history without determining a motive. After nearly 16 months, the agency says it can't determine why gunman Stephen Paddock killed 58 people and injured nearly 900 others in October 2017. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
January 29, 2019 - 2:20 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the FBI's investigation into the 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting (all times local): 11:20 a.m. U.S. Rep. Dina Titus says that regardless of the motive behind the Las Vegas mass shooting, people should recognize that there are actions the country can take to reduce gun...
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Millwall's Jake Cooper, centre, celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game against Everton during their English FA Cup fourth round soccer match at The Den in London, Saturday Jan. 26, 2019. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)
January 26, 2019 - 4:56 pm
Synonymous for decades with having violent fans, English soccer team Millwall has gained a reputation in recent years for being a so-called "giant killer" in the FA Cup. Both sides of the club were on show on Saturday. On another day of surprises in the famous competition, Millwall scored a winning...
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This undated photo released by the St. Louis Police Department shows officer Katlyn Alix. St. Louis police say an officer "mishandled" a gun and accidentally shot and killed Alix early Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, at an officer's home. On Friday, Jan. 25, 2019 officer Nathaniel Hendren, 29, was charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of Alix, a 24-year-old military veteran. (St. Louis Police Department via AP)
January 25, 2019 - 9:21 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A male St. Louis police officer was charged Friday with involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a female officer during what was described as a deadly game with a revolver. Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner announced the charge against Nathaniel Hendren, 29, in the death of 24...
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Yanghee Lee, U.N. Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar, holds a news conference after visiting Rohingya refugee camps in Cox's Bazar, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. (AP Photo)
January 25, 2019 - 7:23 pm
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A U.N. human rights envoy said that hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees won't be able to return to Myanmar soon because of threats to their safety in the Buddhist-majority nation. Myanmar has been criticized by global rights groups and many nations for state-...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018 file picture, a demonstrator waves the French flag onto a burning barricade on the Champs-Elysees avenue with the Arc de Triomphe in background, during a demonstration against the rising of the fuel taxes, in Paris, France. Thousands of demonstrators will again take to the streets across France this weekend in protest of French president Emmanuel Macron's policies, while anti-yellow vests groups have also planned to use street action to condemn violence.(AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
January 25, 2019 - 1:15 pm
PARIS (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators will again take to the streets across France this weekend in protest at French president Emmanuel Macron's policies, while anti-yellow vest groups also plan to use street action, to condemn violence. More than two months after starting their revolt over fuel...
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Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic answers questions at a press conference at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. Kvitova will play Japan's Naomi Osaka in Saturday's women's final. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
January 25, 2019 - 2:42 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Petra Kvitova has shed her tears. The tears, for a long time private, were in a very public arena this week. A violent home invasion that caused serious knife wounds to her left hand was a punctuation point in her career, as she sees it. There's the before — two...
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Flags fly at half-staff in front of the St. Louis Police Officers Association on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, following the shooting death of a police officer. Authorities say a St. Louis police officer has accidentally shot and killed another officer. The shooting happened around 1 a.m. Thursday when two on-duty male officers went to one of their homes during their shift. Police Chief John Hayden said during a news conference that a 24-year-old off-duty officer was shot in the chest when she stopped by the home. (Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
January 24, 2019 - 5:09 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis police officer "mishandled" a gun and accidentally shot and killed a colleague early Thursday, authorities said. The shooting happened around 1 a.m. at an officer's home, police Chief John Hayden told reporters during a news conference shortly after the shooting. Two on...
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A woman holds up a Venezuelan flag as she gathers with other anti-government Venezuelan protesters at Democracy Square in Asuncion, Paraguay, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. Venezuelan migrants held a rally against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and in favor of Juan Guaido, head of Venezuela's opposition-run congress who today declared himself interim president of the South American nation. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)
January 24, 2019 - 7:29 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 8:20 a.m. The U.N. chief has called for dialogue and says violence or escalation should be avoided after the United States, many Latin American countries and others recognized Venezuelan opposition leader...
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FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2019 file photo, Parkland school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz sits during a status hearing at the Broward Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. A Florida judge has denied an effort by defense attorneys to hold the Broward Sheriff's Office in contempt of court for releasing Cruz's medical records to a state investigative commission. The order dated Tuesday, Jan. 22, by Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer says the records release was limited, not done in bad faith and was an isolated incident. (John McCall/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool)
January 23, 2019 - 12:10 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida detective told investigators the former deputy entrusted to protect a high school where 17 people died in a mass shooting last year gave an initial statement filled with inaccuracies about his actions. Broward Sheriff's Office Detective John Curcio told...
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