BOSTON (Reuters) - A high school friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber charged with possessing a gun that prosecutors believe may have been used by the suspects in the 2013 attack may change his plea in the case to guilty, according to a court filing. Stephen Silva was charged in July with having possessed a Ruger P95 9mm pistol with its serial number filed off, as well as with conspiracy to distribute heroin. He pleaded not guilty in an August hearing but may be planning to file a new agreement this week, according to papers filed with the U.S. District Court in Boston late Monday. ...
PARIS (AP) — When diplomacy and a plea to return sacred ceremonial masks to an American Indian tribe in the United States failed, officials from the Navajo Nation traveled to the Paris auction house selling the items and started bidding for them.
The hunt for a man suspected of killing his ex-wife and 5 of her family members continued across two Pennsylvania counties Tuesday morning, prompting the closure of schools in one district, and a modified lockdown at schools in another.
Taliban gunmen stormed a military-run school in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday, killing at least 84 people, officials said, in the worst attack to hit the country in over a year.A Pakistani official says the death toll in a Taliban attack on a school in the northwestern city of Peshawar has risen to 126.
Taliban gunmen stormed a military-run school in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday, killing at least 84 people, officials said, in the worst attack to hit the country in over a year.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A low-budget anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in the Middle East and death threats to the actors involved was compared with the likes of "Titanic" and "The Lord of the Rings" in a federal appeals court Monday.