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MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A Nicaraguan lawyer says prosecutors have charged 16 opposition activists with allegedly transporting weapons.The accused include 13 social leaders who were arrested as they tried to bring water to hunger strikers protesting the incarceration of relatives they say …
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Memphis judge ruled on Monday that the daughter of a man executed 13 years ago for murder does not have standing to seek DNA testing of evidence in the case, although she stressed that the ruling was not on the merits of the claims.April Alley is the daughter of …
Director Marielle Heller frames “ A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood ” as if it were an episode of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” with miniature sets of cars and bridges to illustrate New York and Pittsburgh. Mr. Rogers, played with clear-eyed purpose by Tom …
DUNCAN, Oklahoma (AP) — Two men and a woman were fatally shot Monday outside a Walmart store in southwestern Oklahoma, the chief of police said.Two victims were shot inside a car and the third was in the parking lot outside the store in Duncan, Police Chief Danny Ford said.Police are …
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch court sentenced a Pakistani man Monday to 10 years in prison for plotting a terror attack on anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders.The 27-year-old man, whose identity was not released by The Hague District Court, was given a higher sentence Monday than the …
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — A central Indiana mayor has been arrested by FBI agents amid an ongoing federal investigation that's resulted in the city's former building commissioner pleading guilty to money laundering and wire fraud.An FBI spokeswoman says Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler was arrested at …
DUNCAN, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a Walmart in Duncan, Oklahoma (all times local):12:05 p.m.Walmart says none of its employees was involved in a deadly shooting outside one of its stores in southwestern Oklahoma.Walmart spokesman LeMia Jenkins says the shooting Monday morning …
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly shooting at a backyard party in central California (all times local):10 a.m.People who live on a central California street where four people were killed during a party say it had been peaceful for years but that shootings have been happening in …
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president is defending his plan to provide pensions to indigenous people starting at age 65 after being criticized by some in the political opposition.Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Monday that those who question the measure should visit poor …
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A man convicted in the slayings of three young men found buried at a suburban Philadelphia farm was sentenced to life in prison after authorities dropped their pursuit of the death penalty.A Bucks County judge sentenced 22-year-old Sean Kratz to life in prison without …
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — More than $1.5 trillion in federal funding to state and local governments is parceled out according to census data, much more than previously thought, researchers said Monday.The new total shows just how important it is to get the census numbers right every ten years. …
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — An avalanche hit an Indian army post Monday on a Himalayan glacier in the disputed Kashmir region, killing four soldiers and their two civilian porters, the army said.The avalanche happened at height of more than 5,485 meters (17,995 feet) in the northern part of the …
HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on Hong Kong protests (all times local):9 p.m.China’s ambassador to Britain has accused the U.K. and U.S. of interfering in the internal affairs of China and Hong Kong as authorities in the semi-autonomous territory struggle to contain months of …
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — An attorney who could represent a U.S. Marine deserter wanted for questioning in a murder case is asking for the man to surrender peacefully.News outlets report Deborah Caldwell-Bono has agreed to represent 22-year-old Michael Alexander Brown.Brown’s mother …
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A jury in Iowa has awarded $1.4 million to a Burmese immigrant who wanted a circumcision but instead got a vasectomy.The Des Moines Register reports that the jury last week leveled a $2 million judgment against Dr. Kevin Birusingh, who performed the vasectomy.But …
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Residents in several Bolivian cities are reporting food and gasoline shortages because of protests by supporters of ousted President Evo Morales, who resigned after a disputed election and nationwide unrest.Bolivia’s interim government said Monday that its …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the country has a “behavioral problem” as he called on both sides of the political spectrum to defuse the anger now swirling around political debates.Speaking in his home state of Kentucky, the Republican leader …
NEW YORK (AP) — Kylie Jenner is selling a stake of her beauty business to CoverGirl owner Coty, in a deal that values the reality TV star’s company at about $1.2 billion.Coty said Monday that it will pay $600 million for a 51% stake in Kylie Cosmetics. It plans to launch more …
DENVER (AP) — Marie Greenwood, a pioneering Denver teacher who devoted decades to fighting segregation in city institutions, has died. She was 106.Greenwood died on Friday at her Denver residence, said Elder Shane Stringfellow of Caldwell Kirk Mortuary.Greenwood was one of the first black …
DETROIT (AP) — More than 800 rear-seat passengers who weren’t wearing seat belts were killed last year in U.S. traffic crashes, and a highway safety group says states aren’t making enough progress in getting people to buckle up.The Governors Highway Safety Association says in …

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