Video: Los Angeles police fatally shoot homeless man
Police fatally shot a homeless man during a “brutal” videotaped struggle in which a rookie officer cried out that the man had hold of his gun...
Mexico captures Knights Templar drug cartel leader ‘La Tuta’
Mexican federal police captured Knights Templar drug cartel leader Servando Gomez on Friday, taking down one of the country’s most wanted fugitives...
Mexico’s ‘I’m tired now’ attorney general steps down
Mexico’s much-maligned attorney general, who has faced public anger over the investigation into the presumed slaughter of 43 students, stepped down...
6 women accuse hot yoga founder of sex assaults, groping
A yoga guru who founded a rigorous routine of exercises practiced in steamy rooms around the world is facing lawsuits by six women who claim he sexually...
Argentina judge dismisses bombing cover-up case against President
An Argentine judge dismissed charges that President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner tried to shield Iranian officials from prosecution over the 1994 bombing...
Death on a huge scale: Millions of fish found in Rio 2016 sailing venue
Thousands of dead fish have been found floating in the sailing venue for next year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The carcasses of twaite shad -...
Eddie Ray Routh Found Guilty in ‘American Sniper’ Murder Trial
A Texas jury has found Eddie Ray Routh guilty of murder in the killings of “American Sniper” Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield.
Argentine spy at centre of Nisman case accused of smuggling
The plot surrounding the conspiracy-ridden death of Argentinian prosecutor Alberto Nisman thickens as Antonio Stiuso, the Argentine spy at the centre of...
Argentine spy at center of Nisman case accused of smuggling
Antonio Stiuso, the Argentine spy at the center of a scandal over last month’s death of state prosecutor Alberto Nisman, was accused on Tuesday of...
David vs Goliath: Peruvian peasant takes on mining giant
An illiterate peasant farmer from Yanacocha in Peru is making waves as the face of resistance against US mining giant Newmont and its plans to expand South...
Four police die in 24 hours as favelas clean-up gathers pace ahead of Olympics
Four Brazilian police officers have been killed in a 24-hour period as security forces battle to wrestle back control of the city’s crime-ridden...
U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan ‘under review’, says new defence chief
Washington is reviewing a plan to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan by 2016 to ensure that “progress sticks” after more than a decade of...
Arrest of Caracas mayor sign of broader Venezuela crackdown
Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro poured into the streets Friday to condemn the surprise arrest of Caracas’ mayor for allegedly participating...
Venezuela arrests Caracas opposition mayor over ‘coup’
Police in camouflaged uniforms smashed into the office of Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma on Thursday and carried the opposition leader away in a move heightening...
In the heart of cowboy country, a same-sex marriage license
A Texas county judge issued a marriage license to a same-sex couple on Thursday, the first legal certification for a gay couple in the state since its...
Lance Armstrong admits careless driving after girlfriend took the blame
Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has pleaded guilty to careless driving after first allowing his girlfriend to take the blame for a crash. The offence...
Unprecedented sea lion strandings in California linked to warmer Pacific
The strandings of a record number of sea lion pups along the California coast this year are linked to a puzzling weather pattern that has warmed their...
Haiti in mourning, cancels carnival after accident kills dozens
Haiti was plunged into mourning and Carnival festivities were cancelled Tuesday after at least 16 people died when a high-voltage cable hit a parade float...
A tough line of work: Low pay and dangers for Venezuelan bodyguards
With the country’s oil-based economy crumbling, and the gap between the wealthy and poor widening, the demand for bodyguards is climbing.
Latest in ‘biblical’ string of snowstorms slams New England
Another weekend, another major snowstorm: The latest system to sweep the Northeast brought another foot to Boston - on top of 6 feet that has fallen over...
New details on dark life of would-be Valentine’s Day shooter, James Gamble
The 19-year-old found dead in connection with a planned mass shootings in Halifax, James Gamble, left behind a blog filled with disturbing and dark images...
Overloaded bus ‘split in half’ by fatal collision with freight train in Mexico
At least 16 people were killed and 30 were injured when a freight train slammed into a packed passenger bus in northeastern Mexico on Friday, authorities...
In spite of scandal, case against Argentine president moves forward
The prosecutor who inherited a high-profile case against Argentine President Cristina Fernandez on Friday reaffirmed the accusations, formally renewing...
Thousands mourn murdered Muslim students as Turkish PM slams Obama
Thousands of people have paid their respects at the funeral of three young Muslims allegedly killed by a neighbor who was angry over parking spots. North...
Man sentenced to 70 years in German exchange student’s death
A homeowner in the U.S. state of Montana was sentenced Thursday to 70 years in prison, with no parole for at least 20 years, in the shotgun killing of...
Dead infant’s mom says 11-year-old suspect wanted sleepover
The mother of a 2-month-old infant who was allegedly beaten to death by a friend’s daughter has said that it was the 11-year-old girl who asked that...
Disgraced NBC anchorman Brian William suspended for 6 months
NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams has been suspended for six months without pay following revelations that he exaggerated tales from an Iraq War mission...
Argentina probes mystery DNA at dead prosecutor’s home
Argentine forensic experts began work Tuesday to trace the source of unidentified DNA found at the home of a prosecutor who died mysteriously while investigating...
Plane carrying Chile soccer stars found in mountains, 50 years on
Climbers in Chile’s Andes have found the wreckage of a missing plane that disappeared more than half a century ago with a team of soccer stars on...
Guatemala shuts airport as Volcano of Fire erupts, spewing ash and rock
Guatemala’s Volcán de Fuego (Volcano of Fire) belched black ash into the sky on Saturday, causing the government to evacuate 100 nearby residents...