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Former President Michel Temer of Brazil Is Arrested in Bribery Probe

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilian law enforcement officials on Thursday arrested former President Michel Temer as part of a bribery investigation, opening a significant new chapter in the yearslong corruption scandal that has roiled the [...]

Guaidó’s Chief of Staff Is Arrested by Venezuela Police

PUERTO ORDAZ, Venezuela — Venezuela’s intelligence police detained the chief of staff of the opposition leader Juan Guaidó early Thursday, a significant escalation of the country’s political crisis and one that could provoke [...]

Live Briefing: Utrecht Shooting Updates: Gunman Kills 3 on Tram, Suspect Arrested

After the attack, the gunman reportedly fled the scene, and might have escaped in a car. Heavily armed police officers conducted a building-by-building search of a nearby street. The police were looking into the carjacking of a red Renault, [...]

Acting mayor accused of conspiring with ex-mayor, arrested

PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) – The Florida Department of Law Enforcement says a former Florida mayor conspired with the city’s acting mayor to intimidate a police officer who was involved in arresting him on attempted murder charges last [...]

Border Patrol: Nearly 175 immigrants arrested in Yuma Sector

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) – Border Patrol officials say agents in the Yuma Sector have arrested large groups of mostly Central American families, many of whom required medical attention. Agents reported apprehending nearly 750 immigrants who walked [...]

Kazakh activist campaigning against Chinese camps arrested

BEIJING (AP) – A prominent activist campaigning for the release of ethnic Kazakhs caught in a sweeping crackdown on Muslims in China has been arrested in the Kazakh city of Almaty. Leila Adilzhan told The Associated Press by phone that [...]

Amnesty activist arrested for song against Indonesian forces

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) – A university professor has been arrested in Indonesia after a video of him singing a protest song against the country’s military circulated online, Amnesty International said Thursday, denouncing what it said [...]

The Police Were Called for Help. They Arrested Her Instead.

“I thought I was going crazy,” Ms. Bropho, who is now 37, said of her time in jail. “I couldn’t eat; I couldn’t sleep.” Social scientists note that an arrest can have cascading effects, particularly for poor women. If no [...]

12 arrested in Lubbock anti-gang sweep for drugs, guns

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) – Investigators say a dozen people have been arrested in a West Texas law enforcement sweep for drugs and guns as part of anti-gang efforts. Lubbock police on Saturday announced the arrests. A police statement says [...]

5 Arrested After Brazil Dam Collapse That Killed Dozens

In a statement posted to Twitter, Vale said that it was fully cooperating with the authorities: “Vale will continue to support the investigations in order to determine the facts, in addition to the unconditional support to the families [...]