China says its navy saved ship from pirates, but omits India’s role in rescue

https://www.thestar.com/content/dam/thestar/news/world/2017/04/10/china-says-its-navy-saved-ship-from-pirates-but-omits-indias-role-in-rescue/china-navy.jpg.size.xxlarge.original.jpg BEIJING—China’s navy says its forces rescued a freighter from attack by pirates in the Gulf of Aden over the weekend. Missing from the report was any mention of the participation of the Indian navy,…


Malaysia seizes 18 rhino horns worth $3.1M from Mozambique

https://www.thestar.com/content/dam/thestar/news/world/2017/04/10/malaysia-seizes-18-rhino-horns-worth-31m-from-mozambique/malaysia-rhino.jpg.size.xxlarge.original.jpgKUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA—Malaysian authorities said Monday that they have seized 18 rhino horns believed to have been smuggled into the country from Mozambique. Airport customs director Hamzah Sundang said the horns were flown from Mozambique…


Spicer: Trump will act if Assad continues chemical attacks

http://thenypost.files.wordpress.com/2017/04/170410-spicer-feature.jpg?quality=90&strip=all T​he White House said on Monday that if Syrian President Bashar al-Assad continues to target civilians with chemical weapons or barrel bombs “you will see a response from the president.”​ ​”​If you gas a…


DOJ is probing Barclays over whistleblower scandal

http://thenypost.files.wordpress.com/2017/04/barclays-whistleblower-probe.jpg?quality=90&strip=all The Justice Department is investigating UK banking giant Barclays and the US Postal Service over an alleged attempt to unmask a whistleblower, The Post has learned. Barclays, at the request of Chief Executive Jes…


U.S. official says Russia knew in advance of Syrian chemical attack

https://www.thestar.com/content/dam/thestar/news/world/2017/04/10/us-official-says-russia-knew-in-advance-of-syrian-chemical-attack/syria6.jpg.size.xxlarge.original.jpgWASHINGTON—A senior U.S. official says the United States has concluded that Russia knew in advance of Syria’s chemical weapons attack last week. The official says a Russian-operated drone flew over a hospital in Syria as…


FBI reviewing handling of thousands of terrorism-related tips

https://www.thestar.com/content/dam/thestar/news/world/2017/04/10/fbi-reviewing-handling-of-thousands-of-terrorism-related-tips/fbi.jpg.size.xxlarge.original.jpgWASHINGTON—The FBI has been reviewing the handling of thousands of terrorism-related tips and leads from the past three years to make sure they were properly investigated and no obvious red flags were missed, The Associated…


Officer who dragged bloodied passenger off flight placed on leave

http://thenypost.files.wordpress.com/2017/04/170410-united-airlines-index-feature-2.jpg?quality=90&strip=all One of the officers who dragged a passenger off a United Airlines flight did not follow standard operating procedures and has been placed on leave, according to the Chicago Aviation Department. It was not…


Man accused of JCC bomb threats had numerous cyberstalking tools

http://thenypost.files.wordpress.com/2017/04/juan-thompson.jpg?quality=90&strip=all The ex-journalist accused of phoning in bomb threats across the country to get back at his Brooklyn ex-girlfriend was well-equipped for cyberstalking, it was revealed in Manhattan federal court Monday. Juan Thompson, who is…


Suicide bomber targets military academy in Somalia, killing 5

https://www.thestar.com/content/dam/thestar/news/world/2017/04/10/suicide-bomber-targets-military-academy-in-somalia-killing-5/somali.jpg.size.xxlarge.original.jpgMOGADISHU, SOMALIA—A suicide bomber blew himself up at a military academy in the western part of Somalia’s capital, killing at least five soldiers, said a military officer. Two military colonels were among those died as…


Eight bodies found on Mexican highway to Acapulco

ACAPULCO, MéxicoThe bodies of eight men were found in a van along the highway that connects Acapulco with Mexico City, in one of the latest violent episodes to shake the southern Mexican state of Guerrero,…