Teens beat elderly woman with her own cane during mugging: cops

A group of teens clobbered an elderly woman with her own cane as they robbed her of a cellphone in Queens, cops said Thursday. The teens, believed to be a mix of males and females, walked up to the 67-year-old woman on 169th Street, near Highland Avenue, in Jamaica around 8 p.m. Aug. 4, according […]

Merkel meets Palestinians’ Abbas for talks in Berlin

Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that Germany continues to believe a two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians is the only way for both peoples “to live in peace and security.” Merkel stressed her support for a two-state solution ahead of talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the Chancellery in Berlin. “We appreciate Chancellor Merkel’s […]

Virginia man gets 5 years in prison for dog burned alive

A Virginia man will serve five years in prison without parole for the death of a pit bull that was tied to a fence, covered in accelerant and set on fire. Richmond police announced Wednesday that the sentence was part of 20-year-old Jyahshua A. Hill’s plea agreement. The dog was found at a park in […]

Lawyer: Slain immigrant likely didn’t understand police

A Chinese immigrant fatally shot by a Southern California police officer as he hid behind a door during a raid on a marijuana growing operation didn’t speak English and likely didn’t understand he was being told to show his hands, lawyers for the man’s family said Wednesday in alleging the officer had no reason to […]

Hurricane Dorian hits US Virgin Islands

San Juan: Dorian became a Category 1 hurricane on Wednesday as it struck the US Virgin Islands, with forecasters saying it could grow to Category 3 status as it nears the US mainland as early as the weekend. Dorian, a Category 1 hurricane, crossing over the US and British Virgin Islands. Credit:NOAA The British Virgin […]

Schoolboy who took up magnet fishing reels in a huge haul of weapons

Schoolboy, 13, who took up magnet fishing to keep him off the streets reels in a huge haul of weapons including guns, grenades and knives from Britain’s murky waterways Geoge Tindale, 13, has reeled in huge arsenal of weapons while magnet fishing The schoolboy uncovered unexploded grenades, pistols, handguns & machete He took up hobby […]

Woman driver forced to abandon her car and SWIM to safety in Mallorca

Woman driver is forced to abandon her car and SWIM to safety after getting caught in freak rainstorms that have hit Mallorca and Ibiza Woman had to swim against fierce tide of water on the flooded street in Mallorca  Freak rainstorm completely flooded the street at the Cala d’Or resort in Santanyí Torrential rain and […]