The largest protests in several years broke out across Russia over the weekend, and scores were beaten and arrested by the police. Here are President Vladimir V. Putin’s go-to tactics for clamping down on dissenters.
A video released on Tuesday by the Iraqi Ministry of Defense shows alleged Islamic State group positions being attacked by government air strikes. The footage shows plumes of smoke rising above houses believed to be used as hideouts by the extremists. The Ministry of Defense said in a statement attached to the video that the Islamic State group had suffered heavy losses in men and equipment following the attack. The statement did not say when the air strikes took place.
Philadelphia police have released disturbing surveillance video of a brazen, daylight shooting on Friday, March 24, 2017. In the video, the suspect is seen chasing a 30-year-old man down the street and shooting him five times, as he ran for his life. Though the victim was shot in the chest, arm, groin, and backside. The victim survived and was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Killer whales hunting in Argentina have developed a distinctive technique of attack in the Peninsula Valdes nature reserve, a far-flung coastline 600 miles from Buenos Aires. This phenomenon can only be witnessed here in March and April, and is rarely caught on camera.
Miami-Dade Police Maj. Hector Llevat speaks to the media about a police involved shooting that took place on Monday, March 27, 2017. A large area was blocked off after two Miami-Dade police undercover detectives were shot as they sat in their unmarked vehicle.
NFL owners approved the Oakland Raiders' move to Las Vegas at the league meetings on Monday. The Raiders likely will play two or three more years in the Bay Area before their $1.7 billion stadium near the Las Vegas Strip is ready. Las Vegas, long taboo to the NFL because of its legalized gambling, also is getting an NHL team this fall, the Golden Knights.
The Trump administration is going to great lengths to distance itself from former associates in the face of an F.B.I. investigation into whether there were connections between the Trump campaign and Russia.
Famed sprint car driver David Steele died following a crash on Saturday, March 25, at Desoto Speedway in Bradenton, Florida. Steele was driving a sprint car when his vehicle's left front wheel struck the right rear wheel of another car, causing Steele's vehicle to go up in the air, spin 180 degrees and hit the retaining wall. He was 42.