Honduras beauty queen, sister found dead

Nov 20, 2014

Honduras beauty queen, sister found dead

Police found the bodies of Honduras’s Miss World contestant and her sister buried beside a river Wednesday, and are holding the sister’s boyfriend on suspicion of killing them. Maria Jose Alvarado, who was crowned Miss Honduras in April and had planned to fly to ...

Nov 19, 2014

Would-be witness in Philippine massacre murdered

A potential witness in the trial over the Philippines’ worst political massacre has been killed, police said Wednesday as the government struggled to secure justice for the 2009 murder of 58 people. Tuesday’s attack brings to four the number of would-be witnesses in the ...

Nov 19, 2014

Pakistani family sentenced to death over 'honor killing'

Four relatives of a pregnant woman who bludgeoned her to death outside one of Pakistan’s top courts were sentenced to death on Wednesday for the crime, their defense lawyer said. The 25-year-old’s family attacked her because they objected to her marriage. Farzana Iqbal’s murder ...

Convicted mass murderer Charles Manson gets marriage license

Nov 18, 2014

Convicted mass murderer Charles Manson gets marriage license

Mass murderer Charles Manson has gotten a license to marry a 26-year-old woman who visits him in prison. The marriage license obtained Monday by The Associated Press was issued Nov. 7 for the 80-year-old Manson and Afton Elaine Burton, who left her Midwestern home ...

Nov 16, 2014

Brazil jury sentences 3 for killings, cannibalism

A jury in northeastern Brazil delivered sentences of 20 to 23 years in prison for three people convicted of killing two women, eating parts of their bodies and using some of their flesh to make and sell stuffed pastries, a court official said Saturday. ...

Nov 15, 2014

Japanese man shot dead in LA parking lot

A Japanese man was shot dead near a parking lot for a Yoshinoya “gyudon” restaurant in Inglewood, a suburb of Los Angeles, local media reported. Three people are believed to have been involved in the assault, which took place around 4 a.m. last Sunday, ...