Law enforcement officials

ISTANBUL | Turkish official: Police found evidence of Khashoggi slaying

ISTANBUL — Police searching the Saudi Consulate found evidence that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed there, a high-level Turkish official said Tuesday, and authorities appeared ready to also search the nearby residence of the consul general after the diplomat left the country. The comment by the Turkish official to The Associated Press intensified pressure … Continue reading ISTANBUL | Turkish official: Police found evidence of Khashoggi slaying

FRANKFURT, Germany | Investigators search Opel premises in diesel emissions probe

FRANKFURT, Germany — German prosecutors said Monday that law enforcement officials have conducted searches at automaker Opel as part of an investigation into suspected manipulation of diesel emissions. Meanwhile, the country’s transportation ministry said it intended to order 100,000 Opel vehicles recalled, saying Opel had dragged out voluntary fixes. The dpa news agency reported that … Continue reading FRANKFURT, Germany | Investigators search Opel premises in diesel emissions probe

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. | Trial begins for man charged in ‘Gyspy Hill’ serial killings

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.  — A career criminal who authorities believe is the Gypsy Hill Killer faces trial Friday in Northern California for the murders of two young women four decades ago. Law enforcement officials believe Rodney Halbower, 69, is the man who raped and killed six young women during a five-month period in 1976. The … Continue reading REDWOOD CITY, Calif. | Trial begins for man charged in ‘Gyspy Hill’ serial killings

NEW YORK | Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe

NEW YORK (AP) — Law enforcement officials say Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday morning to face criminal charges in a months-long investigation into allegations that he sexually assaulted women. The two officials said the criminal case involves allegations by Lucia Evans, a former actress who was among the first women to … Continue reading NEW YORK | Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe

Top Beijing official urges outreach to non-mainland Chinese

BEIJING/March 3, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —A top Chinese leader called Saturday for continued efforts to rally non-mainland ethnic Chinese, including those overseas, around China’s national interests and help realize President Xi Jinping’s “Chinese Dream” of national rejuvenation. The comments from Yu Zhengsheng come amid heightened Western scrutiny of the Communist Party’s attempts to exert control and … Continue reading Top Beijing official urges outreach to non-mainland Chinese

Trump meets Florida shooting victims, first responders

POMPANO BEACH, Fla./February 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — President Donald Trump came face-to-face Friday with hospitalized victims of the horrific school shooting in Florida and offered thanks to the doctors and nurses who helped the wounded, declaring “the job they’ve done is incredible.” Asked if he’d talked with victims, Trump added: “I did indeed, and it’s … Continue reading Trump meets Florida shooting victims, first responders