Law and order

Prison staff demonstrate outside Fleury Merogis prison in Fleury Merogis, south of Paris, Monday Jan. 22, 2018. Scores of unionized prison guards working at Europe's largest prison, Fleury-Mergois prison, along with others were demanding more security, more resources and safer handling of violent inmates. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
January 22, 2018 - 1:00 pm
PARIS (AP) — Protesting guards blocked dozens of France's 188 prisons Monday as a conflict triggered by inmate attacks entered its second week. Two new assaults over the weekend fanned the fervor. About 100 guards protested in front of the Marseille prison, setting a small fire and blocking the...
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January 22, 2018 - 10:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is siding with police over partygoers in a dispute about arrests at a bash at a vacant home. The Supreme Court ruled Monday that police had sufficient reason to arrest the partygoers. It threw out an award of $680,000 plus attorney fees to some revelers who sued...
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Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, left, arrives in Copenhagen on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. The fugitive former leader of Catalonia has arrived in Denmark, despite threats from Spain to seek his immediate arrest there. Puigdemont is being investigated by Spain over a unilateral declaration of independence by Catalonia's parliament on Oct. 27. (Tariq Mikkel Khan/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
January 22, 2018 - 9:27 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Latest on fugitive Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont (all times local): 3:15 p.m. The fugitive former leader of Spain's Catalonia region has spoken in Denmark about an upcoming constitutional referendum in the Faeroe Islands, a semi-autonomous Danish territory. Carles...
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Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, left, arrives in Copenhagen on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. The fugitive former leader of Catalonia has arrived in Denmark, despite threats from Spain to seek his immediate arrest there. Puigdemont is being investigated by Spain over a unilateral declaration of independence by Catalonia's parliament on Oct. 27. (Tariq Mikkel Khan/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
January 22, 2018 - 8:48 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Spanish judge on Monday refused to ask Danish authorities to arrest ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, who is in Copenhagen to attend a university debate and meet with some lawmakers. Supreme Court Judge Pablo Llarena rejected the country's prosecutor's petition...
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Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, left, arrives in Copenhagen on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. The fugitive former leader of Catalonia has arrived in Denmark, despite threats from Spain to seek his immediate arrest there. Puigdemont is being investigated by Spain over a unilateral declaration of independence by Catalonia's parliament on Oct. 27. (Tariq Mikkel Khan/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
January 22, 2018 - 7:56 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Latest on fugitive Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont (all times local): 1:45 p.m. A Spanish judge has rejected a petition from the country's prosecutor to ask Danish authorities to arrest ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont. Puigdemont arrived Monday in Copenhagen...
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Trinh Xuan Thanh, center, is led to a court room by police in Hanoi, Vietnam, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. The former oil executive was sentenced to life in prison on charges of embezzlement and mismanagement at the end of the two-weeks trial that also involves 21 others including former Politburo Dinh La Thang. Germany accused Vietnam of kidnapping Thanh from a Berlin park in July, the charge Vietnam denied saying Thanh turned himself in to police voluntarily. (Doan Tan/ Vietnam News Agency via AP)
January 22, 2018 - 7:27 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A former oil executive was sentenced to life in prison and a former high-ranking Vietnamese government official received a lengthy prison term Monday at the end of a major corruption trial. The 22 defendants in the case were mostly current or former executives at PetroVietnam...
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Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, left, arrives in Copenhagen on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. The fugitive former leader of Catalonia has arrived in Denmark, despite threats from Spain to seek his immediate arrest there. Puigdemont is being investigated by Spain over a unilateral declaration of independence by Catalonia's parliament on Oct. 27. (Tariq Mikkel Khan/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
January 22, 2018 - 7:19 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Spain's prosecutors Monday asked the country's Supreme Court to issue a European arrest and extradition order against Catalonia's fugitive former leader after he arrived in Denmark. Carles Puigdemont flew to Copenhagen from Belgium, where he has been since fleeing a...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2015 file photo former nurse Niels Hoegel, accused of multiple murder and attempted murder of patients, covering his face with a file at the district court in Oldenburg, Germany. The German nurse already serving a life sentence for two murders has been indicted in nearly 100 more killings. News agency dpa said prosecutors in Oldenburg said Monday, Jan. 22, 2018 that they have charged Niels Hoegel with 97 counts of murder. (Carmen Jaspersen/dpa via AP, file)
January 22, 2018 - 6:27 am
BERLIN (AP) — A German nurse who is already serving a life sentence for two murders has been charged with killing 97 more patients over several years at two hospitals in northwestern Germany, prosecutors said Monday. The new indictment against Niels Hoegel was expected after officials said in...
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Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, left, arrives in Copenhagen on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. The fugitive former leader of Catalonia has arrived in Denmark, despite threats from Spain to seek his immediate arrest there. Puigdemont is being investigated by Spain over a unilateral declaration of independence by Catalonia's parliament on Oct. 27. (Tariq Mikkel Khan/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
January 22, 2018 - 6:16 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Latest on fugitive Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Spain's foreign minister says that "for the moment" ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont is free to move in Europe outside of Spain, adding that his arrest was a matter for judges to...
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Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, right, is escorted by police as she arrives for court hearing at Shah Alam court house in Shah Alam, Malaysia, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Malaysia's high-profile trial of Doan and Siti Aisyah accused of killing Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader resumes Monday after a seven-week recess, with defense lawyers saying their efforts have been stymied by missing links. (AP Photo/Sadiq Asyraf)
January 22, 2018 - 5:49 am
SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — The high-profile trial in Malaysia of two women accused of killing the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader resumed Monday after a seven-week recess, with witnesses taking the stand to verify the authenticity of security camera videos capturing the attack...
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