Prominent Putin critic shot dead near Kremlin

Feb 28, 2015

Prominent Putin critic shot dead near Kremlin

Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down near the Kremlin on Saturday, just a day before a planned protest against the government. Russia’s top investigative body said Saturday it is looking into several possible ...

Feb 28, 2015

Canadian bus beheader gets more freedoms

A man who beheaded a fellow passenger aboard a Greyhound bus in Manitoba seven years ago was granted more freedoms Friday and could eventually be moved into a community group home. A decision by the Manitoba Criminal Code Review Board said Vince Li must ...

Feb 27, 2015

Three teen suspects held in Kawasaki boy's slaying

Three male teenagers were arrested Friday on suspicion of stabbing to death a 13-year-old boy in Kawasaki last week, investigative sources said. The eldest of the three, an 18-year-old resident believed to be the main suspect, told investigators he wishes to remain silent, while ...

Bellboy testifies at American man's murder trial on Bali

Feb 27, 2015

Bellboy testifies at American man's murder trial on Bali

A bellboy at an Indonesian hotel testified Thursday that an American man charged with murdering his girlfriend’s mother and stuffing the body into a suitcase refused any help in taking a bag to a taxi outside the hotel. Tommy Schaefer, 21, and Heather Mack, ...

Feb 25, 2015

Gunman kills 3 in South Korea store; suspect found dead

A gunman shot and killed three people Wednesday in a Sejong City convenience store that he then torched before fleeing, South Korean police said. The suspect was later found dead. A hunting rifle was recovered near the suspect’s body a few kilometers (miles) from ...

Murdered Kawasaki boy may have been victim of bullying

Feb 24, 2015

Murdered Kawasaki boy may have been victim of bullying

A 13-year-old boy found dead on a riverbank in Kawasaki who may have been the victim of bullying was killed with multiple sharp objects, investigative sources said Tuesday, noting the victim had sustained a deep stab wound to the neck. A friend said Ryota ...