Arrests Headlines

  • El Salvador detains 3 officers in torture, abduction case

    Police in El Salvador arrested two military colonels and a lieutenant colonel Tuesday in connection with the case of eight soldiers who were convicted last year of abducting and torturing two people, one of them a minor.

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  • Netanyahu confidant identified as scandals mount

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, already reeling from a damaging police report into alleged corruption, faced yet another scandal on Tuesday — with allegations that a longtime confidant attempted to bribe a judge in exchange for dropping a corruption case against the Israeli leader's wife. ...

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  • India arrests 11 suspects in $1.8 billion bank fraud case

    India's federal investigating agency on Tuesday arrested another five executives as it swooped down on companies run by two main suspects in an alleged $1.8 billion bank fraud case that continued for six years. Central Bureau of Investigation spokesman Abhished Dayal said the five worked...

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  • Netanyahu confidant identified as scandals mount

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, already reeling from a damaging police report into alleged corruption, faced yet another scandal on Tuesday — with allegations that a longtime confidant attempted to bribe a judge in exchange for dropping a corruption case against the Israeli leader’s wife.

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  • India arrests 6 suspects in $1.8 billion bank fraud case

    India’s federal investigating agency says it has arrested six people in an alleged $1.8 billion bank fraud case.

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  • India arrests 6 suspects in $1.8 billion bank fraud case

    India's federal investigating agency says it has arrested six people in an alleged $1.8 billion bank fraud case. Abhished Dayal, a Central Bureau of Investigation spokesman, said Tuesday that five bank workers and an employee of billionaire jeweler and suspect Nirav Modi were arrested for...

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  • Ohio businessman, deported after 38 years in US, vows return

    Amer Othman’s life turned upside down in an instant.

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  • Ohio businessman, deported after 38 years in US, vows return

    Amer Othman's life turned upside down in an instant. The Ohio entrepreneur, who came to the United States 38 years ago and won praise for helping revive once-blighted downtown Youngstown, was arrested during what he thought was another check-in with immigration authorities. He was detained...

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  • Gulf cartel boss captured in Mexican state bordering Texas

    An alleged top boss of the Gulf drug cartel was captured by Mexican marines Monday in the northern border state of Tamaulipas, which for years has been terrorized by gangland violence.

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  • Gulf cartel boss captured in Mexican state bordering Texas

    Mexican marines have captured an alleged top boss of the Gulf drug cartel in the northern border state of Tamaulipas. A statement from the Mexican navy says the suspect it identifies only as Jose Alfredo, with no last name, was arrested in the city of Matamoros, which is across from...

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  • Report: Supporter of Sufi leader kills 3 police in Iran

    Iran’s semi-official Fars news agency says a supporter of a Sufi leader has rammed a bus into police, killing three of them before being arrested.

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  • Philippine forces arrest alleged ex-Islamic State commander

    Philippine police and army troops have arrested an Arab man they believe was a former commander of the Islamic State group along the Syria and Turkey border in a raid on a Manila apartment, where they found bomb-making materials and an IS-style flag, the national police chief said Monday. ...

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  • Police arrest 5 who killed orangutan in Borneo with air gun

    Four Indonesian farmers and a 13-year-old boy admitted they stabbed, clubbed and shot a critically endangered orangutan at least 130 times with an air gun to protect their pineapple crop, police said Monday.

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  • Police arrest 5 who killed orangutan in Borneo with air gun

    Indonesian police say they have arrested four men and a boy who shot a critically endangered orangutan at least 130 times with an air gun. Villagers spotted the wounded orangutan in a lake in the East Kutai district of East Kalimantan province on Borneo two weeks ago. It died days later. ...

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  • Israeli police arrest telecom officials in graft case

    Israeli police say they have arrested senior officials at the country’s national telephone company as part of an investigation into alleged corruption offenses.

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  • Maldives police break up opposition protests; many injured

    Dozens of pro-opposition supporters were injured and many were arrested after police in the Maldives broke up countrywide protests demanding the resignation of President Yameen Abdul Gayoom and the release of his political opponents from prison. Thousands of people took part in the protests...

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  • Zimbabwe arrests university chief over Grace Mugabe's degree

    The vice chancellor of Zimbabwe's oldest university has been arrested over the controversial awarding of a doctorate to former first lady Grace Mugabe. Anti-Corruption Commission spokeswoman Phyllis Chikundura says Levi Nyagura of the University of Zimbabwe was arrested Friday. He appears...

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  • Germany arrests suspected member of al-Shabab militia

    German authorities have arrested a 20-year-old Somali man on suspicion of being a member of the extremist militia al-Shabab.

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  • The Latest: 'No known ties' between Cruz and supremacists

    PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly school shooting at a Florida high school (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A law enforcement official says he k

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  • 4th airman in past year accused of teen rape, impregnation

    A Delaware airman has been accused of raping and impregnating a teen. The News Journal of Wilmington reports 34-year-old Staff Sgt. Byron White is the fourth airman to be accused of such a crime in the past year. He was arrested Wednesday and charged with nine counts of third-degree...

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  • 2 more Westerners freed in Cambodian 'dirty dancing' case

    Two more Westerners arrested in Cambodia for allegedly posting photos on social media of sexually suggestive dancing have been released, leaving only one British man still incarcerated out of the 10 originally detained, a court official and lawyer said Thursday.

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  • 2 more Westerners freed in Cambodian 'dirty dancing' case

    Two more Westerners arrested in Cambodia for allegedly posting photos on social media of sexually suggestive dancing have been released, leaving only a British man incarcerated. A spokesman for the Siem Reap provincial court, Yim Srang, said a Dutchman and a Norwegian man were released on...

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  • Top Egyptian Islamist referred to state security prosecutors

    Egyptian officials say a senior Islamist leader detained over alleged links to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group has been referred to state security prosecutors for questioning.

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  • Student suspected in Washington state school shooting plot

    Authorities arrested a Washington state student suspected in a school shooting plot after his grandmother showed officers plans for an attack. Police in Everett, which is about 30 miles (48 kilometers) north of Seattle, arrested 18-year-old Joshua Alexander O'Connor on attempted murder and...

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