The Civilian Sentinel

Spy nerve gas attack

Image copyright EPA/ Yulia Skripal/Facebook Image caption Mr Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33, were found unconscious The attempted murder of ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, using a nerve agent was a “brazen and reckless attack”, Amber Rudd has said. Both Col Skripal and his daughter are still critically ill after […]

Sri Lanka declares state of emergency after Buddhist-Muslim clashes

Sri Lanka has declared a state of emergency for 10 days to rein in the spread of communal violence, a government spokesman said on Tuesday, a day after Buddhists and Muslims clashed in the Indian Ocean island’s central district of Kandy. Tension has been growing between the two communities in Sri Lanka over the past […]

South Korean Officials to Visit Pyongyang for Talks

Updated March 4, 2018 1:20 a.m. ET SEOUL—South Korea said that it would send its top national security adviser to Pyongyang this week to discuss ways to facilitate dialogue between the U.S. and North Korea on denuclearization, pushing forward engagement even as the U.S. remains wary of talking to the nuclear-armed state. Chung Eui-yong, the […]

Syrians flee government advances in eastern Ghouta

A handicapped man rides a bicycle past damaged buildings in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus Thomson Reuters BEIRUT (Reuters) – Hundreds of people are fleeing advances by Syrian government forces in eastern Ghouta, a war monitor and a resident said on Sunday, as Damascus presses an offensive to crush the […]

Couple accused of making kids live in plywood box for 4 years

A California couple is being held on child cruelty charges for making their three kids live in a plywood box for the past four years, according to officials. Mona Kirk, 51, and Daniel Panico, 73, were arrested Thursday by San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies and booked in the Morongo Basin Jail. Cops stumbled upon their […]

CNN vs. Fox: Why two cable networks are obsessed with each other

By Paul Farhi | The Washington Post When a young survivor of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting accused CNN of trying to “script” his questions for its town-hall-style telecast last week, Fox News’s opinionated hosts Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham jumped on the story. Carlson interviewed the teenager, Colton Haab, on his prime-time program, and […]

North Carolina man shot dead on Facebook Live, suspect in custody

WINGATE, N.C. — A man here who spent his time trying to improve his neighborhood was shot to death on Monday while streaming on Facebook Live, authorities said. Prentis Robinson, 55, was gunned down roughly one block from police headquarters where he had just stopped to report a stolen cell phone, according to Wingate Police […]

North Carolina man murdered on Facebook Live was outing suspected drug dealers

This image taken from Facebook Live shows Prentis Robinson seconds before he was shot and killed by an unknown assailant.  (Facebook Live via Fox 46) WINGATE, N.C. –  Police are actively searching for a man who they say is armed and dangerous following a deadly shooting near Wingate University Monday morning that was caught on […]