U.K. police investigate Pippa Middleton royal photo hack

Sep 24, 2016

U.K. police investigate Pippa Middleton royal photo hack

Scotland Yard were investigating Saturday after reports that 3,000 photographs had been hacked from Pippa Middleton, sister-in-law of Britain’s Prince William, and someone was trying to sell them. The pictures were reported by The Sun and Daily Mail newspapers to have been stolen from ...

Global efforts to stop ivory traffickers still falling short

Sep 24, 2016

Global efforts to stop ivory traffickers still falling short

Poaching syndicates were able to move large shipments of African elephant ivory last year despite global calls to dismantle the trafficking networks that often collude with corrupt government officials, conservationists said Saturday at an international wildlife meeting. The illegal ivory trade “has remained fairly ...

Aug 29, 2016

Police snare 'China's Jack the Ripper,' state media says

Police believe they have captured a serial killer dubbed China’s “Jack the Ripper” for the way he mutilated several of his 11 female victims, state-run media reported Monday, nearly three decades after the first murder. Gao Chengyong, 52, was detained at the grocery store ...

Jul 31, 2016

Mother and daughter allege gang-rape in India

A mother and her teenage daughter were allegedly gang-raped in a field after being dragged from their car outside New Delhi, police said on Sunday, India’s latest brutal sexual attack. A gang of robbers allegedly stopped the family’s car along a busy highway early ...

Jul 17, 2016

Pakistani model's brother says he killed her 'to protect family honor'

The brother of slain Pakistani model Qandeel Baloch on Sunday confessed to strangling her to death for “family honor” because she posted “shameful” pictures on Facebook. Baloch, who had become a social media celebrity in recent months, stirred controversy by posting pictures online taken ...

Three held over selling of curry restaurant waste as food

Jul 12, 2016

Three held over selling of curry restaurant waste as food

Three men were arrested Tuesday for allegedly selling beef cutlets that a major curry restaurant chain had intended to dispose of. There were identified as Kazuyuki Onishi, 75, head of a now effectively defunct industrial waste disposal company in Aichi Prefecture; Masao Okada, 78, ...