Suspect killed after attack on Dallas police headquarters

Jun 14, 2015

Suspect killed after attack on Dallas police headquarters

A man who attacked the headquarters of the Dallas Police Department with gunfire and explosives early on Saturday was killed by police snipers during a standoff, authorities said. The hours-long drama began soon after midnight when the suspect riddled police headquarters with bullets and ...

Trial starts for rabbi who allegedly ran divorce kidnap team

Feb 19, 2015

Trial starts for rabbi who allegedly ran divorce kidnap team

An Orthodox rabbi went on trial Wednesday for allegedly employing a kidnap team to force Jewish men to divorce their wives. Orthodox Rabbi Mendel Epstein and his three co-defendants — son David Epstein, Jay Goldstein and Binyamin Stimler — face kidnapping charges stemming from ...

American wife wins record British divorce settlement

Nov 28, 2014

American wife wins record British divorce settlement

The estranged wife of a London financier was awarded £337 million ($530 million) on Thursday in one of the biggest divorce settlements seen in a British court. Details of the payment to U.S.-born Jamie Cooper-Hohn, 49, emerged after a draft judgment was given to ...

Oct 17, 2014

Bishops slam brakes on reform push for gays and divorcees

Catholic bishops have spoken out against a landmark Vatican report calling for a more open approach to gay believers, presenting a series of strongly worded changes bound to disappoint progressives. A preliminary report on Monday for a special synod of bishops in the Vatican ...