Daily Archives: April 21, 2017

Qatar royals among the 26 hostages freed in bargain

Qatar has secured the release of 26 hostages after nearly a year and a half in captivity, including members of its ruling family, in what became possibly the region’s most complex and sensitive hostage negotiation deal in recent years. Continue reading

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Venezuela opposition boss asks Wall Street to cut off Maduro

The leader of Venezuela’s rebellious congress has a message for the world’s capitalists: Think twice before signing another check to President Nicolas Maduro’s government. Continue reading

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Law partners in Odebrecht, Panama Papers scandals get bail

A court in Panama on Friday ordered the release on bail of two partners at a law firm involved in last year’s “Panama Papers” scandal set off by the leak of thousands of documents related to offshore accounts. Continue reading

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Iowa man gets life for hacking 3 to death with machete

A 25-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison for hacking to death his girlfriend, her teenage daughter and their landlord with a machete in central Iowa. Continue reading

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South Dakota man charged with streaming terrorist threats

Authorities say a South Dakota man who was asked to leave an anti-Islam event is facing a felony charge after he livestreamed himself brandishing weapons and making threats to the public. Continue reading

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Fresno killings suspect shouts out during 1st court hearing

The suspect in this week’s racially motivated shooting rampage in Fresno shouted Friday that natural disasters will increasingly hit the United States as he was ushered into a cramped courtroom for his first appearance before a judge. Continue reading

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Man dies after riding Disney’s Thunder Mountain

A 54-year-old man died after riding Disney’s Big Thunder Mountain Railroad roller coaster in February. Continue reading

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UN panel: Syria evacuees likely to be caught in new fighting

The head of a U.N. Continue reading

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3 judges to hear appeal of Hawaii ruling blocking travel ban

A three-judge panel of a federal appeals court will hear arguments in an appeal of a Hawaii federal judge’s ruling blocking President Donald Trump’s travel ban. Continue reading

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Suspect who died in Seattle officer shooting named

Authorities have named the 19-year-old suspect who died after Thursday’s exchange of gunfire with Seattle police near a downtown convenience store. Continue reading

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Guards at NY’s Rikers jail sue, say city making it unsafe

The nation’s largest municipal jail guard union has sued New York City, saying recent sweeping changes enacted at the jails have empowered violent inmates and endangered corrections officers. Continue reading

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Woman convicted of charges in Oklahoma corpse-slashing trial

An Oklahoma woman has been convicted of burglary and four other charges after she slashed the corpse of her boyfriend’s ex-girlfriend. Continue reading

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Parole denied for Brinks heist getaway driver Judith Clark

New York’s Parole Board has denied the release of a former Weather Underground radical who drove a getaway car in the 1981 Brinks armored car robbery that left three people dead. Continue reading

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Rights group: Halt Egypt aid over video showing executions

An international rights group is urging suspension of military aid to Egypt after video leaked by an Islamist TV channel showed troops appearing to carry out cold-blooded executions of detainees in the northern Sinai Peninsula, where the army is embroi… Continue reading

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Judge seems reluctant to issue another travel ban injunction

A federal judge on Friday seemed reluctant to issue another nationwide injunction against President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban, saying two courts already have halted the bid to stop immigration from six predominantly Muslim counties. Continue reading

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Milwaukee man convicted of killing girlfriend and her child

A jury found a Milwaukee man guilty Friday in the stabbing deaths of his girlfriend and her 4-year-old daughter after the prosecutor ripped into his claim that an intruder killed them and returned to set the victims’ home on fire. Continue reading

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United CEO won’t add chairman title in 2018 as was planned

United Airlines said CEO Oscar Munoz, who came under withering criticism for the airline’s handling of an April passenger-dragging incident, will not be automatically adding the title of chairman in 2018 as planned. Continue reading

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How France’s election could have a big impact on the US

As a significant trading and security partner, France’s presidential election Sunday will likely hold substantial consequences for the United States. Continue reading

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2,000 homes evacuated as brush fires threaten Collier county

Brush fires are threatening more than 2,000 homes in southwest Florida, and the Florida National Guard is helping to evacuate residents. Continue reading

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Iran: Group claims regime is ‘in full gear’ on covert work on nuclear weapons

The White House responded cautiously Friday to claims by an Iranian dissident group alleging that Iran’s clandestine work on a nuclear weapon has continued unabated by the landmark nuclear deal that Tehran finalized with the Obama administration and five other world powers two years ago. Continue reading

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Man charged with making threatening calls to Jewish centers

An 18-year-old man with Israeli and U.S. citizenship has been formally charged with making threatening phone calls to Jewish community centers in the United States. Continue reading

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Germany to appeal US case involving Nazi art sale

German officials have signaled that they will appeal a decision by a U.S. judge in a case involving art allegedly looted by the Nazis. Continue reading

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Christian mom sentenced to hang for ‘insulting Islam’ in Pakistan may face final hearing

Asia Bibi, the Christian mother of five in Pakistan who for seven years has been facing death by hanging for allegedly insulting Islam, could face her final Supreme Court hearing in June, her lawyer has said. Continue reading

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Kids must be taught transgenderism, homosexuality starting in nursery school, UK teachers say

