Peshawar suicide bomber was a Pakistani Taliban disguised as a police officer, an official says

Peshawar suicide bomber was a Pakistani Taliban disguised as a police officer, an official says

Islamabad, Pakistan CNN — The suicide bomber who targeted a mosque in a police complex in Peshawar, killing more than 80 people, was a member of Pakistan’s Taliban disguised as a police officer, a senior official said Thursday. CCTV footage shows the suspected perpetrator arriving at a police checkpoint on Monday, asking an officer for … Read more

Mourners call Australian Cardinal Pell victim of injustice

Mourners call Australian Cardinal Pell victim of injustice

SYDNEY (AP) — Mourners at the funeral of Australia’s Cardinal George Pell in Sydney, who was once the oldest Catholic convict of sexual abuse, remembered him Thursday as a victim of a campaign to punish him regardless of his guilt. Meanwhile, a few hundred protesters shouted slogans from the street denouncing Pell, a staunch conservative … Read more

Man dies after brawl at high school basketball game

Man dies after brawl at high school basketball game

CNN — A 60-year-old man has died after a brawl that broke out Tuesday night in the city of Alburgh during a high school basketball game, the Vermont State Police (VST) said in a statement Wednesday. Russell Giroux was taken by ambulance to Northwestern Medical Center in St. Albans, where he was pronounced dead, VST … Read more

‘Dances With Wolves’ actor must appear in court in investigation into sexual abuse

‘Dances With Wolves’ actor must appear in court in investigation into sexual abuse

NORTH LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former “Dances With Wolves” actor facing at least five counts of allegedly sexually abusing Indigenous girls will appear in court for the first time on Thursday. The possible charges against Nathan Chasing Horse, 46, include sex trafficking and assault, according to court documents. Clark County prosecutors have not said … Read more

Records: ‘Dances with Wolves’ actor armed cult against police

Records: ‘Dances with Wolves’ actor armed cult against police

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nathan Chasing Horse trained his wives to use firearms and instructed them to “shoot out” with police officers if they ever tried to “break up their family,” according to data obtained by The Associated Press. Failing that, the ‘Dancing With Wolves’ actor told them to take ‘suicide pills’. The abuse, which … Read more

Pakistan mosque attack: Suspects arrested after killing more than 100 people

Peshawar suicide bomber was a Pakistani Taliban disguised as a police officer, an official says

CNN — Several suspects have been arrested in connection with Monday’s suicide bombing at a mosque in Pakistan’s northern city of Peshawar, which killed more than 100 people. More arrests will come after a major police investigation into the attack that left another 217 people injured, Peshawar police chief Mohammad Aijaz Khan said. Authorities are … Read more

German police arrest woman for allegedly murdering doppelgänger to fake her own death

German police arrest woman for allegedly murdering doppelgänger to fake her own death

CNN — German police have arrested a woman on suspicion of murdering a lookalike she sought online to fake her own death. The 23-year-old German-Iraqi woman is being held at a prison in Ingolstadt, southern Germany, in connection with the death of a 23-year-old Algerian woman, Ingolstadt police spokesman Andreas Aichele told CNN on Tuesday. … Read more

‘Dances With Wolves’ actor arrested in Nevada sex abuse case

‘Dances With Wolves’ actor arrested in Nevada sex abuse case

NORTH LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police Tuesday arrested a former “Dances With Wolves” actor and raided the home of an alleged cult leader accused of sexually assaulting young Native girls over a period of two decades, according to police data obtained by The Associated Press. Nathan Lee Chasing His Horse, who is named … Read more

Pakistan mosque bombing death toll rises to 100 | Crime news

Pakistan mosque bombing death toll rises to 100 |  Crime news

The death toll from the suicide attack on a mosque in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar has risen to 100, according to a medical official, as the South Asian country faces a growing security challenge from armed groups. “So far, 100 bodies have been taken to Lady Reading Hospital,” spokesman for the city’s largest … Read more

Chicago prosecutors drop R. Kelly’s sexual assault charges

Chicago prosecutors drop R. Kelly’s sexual assault charges

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago prosecutor said Monday she is dropping the sexual assault charge against singer R. Kelly following federal convictions in two courts to guarantee the disgraced R&B star will be incarcerated for decades. Cook County Attorney Kim Foxx announced the decision a day before a state hearing in which he was charged … Read more