U.S. marine accused of drunk driving after Japanese man dies in crash

U.S. marine accused of drunk driving after Japanese man dies in crash

A Japanese man was killed in a truck collision involving a 21-year-old U.S. marine who was well over the legal alcohol limit for driving, police said of a case that was likely to stoke resentment over the U.S. military presence on the southern island of Okinawa. In response to the Sunday's fatal accident, U.S. forces in Japan banned, until further notice, all personnel in the country from drinking of alcohol. "The Defence and Foreign Ministries … [Read more...]

Kenya's Supreme Court upholds Kenyatta's presidential win

By Maggie Fick and Duncan Miriri NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday unanimously upheld the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta in last month's repeat presidential vote, paving the way for him to be sworn in next week. Chief Justice David Maraga said all six judges dismissed the two legal challenges to the vote. The opposition coalition NASA insisted the government was illegitimate. … [Read more...]

Charles Manson: Who was the infamous cult leader and what did he do?

Charles Manson, the cult leader who orchestrated a string of gruesome murders by his "family" of young followers in Los Angeles during the summer of 1969 has died aged 83. Manson died of natural causes at a Kern County hospital according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Born Charles Milles Maddox on 12 November, 1934, in Cincinnati to a 16-year-old girl, Manson spent much of his youth shuttled between relatives … [Read more...]

10 Things That Good Houseguests Never Ever Do

It’s houseguest season, with friends and relatives gathering for varying lengths of time under one roof. … [Read more...]

Mugabe's end game: How the president could leave power

Mugabe's end game: How the president could leave power

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has defied expectations by not resigning, but the 93-year-old veteran leader could now face an impeachment process initiated by his own party. Following the army's seizure of power last week, the ruling ZANU-PF party sacked him as its leader over the weekend and the influential veterans' association has called for further mass demonstrations. Resignation would be the fastest, simplest and least risky way for … [Read more...]

Aung San Suu Kyi Blames Illegal Immigration for the 'Spread of Terrorism'

Though military violence in Myanmar has sent more than half a million Rohingya Muslims fleeing … [Read more...]

Anti-LGBTQ politician 'looked for gay meet-ups on Craigslist'

The anti-LGBTQ politician from Ohio who resigned after being outed as a gay man reportedly looked for sex on Craigslist. Wes Goodman was known for pushing anti-LGBT legislation and described himself as a Christian conservative with family values. As reported by Cleveland.com, the married politician sent sexually suggestive messages to conservative colleagues he met on Capitol Hill. … [Read more...]

Diana Ross' Grandson Stole The Show During Her AMAs Performance

Another star was born Sunday night when Diana Ross turned her American Music Awards performance into a family affair. … [Read more...]

Kenyan capital on edge as Supreme Court ruling looms

After days of violence and riots in Nairobi, Kenya's Supreme Court is to rule Monday on cases seeking to void the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta in last month's repeat vote. Police said on Sunday at least four people were killed overnight in a Nairobi slum that is a stronghold of opposition leader Raila Odinga. The court, created by a 2010 constitution that followed a violent political crisis three years earlier, made history on the … [Read more...]

Twenty Chinese Uighurs use blankets to escape Thai cell

Twenty ethnic Uighur Muslims from China broke out of a detention center near the Thai-Malaysia border, Thai officials said on Monday, after digging holes in the wall and using blankets as ladders. The 20 were part of the last remaining group of more than 200 Uighurs who were detained in 2014. Members of the group identified themselves as Turkish citizens and asked to be sent to Turkey but more than 100 were forcibly returned to China in July … [Read more...]

A Texas Border Patrol Agent Was Fatally Injured. President Trump Renewed the Call for a Wall

The exact cause of the injuries has not been disclosed … [Read more...]

Charles Manson: What happened when a journalist asked notorious serial killer to describe himself in one sentence

Twenty years after orchestrating the gruesome murders of pregnant actress Sharon Tate and six others in Los Angeles during the summer of 1969, Charles Manson was asked to describe who he was in one sentence. After taking a pause for dramatic effect, he continued: "I'm nobody. Manson, whose name became synonymous with violence and madness, died on Sunday of natural causes at the age of 83. … [Read more...]

Germany in crisis as coalition talks collapse

Germany in crisis as coalition talks collapse

Chancellor Angela Merkel was left battling for political survival Monday after high-stakes talks to form a new government collapsed, plunging Germany into a crisis that could trigger fresh elections. Europe's biggest economy now faces weeks, if not months of paralysis with a lame-duck government that is unlikely to take bold policy action. Merkel had been forced to seek an alliance with an unlikely group of parties after the ballot left her … [Read more...]

Charles Manson, the Notorious Cult Leader and Mastermind Behind Several Murders, Has Died

Charles Manson, a cult leader whose crimes loom large in the American psyche, died in the early hours of Monday, the Associated Press confirmed. He was 83. … [Read more...]