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US Border agent arrested for killing 4 ladies in Texas

US Border agent arrested for killing 4 ladies in Texas

A ‘serial killer’ Border Patrol agent in Texas has been arrested on suspicion of murdering four women and allegedly abducting a fifth, authorities confirmed on Saturday. The Customs and Border Patrol agent, named by Webb County Sheriff Martin Cueller as Juan David Ortiz, 35, was arrested after a woman he allegedly kidnapped escaped and called

Paul Manafort pleaded guilty to conspiracy against the US

Paul Manafort pleaded guilty to conspiracy against the US

Paul Manafort pleaded guilty on Friday to two counts of conspiracy against the United States, telling a court he will cooperate with Robert Mueller’s investigation and agreeing to meet with the special counsel team without an attorney The stunning development that Manafort will assist prosecutors who went after him on a raft of money laundering

Tearful moment reporter live talk about her daughter’s death from drug overdose

Tearful moment reporter live talk about her daughter's death from drug overdose

Journalist Angela Kennecke made the brave decision to report on the death of her daughter in the hopes it would help save someone else’s life. It’s common for someone working in the media industry to have to report on a tragic death. It’s not so common for it to be the death of their own

9/11 is worst day in US History

911 is worst day in US History

Americans are commemorating 9/11 with sombre tributes, volunteer projects and a new monument to victims, after a year when two attacks demonstrated the enduring threat of terrorism in the nation’s biggest city. Thousands of 9/11 victims’ relatives, survivors, rescuers and others are expected at Tuesday’s anniversary ceremony at the World Trade Center, while U.S. President Donald Trump

Dallas County District Attorney says fully investigate cop who shot Botham Jean

Dallas County District Attorney says fully investigate cop who shot Botham Jean

The Dallas County District Attorney’s Office is conducting its own investigation into the shooting death of Botham Jean and plans to present its findings to a grand jury. Officer Amber Guyger shot and killed Jean on Thursday night after, she said, she mistook his apartment for her own. The Dallas Police Department ceded the investigation to

5 sisters sexually harassed by Catholic priest in Pennsylvania

5 sisters sexually harassed by Catholic priest in Pennsylvania

Five sisters were sexually abused by the same child predator Catholic priest when one of them was just 18-months-old. The Fortney sisters said Father Augustine Giella was such a trusted family friend that he was like a grandfather figure, showering them with gifts. But there was a sinister side to the pastor that went unnoticed by their

Dallas officer faces manslaughter charges after shoot black man in his home

Dallas officer faces manslaughter charges after shoot black man in his home

A white Dallas police officer is facing manslaughter charges for shooting dead a black man in his home after she entered his apartment thinking it was her own. The unnamed female officer was off duty and returning home from work Thursday night when she entered 26-year-old Botham Shem Jean’s apartment. Dallas authorities say the uniformed officer was

Jury selection begins in Chicago officer Jason Van Dyke’s case

Jury selection begins in Chicago officer Jason Van Dyke's case

Jury selection began Wednesday in the murder trial of a Chicago police officer charged in the controversial shooting death of Laquan McDonald, a high-profile incident that impacted the national debate on policing while also causing an enormous ripple effect on the political landscape in one of America’s biggest cities. It’s been nearly four years since the

Dad of murdered Mollie Tibbetts slams Donald Trump for ‘politicising’ daughter’s murder

Dad of murdered Mollie Tibbetts slams Donald Trump for ‘politicising’ daughter’s murder

THE father of murdered college student Mollie Tibbetts has slammed US President Donald Trump for “politicising” her death. Rob Tibbetts “implored” politicians to stop using his daughter’s death to “advance views she believed were profoundly racist”. While in Ohio last week Trump blamed Democratic policies for the 20-year-old’s death calling it a “disgrace”. He said: “Democrat immigration polices are

Brown bear scratch his itch against tree in Canada

Brown bear just can't stop 'twerking' to scratch his itch against a tree

This is the adorable moment a brown bear can’t stop ‘twerking’ to scratch its itch against a tree. The footage, captured by Andy Williams, shows the bear stand on its hind legs as it drags its back up and down the tree. It then falls onto its hands and knees, rubbing its rear end on

Girl 12 and boy 16 killed themselves after playing Momo game

Girl 12 and boy 16 killed themselves after playing Momo game

A 12-year-old girl and 16-year-old boy in Colombia are said to have killed themselves after playing the a suicide challenge game on WhatsApp. The tragic deaths happened within the space of just 48 hours in the municipality of Barbosa, in the north west Colombian area of Santander. The game involves adding a phone number said

13 injured, 4 missing after 2 boats collide on Colorado River

13 injured, 4 missing after 2 boats collide on Colorado River

At least four people are missing and 13 are injured after two private boats collided on the Colorado River in southeast California on Saturday night. One person was airlifted to University Medical Center of Southern Nevada with life-threatening injuries, the San Bernardino County Fire Department said. Six were treated for moderate injuries and six were

MS-13 gang member arrested after he is raped 11 year old teenager

MS-13 gang member arrested after he is raped 11 year old teenager

A man believed to be a member of the MS-13 gang allegedly broke into the room of an 11-year-old girl and raped her in her Brooklyn bed, according to local police. Julio Cesar Ayala, 18, was detained by the NYPD on Saturday and charged with sexually motivated burglary and first-degree rape. On Wednesday at 11.30pm,

The Village Voice It’s officially close

The Village Voice It's officially close

After operating for more than 60 years, the Village Voice is shutting down. The owner of the groundbreaking New York City publication, Peter Barbey, gave staff the news on Friday. “Today is kind of a sucky day,” he said, according to audio obtained by Gothamist. “We’re going to stop publishing Voice’s material online.” The decision to close shop

California man arrested for threatening shoot The Boston Globe journalists

California man arrested for threatening shoot The Boston Globe journalists

A California man is facing federal charges for allegedly threatening to shoot Boston Globe employees, whom he called “the enemy of the people,” after the Globe’s editorial board launched a national newspaper campaign in support of the free press and the First Amendment. Robert Darrell Chain, 68, of Encino, California, was arrested by an FBI SWAT team Thursday without incident at