Assault and battery

One of A$AP Rocky's bodyguards arrives at the district court in Stockholm, Friday Aug. 2, 2019, the third day of A$AP Rocky's trial. American rapper A$AP Rocky testified Thursday at his assault trial that he did everything possible to avoid a confrontation with two men he said were persistently following his entourage in Stockholm, but one of those men picked a fight with one of his bodyguards. (Fredrik Persson/TT via AP)
August 02, 2019 - 10:38 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Latest on the assault trial in Sweden for American rapper A$AP Rocky (all times local): 7:30 p.m. A Swedish court has ruled that American rapper A$AP Rocky and two other U.S. suspects can be freed from detention until Aug. 14, when the verdict on their June 30 assault case will...
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Ethan Elder, father of Finnegan Lee Elder, in custody for the slaying of Carabinieri officer Mario Cerciello Rega, leaves Regina Celi prison in Rome after seeing his son, Friday, Aug. 2, 2019. Two American teenagers were jailed in Rome on Saturday as authorities investigate their alleged roles in the fatal stabbing of the Italian police officer on a street near their hotel. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
August 02, 2019 - 9:57 am
ROME (AP) — A lawyer for one of two American teens jailed in the investigation of an Italian police officer's slaying has petitioned for his client's release. Francesco Petrelli said Friday he didn't know when a tribunal would hear the appeal, filed a day earlier, on behalf of Gabriel Christian...
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FILE - This Feb. 9, 2019 file photo shows A$AP Rocky at Pre-Grammy Gala And Salute To Industry Icons in Beverly Hills, Calif. Prosecutors in Sweden are dropping the investigation of a man they say was involved in a fight with American rapper A$AP Rocky. The platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated artist whose real name is Rakim Mayers, has been behind bars since early this month as police investigate the fight in Stockholm.(Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
August 02, 2019 - 4:05 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — A witness in the A$AP Rocky assault case has revised her story from initial police reports, testifying in a Swedish court that she didn't actually see the American rapper hitting a man with a bottle. The young woman and her friend, testifying anonymously, were questioned via video...
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Renee Black, mother of ASAP Rocky, right, arrives at the district court in Stockholm, Thursday Aug. 1, 2019. American rapper A$AP Rocky pleaded not guilty to assault as his trial in Sweden opened Tuesday, a month after a street fight that landed him in jail and became a topic of U.S.-Swedish diplomacy. (Fredrik Persson/TT News Agency via AP)
August 01, 2019 - 1:57 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — American rapper A$AP Rocky is set to testify on the second day of a trial in Sweden, where he is accused of assault in an alleged street fight. The trial has created a stir in U.S.-Swedish diplomatic relations after President Donald Trump weighed in on the case in support of the...
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Carabinieri officer Mario Cerciello Rega's wife, Rosa Maria, right, follows the coffin containing the body of her husband during his funeral in his hometown of Somma Vesuviana, near Naples, southern Italy, Monday, July 29, 2019. Two American teenagers were jailed in Rome on Saturday as authorities investigate their alleged roles in the fatal stabbing of the Italian police officer on a street near their hotel. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
July 30, 2019 - 9:59 am
ROME (AP) — The Latest on the slaying of an Italian police officer and two American suspects (all times local): 6:40 p.m. The uncle of one of the teens jailed in Italy for the fatal stabbing of a police officer says his nephew took part in organized fights between boys in high school. The uncle of...
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Robbie Ramirez, 10, holds onto his father, Robert Ramirez, during a vigil for victims of a Sunday evening shooting that left three people dead at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, Monday, July 29, 2019, in Gilroy, Calif. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
July 29, 2019 - 10:30 pm
GILROY, Calif. (AP) — Only a few days ago, Gilroy was known for one thing: garlic. The rural community near San Francisco lived and breathed the prized, pungent crop. Now it's the site of the latest American mass shooting. On Sunday evening, a 19-year-old gunman with apparent white supremacist...
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In this aerial photo, vendor booths line Christmas Hill Park, Monday, July 29, 2019, in Gilroy, Calif., the site of a shooting the day before at the Gilroy Garlic Festival. Authorities on Monday were searching for answers to why a 19-year-old opened fire on a popular food festival less than a mile from his parents' home in California, killing two children and another man, but believe many more people would have died if officers patrolling the event had not stopped the gunman so quickly. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
July 29, 2019 - 10:14 pm
GILROY, Calif. (AP) — Only a few days ago, Gilroy was known for one thing: garlic. The rural community near San Francisco lived and breathed the prized, pungent crop. Now it's the site of the latest American mass shooting. On Sunday evening, a 19-year-old gunman with apparent white supremacist...
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The coffin containing the body of Carabinieri's officer Mario Cerciello Rega is carried to his funeral in his hometown of Somma Vesuviana, near Naples, southern Italy, Monday, July 29, 2019. Two American teenagers were jailed in Rome on Saturday as authorities investigate their alleged roles in the fatal stabbing of the Italian police officer on a street near their hotel. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
July 29, 2019 - 12:03 pm
ROME (AP) — One of two American teenagers jailed in Rome for allegedly slaying a police officer said he stabbed the plainclothes officer because he feared he was being strangled, according to a judge's ruling obtained by The Associated Press on Monday. Carabinieri paramilitary police Vice Brigadier...
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FILE - In this Friday, July 26, 2019 file photo, Wu-Tang Clan member RZA, an executive producer of the Hulu miniseries "Wu-Tang: An American Saga," poses for a portrait during the 2019 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton, in Beverly Hills, Calif. RZA says he's concerned over what he calls a hostage situation for fellow rapper A$AP Rocky, who's charged with assault in Sweden. RZA told The Associated Press at an event Friday, July 26, 2019, promoting the Hulu drama series that he doesn't condone violence, but celebrities have to protect themselves, and Rocky is not dangerous or a criminal. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
July 27, 2019 - 12:13 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — RZA (RIHZ'-uh) of the Wu-Tang Clan says he's concerned over what he calls a hostage situation for fellow rapper A$AP Rocky, who's charged with assault in Sweden. RZA told The Associated Press at an event Friday promoting the Hulu drama series "Wu-Tang: An American Saga...
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Demonstrators gather during a protest at Hong Kong International Airport, Friday, July 26, 2019. Hong Kong residents have been protesting for more than a month to call for democratic reforms and the withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill. Their five central demands include direct elections, the dissolution of the current legislature, and an investigation into alleged police brutality. Clashes between protesters and police and other parties have become increasingly violent. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
July 27, 2019 - 12:17 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police say a man has been arrested for hurting another with a knife in the area where a pro-democracy protest is scheduled to kick off. A police spokeswoman said Saturday that the man was suspected of common assault. Protesters have started gathering in Yuen Long, where a...
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