U.K. spies lacked info to stop slaying of soldier Lee Rigby: report

Nov 26, 2014

U.K. spies lacked info to stop slaying of soldier Lee Rigby: report

Britain’s intelligence agencies were monitoring two al-Qaida-inspired extremists who killed a British soldier on a London street, but did not know about a key online exchange that could have alerted authorities to the impending attack, lawmakers said Tuesday. Parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee said ...

Nov 24, 2014

Boko Haram slaughters 48 fish vendors in northeast Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram extremists ambushed and slaughtered 48 fish vendors near Nigeria’s border with Chad, the head of their association said, the latest violence to rock the country’s volatile northeast. “Scores of Boko Haram fighters blocked a route linking Nigeria with Chad near the ...

British banker fit to stand trial in Hong Kong murders

Nov 24, 2014

British banker fit to stand trial in Hong Kong murders

A British banker accused of killing two Indonesian women whose mutilated bodies were found in his Hong Kong apartment was on Monday ruled fit to stand trial next year after psychiatric tests. Judge Bina Chainrai ruled that Rurik Jutting, who has undergone two weeks ...

Nov 24, 2014

Boy with toy gun shot dead by Cleveland police

A 12-year-old boy shot by police after apparently grabbing what turned out to be a replica gun died from his wounds a day after officers responded to an emergency call about a someone waving a “probably fake” gun at a playground. Deputy Chief Ed ...

Newtown massacre shooter indulged dark obsessions online: report

Nov 22, 2014

Newtown massacre shooter indulged dark obsessions online: report

By the time Adam Lanza massacred 26 children and adults at a Connecticut school two years ago, he was living in nearly complete isolation, communicating with no one except an online network of people obsessed with mass murder, a report released on Friday said. ...

Nov 21, 2014

Israel says Hamas planned to assassinate Lieberman in West Bank

Israel has arrested four Palestinians suspected of planning to kill Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman with an anti-tank rocket while he drove to his Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, Israeli officials say. The alleged Hamas plot was hatched during the July-August war in ...

Nov 21, 2014

Niigata Mom admits throwing daughter from bridge to her death

A 24-year-old mother in Tsubame, Niigata Prefecture, has been arrested on suspicion of killing her 3-year-old daughter by throwing her into a river. Ayumi Sato, an office worker, allegedly dropped her daughter, Miyu, from a bridge in Tsubame on Wednesday night. She has admitted ...

Nov 20, 2014

Six nurses and coworker knifed to death at China hospital

Six nurses and a coworker at a Chinese hospital were knifed to death by another member of staff at a female employees’ dormitory Thursday, state media said. The man who carried out the attack in the resort town of Beidaihe in the northern province ...

Nov 20, 2014

Man charged over New York subway death

A 34-year-old man has been arrested and charged with second degree murder for allegedly pushing a man to his death under a New York subway train, police said Wednesday. The incident took place in the Bronx, where the victim, Wai Kuen Kwok, was waiting ...