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CAIRO  | Amnesty urges ‘war crimes’ probe on UAE-run prisons in Yemen

CAIRO  —An international rights group on Thursday called for an investigation into alleged disappearances, torture and possible deaths in detention facilities run by the United Arab Emirates and its allied militias in southern Yemen as potential war crimes. Amnesty International’s call comes months after The Associated Press reported that the UAE and allied militias were … Continue reading CAIRO  | Amnesty urges ‘war crimes’ probe on UAE-run prisons in Yemen

COLUMBUS, Ohio | Family of Ohio State doctor says it’s cooperating in probe

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The family of a former Ohio State University team doctor accused by athletes of sexual misconduct says it is “shocked and saddened” by the allegations and is cooperating with the school’s independent investigation. The Columbus Dispatch in a story published online Saturday said the statement was emailed by Scott Strauss, the son … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | Family of Ohio State doctor says it’s cooperating in probe

AMESBURY, England  | UK anti-terror police join ‘unknown substance’ probe

AMESBURY, England  — British counterterrorism police were investigating Wednesday after two people were left in critical condition, exposed to an unknown substance a few miles from where a former Russian spy and his daughter were poisoned with a nerve agent. The Wiltshire Police force declared a “major incident” after a man and a woman in … Continue reading AMESBURY, England  | UK anti-terror police join ‘unknown substance’ probe

BEIJING  | LA Times suspends Beijing chief amid sexual misconduct probe

BEIJING  — The Los Angeles Times suspended the head of its Beijing bureau Wednesday after he was accused of sexual misconduct for a second time. The newspaper said it has launched an investigation into allegations against Jonathan Kaiman made by a former Wall Street Journal editor. In January, another woman accused Kaiman, who was hired … Continue reading BEIJING  | LA Times suspends Beijing chief amid sexual misconduct probe

The Latest: Probe may be moving closer to a Trump interview

WASHINGTON  /January 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation (all times local): 11:50 p.m. The special counsel’s investigators may be moving closer to a face-to-face interview with President Donald Trump. The Justice Department says the investigators questioned Attorney General Jeff Sessions last week, making him the highest administration figure … Continue reading The Latest: Probe may be moving closer to a Trump interview

Foes wary as Trump hands election probe to Homeland Security

TOPEKA, Kan./January 4, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Voting rights advocates and some state election officials cheered President Donald Trump’s announcement that he was disbanding his election fraud commission, but their celebration could be short-lived. Trump spiked the commission late Wednesday amid infighting and refusals by numerous states to cooperate, but at the same time transferred its mission … Continue reading Foes wary as Trump hands election probe to Homeland Security

Bundy mistrial draws Sessions probe, calls for broad review

LAS VEGAS /December 22, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — A mistrial in the federal prosecution of a family of ranchers who led an armed standoff against government agents prompted Attorney General Jeff Sessions to launch an investigation into the case and renewed calls for a broad review of U.S. attorneys in Las Vegas. “You can bet that, … Continue reading Bundy mistrial draws Sessions probe, calls for broad review

Trump says he isn’t considering Robert Mueller over emails

WASHINGTON / December 18, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — President Donald Trump says he is not considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller, but that didn’t stop him from adding to the growing conservative criticism of Mueller’s acquisition of thousands of emails sent and received by Trump officials before the start of his administration. The disclosure came in … Continue reading Trump says he isn’t considering Robert Mueller over emails