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Portland police: Detained protesters had bear spray, hammers

Portland police: Detained protesters had bear spray, hammers

PORTLAND, Ore. — Officers found a crowbar, hammers, bear spray and firearms after they corralled a group of about 100 protesters, Portland police said Saturday.
London police tactics at vigil for slain woman draw scrutiny

London police tactics at vigil for slain woman draw scrutiny

London’s police department is under scrutiny for the way officers handled some participants at an unofficial vigil Saturday night for a London woman whose death led to murder charges against a fellow officer and spurred a national conversation about
Bolivia arrests ex-leader in crackdown on opposition

Bolivia arrests ex-leader in crackdown on opposition

LA PAZ, Bolivia — The conservative interim president who led Bolivia for a year was arrested Saturday as officials of the restored leftist government pursue those involved in the 2019 ouster of socialist leader Evo Morales, which they regard as a cou
Plane operated by Kazakhstan security agency crashes; 4 dead

Plane operated by Kazakhstan security agency crashes; 4 dead

MOSCOW — A plane operated by Kazakhstan's state security agency crashed in the Central Asian country on Saturday, killing four crew members and injuring two others, officials said.
Critics call Sen. Ron Johnson's insurrection comments racist

Critics call Sen. Ron Johnson's insurrection comments racist

MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin Sen.
Myanmar forces kill 7 as crackdown on protesters continues

Myanmar forces kill 7 as crackdown on protesters continues

MANDALAY, Myanmar — Security forces in Myanmar on Saturday again met protests against last month’s military takeover with lethal force, killing at least seven people by shooting live ammunition at demonstrators.
How Cuomo investigation, possible impeachment could play out

How Cuomo investigation, possible impeachment could play out

NEW YORK — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has urged New Yorkers to “wait for the facts." Patience, though, has grown thin. The state's two U.S. senators, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Sen.
Police detain participants in Russian opposition forum

Police detain participants in Russian opposition forum

MOSCOW — Police in Moscow detained about 200 people participating in a forum of independent members of municipal councils on Saturday, an action that came amid a multi-pronged crackdown on dissent by Russian authorities.
Jordan health minister steps down after deaths in virus ward

Jordan health minister steps down after deaths in virus ward

SALT, Jordan — Jordan’s health minister stepped down Saturday after at least seven patients in a hospital COVID-19 ward died due to a shortage of oxygen supplies, state media reported.
China aims to vaccinate 70-80% of population by mid-2022

China aims to vaccinate 70-80% of population by mid-2022

BEIJING — China is aiming to vaccinate 70-80% of its population by mid-2022, the head of the country's Center for Disease Control said Saturday.