Russian diplomat ‘found dead from gunshot wounds at home just hours after ambassador killed at art exhibition’

Russian diplomat ‘found dead from gunshot wounds at home just hours after ambassador killed at art exhibition’

A Russian diplomat has been found dead from gunshot wounds at his home, it is reported. Petr Polshikov, 56, was discovered with a bullet injury to his head at his flat in Moscow’s Balaklavsky Prospekt, according to local media. The...
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When Twitter trolling lands you in jail: Dallas case tests limits of free speech

When Twitter trolling lands you in jail: Dallas case tests limits of free speech

DALLAS—Babak Taherzadeh is a troll. One of his Twitter personas boasts the bio: “im smarter than u unless you are really smart.” He claims he has a “different sense of humor.” He peppers his tweets with profanity. He plays an...
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SWEEPING UK SPY BILL DUBBED ‘SNOOPERS’ CHARTER’ BECOMES LAW

SWEEPING UK SPY BILL DUBBED ‘SNOOPERS’ CHARTER’ BECOMES LAW

LONDON (AP) — In Britain, Big Brother just got bigger. After months of wrangling, Parliament has passed a contentious new snooping law that gives authorities – from police and spies to food regulators, fire officials and tax inspectors – powe...
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BREAKING: Fidel Castro has died at age 90, brother says

BREAKING: Fidel Castro has died at age 90, brother says

HAVANA (AP) — Former Cuban President Fidel Castro has died at age 90, his brother, President Raul Castro announced late Friday on state television. Source: http://hosted2.ap.org/APDEFAULT/cae69a7523db45408eeb2b3a98c0c9c5/Article_2016-11-26-LT-Cuba-Castro/id...
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French leader may snub Putin over Syria “war crimes”

French leader may snub Putin over Syria “war crimes”

Ayrault also told the radio network that President Francois Hollande would take the Aleppo bombardment into consideration when decided whether to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin, as scheduled, when he visits Paris on Oct. 19. “If the President decides ...
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Iranian woman is sentenced to six years in prison for an unpublished story she wrote about women being stoned to death

Iranian woman is sentenced to six years in prison for an unpublished story she wrote about women being stoned to death

Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee is a writer and human rights activist  Iran’s Revolutionary Guard found her story after searching her home  Amnesty said she is ‘being punished for using her imagination’ Ms Iraee’s husband Arash Sadeghi is al...
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Suspect ready to ‘shoot all the police’ captured after killing 2 officers in Palm Springs

Suspect ready to ‘shoot all the police’ captured after killing 2 officers in Palm Springs

Police in Palm Springs, Calif., captured a suspect early Sunday who had opened fire 12 hours earlier on three officers who were trying to negotiate with him after a domestic disturbance call. Two officers were killed and the third was...
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‘I put him in a chokehold’: Students stopped knife attack in UBC dorm

‘I put him in a chokehold’: Students stopped knife attack in UBC dorm

A Good Samaritan who interrupted a violent attack at a University of British Columbia dormitory is crediting his martial arts training for his quick actions that led to the suspect’s arrest. Adam Casey, an engineering student at the school, said...
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Jerome man arrested in death of decapitated Nevada woman

Jerome man arrested in death of decapitated Nevada woman

RENO, Nev. (AP) – Detectives in northeast Nevada did not disclose that an apparent homicide victim had been decapitated when they asked for the public’s help identifying the victim, whose body was found in a shallow grave in the high...
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Bulgaria approves nation-wide ban on Hijab

Bulgaria approves nation-wide ban on Hijab

Bulgaria has passed a law banning “clothing that partially or completely covers the face” including hijab and niqab, according to reports. Women violating the law can be fined from 200 leva (₹7,650) to 1,500 leva (₹57,400) for repeat offenders....
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2 Students, Teacher Wounded in South Carolina School Shooting; Police Find Teen Gunman’s Father Dead Nearby

2 Students, Teacher Wounded in South Carolina School Shooting; Police Find Teen Gunman’s Father Dead Nearby

A South Carolina teenager is suspected of opening fire at an elementary school playground, wounding two students and a teacher — just one minute after placing a teary phone call that led to the discovery of his father’s body at...
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Houston shooting: Nine injured, suspect pronounced dead

Houston shooting: Nine injured, suspect pronounced dead

HOUSTON, Texas — A gunman who died in a shootout with officers in Houston Monday morning was a lawyer who lived in the neighborhood and left a car full of weapons near the scene, the city’s police chief said. “We...
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Mysterious Aspects of the Mekudeshet meetings in Jerusalem Israeli News Live – Israeli News Live

Mysterious Aspects of the Mekudeshet meetings in Jerusalem Israeli News Live – Israeli News Live

What is really going on with this ecumenical meetings in Jerusalem. Is it the final stages on Daniel’s prophecy chapter 11 verse 14 “The sons of the lawless try to marry the vision? Mekudeshet is a Hebrew word that if...
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Ukrainian defense officials face criminal charges in Russia over Donbass genocide

Ukrainian defense officials face criminal charges in Russia over Donbass genocide

Russia’s Investigative Committee has launched criminal cases against Ukrainian Defense Ministry and General Staff officials over the genocide of Russian-speakers in the self-proclaimed Donetsk republic. The committee, which is Russia’s top federal law enfo...
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‘Unprecedented’ overdose epidemic from fentanyl in US

‘Unprecedented’ overdose epidemic from fentanyl in US

Painkillers containing illegally made fentanyl, a synthetic drug up to 100 times more potent than morphine, are responsible for a surge in overdose deaths in the United States, health authorities said Thursday. Pop legend Prince, who died of an accidental...
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Mississippi Islamic State Recruit Gets 8 Years in Prison

Mississippi Islamic State Recruit Gets 8 Years in Prison

A Mississippi man who once tried to join the Islamic State group credited arresting FBI agents with saving his life as he was sentenced to eight years in prison Wednesday, telling a federal judge he didn’t then understand what the...
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13 Gaza Operation cases against IDF soldiers closed

13 Gaza Operation cases against IDF soldiers closed

After Operation Protective Edge in Gaza in 2014, some 360 complaints were filed against IDF officers involved in the conflict against the Hamas terror organization. Army officials have asserted that every claim of unseemly conduct is examined, and that every.....
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Woman injures 3 in Belgium stabbing attack

Woman injures 3 in Belgium stabbing attack

Police shot and wounded a woman in a Brussels suburb after she attempted to stab three people, the city’s public prosecutor’s office has confirmed. The attack took place as passengers were disembarking a bus in the municipality of Uccle in...
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Dead in an hour: Video shows LA cops tasering grandfather who died in jail

Dead in an hour: Video shows LA cops tasering grandfather who died in jail

New video footage has emerged showing the final moments of a grandfather of seven, who died less than an hour after being taken into custody by the Los Angeles Police Department. The clip even shows officers laughing at the man...
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Prosecutors target academics, bank regulators in latest post-coup crackdown

Prosecutors target academics, bank regulators in latest post-coup crackdown

Among the scores of academics currently being sought by the authorities, at least 29 have been detained. More than 40,000 state employees have been detained and 80,000 others have been suspended. Turkish prosecutors have issued arrest warrants for 84 universit...
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