Toronto Police Officer Found Guilty of Attempted Murder [Video]

Toronto Police Officer Found Guilty of Attempted Murder [Video]

A Toronto jury on Jan. 25, 2016, found Constable James Forcillo guilty of attempted murder in the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Sammy Yatim on July 27, 2013. The teenager was shot by Const. Forcillo while aboard a Toronto streetcar. Forcillo vehemently denied the charges of second-degree murder and attempted murder during the two-year long trial, […]

Putin Says Syrians Must Decide Own Political Destiny

Putin Says Syrians Must Decide Own Political Destiny

Russian President Vladimir Putin has told the world that Syrians must decide their destiny by choosing their own leaders rather than wait for the West to dictate for them. The Russian leader was speaking during his annual news conference in Moscow on Dec. 17, 2015, where he answered wide-ranging questions from Russian and foreign journalists. […]

MLB Lifetime Ban on Pete Rose to Stand

Major League Baseball (MLB) announced on Dec. 14, 2015, that it will not overturn the lifetime ban imposed on Pete Rose in 1989. Rob Manfred, MLB’s commissioner made the announcement to diffuse speculative reports on Mr. Rose being reinstated. The lifetime ban on Mr. Rose, 74, in 1989 came after the MLB had concluded that […]

Car Bomb in Central Syria Leaves 16 Dead

At least 16 people were killed and dozens seriously injured when a car bomb exploded on Dec, 12, 2015, near a hospital in the central Syrian city of Homs. According to state media, an army colonel, a policewoman, and a woman were among those killed in the government-held Zahra neighbourhood. No one has claimed responsibility […]

Radical Cleric Anjem Choudary Pleads Not Guilty to Supporting ISIS

The radical British cleric Anjem Choudary on Dec. 11, 2015, pleaded not guilty in a London court to a charge of supporting the terror group ISIS. Choudary was then granted conditional bail by the London’s Southwark Crown Court judge. The controversial cleric is expected to be freed under undisclosed restrictive conditions on Dec. 14, 2015. […]

UN Assessment Indicates Iran Worked on Developing Nuclear Weapons

According to a U.N. atomic agency confidential report, Iran is believed to have worked in the past on a nuclear weapons program. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) released the assessment report on Dec. 2, 2015, which stated that Tehran “coordinated” the development of nuclear weapons before 2003 and this continued up to 2009. However, […]