• Top Pakistan court allows military trials in terrorism cases

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s Supreme Court has ruled to allow military trials for terror suspects — the latest in the government’s campaign against terrorism following last year’s Taliban attack on a school that killed nearly 150 people, almost all of them children.

  • Head of a Jewish extremist group Meir Ettinger appears in court in Nazareth Illit , Israel, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015. Israel said Tuesday it was interrogating the suspected head of a Jewish extremist group in the first arrest of an Israeli suspect following last week's arson attack in the West Bank that killed a Palestinian toddler and wounded his brother and parents. According to the Shin Bet security agency, 23-year-old Ettinger was arrested late Monday for "involvement in an extremist Jewish organization." (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

    Israel jails Jewish extremist for 6 months without trial

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s defense minister has signed an order that will keep a Jewish extremist in jail for six months without charges or trial.

  • Tuesday, August 4, 2015

    Debate, early stages of campaign show power of Fox News as gatekeeper

  • This Jan. 4, 2011 file photo shows Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome Listecki at a news conference in St. Francis, Wis. Listecki said Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015 the Milwaukee archdiocese has agreed to a $21 million settlement with victims of clergy abuse. The proposed settlement sets the stage for the archdiocese to close a bankruptcy proceeding that was filed in January 2011. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)

    Milwaukee archdiocese settles abuse cases for $21 million

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee said Tuesday that it will pay $21 million to more than 300 victims of clergy abuse in a settlement that would end a four-year bankruptcy proceeding.

  • University of Oregon settles lawsuit over rape allegations

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The University of Oregon has agreed to pay $800,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by a student who claimed she was sexually assaulted last year by three basketball players.

    Updated: 10:50 pm

  • Attorney Cannon Lambert, left, along with Sandra Bland's mother, Geneva Reed-Veal, center, and sister Sierra Cole hold a news conference, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, in Houston. Bland was found dead in a Texas county jail three days after a confrontation with a white state trooper. The family filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the officer and other officials, saying it was a last resort after being unable to get enough information about the case. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

    Sandra Bland’s family sues state trooper, wants answers

    HOUSTON (AP) — The family of a black woman found dead in a Texas jail three days after a confrontation with a white state trooper filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Tuesday against the officer and other officials, saying it was a last resort after being unable to get enough information about the case.

    Updated: 6:35 pm

  • Tom Sullivan, front, who lost his son in the 2012 movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colo., heads to court to hear the reading in penalty phase 2 in the trial of  James Holmes Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, in Centennial, Colo. Jurors declined to rule out death for Holmes as they moved toward sentencing the Colorado theater shooter.(AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

    Prosecutors launch last push for theater shooter’s execution

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jurors struggled to hold back tears Tuesday as a grieving father described how he returns now and then to the Colorado theater where his son was murdered.

    Updated: 5:38 pm

  • In this April 9, 2015 photo, the North Korean cargo ship Mu Du Bong sits anchored in the port of Tuxpan, Mexico, after it accidentally ran aground off Mexico in July 2014. Despite North Korea's protests, a panel of experts that monitors U.N. sanctions against Pyongyang for its nuclear and missile programs asked the Mexican government not to release the boat. North Korean diplomats have said the ship was carrying nothing prohibited by sanctions. (AP Photo/Felix Marquez)

    APNewsBreak: North Korean ship pursued for seizure in case

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Winning a lawsuit against North Korea is rare. Collecting millions of dollars in damages from the isolated country? Pretty much impossible. But an Israel-based civil rights group thinks it has found a way, starting with a North Korean ship that’s been held, against Pyongyang’s wishes, in a Mexican port for the past year.

  • Judge won’t let Aaron Hernandez’s lawyer question tipster

    BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez are asking a judge to toss out evidence seized from the SUV authorities say he was in when he fatally shot two men in 2012 over a spilled drink.

    Updated: 3:45 pm

  • Witness to testify at evidence hearing in El Rancho killings

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A pregnant inmate is expected to testify Tuesday at an evidence hearing related to the 2011 killings of an El Rancho couple and their adult son.