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November 22, 2020 - 3:54 am
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Al-Qaida’s North African branch said it has appointed a new leader after confirming the death of its former chief, who was killed in June by French forces, according to the SITE Intelligence Group. The Washington-based group, which monitors jihadist sites, said in a video...
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FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2018, file photo, rapper Daniel Hernandez, known as Tekashi 6ix9ine, performs during the Philipp Plein women's 2019 Spring-Summer collection, unveiled during the Fashion Week in Milan, Italy. On Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, a man convicted in the rapper's 2018 kidnapping was sentenced to 24 years in prison by a judge in New York, who cited his leadership role in a gang that is active nationwide. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)
November 04, 2020 - 3:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A man convicted in the kidnapping of rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine was sentenced to 24 years in prison Wednesday by a judge who cited his leadership role in a gang active nationwide. U.S. District Judge Paul A. Engelmayer announced the sentence for Anthony Ellison, 33, who has been...
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President Donald Trump speaks before boarding Air Force One upon departure Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., as he departs for campaign rallies in Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 31, 2020 - 11:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — An American citizen kidnapped in the West African nation of Niger this past week has been rescued in a U.S. military operation in neighboring Nigeria, U.S. officials said Saturday. The man was taken from his farm in Massalata in southern Niger early Tuesday morning by armed...
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October 27, 2020 - 8:15 am
NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Gunmen kidnapped an American citizen in the West African nation of Niger early Tuesday and demanded a ransom from his relatives, a local government official said. Philipe Nathan Walton was taken from his farm in Massalata in southern Niger at 1:45 a.m., Ibrahim Abba Lele, a...
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Mitch Kelly
October 22, 2020 - 5:27 am
Henderson police met with the media on Wednesday to give more details into a recent officer-involved shooting.
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Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer speaks at Beech Woods Recreation Center, in Southfield, Mich., Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
October 18, 2020 - 11:15 am
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Sunday that President Donald Trump is inciting “domestic terrorism” following “lock her up” chants at his rally in the state the night before. Whitmer told NBC’s “Meet the Press” that the rhetoric is “incredibly disturbing” a little more than a...
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October 17, 2020 - 1:06 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A retired firefighter who was upset with Wichita's mask ordinance was arrested on suspicion of threatening to kidnap and kill the mayor of Kansas' largest city, authorities said. Police said the 59-year-old suspect who was arrested Friday could face a charge of criminal threat...
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2020, file photo shows the federal prison complex in Terre Haute, Ind. A woman convicted of fatally strangling a pregnant woman, cutting her body open and kidnapping her baby is scheduled to be the first female inmate put to death by the U.S. government in more than six decades, the Justice Department said Friday, Oct. 16. Lisa Montgomery is scheduled to be executed by lethal injection on Dec. 8 at the Federal Correctional Complex in Terre Haute. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
October 16, 2020 - 5:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman convicted of fatally strangling a pregnant woman, cutting her body open and kidnapping her baby is scheduled to be the first female inmate put to death by the U.S. government in more than six decades, the Justice Department said Friday. Lisa Montgomery is scheduled to be...
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This booking photo provided by the Delaware Department of Justice shows Barry Croft. Croft is one of several people charged with plotting to kidnap Michigan Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, authorities said Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, in announcing charges in an alleged scheme that involved months of planning and even rehearsals to snatch Whitmer from her vacation home. (Delaware Department of Justice via AP)
October 16, 2020 - 11:33 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Two more men accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will be held without bond before trial. U.S. Magistrate Judge Sally Berens made her decision after a bond hearing in Grand Rapids on Friday for Ty Garbin. Another man, Adam Fox, waived his right to...
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Associated Press
October 16, 2020 - 9:44 am
A man is in the hospital after he was shot by Henderson police near the Galleria at Sunset mall on Thursday night.
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