Wealthy N.Y. eccentric arrested on LA murder warrant

Mar 16, 2015

Wealthy N.Y. eccentric arrested on LA murder warrant

Robert Durst, a wealthy eccentric linked to two killings and his wife’s disappearance, was arrested on a murder warrant just before Sunday’s finale in a serial TV documentary about his life. Durst was arrested by FBI agents Saturday at a J.W. Marriott hotel in ...

Mar 11, 2015

Iraqi man seeing snow for first time is shot dead in Dallas

Dallas police are investigating the killing of an Iraqi man who was shot to death as he took photos of his first ever snowstorm. Police are searching for four young suspects in the killing of 36-year-old Ahmed Al-Jumaili on the night of March 4. ...

Islamic State video shows child killing 'Israel spy'

Mar 11, 2015

Islamic State video shows child killing 'Israel spy'

The Islamic State group released a video Tuesday that purports to show the killing of a Palestinian man accused of being a spy for Israeli intelligence. In the 13-minute video posted online, a militant and a boy dressed in camouflage stand behind a man ...

Chechnya's leader vows loyalty to Putin amid Nemtsov probe

Mar 11, 2015

Chechnya's leader vows loyalty to Putin amid Nemtsov probe

Chechnya’s strongman on Tuesday reaffirmed an unwavering loyalty to President Vladimir Putin after receiving a medal seen by some as a move to assuage the feisty Chechen leader after one of his officers was arrested as a suspect in the slaying of a Russian ...

Major survey shows U.S. gun ownership in decline

Mar 10, 2015

Major survey shows U.S. gun ownership in decline

The number of Americans who live in a household with at least one gun is lower than it’s ever been, according to a major American trend survey that finds the decline in gun ownership is paralleled by a reduction in the number of Americans ...

Mar 9, 2015

Kawasaki murder highlights poor support for single parents

The brutal murder of 13-year-old Ryota Uemura in Kawasaki last month has highlighted the challenges of single parenthood, which often involve struggles to sustain the family and adequately support children amid ineffective public assistance. Uemura’s case has prompted groups providing support and campaigning to ...

Two Chechens charged in slaying of Kremlin critic Nemtsov

Mar 9, 2015

Two Chechens charged in slaying of Kremlin critic Nemtsov

Russian authorities said Sunday they had charged two men over the killing of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov and said one of them was a former senior policeman from the mainly Muslim region of Chechnya who had confessed to involvement in what they described as ...