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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Cuba detains dissident artist for celebrating Castro’s death

Cuba detains dissident artist for celebrating Castro’s death

MIAMI (Reuters) – Cuban police have detained dissident artist Danilo “El Sexto” Maldonado, once declared a prisoner of conscience by Amnesty International, after he made a video celebrating the death of Fidel Castro, a dissident human rights ...
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The Pope is accused of ‘betraying Jesus Christ’ over possible deal with China that will allow the Communist government to select bishops

The Pope is accused of ‘betraying Jesus Christ’ over possible deal with China that will allow the Communist government to select bishops

Relations between the Vatican and China are thawing after six decades Cardinal Joseph Zen said a rapprochement with China will ‘betray Jesus’  China’s leading Catholic said Beijing still represses religious freedom  He said striking a de...
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Otto weakens to tropical storm as it moves across Nicaragua

Otto weakens to tropical storm as it moves across Nicaragua

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) – Hurricane Otto weakened rapidly as it moved across southern Nicaragua on Thursday after making landfall on that country’s Caribbean coast as a dangerous Category 2 storm. It was the southernmost hurricane on record to hit ...
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Philippines president cozies up to China after talking tough about the U.S.

Philippines president cozies up to China after talking tough about the U.S.

The tough-talking new president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, has heaped effusive praise on China in the opening days of a state visit to Beijing, a marked contrast to his often profane rhetoric about the United States, his country’s historical...
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Jerusalem on high alert for next terror strike

Jerusalem on high alert for next terror strike

Israeli security and police authorities fear that the drive-by shooting attack in Jerusalem Sun. Oct. 9 was planned as the opening shot of a round of major Palestinian terror assaults, most likely in Jerusalem, over the Jewish High Holidays.DEBKAfile’s count...
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Gorbachev warns of ‘dangerous point’ as US-Russia ties sour

Gorbachev warns of ‘dangerous point’ as US-Russia ties sour

Moscow (AFP) – Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned on Monday that the world has reached a “dangerous point” as tensions between Russia and the United States spike over the Syria conflict. Relations between Moscow and Washington &#82...
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Palestinian shoots 2 Israelis dead. Probe ordered

Palestinian shoots 2 Israelis dead. Probe ordered

Details of the inquiry into the deadly Palestinian shooting spree that claimed two Israeli lives and injured 6 others in Jerusalem Sunday, Oct. 9, are under a court gag order. However, this attack was clearly different from the run-of-the-mill terror...
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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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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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As Islamic State is pushed out of northern Syria, those fleeing militants elsewhere flood in

As Islamic State is pushed out of northern Syria, those fleeing militants elsewhere flood in

Ahmad Khader, 26, from Deir al-Zor, said Islamic State confiscated his identification papers. Members of his group had to pay 25,000 Syrian pounds ($48) per person for the journey to al-Rai, which included walking 40 km (25 miles) by foot....
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Genocide: “Christians Are Untouchables! They Are Meant for Cleaning Our Houses.”

Genocide: “Christians Are Untouchables! They Are Meant for Cleaning Our Houses.”

Three Muslim men slaughtered a 15-year-old Christian student, Wajaesh Shono. One of the murderers was the boy’s schoolteacher. — Pakistan. A Muslim mob killed and beheaded a Christian pastor’s wife based on a false accusation of “blasphemy....
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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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Suspect arrested in mall shooting that left 5 dead

Suspect arrested in mall shooting that left 5 dead

Authorities arrested a man Saturday night in connection with the shooting at a mall in Burlington, Wash., that left five people dead. Washington State Patrol identified the suspect as Arcan Cetin, 20, of Oak Harbor, Wash. Cetin was taken into custody at ar...
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‘I’m not paranoid, I’m really not’: They are preparing for anything, including a catastrophic disaster

‘I’m not paranoid, I’m really not’: They are preparing for anything, including a catastrophic disaster

The locals regard the newest transplants as benign if odd, several said in interviews. “The mainstream folks kind of roll their eyes,” said state Sen. Shawn Keough, a 20-year veteran Republican legislator who represents north Idaho. Many drawn to the...
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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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35 Injured, teen killed, in clashes with IDF in Hebron

35 Injured, teen killed, in clashes with IDF in Hebron

(Ben Issachar News) Overnight, the IDF carried out an operation to ‘uncover weaponry, ammunition in al-Fawar refugee camp’ in which 35 people were injured and one teen was killed. The IDF reports that “dozens of Palestinians hurled IEDs (improv...
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Man charged with 17 counts of arson as wildfire destroys more than 175 homes Northern California town

Man charged with 17 counts of arson as wildfire destroys more than 175 homes Northern California town

A California man was arrested Monday on arson charges for allegedly sparking a wildfire that exploded over the weekend, destroying more than 175 homes, businesses and other structures in a small town, authorities said. Lake County Sheriff Brian Martin said...
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