The suspect in last week’s deadly shooting rampage at a crowded Colorado movie theater booby trapped his apartment with more than 30 homemade grenades and 10 gallons of gasoline, a law enforcement official briefed the news media. The sophisticated set up at the sparsely furnished Aurora home of James E. Holmes was meant to […]
At least 3 men accused of making threats during or after watching the new Batman movie have been arrested in separate incidents, underscoring moviegoers’ anxieties and heightened security in the wake of a deadly mass shooting at a Colorado theater showing the film. Timothy Courtois of Biddeford, Maine A New England man was arrested after telling authorities that he was on […]
The family of suspected gunman James Holmes said they will not abandon their son, James E. Holmes the Ph.D student accused of entering a movie theater last Friday and opening fire upon the unsuspecting audience. When questioned if they stand by Holmes, lawyer and family spokeswoman Lisa Damiani said at a press conference today, “Yes they do. He’s their son” Damiani also added […]
James Holmes, the man accused of opening fire Friday in a packed movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, made his first court appearance Monday, giving the public its first look at the 24-year-old former doctoral candidate since his arrest. With his hair dyed various shades of red, looking downward, then straight ahead, he sat without […]
The following is a PENN STATE report which implicates four powerful men who failed to protect kids as written by Roxanne Jones for the Associated Press. To make a quick summary: She says they worried about money, fame, glory, turned blind eye to childrens’ victimization, and that Paterno was as guilty like rest; the entire Second […]
Human Rights Watch has released a report on Syria’s state policy of torture, which includes testimony from former prisoners and security officers, while also revealing that among the victims are women, senior citizens and children. However, Syria’s government routinely denies all allegations of any such abuse. “Basat al reeh.” “Dulab.” “Falaqa.” They are Arabic names for torture […]
Everybody, it seemed, had heard the stories, and could relay the same horrific details about Syrian soldiers allegedly raping women and girls with cruel impunity. There were ugly accounts, told by many refugees from the northern Syrian town of Jisr al-Shughour, some of whom had crossed into nearby Turkey, and by others who remained in a strip of Syrian territory hugging the Turkish border
In Africa, drought continues for the sixth consecutive year, adding terribly to the toll of famine victims. During 1972 record rains in parts of the U.S., Pakistan and Japan caused some of the worst flooding in centuries.
When hundreds of thousands of Catholics gather in Rome Sunday for the beatification of Pope John Paul II, not everyone will be celebrating.
The image of seven corpses of young men and women who had been tortured, murdered and dumped in a car was depressingly familiar in drug war torn Mexico. But unlike thousands of other killings, one victim of last week’s multiple homicide in the spa town Cuernavaca had a well-known father and his grief gained national attention.