• Whitey Bulger killed immediately after arriving in West Virginia prison
Whitey Bulger killed immediately after arriving in West Virginia prison

West Virginia News had confirmed through the president of Local 420 of the American Federation of Government Employees, Richard Heldreth, that a murder had taken place at the prison on the morning of October 30. Bulger had been moved from a Florida prison, and made a stop at an Oklahoma transfer facility earlier this week. He was sentenced almost ...

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  • USCCB Bishops: We stand with Jewish community
USCCB Bishops: We stand with Jewish community

He accepted a court-appointed defender. Robert Bowers, 46, who was wounded in a gunfight with police at the synagogue on Saturday, acknowledged the 29 charges against him, which could lead to his execution if found guilty. He expressed hatred of Jews during the rampage and later told police that "all these Jews need to die", authorities s...

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  • At least four dead in shooting at Pittsburgh synagogue
At least four dead in shooting at Pittsburgh synagogue

Hissrich said six people were wounded, including four police officers. The shooter, identified by CBS affiliate KDKA as 46-year-old Robert Bowers , told the paper that was he was running through the building, and heard loud, repeated gunfire that he said sounded like an automatic weapon.

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  • Ireland votes to abolish 'medieval' blasphemy law
Ireland votes to abolish 'medieval' blasphemy law

Following in second was Peter Casey with 23.1 percent of votes. "Based in Clonmel, I know there are a lot of challenges in terms of Traveller accommodation and within the Traveller community". "They're not. They're Irish and they're proud Irish people so that's not possible really". Following a referendum on Friday, 65 percent of voters agree...

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  • Can Saudi Arabia and Turkey team up to reveal Khashoggi killer?
Can Saudi Arabia and Turkey team up to reveal Khashoggi killer?

He said Turkey is in "intense" efforts to reveal all the names behind the incident, while adding that the "body of Khashoggi couldn't be reached yet". His Turkish fiancée Hatice Cengiz, who was waiting for Khashoggi outside the consulate, later raised an alarm after he failed to re-emerge from the consulate, leading to a chain of revelations that...

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  • Pittsburgh synagogue shooting: Suspect charged with murder
Pittsburgh synagogue shooting: Suspect charged with murder

Bowers's racism wasn't only directed at Jews, the Washington Post reports . In May, he wrote that he did "not vote for Trump nor own or ever even worn a maga hat". "It's incredible to have the turnout that we did", she said. He said in a tweet: "Events in Pittsburgh are far more devastating than originally thought".

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  • Angela Merkel ‘will step down as party leader’ after poor election showing
Angela Merkel ‘will step down as party leader’ after poor election showing

Potential successors include Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, General Secretary of the CDU; Jens Spahn , Health Minister; Armin Laschet, Prime Minister of North-Rhine-Westphalia; Julia Klöckner, Agriculture Minister; Daniel Günther, Prime Minister of Schleswig-Holstein and Friedrich Merz , former Merkel rival, now inactive.

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  • US mail bomb suspect in court as CNN reports fresh package
US mail bomb suspect in court as CNN reports fresh package

The charges include interstate transportation and illegal mailing of explosives, threatening a former president, making threatening interstate communications and assaulting federal officers. "Our screening process is working", Zucker told employees. Zucker said there was no imminent danger to the CNN Center. Sayoc was identified in part from a ...

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  • Student Critical After North Carolina High School Shooting
Student Critical After North Carolina High School Shooting

The suspected shooter was also not identified. Stason Tyrrell, students remained inside with the school on lockdown for about two hours after the shooting. Both the students involved in the incident attend Butler, officials said. Matthews is about 10 miles southeast of Charlotte. "We're incredibly sad, and we're sorry for this family", Wilcox s...

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  • Virginia sisters' bodies found bound in Hudson River
Virginia sisters' bodies found bound in Hudson River

Police said they're investigating the deaths, and that the city medical examiner's office will determine the causes. Two women found bound together whose bodies washed up on the shore off Manhattan's Upper West Side have been identified.

