Man pleads guilty to swatting attack that led to death of Kansas man

Enlarge (credit: Chatsimo / Getty Images) Federal prosecutors in Kansas announced Tuesday that a 25-year-old Californian has admitted that he caused a Wichita man to be killed at the hands of local police during a swatting attack late last year. Swatting is a way to harass or threaten someone by calling in a false threat […]

Vitamin D lowers risk of cancer death, fish oil reduces odds of heart attack, study suggests

A large U.S. study designed to gauge the health benefits of vitamin D and fish oil supplements concludes that the omega-3 oil can dramatically reduce the odds of a heart attack while vitamin D’s benefits seem to come from lowering the risk of death from cancer.

Egyptian security forces kill 19 militants linked to attack on Christian pilgrims

An anti-terrorist raid ended with 19 Islamist militants killed in a firefight as Egyptian security forces cornered them in a mountainous area in Minya Province, the Interior Ministry said on Sunday. The officials linked the militants to the terrorist attack in Minya earlier this week. On Friday, gunmen killed seven people when they opened fire […]

Daily Podcast: Winter Soldier/Falcon, Attack on Titan, Halloween, Flash Gordon, Elm Street, House That Jack Built, Game of Thrones & Netflix

On the October 31, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and tv news, including Winter Soldier/Falcon, Attack on Titan, Halloween, Flash Gordon, Nightmare on Elm Street, The House That Jack Built, […]

Facebook is banning far-right militia Proud Boys after a violent attack in New York

Stephanie Keith/Getty Images Facebook is banning accounts and groups associated with the Proud Boys, a far-right extremist group linked to political violence in the US. Earlier in October, Proud Boys members were involved in a violent attack on protesters in New York, and  five members have since been arrested. Groups with tens of thousands of […]

Dashcam captures shocking road rage attack on cyclist (VIDEO)

Shocking dashcam footage shows an angry SUV driver intentionally sideswipe a cyclist in Melbourne, Australia, during an alarming road rage incident. The video, shared by the Australian Cycle Alliance, shows the cyclist traveling in the bike lane on a Melbourne Street in November 2017 when a dark SUV appears to intentionally swerve to strike the […]

Trump calls synagogue attack 'assault on humanity', plans to go to Pittsburgh

US President Donald Trump has said that he would go to Pittsburgh, where a gunman with an AR-15 rifle went on a rampage inside a synagogue on Saturday. Trump has denied any link to the attack, saying the man was not his supporter. Speaking to reporters ahead his scheduled rally in Illinois, the president confirmed […]