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Iranian diplomat convicted of planning attack on opposition

Iranian diplomat convicted of planning attack on opposition

ANTWERP, Belgium — An Iranian diplomat identified as an undercover secret agent was convicted Thursday in Belgium of masterminding a thwarted bomb attack against an exiled Iranian opposition group in France and sentenced to 20 years in prison, a lega
Ohio police officer charged with murder in Andre Hill death

Ohio police officer charged with murder in Andre Hill death

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A white Ohio police officer was charged with murder Wednesday in the latest fallout following the December shooting death of 47-year-old Andre Hill, a Black man, the state's attorney general said.
Myanmar charges Suu Kyi, giving legal basis to detain her

Myanmar charges Suu Kyi, giving legal basis to detain her

YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar authorities charged the country’s deposed leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, with possessing illegally imported walkie-talkies, her allies said Wednesday, a move that gives the generals who overthrew her legal grounds to detain her f
Virginia Senate passes death penalty abolition bill

Virginia Senate passes death penalty abolition bill

RICHMOND, Va.
Singer Morgan Wallen suspended from label after racial slur

Singer Morgan Wallen suspended from label after racial slur

NASHVILLE — Country star Morgan Wallen has been suspended indefinitely from his label and seen his music pulled by radio stations and streaming services Wednesday after video surfaced of him shouting a racial slur.
With ‘Mank’ and ‘The Crown,’ Netflix dominates Globes noms

With ‘Mank’ and ‘The Crown,’ Netflix dominates Globes noms

NEW YORK — After a year where the pandemic nearly emptied movie theatres , Netflix dominated nominations to the 78th Golden Globe Awards on Wednesday, with David Fincher's “Mank" leading film nominees with six nods and “The Crown” topping all televis
Wisconsin prosecutors seek Rittenhouse arrest, higher bond

Wisconsin prosecutors seek Rittenhouse arrest, higher bond

MADISON, Wis.

Whoa! Boa constrictor stuck in car dashboard freed unharmed

ALBEMARLE, N.C. — A pet boa constrictor that became stuck behind the dashboard of a car in North Carolina needed the help of some animal control officers to wriggle free.

Utah theme park sues Taylor Swift over 'Evermore' album

SALT LAKE CITY — A theme park in Utah has filed a lawsuit against Taylor Swift that accuses her of trademark infringement.
Hugh Grant, Maria Bakalova react to Golden Globe nominations

Hugh Grant, Maria Bakalova react to Golden Globe nominations

LOS ANGELES — Reactions from nominees for the the 78th Golden Globe Awards. All spoke to The Associated Press in phone or video interviews: “I think this is the greatest day of my life.