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Former Austrian leader Sebastian Kurz convicted of false statements

Former Austrian leader Sebastian Kurz convicted of false statements

VIENNA (AP) — Former Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz was convicted Friday of making false statements to a parliamentary inquiry into alleged corruption in his first government. He was given an eight-month suspended sentence.
4 charged in transporting suspected Iranian-made weapons. 2 SEALs died in intercepting the ship

4 charged in transporting suspected Iranian-made weapons. 2 SEALs died in intercepting the ship

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Four foreign nationals were arrested and charged Thursday with transporting suspected Iranian-made weapons on a vessel intercepted by U.S. naval forces in the Arabian Sea last month. Two Navy SEALs died during the mission.
Alaska man found guilty of first-degree murder in violent killing captured on stolen memory card

Alaska man found guilty of first-degree murder in violent killing captured on stolen memory card

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A South African man who tortured an Alaska Native woman and narrated as he recorded a video of her dying was found guilty of first-degree murder on Thursday for killing her and another Native woman.
Ex-FBI source accused of lying about Bidens and having Russian contacts is returned to US custody

Ex-FBI source accused of lying about Bidens and having Russian contacts is returned to US custody

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former FBI informant accused of lying about multimillion-dollar bribery allegations against President Joe Biden and his son Hunter and purportedly having links to Russian intelligence was again taken into custody Thursday, two days
Black and white and adored all over. China pledges pair of pandas for San Diego Zoo

Black and white and adored all over. China pledges pair of pandas for San Diego Zoo

SAN DIEGO (AP) — China for the first time in more than two decades is sending pandas to the United States to the delight of the San Diego Zoo, which is preparing to receive a pair that could include a female descendent of Bai Yun and Gao Gao, two of
Texas school legally punished Black student over hairstyle, judge says

Texas school legally punished Black student over hairstyle, judge says

ANAHUAC, Texas (AP) — A Black high school student’s monthslong punishment by his Texas school district for refusing to change his hairstyle does not violate a new state law that prohibits race-based hair discrimination, a judge ruled on Thursday.
Soccer star Dani Alves found guilty of rape, sentenced to four and a half years in prison

Soccer star Dani Alves found guilty of rape, sentenced to four and a half years in prison

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Dani Alves, one of the most successful soccer players of his generation, was found guilty of raping a woman in a Barcelona nightclub and sentenced to four years and six months in prison on Thursday.
New Hampshire man convicted of killing daughter, 5, whose body has not been found

New Hampshire man convicted of killing daughter, 5, whose body has not been found

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man was convicted of second-degree murder Thursday in the death of his 5-year-old daughter, who police believe was killed nearly two years before she was reported missing in 2021 and whose body was never found.
Ohio mom who left toddler alone when she went on vacation pleads guilty to aggravated murder

Ohio mom who left toddler alone when she went on vacation pleads guilty to aggravated murder

An Ohio mother who left her 16-month-old daughter home alone in a playpen for 10 days last summer while she went on vacation pleaded guilty on Thursday to aggravated murder.
Albanian Parliament approves controversial deal to hold migrants for Italy

Albanian Parliament approves controversial deal to hold migrants for Italy

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s Parliament voted Thursday to approve a deal for the country to hold thousands of asylum seekers for Italy, despite protests from opposition lawmakers and human rights groups.