Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was shot and killed Friday night in central Moscow, the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation said in a statement Saturday, prompting immediate speculation from fellow opposition figures that the killing was targeted.
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A spokesman for Copenhagen Police said the young man had been arrested Friday morning local time.
It’s easy to feel a little sad for Mark Beckner, the former Boulder, Colorado, police chief and Reddit newbie who did an Ask Me Anything segment this weekend, unaware that his answers were accessible to the entire world.
The U.S. House of Representatives gave final approval on Friday to a one-week stopgap spending bill for the domestic security agency, averting a partial shutdown with just hours to spare before a midnight deadline.
Mexico has captured the most wanted drug lord in the country, Servando “La Tuta” Gomez, police said on Friday, delivering a boost to a government battered by gang violence.
A high school was placed on lockdown as a precaution on Friday after police said they were responding to Internet rumors and an anonymous threat but had not received any emergency calls.
Outgoing U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder vowed, “Anyone involved in the killing of American citizens will be held accountable. It doesn’t matter where you are, we will find you. We will hunt you down.”
The Southern Missouri shooting spree suspect has been identified as Joseph Jesse Aldridge, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
A Saudi man described by prosecutors as one of Osama bin Laden’s most trusted lieutenants was convicted in a federal court in New York on Thursday in connection with the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.
Two people suffered minor injuries on Thursday in an unspecified hazardous materials incident in the Silicon Valley community of Sunnyvale, California, a city spokeswoman said.
The truck driver whose vehicle was struck by a Southern California commuter train, triggering a wreck in which 50 people were hurt, will not be charged at this time, Ventura County prosecutors said on Thursday.
A U.S.-led alliance launched air strikes against Islamic State on Thursday in an area of northeast Syria where the militants are now estimated to have abducted at least 220 Assyrian Christians this week, a group monitoring the war reported.
A Florida man facing murder charges for allegedly throwing his 5-year-old daughter off a bridge currently is incompetent to stand trial, a judge said on Thursday.
Abror Habibov, Akhror Saidakhmetov and Abdurasul Juraboev are accused by the federal government of attempting to join ISIS and of fostering plans to kill the president and shoot law enforcement officers.
An out-of-control car in an illegal street race struck and killed two spectators and badly wounded a third person in Los Angeles early on Thursday, and the driver later fled the scene, Southern California media reported.
The masked “Jihadi John” killer who fronted Islamic State beheading videos has been identified as Mohammed Emwazi, a British computer programming graduate from a well-to-do London family.
More drones were spotted flying over Paris overnight, the city prosecutor’s office said Wednesday. The sightings come a day after five drones were reportedly seen flying over other sensitive and well-known areas of Paris.
A California dog owner whose English bulldog died in January has filed a lawsuit against Nestle Purina PetCare Co [NESNP.UL], alleging his dog and thousands of others have been sickened by pet food that contains harmful toxins.
Three men were charged on Wednesday with conspiring to support Islamic State, including two who planned to travel to Syria to fight on behalf of the radical group, U.S. authorities said.
Three students from Connecticut’s Wesleyan University were released on bail on Wednesday and ordered to return to court next month on charges linked to an incident in which a dozen students were hospitalized for overdosing on the party drug MDMA.
Even with a conviction, the “American Sniper” murder trial never answered the one question that still haunts the families of Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield.
More than 70 vehicles were involved in a major pileup on a snowy highway outside Bangor, Maine, on Wednesday, with at least 17 people injured, two seriously, state police said.
A woman set to become the first female prisoner executed by the state of Georgia in 70 years has had her death by injection delayed until Monday due to inclement weather, the governor’s office said.
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