Gunman in Louisiana theater rampage had history of mental illness

Jul 25, 2015

Gunman in Louisiana theater rampage had history of mental illness

A 59-year-old man once hospitalized for psychiatric care was identified by authorities on Friday as the gunman who fatally shot two people in a rampage at a central Louisiana movie theater before killing himself as police closed in. John Russell Houser, who bore a ...

Half-naked 'Spartans' draw crackdown by Beijing police

Jul 23, 2015

Half-naked 'Spartans' draw crackdown by Beijing police

A salad store paraded dozens of half-naked Western men dressed as Spartans through China’s capital as a publicity stunt, causing a stir and drawing a crackdown by police who were photographed restraining some of them on the ground. About 40 mostly blond and brown-haired ...

Nile ferry crash claims at least 15; cargo boat skipper held

Jul 23, 2015

Nile ferry crash claims at least 15; cargo boat skipper held

At least 15 people including two children were killed after a cargo boat collided with a ferry on the Nile on Wednesday, hospital, security and political sources said. Egyptian police have arrested the captain of the cargo boat after the crash north of the ...

Video of teen's gun-shooting drone triggers U.S. federal investigation

Jul 22, 2015

Video of teen's gun-shooting drone triggers U.S. federal investigation

The Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday it was investigating a viral Internet video showing a home-made “drone” firing a handgun in the Connecticut countryside. The 14-second video called “Flying Gun,” which has been viewed over 2 million times, has sparked fresh debate about the ...

Jul 21, 2015

Knife man wounds four during attack at Taipei subway station

An unemployed man wielding a kitchen knife wounded four people in an attack on the subway in Taipei late Monday, just over a year after another stabbing spree left four dead and more than 20 injured, police said Tuesday. The attack on an escalator ...

Man, 21, said drowned in pool of LA home owned by Demi Moore

Jul 20, 2015

Man, 21, said drowned in pool of LA home owned by Demi Moore

A 21-year-old man accidentally drowned in the backyard pool of a Los Angeles home owned by actress Demi Moore on Sunday morning, coroner’s officials said. Los Angeles police responded to the home in west Los Angeles after a 911 call at about 5:15 a.m., ...