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March 2017

ISIS kills fleeing jihadi man’s baby

Australia’s Attorney-General George Brandis said the government condemns “any parent who takes their family to the conflict zone.” ISIS fighters (YouTube) As a result, Australia is trying to enact laws forbidding jihadis from returning home — particularly those with dual citizenship. “The government has consistently said going to the conflict …

Missing teen spotted with teacher in Oklahoma, cops say

Change text size for the story Tennessee teen who disappeared with 50-year-old teacher exchanged ‘romantic’ messages Related Stories Print this story Police have issued an Amber alert for Thomas and say they have warrants charging Cummins with sexual contact with a minor and aggravated kidnapping. Report an error The two …

Three planes have near-misses with drones at Heathrow

“At 10,000 feet!” “Was that a drone?” the pilots exclaimed. It was one of three near-misses involving planes near Heathrow in the February report. In the other two cases, the board said it was either good luck or divine providence that had spared a serious accident. The pilot said there …

Jeweler locks would-be diamond robber in vault

He told police she wasn’t carrying any tools to inspect the jewels and she insisted on wrapping the items in packing material she brought to the store. Vladislav “Bobby” Yampolsky told police he sensed something wrong when Milanovic tried to buy 11 stones worth $6.7 million in a deal that …

Mayhem in Chicago: Mom watches two sons shot dead

A Chicago mother watched in horror Thursday afternoon as her two sons were gunned down at a South Shore restaurant. "I was standing right here in the window, they killed ’em right in front of me." Calvin was discovered in a home. Earlier, about a mile from the restaurant, the …

Drexel professor George Ciccariello-Maher ‘trying not to vomit’ after passenger gave up first-class seat to soldier

Ciccariello-Maher told the New York Daily News that his tweet was “misrepresented” by “right-wing media.” Change text size for the story A high volume of social media users have since deemed Ciccariello-Maher’s tweet to be anti-military. troops need real support. They don’t need symbolic gestures.” “I think it’s really irresponsible …

Kim Jong Nam’s body returned to North Korea

Print this story It has denied any role in the killing and denounced the investigation as flawed and politically motivated. North Korea does not even acknowledge the victim is Kim Jong Nam, referring to him instead as Kim Chol, the name on the passport he was carrying when he died. …