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CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri judge on Tuesday refused to reduce the bond of a 20-year-old man accused of shooting and wounding two police officers during a Ferguson protest, despite an attorney's insistence that the man was beaten by police into wrongly confessing.
Explosions and gunfire rang out Tuesday at the Istanbul court building where a prosecutor was being held hostage by an armed leftist group, an AFP correspondent reported. Several shots were fired and at least two explosions were heard, as smoke was also seen coming out of the upper floor where Istanbul prosecutor Mehmet Selim Kiraz was being held.
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's aviation minister says President Goodluck Jonathan has called challenger Muhammadu Buhari to concede and congratulate him on his electoral victory. This paves the way for a peaceful transfer of power in Africa's richest and most populous nation.