Israel’s Netanyahu, fending off critics, says there’s ‘clear unity of purpose’ with defence chiefs

JERUSALEM, Oct 24 (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu moved to dampen media pressure over the government’s conduct of the war against the Islamist movement Hamas in Gaza, issuing a statement insisting he was in full accord with his defence and army chiefs. Netanyahu, Israel’s longest serving prime minister, has seen his already falling … Read more

FBI says North Korea deployed thousands of IT workers to get remote jobs in US with fake IDs

Thousands of information technology workers contracting with US companies have for years secretly sent millions of dollars of their wages to North Korea for use in its ballistic missile program, FBI and Department of Justice officials said. The Justice Department said Wednesday that IT workers dispatched and contracted by North Korea to work remotely with companies in St. Louis and … Read more

Ted Lieu accuses NY Times of ‘intentionally’ writing false headline for Gaza hospital report to draw clicks

Rep. Ted Lieu, D-Calif., accused The New York Times of doing something far “worse” than making a mistake, after the outlet quoted Palestinian claims blaming Israel for the explosion that rocked the al-Ahli Baptist Hospital in Gaza City earlier this week. President Biden said that U.S. intelligence confirmed Israel was not to blame for the attack and … Read more

Florida woman sentenced for murder after fleeing the state with dead woman’s body in her car

A 31-year-old woman will spend the foreseeable future in prison for killing a 36-year-old woman during an argument and abandoning her body in Tennessee. In a statement, the 18th Judicial Circuit State Attorney’s Office announced Courtney Gibson was sentenced to 30 years behind bars after she pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and tampering with evidence in connection … Read more

37 years after Florida nurse “brutally murdered” in her home, DNA analysis helps police identify killer

Nearly 37 years after the brutal murder and near-decapitation of 29-year-old nurse Teresa Lee Scalf, investigators say they have solved the case. Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said during a Monday afternoon press conference that the the killer has been identified as Scalf’s neighbor, Donald Douglas, who would have been 33 at the time of … Read more

A 250-Pound Buddha Statue Worth $1.5 Million Was Just Stolen From A Los Angeles Art Gallery

In the realm of antiquities, the Edo-era figurine stands as a singular rarity, a gem that defies easy disposition. Law enforcement remains ensnared in the enigma of the pilferer’s intent. In the early hours of a recent month, an audacious heist unfolded at the Barakat Gallery, nestled along La Cienega Boulevard in Los Angeles, California. … Read more