Pakistan mosque bombing death toll rises to 100 | Crime news

Pakistan mosque bombing death toll rises to 100 |  Crime news

The death toll from a suicide attack on a mosque in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar has risen to 100, a medical official says, as the South Asian country faces a growing security challenge from armed groups. “So far, 100 bodies have been taken to Lady Reading Hospital,” spokesman for the city’s largest medical … Read more

Chicago prosecutors drop R. Kelly’s sexual assault charges

Chicago prosecutors drop R. Kelly’s sexual assault charges

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago prosecutor said Monday she is dropping the sexual assault charge against singer R. Kelly following federal convictions in two courts to guarantee the disgraced R&B star will be incarcerated for decades. Cook County Attorney Kim Foxx announced the decision a day before a state hearing in which he was charged … Read more

Chicago prosecutors drop R. Kelly’s sexual assault charges

Chicago prosecutors drop R. Kelly’s sexual assault charges

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago prosecutor said Monday she is dropping the sexual assault charge against singer R. Kelly following federal convictions in two courts to guarantee the disgraced R&B star will be incarcerated for decades. Cook County Attorney Kim Foxx announced the decision a day before a state hearing in which he was charged … Read more

At least seven people have been killed in an attack on the synagogue in Jerusalem, Israeli police say

At least seven people have been killed in an attack on the synagogue in Jerusalem, Israeli police say

CNN — Israeli police say at least seven people were killed and three injured in a shooting near a synagogue in Jerusalem on Friday amid high tensions in Israel and the Palestinian territories. Friday’s gunman was also later killed by police, according to police, in what police chief Yaakov Shabtai described as “one of the … Read more

Some auto insurers refuse to cover some Hyundai and Kia models

Some auto insurers refuse to cover some Hyundai and Kia models

CNN — Progressive and State Farm, two of America’s largest auto insurers, are refusing to underwrite policies in certain cities for some older Hyundai and Kia models that the companies say are too easy to steal. Several reports say the companies have stopped offering insurance for these vehicles in cities like Denver, Colorado and St. … Read more

Vinícius Jr.: Image of black football star hanged from bridge in Madrid

Vinícius Jr.: Image of black football star hanged from bridge in Madrid

CNN — Vinicius Jr. scored against Atletico Madrid on Thursday in Real Madrid’s 3-1 Copa del Rey quarter-final win after an effigy of the star was hung from a bridge in Madrid ahead of the game. Alvaro Morato put Atlético ahead, but Rodrygo’s equalizer secured extra time in the quarter-final. Atletico went down to 10 … Read more