ROD McGUIRK, Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) 07/31 — Security remained heightened in airports around Australia with more intense screening of luggage after law enforcement officials thwarted what a police chief described on Monday as a “credible attempt to attack an aircraft.”
SHARON COHEN, AP National Writer 07/31 – In the past decade or so, the U.S. Supreme Court and state legislatures have taken steps to scale back the most extreme punishments for juvenile criminals.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) 07/31 — Dutch police have arrested five Romanian men suspected of stealing iPhones worth 500,000 euros ($590,000) in a dangerous heist on a moving truck.
This is the first in a three-part series on juvenile life without parole.
SHARON COHEN and ADAM GELLER, AP National Writers DETROIT (AP) 07/31 — Courtroom 801 is nearly empty when guards bring in Bobby Hines,
DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 07/30 — Chicago now gives at-risk inmates the overdose-reversing drug naloxone upon their release from jail and Los Angeles is poised to follow suit,
ROD McGUIRK, Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) 07/30 — Police disrupted the first alleged plot in Australia to bring down an airplane and arrested four men in raids on Sydney homes,
VIENNA (AP) 07/30 — A shooting in a German discotheque claimed two lives Sunday, including that of the gunman, and wounded four people, three of them seriously,
ZAMBOANGA, Philippines (AP) 07/30 — Police in the southern Philippines said they fatally shot 15 people Sunday, including a city mayor who was among the politicians President Rodrigo Duterte publicly linked to illegal drugs,
SYDNEY (AP) 07/29— Australian officials say police have raided properties in several Sydney suburbs and arrested four men suspected of plotting a terrorist attack.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the counterterrorism raids Saturday were designed to stop “terrorist attacks in Australia.”
GEIR MOULSON, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) 07/29 — A Palestinian man who allegedly stabbed one person to death and wounded six others in Hamburg was known to authorities as a suspected Islamic radical but also was psychologically unstable,
JILL COLVIN and DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) 07/29 — Talking tough on illegal immigration and violent crime, President Donald Trump appeared Friday to advocate rougher treatment of people in police custody,
JONATHAN LEMIRE and JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 07/29 — The tenure of Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff has ended after six months.
JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 07/28 — Trumpeting his administration’s crackdown on illegal immigration and violent crime, President Donald Trump is traveling to Long Island to urge Congress to dedicate more funding to the fight.
By ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 07/28 — The House has passed a $788 billion spending bill that combines a $1.6 billion down payment for President Donald Trump’s controversial border wall with Mexico with a whopping budget increase for the Pentagon.
MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) 07/27 — Video shot by three inmates with a smuggled cellphone shows their methodical escape through a vent at the maximum-security wing of a Southern California jail last year,
MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) 07/27 — Attorneys for a condemned killer of a San Antonio woman argue that deficient legal help during earlier stages of his appeals tainted his case and that he should be spared from being executed Thursday so his appeals can be reviewed more fairly.
SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 07/27 — With his future as the nation’s top prosecutor in doubt after a week of blistering public scorn from the president,
ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) 07/27 — The mayor of Allentown and the former mayor of Reading have been charged with corruption for a series of pay-to-play schemes officials likened to putting for-sale signs on their offices while promising political favors to deep-pocketed donors.
BERLIN (AP) 07/27 — A Lufthansa Boeing 737 hijacked to Somalia 40 years ago at the height of the leftist Red Army Faction’s campaign against West German authorities is coming home to a German museum.
MARGERY A. BECK, Associated Press OMAHA, Neb. (AP) 07/26 — Two Omaha police officers will be charged with assault in the death last month of a mentally ill man who was shocked with a stun gun a dozen times,