Category: News

After Soleimani killing, U.S. braced for Iranian drone and missile strikes

When the military carried out President Donald Trump’s order to kill Iran’s top general, some hardened veterans of the decadeslong U.S.-Iran shadow war were troubled. “Gobsmacked,” was the single-word reaction of a former CIA officer who spent a career working against the targeted general, Qassem Soleimani, an Iranian spy master who helped kill hundreds of […]

Memo shows CBP ordered agents to question Iranian Americans at the border

The Customs and Border Protection office responsible for much of the northern U.S. border ordered its agents to detain and question Iranian Americans about their faith and military service after the U.S. killed an Iranian general, according to a memo. CBP officials had previously denied issuing any such directive. The CBP memo, confirmed to be […]

Fotis Dulos, charged with killing his estranged wife, dies 2 days after suicide attempt

Fotis Dulos, the Connecticut real estate developer charged with murder in the death of his estranged wife, died at a New York City hospital two days after attempting suicide at his home, his attorney said. Dulos, 52, was arrested and charged this month with capital murder, murder and kidnapping in connection with the disappearance in […]

Heidi Broussard’s mom on her killing, friend’s alleged plan to steal baby for her own

Tammy Broussard said in an interview airing Friday that she believes the killing of her daughter, Heidi Broussard, whose body was discovered last month in the trunk of a car in Texas, was premeditated. Magen Fieramusca, 34, Heidi Broussard’s former friend, was indicted Tuesday by a grand jury on capital murder and kidnapping charges, the […]

State Department warns against travel to China amid coronavirus outbreak

The State Department on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to China amid the deadly coronavirus outbreak that has sickened thousands of people in the country. The State Department also says in its “do not travel” advisory that “those currently in China should consider departing using commercial means.” It said nonessential U.S. government personnel should […]

Postal worker filled Virginia storage unit with mail he couldn’t ‘make time’ to deliver, officials say

A Virginia Postal Service worker who told officials he rented a storage unit to hide thousands of pieces of mail he could not “make time” to deliver is set to be sentenced next month, federal authorities said. Jason Delacruz told agents with the U.S. Postal Service’s Office of Inspector General that he felt “pressured” to […]

Ohio police deny special treatment for NFL’s Kareem Hunt after drugs, alcohol found in car

Ohio police denied giving special treatment to Cleveland Browns running back Kareem Hunt after he was found with drugs and alcohol in his car during a traffic stop. Hunt, 24, was pulled over on Jan. 21 for speeding when an officer said he smelled marijuana in the vehicle, according to a police report from Rocky […]