London – An Australian man long rumored to be associated with the digital currency Bitcoin has publicly identified himself as its creator, a claim that would end one of the biggest mysteries in the tech world.
A chimpanzee named Cha Cha escaped from a zoo in Sendai, Japan, and led police and zoo staff on a dramatic two-hour chase through a residential neighborhood, according to NHK, Japan’s largest broadcaster.
New York – A second body was found on Sunday at the site of a gas explosion last week that destroyed four New York City apartment buildings, injuring 22 people and leaving at least two people unaccounted for, police said.
Four Manhattan buildings have been damaged and two have collapsed following an explosion, believed to be related to gas plumbing work being done on the premises, in the East Village. 12 people have been injured and 3 of them have been listed in critical condition.
Buenos Aires – Argentinian archaeologists may have discovered a secret Nazi hideout deep in the jungles of the South American nation, AFP reported on Sunday, citing local media.
KIEV – A raid by a group of armed men in combat fatigues on a state-owned oil company in the Ukrainian capital Kiev caused uproar in parliament on Friday and thrust banking billionaire Ihor Kolomoisky into the spotlight.
NEW YORK – A report claims computers operating on the New York Police Department’s network at its One Police Plaza headquarters have been used to alter Wikipedia pages containing details of controversial cases involving Eric Garner, Sean Bell and Amadou Diallo.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives on Thursday raised new concerns about surplus military ammo used in popular AR-15 rifles and pistols just days after pulling back on a proposal to ban the ammo because it could threaten police safety.
The mayor of a small town in eastern Germany has resigned, he told local media Wednesday, after a neo-Nazi demonstration against immigration erupted outside his home – and after local authorities failed to stop it.
FLATBUSH, Brooklyn – Cell phone video shows a 15-year-old girl being beaten to the ground by 4 other teens inside a Brooklyn McDonald’s as dozens watched and cheered.