David Koresh — high school dropout, rock musician, polygamist preacher — built his church on a simple message: “If the Bible is true, then I’m Christ.” It was enough to draw more than a hundred people to join him at an armed fortress near Waco, Texas, to await the end of the world. The same message tempted Koresh to entertain a vision of martyrdom for himself.
Investigators don’t know if the massive fire at a fuel storage facility near San Juan was deliberately started or was an accident, the agent in charge of the FBI’s San Juan office said Monday. Agents from the FBI and the U.S.
A security guard at New Jersey’s Newark Liberty International Airport is under arrest for allegedly making threatening remarks about President Obama, a spokesman for the U.S. Secret Service said Wednesday.
A former Brazilian state legislator and TV host who authorities allege also was a drug dealer who ordered rivals killed has surrendered to police after being missing for four days, the government said Friday.
A former Brazilian state legislator and TV host who allegedly dealt drugs and ordered rivals killed, is missing and considered a criminal fugitive, state police in Brazil said Wednesday. Wallace Souza was expelled from the state congress last week, stripping him of his legislative immunity from prosecution and opening the way for authorities to charge him with several crimes, the Amazonas State Legislative Assembly said on its Web site