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5 suspicious deaths at Australia aged care facility probed

SYDNEY: A doctor has been reported to health authorities and three nurses fired over the suspicious deaths of five people at a Baptist-run aged care facility in Australia, authorities said Thursday. The dead were palliative care patients at the Carinity Fairfield Grange home in the northern city ....

Police arrest Vegas man suspected in attacks on homeless men

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The man suspected of fatally shooting two homeless men in Las Vegas, wounding a third and shooting a fourth north of the city earlier this year is now in federal custody, authorities announced Tuesday. Police identified the suspect for the first time as Las Vegas resident Jos...

China cracks down on funeral strippers

Chinese authorities urge witnesses to call a special hotline to report people hiring strippers as funeral entertainment, a ploy some rural families use to increase the turnout at a loved one's final farewell....

“Almost Total Suppression of Information” After Tibet Temple Fire

Lhasa’s Jokhang temple, a sacred Tibetan Buddhist site dating back in parts to the seventh century, caught fire on Saturday: Devastating news from Lhasa of the Jokhang temple on fire. pic.twitter.com/LXiIlvc7V5 — Robert Barnett (@RobbieBarnett) February 17, 2018 As news of the fire sp...

Serbia detains foreigners near military installations-report

BELGRADE: Serbian authorities detained eight foreigners including two Americans this week attempting to photograph or enter military installations, the Tanjug news agency reported on Tuesday, adding an investigation had been opened. According to Tanjug, two U.S. citizens and two Ukrainian women ......