Apr 15, 2015

Woman helped starve boy to rid him of a 'demon'

A woman who operated a church at her suburban Dallas home has been arrested for allegedly helping starve a 2-year-old boy to rid him of a “demon,” then holding a resurrection ceremony shortly after he died to try to revive him, investigators said Tuesday. ...

Apr 12, 2015

Attack on South Korean Embassy in Libya leaves two guards dead

Unidentified gunmen attacked the South Korean Embassy in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Sunday and killed two security guards, Seoul’s Foreign Ministry said. The group fired dozens of rounds at the embassy compound from a passing vehicle, leaving two Libyan guards dead and another ...

Apr 8, 2015

U.S. ambassador's 2012 killing linked to new elements, Libya says

Libya’s internationally recognized parliament said Tuesday it has uncovered “new elements” behind the 2012 assassination of the US ambassador when the American Consulate was stormed in eastern city Benghazi. “I have been tasked today with leading a team of inquiry,” Tareq Saqar al-Jeruchi, deputy ...

Apr 2, 2015

Pennsylvania man uses chain saw to slay wife, then himself

A suburban Philadelphia man killed his wife with a chain saw and then turned the machine on himself in a grisly murder-suicide, prosecutors said on Wednesday. Police were called to a home in affluent Lower Moreland Township, Pennsylvania, on Tuesday afternoon after the couple’s ...

Canadian diplomat's son dies in Miami drugs shootout

Apr 2, 2015

Canadian diplomat's son dies in Miami drugs shootout

An alleged drug deal gone bad ended in a gun battle that left the teenage son of a Miami-based Canadian diplomat dead and a younger son under arrest. Germano Wabafiyebazu said his 17-year-old son, Jean, was killed Wednesdsay when he went into a house ...

Mar 31, 2015

Second blogger hacked to death in month in Bangladeshi capital

A blogger was hacked to death by three men in the Bangladeshi capital on Monday, and two of the attackers were caught near the scene, police said. The killing took place a month after a prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger known for speaking out against religious ...

BBC chief receives death threats after axing Clarkson of 'Top Gear'

Mar 29, 2015

BBC chief receives death threats after axing Clarkson of 'Top Gear'

British police were on Sunday investigating death threats against BBC Director General Tony Hall following his decision to drop “Top Gear” presenter Jeremy Clarkson. Scotland Yard police headquarters confirmed it was examining allegations made on Wednesday, when Hall confirmed Clarkson’s contract would not be ...