Police uncertain of motive in Texas deputy's ambush slaying

Aug 31, 2015

Police uncertain of motive in Texas deputy's ambush slaying

The man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff’s deputy will be arraigned this week, jail records show. Shannon J. Miles, who has a criminal history that includes convictions for resisting arrest and disorderly conduct with a ...

Islamic State elements invade new Damascus district

Aug 31, 2015

Islamic State elements invade new Damascus district

Islamic State fighters on Sunday pushed into a large district in southern Damascus, clashing with rival militants just a few kilometers from the center of the Syrian capital, the extremist group and Syrian activists said. More than two dozen militants were killed in the ...