World Topics

Jun 11, 2016

Ex-cop sues after being fired over Confederate flag underwear

A former South Carolina police officer has filed a federal lawsuit against his former employer, claiming he was unjustifiably fired over a photo of himself posing in Confederate flag underwear during last summer’s swirling debate over the flag and other Confederate symbols. In his ...

Admiral pleads guilty to lying in U.S. bribery probe

Jun 10, 2016

Admiral pleads guilty to lying in U.S. bribery probe

A U.S. Navy admiral on Thursday pleaded guilty to lying to federal authorities investigating a $34 million fraud scheme involving a Malaysian contractor known as “Fat Leonard” — becoming the highest-ranking military official to be taken down in the wide-spanning scandal. It is extremely ...

Jun 9, 2016

Zetas drug cartel carried out serial executions in Mexican prison

Mexico’s notorious Zetas drug cartel brought victims into a prison it controlled to kill them before dumping their incinerated remains in a river between 2009-2012, authorities said. The prosecutor’s office in the northern state of Coahuila issued arrest warrants for five suspects in connection ...