Police find bodies of former TV reporter Jesse Baird and partner Luke Davies after alleged killer tells investigators where to look

Australian police found the bodies of a couple hidden under rocks and debris on a rural property hours after the police officer lover who allegedly shot them dead in a “crime of passion” told investigators where to look, officials said.  The remains of former television reporter Jesse Baird, 26, and his flight attendant partner Luke Davies,…

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4 alleged weapons smugglers tied to deaths of 2 Navy SEALs brought to U.S. to face charges

Washington — Four foreign nationals who were allegedly transporting Iranian-made weapons on a vessel that two U.S. Navy SEALs drowned trying to board have been brought to the U.S. to face criminal charges, making their first appearance in court on Thursday. The defendants — Muhammad Pahlawan, Mohammad Mazhar, Ghufran Ullah and Izhar Muhammad — were…

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Family, U.S. seek information from Israel on detained Palestinian-American Samaher Esmail for alleged incitement

A Palestinian-American woman was pulled out of bed in her family’s home in the West Bank and arrested earlier this week. Now her family in the U.S. and the Biden administration are seeking information about her case.  Israel’s military says Samaher Esmail, 46, of Gretna, Louisiana, was arrested for “incitement on social media.” Her son,…

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Israeli intelligence docs detail alleged UNRWA staff links to Hamas, including 12 accused in Oct. 7 attack

Tel Aviv, Israel — An Israeli intelligence document shared on Monday with CBS News and a number of other Western news outlets spells out allegations against a dozen U.N. employees whom Israel says participated in Hamas’ Oct. 7 terror attack. The document claims seven staff members of UNRWA, the U.N. humanitarian agency that helps Palestinian refugees,…

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“El Gringo” — alleged drug lord suspected in murders of 3 journalists — captured in Ecuador

Ecuador announced the arrest of a wanted cocaine trafficker from neighboring Colombia, as President Daniel Noboa said his government’s crackdown on gang violence was starting to bear fruit.   Carlos Arturo Landazuri Cortes, a “high-value target,” was captured after months of investigations and intelligence work, Ecuador’s police chief Cesar Augusto Zapata said on social media…

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