Sep 2, 2015

Brazilian woman catches stray bullet in handbag

A Brazilian woman really almost did shop till she dropped — when a stray bullet lodged in her handbag at a swanky mall in Rio de Janeiro. “I was with a friend coming out of Shopping Leblon,” wrote Renata Brito Moret on her Facebook ...

Sep 2, 2015

CIA, U.S. special forces launch drone campaign in Syria: report

The CIA and U.S. special forces are carrying out a secret campaign using armed drones to target and kill Islamic State leaders in Syria, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. The clandestine program is separate from America’s wider military operations against Islamic State fighters, the ...

Bangkok bomb suspect detained on Thai-Cambodia border

Sep 1, 2015

Bangkok bomb suspect detained on Thai-Cambodia border

Thailand’s prime minister said a foreign man believed to be a “main suspect” in the Bangkok bombing this month was arrested Tuesday at a checkpoint on the Cambodian border, the second foreigner to be detained. The blast on Aug. 17 tore through a religious ...

Thai police seek two new suspects in Bangkok bombing probe

Aug 31, 2015

Thai police seek two new suspects in Bangkok bombing probe

Thai police issued arrest warrants Monday for two more suspects, a Thai woman and a foreign man of unknown nationality, and released their images in the widening investigation into Bangkok’s deadly bombing two weeks ago that yielded its first arrest over the weekend. National ...

Deadly U.S. shooting becomes ghoulish Internet hit

Aug 27, 2015

Deadly U.S. shooting becomes ghoulish Internet hit

It almost looked like a first-person shooter video game: A handgun in a man’s grasp comes into view. A woman appears in the gunman’s sights. Shots are fired. But this was no game. It was the chilling video by a killer of him stalking ...