An Indonesian court has sentenced to death Aman Abdurrahman, a cleric considered to be the ideological leader of Jemaah Ansharut Daulah, the Indonesian supporters of the terrorist group Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS). He was convicted of masterminding several militant attacks across the country, Reuters reported. Let’s block ads! (Why?)
Nevada has officially scheduled the execution of Scott Raymond Dozier, 47, for July 11. While Dozier has repeatedly stated the wish to die, the sentence was delayed due to ethical concerns over an unusual mix of drugs to be used. Dozier will become the first death row inmate in Nevada jails to be executed in […]
THE families of hundreds of elderly hospital patients needlessly given high doses of powerful painkillers that cut short their lives last night demanded those responsible be taken to court. Some 456 patients died at Gosport War Memorial Hospital in Hampshire after they were given cocktails of opioids for no medical reason.
This week’s must-stream is a tiny movie, but worth seeking out: one of last year’s best documentaries, a quiet portrait of an average family’s struggle. On the new release shelf, we’ve got spring movies from Steven Soderbergh and Armondo Iannucci. And this week’s robust catalog crop includes a blaxpoitation fave, an Oscar-winning doc, an inside-Hollywood […]
A man stabbed himself to death as he believed his vest was stab-proof, an inquest has heard. Jordan Easton died from self-inflicted wounds just five days after his 22nd birthday. Easton, from Thornaby, Teesside, inflicted the fatal wound while at his friend’s parents on August 23. According to Teesside Live, assistant coroner Karin Welsh said: […]
Police are investigating if criminal negligence played a role in the death of Chrissy Dunnington, 40, a resident at a long-term care facility in Halifax.
A third bizarre trailer for Hideo Kojima’s Death Stranding has left fans wondering when they can get their hands the new horror game. A bumper trailer chock full of strange twists and turns has only prompted more questions from Sony fans. Sony’s E3 conference was significantly less packed than Microsoft’s full conference, but announcements for […]
Nathan Mattise LOS ANGELES—After rival Microsoft showed 50 games from a wide range of genres in a very traditional E3 press conference yesterday, Sony promoted its PlayStation platform with a focused and unconventional presentation. There were only a handful of games, but they were nearly all heavy hitters. The event started out in a small, […]
An anti-terrorism probe has been opened into death threats Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz received on social media after his government announced a crackdown on hate preaching and “political Islam.” The Austrian government’s decision to close seven mosques and expel as many as 60 imams as part of their campaign against radicalization has provoked a wave […]
A Vaughan nurse has been charged with running an illegal, non-surgical cosmetic clinic that caused the death of a patient. Police say she was injecting unregulated substances into her clients.