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  • Angela Merkel says she will step down as German Chancellor in 2021
Angela Merkel says she will step down as German Chancellor in 2021

A loss for Bouffier would make life more hard for Merkel, who has indicated that she plans to seek another two-year term as CDU leader at a congress in December. She also faces pressure from her Social Democrat (SPD) junior coalition partners, who have also bled support in Hesse and are under pressure to rethink their alliance with Merkel.

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  • Prosecutors Want the Death Penalty for Synagogue Shooter
Prosecutors Want the Death Penalty for Synagogue Shooter

Among those gathered with Goldstein were pastors and priests from area churches, Rabbi Moshe Lazaros of Lakeland's Chabad Jewish Center, U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross, R-Lakeland, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd and Lakeland City Commissioner Scott Franklin, representing Mayor Bill Mutz.

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  • US Praises Saudi Decision on Slain Writer's Son
US Praises Saudi Decision on Slain Writer's Son

Saudi Arabia's chief prosecutor will arrive in Turkey on Sunday as part of the investigation and will meet with Turkish counterparts, according to Erdogan. "Unfortunately, there has been this hysteria in the media about Saudi Arabia's guilt before the investigation is completed", he said. In his speech, Erdogan indicated that more evidence w...

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  • Japan, India Leaders Build Ties Amid Trade, Security Worries
Japan, India Leaders Build Ties Amid Trade, Security Worries

And although India is hardly a central player on the issue, Japan's Foreign Ministry released a statement that has become nearly de rigeur whenever Abe meets global leaders, stating that the two agreed to cooperate on North Korean denuclearization.

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  • Bolsonaro's Lead Falls as Brazil Turns to Haddad
Bolsonaro's Lead Falls as Brazil Turns to Haddad

Jubilant supporters descended on the streets outside the former army captain's home in Rio de Janeiro, letting off fireworks and waving Brazilian flags. But after the results came in, he told supporters he would be a "defender of democracy" and uphold the constitution. But an even larger portion of voters reject Haddad and the tarnished legacy ...

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  • TROPICS: Tropical Storm Oscar Expected to Become Hurricane
TROPICS: Tropical Storm Oscar Expected to Become Hurricane

Oscar became a named system late Friday evening as a subtropical storm. Hurricane Oscar has gained strength in the Atlantic Ocean and should get even stronger, forecasters said Monday. The tropical depression that would eventually become Hurricane Kate formed southeast of the Bahamas on November 8th. The storm made landfall along the Florida Pa...

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  • Moscow wants United Nations resolution to preserve nuclear arms treaty
Moscow wants United Nations resolution to preserve nuclear arms treaty

Russian president Vladimir Putin would not hesitate to order an airstrike if the USA deployed nuclear-tipped missiles to European military bases, according to Buzhinskiy, who served with the Russian General Staff. Reagan and Gorbachev thought they had broken this fateful, then forty-year cycle, in 1987, by undertaking mutual military build-downs ...

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  • Voting starts in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar amid tight security
Voting starts in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar amid tight security

With vote counting under way, the IEC is scheduled to release preliminary results on November 10. "People should vote to those candidates who will work for the country", said Mohammad Wali, a Kandahar resident. At least two people were killed and seven more wounded in a suicide attack outside the Independent Election Commission (IEC) offices ...

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  • Angela Merkel won't seek re-election as CDU party leader - German media
Angela Merkel won't seek re-election as CDU party leader - German media

BERLIN-Germany's governing parties lost significant support in a state election Sunday that was marked by discontent with infighting in Chancellor Angela Merkel's national government and prompted calls for her administration to get its act together quickly.

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  • Jewish Doctor Asked Synagogue Gunman: How Are You Feeling?
Jewish Doctor Asked Synagogue Gunman: How Are You Feeling?

The Saturday morning rituals were still under way at a synagogue in quiet Squirrel Hill when the shots rang out. Earlier in the day Sunday, members of a Jewish group targeted by the shooter on social media said violence will not deter their mission.

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