November 11, 2019

Kremlin remarks on Russian scholar charged with murder, after woman’s body parts found

TomasSereda/iStock(MOSCOW) — A prominent Russian Napoleon scholar has confessed to murdering and dismembering his young lover and former student after he was found in a canal in St. Petersburg with a rucksack containing her severed arms. Oleg Sokolov, a 63-year-old professor at St. Petersburg State University’s history department, was arrested after he was pulled from the freezing waters of the city’s Moika canal on Saturday. Rescuers discovered the arms along with a pistol in his bag, Russia’s ..
November 11, 2019

Teen survivor recalls details of ambush in Mexico that killed nine

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A 13-year-old boy hailed as a hero in the wake of last week's deadly ambush in Mexico is speaking out for the first time about the horrors he witnessed that day. Devin Langford said the last thing his mother said to him before she was fatally shot was "get down right now." "She was trying to pray to the lord, and she was trying to start the car up to get out of there," Devin said in an interview Monday on ABC News' Good Morning America. His mother, Dawna Langford..
November 11, 2019

Myanmar being sued by 57 countries over reported genocide of Rohingya

yorkfoto/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Fifty-seven nations are suing Myanmar at the International Court of Justice, alleging in a historic lawsuit that the government has conducted genocide against its Rohingya minority. The suit comes just weeks after the United Nations warned that the violent campaign against the Rohingya is continuing in northwest Myanmar, and its special envoy called for the U.N. Security Council to refer Myanmar's senior officials to the International Criminal Court, a separate ..
November 11, 2019

World War II submarine found off coast of Japan, ending 75-year mystery

Courtesy Lost52 Project(NEW YORK) -- A team of ocean explorers discovered the likely resting place of 80 U.S. sailors presumed dead when one of the most successful American submarines of World War II sank after leaving Pearl Harbor more than 75 years ago. Private explorers found the USS Grayback about 1,400 feet below the ocean surface, off the coast of Japan, ending a decades-old mystery and bringing closure to relatives of those who went down with the ship. Gloria Hurney, who lost her uncle R..