Violence

March 01, 2017 - 2:40 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — A senior European Union official is criticizing new Russian legislation decriminalizing some forms of domestic violence and urging Moscow to reverse it. In January, Russia's parliament gave final approval to the bill eliminating criminal liability for battery on family members that...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2017 file-pool photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is greeted by employees as he arrives at the Justice Department in Washington. The federal prison population is on the decline, but a new attorney general who talks tough on drugs and crime could usher in a reversal of that trend. The resources of a prison system that for years has grappled with overcrowding, but that experienced a population drop as Justice Department leaders pushed a different approach to drug prosecutions, could again be taxed. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
February 27, 2017 - 6:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department will try to adopt "responsible policies" for enforcement of federal anti-marijuana laws, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday, adding that he believes violence surrounds sales and use of the drug in the U.S. In a meeting with reporters, Sessions said...
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February 27, 2017 - 8:23 am
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say they've charged a 16-year-old boy with attempted murder after he fired a gun at a western New York police officer. The Rochester Police Department says the officer was checking out reports of multiple shots fired Sunday afternoon in a neighborhood on the city'...
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In this undated photo provided by Kranti Shalia, Srinivas Kuchibhotla, right, poses for photo with his wife Sunayana Dumala. In the middle of a crowded bar, a 51-year-old former air traffic controller yelled at two Indian men - Kuchibhotla and Alok Madasani - to "get out of my country," witnesses said, then opened fire in an attack that killed one of the men and wounded the other, as well as a third man who tried to help, Thursday, Feb 23, 2017, in Olathe, Kan. (Kranti Shalia via AP)
February 24, 2017 - 9:29 pm
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — GPS device-maker Garmin long has revered diversity in its workforce, even when the locale of its ever-sprawling operational headquarters — a largely white Kansas City suburb — didn't reflect it. It's the place 32-year-old Srinivas Kuchibhotla came to work a few years ago. By his...
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In this undated photo provided by Kranti Shalia, Srinivas Kuchibhotla, right, poses for photo with his wife Sunayana Dumala. In the middle of a crowded bar, a 51-year-old former air traffic controller yelled at two Indian men - Kuchibhotla and Alok Madasani - to "get out of my country," witnesses said, then opened fire in an attack that killed one of the men and wounded the other, as well as a third man who tried to help, Thursday, Feb 23, 2017, in Olathe, Kan. (Kranti Shalia via AP)
February 24, 2017 - 8:39 pm
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — GPS devise-maker Garmin long has revered diversity in its workforce, even when the locale of its ever-sprawling operational headquarters — a largely white Kansas City suburb — didn't reflect it. It's the place 32-year-old Srinivas Kuchibhotla came to work a few years ago. By his...
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In this undated photo provided by Kranti Shalia, Srinivas Kuchibhotla, right, poses for photo with his wife Sunayana Dumala. In the middle of a crowded bar, a 51-year-old former air traffic controller yelled at two Indian men - Kuchibhotla and Alok Madasani - to "get out of my country," witnesses said, then opened fire in an attack that killed one of the men and wounded the other, as well as a third man who tried to help, Thursday, Feb 23, 2017, in Olathe, Kan. (Kranti Shalia via AP)
February 24, 2017 - 8:37 pm
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — GPS devise-maker Garmin, a fixture in the largely white Kansas City suburb of Olathe, Kansas, has long revered diversity in its workforce even when the locale of its ever-sprawling operational headquarters didn't reflect it. Now the company is reeling from the death Wednesday of...
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February 22, 2017 - 7:01 am
BERLIN (AP) — Local authorities say an alert about a possible attack at a school in western Germany that prompted a major police operation Wednesday was a false alarm. Armed officers rushed to the Hoenne vocational school in Menden after receiving an alert before noon. "The report of an attack in...
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