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November 6, 2017 2:05 PM At least five dead after migrant boat sinks off Libya

TRIPOLI - At least five migrants died and an unknown number were feared missing after their boat capsized off western Libya on Monday, Libyan coastguard officials and a charity said. The rubber boat was carrying about 140 people when it overturned close to the border between Libyan and international waters, Libyan officials said. The Libyan coastguard 260

November 3, 2017 10:03 AM Off-duty policeman killed in motorcycle accident along MCE, fellow officer arrested

SINGAPORE – A 33-year-old off-duty police officer was killed in an accident involving two motorcycles along the Marina Coastal Expressway (MCE) in the early hours of Friday morning (Nov 3). A 27-year-old man, who is also an off-duty police officer, has been arrested for causing death by a negligent act. The police was alerted to the accident at 5.13am which 254

November 2, 2017 5:34 AM Japan 'serial killer' said to be quiet child turned sex trade scout

TOKYO: Takahiro Shiraishi, the Japanese man who has reportedly confessed to murdering and hacking up nine young people in his Tokyo bathroom, was said to be a quiet schoolboy who would grow up to work on the fringes of the sex industry and become a suspected serial killer. Pictures of the 27-year-old show an ordinary-looking man with neat, dark hair and glasses 122

November 2, 2017 5:15 AM At least three dead in shooting inside suburban Denver Walmart

THORNTON, Colorado: At least three people were killed in a shooting inside a Walmart store on Wednesday (Nov 1) in suburban Denver, where police said they had not yet taken anyone into custody. Police in Thornton, Colorado, did not immediately release any information about the circumstances of the shooting or who was responsible for the gunfire 103

November 2, 2017 3:18 AM Two killed, one injured in shooting at Colorado Walmart: Police

DENVER — At least two people were killed and one wounded in a shooting inside a Walmart store in suburban Denver on Wednesday (Nov 1), the police said. Police in Thornton, Colorado, did not immediately release any information about the circumstances of the shooting or who was responsible for the gunfire. In a Twitter post about 90 minutes after the shooting 117

November 2, 2017 2:00 AM At least two dead in shooting inside suburban Denver Walmart

THORNTON, COLORADO (REUTERS) – At least two people were killed and one wounded in a shooting inside a Walmart store in suburban Denver on Wednesday (Thursday Singapore time), police said. Police in Thornton, Colorado, did not immediately release any information about the circumstances of the shooting or who was responsible for the gunfire. In a Twitter 115

November 2, 2017 12:21 AM Navy collisions that killed 17 sailors were ‘avoidable’: Official inquiry reports

WASHINGTON — Two collisions between United States Navy destroyers and commercial vessels in the Western Pacific earlier this year were “avoidable” and the result of a string of crew and basic navigational errors, the Navy's top officer said in reports made public on Wednesday (Nov 1). Seven sailors were killed in June when the destroyer Fitzgerald collided 115

November 1, 2017 6:10 PM New York truck attack suspect followed Islamic State plans

NEW YORK: An Uzbek immigrant suspected of killing eight people in New York City by crashing a truck through a crowd on a bike path followed online plans from Islamic State and left a note saying the militant group would "endure forever," police said on Wednesday. Police said they had interviewed Sayfullo Saipov, 29, who is in hospital after an officer 115

November 1, 2017 4:20 PM Uzbek man planned deadly New York truck attack for weeks -police

NEW YORK: An Uzbek immigrant suspected of killing eight people in New York City followed plans laid out by the militant Islamic State group and planned the attack weeks in advance, U.S. investigators said on Wednesday. Police said they had interviewed Sayfullo Saipov, 29, who was shot and arrested by police moments after the rampage in lower Manhattan 117

November 1, 2017 1:30 PM Collisions of US destroyers, commercial vessels in Western Pacific were avoidable: Top navy officer

WASHINGTON (NYTIMES) - Two collisions between US navy destroyers and commercial vessels in the Western Pacific earlier this year were "avoidable" and the result of a string of crew and basic navigational errors, the Navy's top officer said in a report to be made public on Wednesday (Nov 1). Seven sailors were killed in June when the destroyer USS Fitzgerald 102