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U.S. spies link Litvinenko killing to Kremlin

London - U.S. spies intercepted communications between the chief suspects in the murder case of Russian former spy Alexander Litvinenko, linking his poisoning to the Russian state, Britain's Daily Telegraph reported Saturday.

Murders linked to organized crime fall: Mexico presidency

- Murders linked to organized crime dropped 33 percent in Mexico last year, official figures showed Friday, as the country struggles with a bloody drug war.

Moroccan man murdered in 'Islamophobic' attack in France

Avignon - A Moroccan man was stabbed to death in his own home in southern France in what a Muslim group called a "horrible Islamophobic" attack the week after France was rocked by the Charlie Hebdo killings.

Canadian who killed eight spared two infants

Montreal - A Canadian who murdered eight people including his wife spared two infants during his deadly rampage, police said, while reports emerged that he had previously threatened his family.

Journalist Robert Chamwami Shalubuto killed in DR Congo

Goma - The United Nations released a statement deploring the murder of Robert Chamwami Shalubuto from DR Congo. Shalubuto was a broadcaster with Congolese National Radio and Television (RTNC). He was gunned down by two men in Goma on December 26.

Man decapitates mother because she 'nagged' him

Oldsmar - Christian Jose Gomez, a 23-year-old man from Florida, suffering from schizophrenia, decapitated his mother on New Year's Eve because he got annoyed with her for nagging him.

Eight killed in 'senseless mass murder' in Canada

Edmonton - Police investigated the "senseless mass murder" of six adults and two children in western Canada who were apparently slain by a depressed man who then killed himself.

NY cop gunman told bystanders to watch

New York - New York reeled after the murder of two uniformed cops by a man whom investigators say told bystanders to "watch what I'm going to do" just before the killings.

Two New York policemen 'assassinated'

New York - A gunman shot dead two uniformed New York police officers in a cold-blooded attack that followed weeks of outrage over police killings of unarmed black men.

US war vet kills himself, murders family: officials

New York - A former US Marine and Iraq war veteran wanted for murdering his ex-wife and five of her relatives was found dead from self-inflicted stab wounds in woods near his home on Tuesday, prosecutors said.

U.S. search for Iraq war vet wanted for six murders

Philadelphia - U.S. police widened a manhunt Tuesday for an Iraq war veteran accused of murdering his ex-wife and five members of her family on a killing spree in the northeastern state of Pennsylvania.

Six dead in US shootings, manhunt for gunman

Philadelphia - Police were hunting for a gunman Monday suspected of killing six people and seriously wounding another in a series of shootings near the northeastern US city of Philadelphia.

Germany mourns student killed after defending teens

Berlin - Mourners in Germany stepped up their calls on Monday for the state to honour a young woman who was killed after defending two teenage girls from a group of aggressors at a fast food restaurant.A petition on the website change.

Killing of soldier Lee Rigby reveals UK intelligence failures

London - An inquiry into how Muslim extremists were able to murder a British soldier on the streets of London listed a string of intelligence failures Tuesday but said that only information held by an Internet company might have stopped the attack.

British banker fit to stand trial over Hong Kong murders

Hong Kong - A British banker accused of killing two Indonesian women was Monday ruled fit to stand trial, but the case was delayed seven months for analysis of forensic evidence found with the victims' mutilated bodies in his Hong Kong apartment.

Op-Ed: Finally, is this the truth about Amanda Knox?

Judge Alessandro Nencini upheld Amanda Knox’s guilty conviction this year, and his 350-page official report has just been translated from Italian into English. So what does it tell us? Is this, finally, the truth about Knox?

Mass murderer Charles Manson to marry in prison

Los Angeles - He may not be everyone's idea of a good catch, but mass murderer Charles Manson has been granted a marriage license to wed a 26-year-old woman who has been visiting him in prison.

Turkish teen arrested for 'burying sister's boyfriend alive'

Denizli - A young Turkish man has been arrested on suspicion of burying alive a teenager who had a pre-marital relationship with his sister, reports said Monday.

Mob of doctors torture, kill suspected thief in India: Police

Kolkata - A mob of doctors killed a suspected thief at an Indian medical college in a gruesome case of vigilante justice, tying him up and slashing his penis with a razor, police said Monday.

'Grand Theft Auto' gang sows terror in Moscow

Moscow - Russia has been hunting a mysterious gang that has terrorised Moscow motorists in recent months with a series of murders resembling the violent video game Grand Theft Auto.

UK banker Jutting on double murder charge grins as leaves court

Hong Kong - A British banker charged with the grisly murder of two young women flashed a smile as he left a Hong Kong court Monday, after his case was adjourned for psychiatric evaluation.

Kenyan priest sentenced to death for Italian bishop's murder

Nairobi - A Kenyan Roman Catholic priest and four others were sentenced to death Thursday by a court in Nairobi for murdering an elderly Italian bishop almost a decade ago.

British banker in court over grisly Hong Kong double murder

Hong Kong - A British banker appeared in a Hong Kong court on Monday charged with the grisly murder of two women whose bodies were found in his upmarket apartment, one of them decomposing in a suitcase.

British banker to appear in Hong Kong court charged with double murder

Hong Kong - A British banker will appear in a Hong Kong court Monday to face murder charges after the grim discovery of two women's bodies, including one in a suitcase, in his upmarket apartment, police said.

Hong Kong police grill British banker over double murder

Hong Kong - Hong Kong police were Sunday questioning a 29-year-old British financier who worked for Bank of America Merrill Lynch after the grisly discovery of two female corpses, including one in a suitcase, in his upmarket apartment.

Alleged cop-killer caught after massive U.S. manhunt

Mount Pocono - A man accused of shooting dead a Pennsylvania state trooper was arrested after eluding capture for six weeks during a massive manhunt through mountains and dense forests, authorities said.

3-year-old Montana boy killed during game of 'gun tag'

Charlo - A Montana man is behind bars, charged with negligent homicide after fatally shooting a three-year-old boy during a game of "gun tag."

5th grader charged with strangling, beating 90-year-old to death

Damascus - A 10-year-old boy has been charged with criminal homicide and may be tried as an adult after he admitted to strangling and beating an elderly woman to death.

Was Hunter Thompson murdered? Another clue

[This is an update to the viral article: "Gun facts suggest Hunter S. Thompson was murdered," Digital Journal, September, 6, 2014]

Neighbours seek to give Jorge Interiano proper burial

Toronto - Jorge Interiano, 40, of Toronto was a friend to all in his West end neighbourhood. He lived in a bike shop after the owners took Jorge in, helping him out by cleaning his clothes and fixing him breakfast.
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Tia Sharp captured on CCTV with her murderer. Hours later she would be dead.
Tia Sharp captured on CCTV with her murderer. Hours later she would be dead.
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Double murderer Ahmad Otak.
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Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
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Jahmeel Spence was killed a year ago in Toronto.
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Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
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Nathaniel Brown, who was convicted of stabbing to death his ex-wife, Zandra Maxwell-Nelson.
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Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
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Jahmeel Spence was killed a year ago in Toronto.
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Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
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Dr Robert Ferrante, accused of murder
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