Man arrested following discovery of five bodies in Tennessee

A suspect in the murders of five people in rural Tennessee was shot and captured by police on Saturday, ending an hours-long manhunt triggered by the discovery of the bodies in two separate homes. Michael Cummins, 25, was in custody after suffering non-life-threatening injuries, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said in a statement. The search… Read More Man arrested following discovery of five bodies in Tennessee

Former U.S. Senator Richard Lugar dies at 87

Centrist Republican Richard Lugar, a soft-spoken foreign policy powerhouse who championed nuclear nonproliferation during 36 years in the U.S. Senate, died on Sunday at age 87. The Lugar Center, a Washington-based nonprofit, said in statement that he died peacefully at the Inova Fairfax Heart and Vascular Institute in Virginia due to complications from CIDP, a… Read More Former U.S. Senator Richard Lugar dies at 87

Sri Lankan police raid headquarters of Islamist group National Thawheedh Jamaath

Sri Lankan police raided the headquarters of a hardline Islamist group founded by the suspected ringleader behind the Easter suicide bombings of churches and hotels, a witness said, as Sunday mass was canceled due to fears of further attacks. Armed police in the town of Kattankudy searched the headquarters of the National Thawheedh Jamaath (NTJ)… Read More Sri Lankan police raid headquarters of Islamist group National Thawheedh Jamaath

Cyprus police recover remains of another victim in serial murder investigations

Police in Cyprus found human remains on Sunday in an ongoing investigation into a suspected serial killer thought to have gone on a killing spree that claimed seven victims and went undetected for almost three years. Police say the suspect, a career officer in the Cypriot army, has confessed to killing five adult women and… Read More Cyprus police recover remains of another victim in serial murder investigations

Four dead, three injured as giant construction crane collapses in Seattle

A giant construction crane operating at the site of a future Google campus collapsed from the roof of a building and toppled across a Seattle intersection on Saturday, killing four people and injuring three others, authorities and local media said. The crane collapse occurred in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood shortly after 3:30 p.m. local… Read More Four dead, three injured as giant construction crane collapses in Seattle