Assault and battery

Law enforcement officials work following an explosion near New York's Times Square on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Police said a man with a pipe bomb strapped to his body set off the crude device in a passageway under 42nd Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
December 11, 2017 - 5:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on an explosion in a New York City subway passageway (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Law enforcement officials say a pipe bomb that exploded in a crowded New York City subway passageway was ignited with a Christmas light, matches and a nine-volt battery. The officials say...
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A protester prepares to throw back tear gas canister that was fired towards them by Lebanese riot police during a demonstration in front of the U.S. embassy in Aukar, east of Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. Scores of demonstrators, including Palestinians, pelted security outside the embassy with stones and burned an effigy of U.S. President Donald Trump in a protest to reject Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
December 10, 2017 - 12:45 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the fallout from the U.S. decision to declare Jerusalem Israel's capital (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Israel's prime minister says the Palestinians must "come to grips" with Jerusalem being Israel's capital. Benjamin Netanyahu says the sooner the Palestinians accept...
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John Feit enters the 92nd state District Court before the verdict was read in his trial for the 1960 murder of Irene Garza Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, at the Hidalgo County Courthouse in Edinburg, Texas. Feit was found guilty of Garza's murder. (Nathan Lambrecht/The Monitor via AP)
December 08, 2017 - 5:59 pm
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — A jury on Friday sentenced an 85-year-old former priest to life in prison for the 1960 killing of a schoolteacher and former beauty queen who was a member of the parish he served. The same jurors in Hidalgo County in South Texas found John Bernard Feit guilty of murder...
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Police officers walk near the scene of a stabbing incident at Tomioka Hachimangu shrine in Tokyo Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. Police say three people have died in the stabbing attack on Thursday night at the prominent shrine, including the head priest and the attacker, who apparently took his own life. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
December 08, 2017 - 1:16 am
TOKYO (AP) — The head priest of a prominent shrine in Tokyo was ambushed and killed with a samurai sword, apparently by her brother, who then took his own life, police said Friday. A female accomplice also died in the attack, and the priest's driver was injured, Tokyo Metropolitan Police said. The...
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Former priest John Feit leave the courtroom following closing arguments in his murder trial, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, at the Hidalgo County Courthouse in Edinburg, Texas. Feit is accused of suffocating Irene Garza in April 1960, after she went to confession at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in McAllen. (Nathan Lambrecht/The Monitor via AP)
December 07, 2017 - 9:09 pm
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — A former priest was convicted Thursday of the 1960 slaying of a South Texas teacher and one-time beauty queen who was a member of the parish he served. A Hidalgo County jury deliberated 6½ hours before returning its verdict in the murder trial of 85-year-old John Bernard Feit...
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Michael Lee Nivens is seen in an undated photo provided by the Hoke County, N.C., Sheriff's Office. Hoke County Sheriff Hubert Peterkin said Nivens was wanted in connection with the attack Monday, Dec. 3, 2017, on a teacher who was attacked after school at West Hoke Elementary School near Raeford. Nivens is charged with attempted first-degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon. Peterkin said Nivens was also wanted for unrelated sexual assault and church thefts. (Hoke County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
December 07, 2017 - 3:57 pm
RAEFORD, N.C. (AP) — A man who beat a teacher inside a North Carolina elementary school after asking about a former employee has been arrested, authorities said. Michael Lee Nivens is charged with attempted first-degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon in the attack after school Monday...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May turns to listen to a translator during her meeting with Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy inside 10 Downing Street in London, Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, Pool)
December 06, 2017 - 7:22 am
LONDON (AP) — A man has been ordered held Wednesday after being accused in a plot to assassinate Prime Minister Theresa May. Naa'imur Zakariyah Rahman, 20, has been remanded in custody at Westminster Magistrates' Court. The plan allegedly involved planting a bomb near the entrance of Downing Street...
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December 05, 2017 - 2:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon's watchdog agency said Tuesday it found a "troubling" number of failures this year by military law enforcement agencies to alert the FBI to criminal history information. The Army, Navy and Marine Corps were found almost equally at fault, while the Air Force did...
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December 05, 2017 - 12:27 pm
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania man hiding from police in the crawl space of his girlfriend's home fell through the ceiling directly in front of an officer. Police were searching the Scranton home Sunday for 29-year-old Justin Thompson, who was wanted on charges of assault and...
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Police stand next to a victim in a body bag following an incident, Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, in the Queens borough of New York. Authorities are searching for a driver who struck a group of people, leaving at least one dead. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
December 03, 2017 - 6:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A man angry about a parking dispute stabbed two people and then drove into a group of pedestrians on a sidewalk Sunday, leaving one person dead and several others injured, one critically, police said. The violent altercation started around 4:30 a.m. outside a hookah lounge in Queens...
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