An organization of teachers in the U.K. has argued that homosexuality and transgenderism should be taught to young children starting in nursery school. Continue reading

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Ivanka Trump’s brand ramped up China trademark work in 2016

Ivanka Trump’s brand intensified its work in China as her father closed in on the Republican nomination for U.S. president, with her company applying for nearly twice as many trademarks in a five-month span as it had in the preceding eight years. Continue reading

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Georgia mom’s remains found 6 months after she vanished

Human remains were found while authorities conducted a search in the area where a mother’s wrecked vehicle was found in October of 2016, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Continue reading

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Man suspected in New York City, Los Angeles bank robberies

The FBI and police are asking for public help in identifying a man suspected of robbing banks in Los Angeles and New York City. Continue reading

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South Carolina man accused of vandalizing fallen police officer’s memorial

The Spartanburg Police Department said a suspect is in custody and accused of vandalizing a memorial for an officer killed in the line of duty. Continue reading

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Battle for Berkeley: Will Ann Coulter spark another clash?

The word “CANCELED” is printed across a poster of Ann Coulter’s face at the University of California, Berkeley. Continue reading

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Three Texas sixth graders help police catch burglary suspect

Three sixth graders from Glencrest Sixth Grade School in Fort Worth were lauded as heroes Thursday for helping Fort Worth police catch a burglary suspect. Continue reading

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Afghan ex-President Karzai sees no difference between US, ISIS

Hamid Karzai is increasing his rhetoric against the U.S. Continue reading

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‘Islamic’ kindergartens in Austria raise eyebrows

If new research is right, thousands of young children in Vienna are being exposed to more than parents and guardians think. Continue reading

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Lawyer: Airport shooting suspect’s mental health stable

The mental condition of an Alaska man suspected of killing five people and wounding six in a Florida airport mass shooting has stabilized as he continues to take anti-psychotic medication in jail, a defense attorney said Friday. Continue reading

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Police: Fewer migrants reaching Austria from Hungary

Austrian police say the number of migrants illegally entering the country from Hungary and the number of smugglers guiding them are both down for the first 3 ½ months of the year. Continue reading

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Florida firefighters throw baby shower for expecting mother who lost everything in fire

The Lauderhill Fire Department threw an expecting South Florida mother a baby shower after she lost everything in an apartment fire. Continue reading

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Charges dropped for all but 2 arrested in DC pot giveaway

Federal prosecutors have dropped charges against six of the eight people arrested during a marijuana giveaway near the U.S. Capitol. Continue reading

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Georgia officer seen in video hitting man asks for job back

A Georgia police officer fired after authorities said a video showed him hitting a man in the face during a traffic stop wants his job back. Continue reading

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Lawyers: Dismissed drug convictions mostly for freed inmates

Massachusetts’ highest court has dismissed more than 21,000 drug convictions because of misconduct by a chemist who tested evidence in a state lab. Continue reading

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Police officer killed in Paris was on duty at Bataclan

The Paris police officer who was shot to death while at work on the French capital’s most famous boulevard had seen firsthand the horror that could be carried out in the name of the Islamic State group. Continue reading

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7 admit to arranging sham marriages for Brazilians in US

Prosecutors say seven people have pleaded guilty to arranging sham marriages in South Carolina so people from Brazil could try to become American citizens. Continue reading

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Champs Elysee attack: Kentucky family feet away from Paris shooter

It was a free-fire zone in the middle of the busy Champs Elysee in Paris. Continue reading

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Netanyahu: Palestinians must prove they want peace

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Friday in an exclusive Fox News interview that Israel would make peace with Palestinians by demanding they “pass the test of peace.” Continue reading

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Lavrov speaks to Tillerson about Syria chemical attack

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has told U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that Russia regrets U.S. opposition to Russian inspectors taking part in an investigation into a chemical weapons attack in Syria. Continue reading

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WV school bus carrying 40 careens off road, injuring several students

Police are trying to figure out how a school bus carrying students crashed into a tree Thursday evening. Continue reading

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Jordan rejects Assad claim it plans to send troops to Syria

Jordan has rejected as “baseless” claims that it plans to deploy troops in neighboring Syria in coordination with the United States. Continue reading

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Ex-karate teacher gets trial on murder solicitation charges

A former karate instructor accused of sexually assaulting students will stand trial in Pennsylvania on charges he tried to have witnesses killed. Continue reading

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F-18 crashes attempting to land aboard USS Carl Vinson, pilot ejected safely

A pilot was forced to eject from a Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet fighter jet while attempting to land aboard the USS Carl Vinson as the carrier steamed north toward the Korean Peninsula on Friday, according to the US Navy. Continue reading

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ISIS moves its capital in Syria

In the wake of increased airstrikes and pressure applied from three directions by U.S.-backed Syrian forces, the Islamic State has essentially moved its so-called capital in Syria, U.S. defense officials told Fox News. Continue reading

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The Latest: Rescued teen showed no anger toward her teacher

The Latest on the missing Tennessee high school student who was found in California with a teacher (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Continue reading

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Afghan army compound attacked by gunmen, dozens dead and injured

More than 50 Afghan soldiers could be dead or injured after gunmen disguised as members of the army stormed a military compound in the Balkh province in Afghanistan on Friday. Continue reading

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