Dutch police arrest 7 men suspected of plotting major attack

Europe 09/27/18, 14:02

Seven men were arrested Thursday in the Netherlands on suspicion of plotting a large-scale extremist attack that Dutch prosecutors said they think was foiled following a months-long investigation.The national prosecutor's office said in a statement that heavily armed police arrested the men in the towns of Arnhem, about 100 kilometers ...

Man arrested for chasing after plane at Dublin Airport

Europe 09/27/18, 06:04

An Irish man who missed his flight at Dublin Airport was arrested Thursday for running after the plane on the tarmac in a bid to flag it down.Witnesses said a man in his 20s broke through an airport door and ran toward the Ryanair plane, which was about to take ...

Officials: Suspects in Slovak slain journalist case arrested

Europe 09/27/18, 02:36

Police in Slovakia have arrested suspects in the slayings of an investigative journalist and his fiancee, a case that brought down the Slovak government, officials said Thursday.Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini said on Facebook that he was happy to receive news "that police arrested the suspects in the murder of two ...

Owner of Texas 3D gun company resigns after arrest

Texas 09/25/18, 12:39

An activist who garnered national attention for running a Texas company that sells blueprints for making untraceable 3D-printed guns has resigned from the firm he founded after being arrested on charges of having sex with an underage girl.Cody Wilson tendered his resignation Friday evening to tend to "personal matters," Paloma ...

Dallas police officer accused in neighbor’s death fired

U.S. 09/24/18, 17:05

A white police officer accused of fatally shooting her black neighbor inside his own apartment was fired Monday for being arrested for manslaughter in the slaying, the Dallas Police Department said.Police Chief U. Renee Hall dismissed Officer Amber Guyger during a hearing Monday, according to the statement posted on Twitter ...

Man arrested at Buckingham Palace with stun gun

Entertainment 09/23/18, 11:37

London police say a man has been arrested at the visitors' entrance to Buckingham Palace carrying a firearm.Police said Sunday a 38-year-old was arrested on suspicion of carrying a stun gun. He is being questioned at a London police station. The man hasn't been identified or charged.The suspect was detained ...

FBI arrests Oregon man over alleged YouTube threats

Tech 09/21/18, 17:24

Federal agents arrested an Oregon man who threatened to kill YouTube employees and specifically threatened the CEO of the company, saying he was coming for her, the FBI said Friday.William Gregory Douglas, 35, of Cave Junction, faces charges of cyberstalking and transmission of threats in interstate commerce to injure another. ...

Brazil arrests man linked to Hezbollah on crimes in Paraguay

America 09/21/18, 15:12

Brazilian police on Friday arrested a fugitive whom U.S. authorities have accused of serving as Hezbollah's financier and who has repeatedly been accused of illegal activity in a lawless border area where three South American nations meet.Police took Assad Ahmad Barakat into custody in the Brazilian city of Foz do ...

Judge denies bid to block courthouse immigration arrests

U.S. 09/21/18, 14:54

A judge on Massachusetts' highest court denied a bid to block federal immigration agents from making arrests at state courthouses, though she expressed concern that the practice may be scaring off some witnesses and others needed in court.Justice Elspeth Cypher of the Supreme Judicial Court said in her ruling this ...

Authorities arrest fugitive New Mexico priest in abuse case

California 09/21/18, 13:25

A fugitive priest who fled the U.S. decades ago amid allegations of child sex abuse has been returned to New Mexico to face charges after being arrested in Morocco last year, federal officials said Friday.Arthur J. Perrault, 80, a former Catholic priest in the Archdiocese of Santa Fe and a ...

Tutu urges regulated euthanasia after campaigner’s arrest

News 09/21/18, 08:59

Terminally ill people should have the right to a "dignified assisted death," former South African archbishop Desmond Tutu said Friday, following a murder charge against a local campaigner for the legalization of euthanasia.Lawmakers "should engage, enable and appropriately regulate" the choice of how and when to die for people who ...

Germany arrests woman accused of Islamic State membership

Europe 09/21/18, 06:15

German police have arrested a 20-year-old woman on suspicion of serving in the Islamic State group.Federal prosecutors said Friday the German-Algerian woman, identified as Sarah O. for privacy reasons, is accused of membership in a foreign terrorist organization.Prosecutors say she traveled to Syria as a teenager in October 2013, where ...

Report: Russian spy suspects detained this year by Dutch

Europe 09/21/18, 05:22

British investigative group Bellingcat says two suspects in the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy were briefly detained in the Netherlands earlier this year.Bellingcat in its investigation released late Thursday quoted an unnamed security official saying that Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov were detained in the Netherlands earlier this year and ...

Texas man allegedly sent threatening letters to Taylor Swift

Entertainment 09/20/18, 12:17

A 26-year-old Austin, Texas, man has been arrested on federal charges for allegedly sending threatening letters to pop star Taylor Swift and showing up at her record label in Nashville, Tennessee.Federal prosecutors in Nashville said in a press release Thursday that Eric Swarbrick has been charged with interstate stalking and ...

Heavy security, arrests as Ugandan pop star set to come home

World 09/20/18, 03:54

Ugandan security forces have deployed heavily before the return of pop star and opposition figure Bobi Wine from the United States.Lawyer Asuman Basalirwa says police have detained the singer's brother and at least two other people who were driving to the airport to welcome him home. Authorities say they will ...

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