BERLIN (AP) — The latest on the mass movement of asylum seekers and others seeking refuge in Europe. All times local:
A 29-year-old Pakistani former school cricket captain was jailed for 40 years in the United States on Tuesday for plotting to bomb a British shopping center with Al-Qaeda. Abid Naseer was first arrested in 2009 in Britain with 11 other men suspected of preparing to attack the mall in Manchester, and was extradited to the United States from Britain in 2013. "You are not a typical criminal," Judge Raymond Dearie told Naseer in the US federal court in Brooklyn.
By Fiona Ortiz CHICAGO (Reuters) - A white Chicago policeman was charged on Tuesday with first-degree murder in the October 2014 shooting of a black teenager, a state prosecutor said in a statement. The officer, Jason Van Dyke, was being processed at Chicago's main criminal courthouse and would appear at a bond hearing at noon CST (1800 GMT), said the statement from State's Attorney Anita Alvarez. The city on Wednesday will release a patrol car dashboard camera video that it says shows the officer shooting Laquan McDonald 16 times, killing the 17-year-old.
NATO member Turkey shot down a Russian war plane on the Syrian border on Tuesday, an act President Vladimir Putin denounced as a "stab in the back" by "accomplices of terrorists" as tensions spiralled between two rival players in the Syria war. Turkey called an extraordinary meeting of NATO while Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said he had scrapped a planned trip to Turkey on Wednesday aimed at narrowing differences on the Syria conflict.
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey believes the two pilots from a Russian war plane it shot down close to the Syrian border on Tuesday are still alive and is working to secure their release from Syrian rebels, a Turkish government official told Reuters. "Our units, who received the information that the two pilots were alive, are working to get them from opposition rebels safely," the official said. (Reporting by Orhan Coskun; Writing by Nick Tattersall; Editing by David Dolan)
NEW YORK (AP) — A Pakistani man was sentenced to 40 years in prison Tuesday for a failed al-Qaida bomb plot on the New York City subway.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The latest in the investigation into the fatal shooting of a black man by Minneapolis police that has sparked more than a week of demonstrations (all times local):
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — International experts are meeting in the Netherlands to examine evidence in the criminal investigation into the downing last year of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine, Dutch prosecutors announced Tuesday.
CHICAGO (AP) — A white Chicago police officer accused of fatally shooting a black teenager was charged with murder Tuesday, just a day ahead of a deadline for the city to release a squad-car video of the killing.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania state trooper was shot in the shoulder Tuesday and the suspects' vehicle and school bus were involved in a fiery crash along a Philadelphia highway, officials said.