$4.8 Million In Gold Bars Stolen In Elaborate Armored Truck Heist

by The Huffington Post // March 3, 2015 // Updated 09:46 GMT // 0 Comments

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Shortly after dusk along a lonely stretch of Interstate 95, armed robbers hijacked an armored truck, tied up the two guards and disappeared into the night with 275 pounds of gold bars. The guards working for Transvalue Inc. of Miami reported pulling off to the side of the interstate about 6:30 […]

Kayla Mueller’s Boyfriend Describes Effort To Free Her

by The Huffington Post // February 16, 2015 // Updated 00:57 GMT // 0 Comments

Kayla Mueller was in a detention cell, face to face with her Syrian boyfriend. Had she told her captors she was married to Omar Alkhani, she might have been freed from the hands of Islamic State militants, he said. Instead, she denied being his wife.The Daily Courier After posing as Mueller’s husband and persuading a […]

Taiwan Prison Hostage Situation Ends After 6 Inmates Commit Suicide

by The Huffington Post // February 12, 2015 // Updated 07:26 GMT // 0 Comments

Six inmates led by a mob boss committed suicide at a prison in Taiwan early Thursday after a failed breakout attempt in which they seized weapons and held a warden and guards hostage, officials said. All the hostages were released. The inmates started their attempt Wednesday afternoon in the southern port city of Kaohsiung. In […]

Inmate Accused Of Impregnating Guards, Drug Smuggling Sentenced To 12 Years

by The Huffington Post // February 9, 2015 // Updated 17:39 GMT // 0 Comments

The gang member who prosecutors say dealt drugs, impregnated four guards and oversaw a drug-smuggling operation while incarcerated at a Baltimore jail has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.This undated handout photo provided by the Anne Arundel County Police Department shows Tavon White, who prosecutors say oversaw a drug smuggling operation inside the Baltimore […]

Brazil prison escape follows seduction

by CNN // February 8, 2015 // Updated 21:05 GMT // 0 Comments

The women talked guards into letting them inside and seduced them, spiking their drinks in the process, according to reports. What happened next is what one might expect when strangers in lingerie appear unannounced at your work place: the guards were found the next morning, naked and handcuffed with little recollection of the night before. […]

Stacked agenda and high expectations meet Obama in India

by CNN // January 25, 2015 // Updated 04:27 GMT // 0 Comments

Obama hopes to capitalize on his young friendship with new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to achieve diplomatic progress on climate, defense and trade that’s escaped U.S. leaders in the past. After a two-leg, 16-hour journey, Air Force One landed in New Delhi under midmorning fog around 10 a.m. local time (11:30 p.m. Saturday ET). […]

Prison Guards Strip-Searches Visitor To Prove She Was Menstruating: Lawsuit

by The Huffington Post // January 23, 2015 // Updated 20:53 GMT // 0 Comments

A woman visiting an inmate at a privately run Tennessee prison says guards forced her to expose her genitals to prove she was menstruating when she tried to take a sanitary napkin into the facility, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday. The woman, identified only as Jane Doe in the lawsuit filed in federal court […]

Houthi Fighters Take Yemen’s Presidential Palace: Witnesses

by The Huffington Post // January 20, 2015 // Updated 10:00 GMT // 0 Comments

SANAA, Jan 20 (Reuters) – Houthi fighters entered Yemen’s presidential palace after a brief clash with the compound’s security guards, witnesses and security sources told Reuters.Houthi Shiite Yemeni raise their weapons during clashes near the presidential palace in Sanaa, Yemen, Monday, Jan. 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed) | ASSOCIATED PRESS Guards at the presidential palace […]