Mar 10, 2015

China nabs man who sold photos of aircraft carrier

A Chinese man who sold 500 pictures of the country’s first aircraft carrier has been detained in a spying investigation, local media reported, the latest Web user allegedly exploited by foreign intelligence agencies. The man, surnamed Zhang, began taking pictures of the Liaoning — ...

Two Chechens charged in slaying of Kremlin critic Nemtsov

Mar 9, 2015

Two Chechens charged in slaying of Kremlin critic Nemtsov

Russian authorities said Sunday they had charged two men over the killing of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov and said one of them was a former senior policeman from the mainly Muslim region of Chechnya who had confessed to involvement in what they described as ...

Egypt executes man for throwing two to their deaths from roof

Mar 8, 2015

Egypt executes man for throwing two to their deaths from roof

Egypt executed a man by hanging on Saturday, the first capital punishment carried out in connection with violence that followed the ouster of the country’s Islamist president in 2013. The Interior Ministry, which is in charge of police, said in a statement that Mahmoud ...

Mar 7, 2015

U.S. charges three in ring that stole 1 billion email addresses

Two Vietnamese citizens and a Canadian have been charged with running a massive cyberfraud ring that stole 1 billion email addresses, then sent spam offering knockoff software products, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Friday. The Justice Department described the hacking spree as ...

Mar 4, 2015

Execution with nitrogen gas approved by Oklahoma House

Oklahoma would become the first U.S. state to allow the execution of death-row inmates using nitrogen gas under a bill overwhelmingly approved on Tuesday by the state House of Representatives. The House voted 85-10 for the bill by Oklahoma City Republican Rep. Mike Christian, ...

Mar 3, 2015

Nurse who survived Ebola sues Dallas hospital system

A 26-year-old nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with the deadly disease has filed a lawsuit against the parent company of the Dallas hospital where she worked. Nina Pham filed the lawsuit on Monday in Dallas ...

Boston bombing jury faces one major question: another death?

Mar 2, 2015

Boston bombing jury faces one major question: another death?

From the moment U.S. prosecutors stand up on Wednesday and begin their case against accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, their minds and those of their defense counterparts will be focused on just one thing: The death penalty. Tsarnaev, 21, is accused of killing ...

Mar 1, 2015

U.S. wants to deport more than 150 Bosnians over war crimes: report

U.S. officials have identified about 300 Bosnian immigrants who they believe concealed their involvement in wartime atrocities including the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, and are trying to deport at least 150 of them, The New York Times reported on Saturday. The immigrants were among refugees ...