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Jordanian immigrant gets death for Houston 'honour killings'

HOUSTON — A Jordanian immigrant has been sentenced to death in Texas for the fatal shootings of his son-in-law and daughter's best friend in what prosecutors described as " honour killings.

Bail, conditions set for man charged in fatal shooting

CLEARWATER, Fla. — A Florida judge on Tuesday kept bond at $100,000 for a man charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a man who assaulted him outside a convenience store in a dispute over parking.
Nebraska executes first inmate using fentanyl

Nebraska executes first inmate using fentanyl

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska carried out its first execution in more than two decades on Tuesday with a drug combination never tried before, including the first use of the powerful opioid fentanyl in a lethal injection.
Taliban overrun Afghan army base, kill 17 troops

Taliban overrun Afghan army base, kill 17 troops

KABUL — The Taliban overran a remote base in northern Afghanistan, killing 17 soldiers, as Afghan forces battled the insurgents for the fifth straight day in the eastern city of Ghazni on Tuesday, trying to flush them out of the city's outskirts, off

Maryland parts ways with assistant coach after player death

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Maryland has parted ways with its strength and conditioning coach and has acknowledged that "mistakes were made" in the treatment of offensive lineman Jordan McNair, who collapsed on the practice field and subsequently died.
Report identifies more than 1,000 victims of priest abuse

Report identifies more than 1,000 victims of priest abuse

HARRISBURG, Pa.
UK police treat Parliament crash as terrorism, seek motive

UK police treat Parliament crash as terrorism, seek motive

LONDON — Police flooded central London streets and cordoned off the city's government district Tuesday, after a speeding car plowed into cyclists and crashed outside Parliament in what authorities were treating as an act of terrorism.
Chile: 10 women killed in nursing home fire

Chile: 10 women killed in nursing home fire

SANTIAGO, Chile — A fire swept through a nursing home in southern Chile on Tuesday, killing 10 elderly women, officials said. Investigators were trying to determine the cause of the fire that broke out at around 3 a.m.
Turkey frees 2 Greek soldiers jailed since March 1

Turkey frees 2 Greek soldiers jailed since March 1

ATHENS, Greece — Turkey on Tuesday released from prison two Greek soldiers held for almost six months for allegedly illegally crossing the border between the two countries, in a move Greece's prime minister welcomed as "an act of justice.
Stormy Daniels' lawyer appears in Houston immigration court

Stormy Daniels' lawyer appears in Houston immigration court

HOUSTON — The attorney taking on President Donald Trump over his alleged affair with an adult film actress went to immigration court Tuesday to try to secure the release of a 9-year-old boy from Guatemala.