Four more teens arrested over Saitama boy's drowning

Aug 26, 2016

Four more teens arrested over Saitama boy's drowning

Four more teenage boys were arrested Friday in connection with the slaying of a boy whose body was found on a riverbank in Saitama Prefecture on Tuesday. A fifth teen was arrested Thursday after allegedly bragging on an online messaging system that he had ...

Two nuns found murdered in Mississippi home; motive unknown

Aug 26, 2016

Two nuns found murdered in Mississippi home; motive unknown

Authorities say two Catholic nuns have been found slain in a Mississippi home where they lived. Durant Assistant Police Chief James Lee said Thursday that an officer found them when they didn’t report to work as normal. Mississippi Department of Public Safety spokesman Warren ...

Fukuoka mother arrested after four children found dead

Aug 22, 2016

Fukuoka mother arrested after four children found dead

A mother in Sue, Fukuoka Prefecture, was arrested Monday for allegedly killing her four children, who were found dead in their home, police said. The police said they were questioning Junko Fuchi, 41, as the suspect in a possible murder-suicide attempt. The children’s father, ...

Duterte threatens to withdraw Philippines from U.N., blasts U.S.

Aug 21, 2016

Duterte threatens to withdraw Philippines from U.N., blasts U.S.

The Philippines’ brash-talking president threatened Sunday to withdraw his country from the United Nations and lashed out at U.S. police killings of black men in his latest outburst against critics of his anti-drug campaign, which has left hundreds of suspects dead. President Rodrigo Duterte ...

Justice elusive for slain aid workers worldwide

Aug 21, 2016

Justice elusive for slain aid workers worldwide

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In a massacre that shocked the world’s humanitarian community, 17 aid workers were killed a decade ago outside their office in northeast Sri Lanka — executed at point-blank range with automatic weapons in one of the worst attacks on humanitarians. Justice remains elusive for ...