During a 72-hour operation that spanned 76 cities in the United States, the FBI says, agents rescued 105 sexually exploited children and apprehended 150 alleged pimps.
A series of fiery explosions ravaged a Blue Rhino propane gas plant in central Florida’s Lake County late Monday night, forcing nearby residents to be evacuated.
More than a dozen car bombs exploded in Iraq early Monday, killing more than 50 people in Baghdad and other areas. At least 10 explosions were reported in the Iraqi capital during the morning rush hour.
A jewelry exhibit at the posh Carlton Hotel in Cannes was held up on Sunday and an estimated $53 million worth of goods was swiped. It was the third such heist in the French Riviera resort in as many months.
Millions of faithful thronged Brazil’s Copacabana Beach to hear Pope Francis deliver Sunday Mass, the culmination of the Latin American pontiff’s first papal trip abroad.
Investigators in southern Italy are examining the scene of a bus crash Monday, after a bus carrying nearly 50 people plummeted off a highway and into a ravine. Italian news agencies say at least 38 people died after bus crashed through a guardrail and fell nearly 100 feet to the rough terrain below.
In an interview with ABC News, the only minority in the all-female jury that acquitted George Zimmerman with the killing of Trayvon Martin said Zimmerman “got away with murder.”
Halliburton Energy Services Inc. will plead guilty to destroying evidence in connection to the Deepwater Horizon explosion in April 2010 that left 11 dead and resulted in the largest oil spill in U.S. history, the Justice Department said on Thursday.
“The chamber of the Lincoln Memorial is shut down Friday morning because of vandalism. U.S. Park Police tell WTOP the Lincoln statue and the floor inside the memorial was splattered with green paint,” the radio station reported. “They think the vandalism occurred at about 1:30 a.m.”