Canada to criminalize public terrorism threats

Jan 31, 2015

Canada to criminalize public terrorism threats

Canada announced a new law Friday that will make it a crime for people to call for a terrorist attack, even if they don’t make a specific threat. The law will also allow anyone suspected of being involved in a terrorist plot to be ...

Rap music mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested in fatal hit-and-run

Jan 31, 2015

Rap music mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested in fatal hit-and-run

Sheriff’s deputies booked the former hip-hop mogul Marion “Suge” Knight on suspicion of murder after they said he hit and killed a man with his pickup truck, seriously injured another and then fled. His lawyer said he was an innocent victim who accidentally ran ...

Saudi airman imprisoned for raping boy in Las Vegas

Jan 29, 2015

Saudi airman imprisoned for raping boy in Las Vegas

A Saudi Arabian Air Force sergeant who arrived in Las Vegas for New Year’s Eve two years ago may never get to leave Nevada after being sentenced Wednesday to a minimum of 35 years in state prison for kidnapping and raping a 13-year-old boy ...

Ex-KGB spy Litvinenko may have been poisoned twice, inquiry told

Jan 28, 2015

Ex-KGB spy Litvinenko may have been poisoned twice, inquiry told

Ex-KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko, who died after drinking tea poisoned with a rare radioactive isotope, told British police that Russian President Vladimir Putin was personally behind the attack, an inquiry into his killing heard Tuesday. Litvinenko was poisoned with radioactive polonium not once but ...

Jan 28, 2015

U.S. exonerations hit record, driven by errors in Texas drug cases

The U.S. saw a record number of exonerations in 2014, due in part to cases in Texas in which drug convictions were dismissed after lab tests determined that the accused never had illegal substances, a report released Tuesday shows. The National Registry of Exonerations ...