October 29, 2019

Arrests made in fatal shooting of US lawyer acting as attorney general in Micronesia

Marilyn Nieves/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Authorities have arrested suspects in the death of an American lawyer who was fatally shot on the Pacific island nation of Micronesia earlier this month after returning home from a routine jog, officials said Monday. Wisconsin native Rachelle Bergeron was shot and killed on Oct. 14 outside of her home on the island of Yap, where she served as acting attorney general, island officials said. Bergeron's husband, who was inside when the shooting occurred, call..
October 28, 2019

Why ISIS leader and founder Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s remains were buried at sea

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead(WASHINGTON) -- The remains of ISIS leader and founder Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi were disposed at sea after he died during the U.S. military raid that targeted his compound in northwest Syria over the weekend, federal a U.S. official confirmed Monday. U.S. officials would not reveal details about which U.S. Navy ship was used for the burial or in which body of water it took place, but they told ABC News that the procedure was similar to the one used to ..
October 28, 2019

Man dies after becoming stuck on top of 290-foot tall smokestack

BrianAJackson/iStock(CUMBRIA, England) -- A man who was dangling from the top of a 290 foot smoke stack for more than six hours, apparently suspended only by his pants, before he was rescued by emergency responders, has since died as a result of the incident, officials said. The man was first spotted in the early hours of Monday morning hanging from the Dixon Chimney in Cumbria, in the north of England. He was reported to have become stuck just after 2:20 a.m., according to police. He was resc..
October 28, 2019

2 injured in French mosque attack, suspect in custody

Inimma-IS/iStock(PARIS) -- An 84-year-old man was arrested Monday by French police for attempting to burn the door of the mosque in the town of Bayonne and shooting two witnesses. According to authorities, the suspect set a vehicle on fire while leaving the site and was later arrested by the police at his home in the Landes region. The suspected shooter, Claude Sinke, who had military training, was a candidate in Landes for France’s far right party, the National Rally, in 2015. He reportedly ..