Plot against Rio Olympics raises fears of lone wolf terrorist attacks

Jul 23, 2016

Plot against Rio Olympics raises fears of lone wolf terrorist attacks

Brazil held 10 presumed Islamist militants in isolation cells at a maximum security jail on Friday as police combed their computers and mobile phones for information about possible threats to next month’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Justice Minister Alexandre Moraes said after the ...

German-Iranian man, 18, kills nine in Munich shooting rampage

Jul 23, 2016

German-Iranian man, 18, kills nine in Munich shooting rampage

An 18-year-old German-Iranian who apparently acted alone opened fire near a busy shopping mall in Munich on Friday evening, killing at least nine people in the third attack on civilians in Western Europe in eight days. The pistol-wielding attacker, identified by Munich Police Chief ...

Jul 23, 2016

Canadian teens playing 'Pokemon Go' cross border, are detained

U.S. Border Patrol officials say two Canadian teenagers were briefly apprehended after they accidentally crossed the border into Montana while playing the game “Pokemon Go.” Border Patrol Agent John South says the teens were engrossed and wandered into the United States. Agents detained them ...

Jul 21, 2016

Tsutsui's death sentence stands in fatal 2011 stalking case

The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected Gota Tsutsui’s appeal of his death sentence for murdering two family members of a former girlfriend in 2011. The defense counsel for Tsutsui, 31, from Kuwana, Mie Prefecture, maintained that their client was innocent throughout multiple trials. But ...