|'Angel of Death' serial killer dies after attack in prison - |
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A serial killer known as the "Angel of Death" after he admitted killing three dozen hospital patients in Ohio and Kentucky died Thursday, two days after investigators said he was attacked in prison, Ohio's prisons department said.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:37:36 -0400
|China says 'no such thing' as man-made islands in South China Sea - |
There was "no such thing" as man-made islands in the disputed South China Sea, China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday, and reiterated that any building work was mainly for civilian purposes. China, which claims most of the resource-rich region, has carried out land reclamation and construction on several islands in the Spratly archipelago, parts of which are also claimed by Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam. "Most of the building is for civilian purposes, including necessary defensive facilities." The South China Sea is generally stable at present, but some countries outside the region are anxious about this and want to hype things up and create tensions, Wu said, using terminology that normally refers to the United States.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 07:16:15 -0400
|FBI arrests Mexican prosecutor over drug trafficking - |
FBI agents have arrested a Mexican prosecutor suspected of involvement in the production and trafficking of illegal drugs including heroin and cocaine into the United States, authorities said on Wednesday. Edgar Veytia, the attorney general in Mexico's western state of Nayarit, was arrested Monday at the US border in San Diego. "This is a development that we were not expecting," Nayarit Governor Roberto Sandoval said without addressing the alleged high-level crime.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 03:56:11 -0400