Philippine police murdered town mayor: investigators

Dec 6, 2016

Philippine police murdered town mayor: investigators

Philippine police murdered a town mayor while he was helpless in a jail cell, justice department investigators said Tuesday, contradicting claims by the accused and President Rodrigo Duterte that he was killed in a gun battle. The accusations by the National Bureau of Investigation ...

Nov 28, 2016

Nagano farmer finds dead man buried on his land

A body of a man was found buried Sunday on a farm in the village of Nanmoku, Nagano Prefecture, local police said. The body, apparently that of an adult male, had not decayed, the police said, adding the corpse was clad in jeans and ...

Charleston shooter Roof ruled competent to stand trial

Nov 26, 2016

Charleston shooter Roof ruled competent to stand trial

The white man charged in the shooting deaths of nine black parishioners at a South Carolina church last year is competent to stand trial, a federal judge ruled Friday. U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel’s decision clears the way for jury selection to restart Monday ...

Killing at religious retirement residence brings manhunt in France

Nov 25, 2016

Killing at religious retirement residence brings manhunt in France

French police searched Friday for a masked gunman suspected of stabbing an elderly woman to death in a retirement home for Catholic missionaries in southern France, authorities said. An unusually large police operation was launched to search for the suspected attacker, believed to be ...