Seven Syrians Arrested in Lebanon for Abduction and Murder of Politician Opposing Syrian Government

Beirut, Lebanon – Lebanese security forces recently apprehended seven Syrian individuals suspected of being involved in the abduction and murder of Lebanese Forces politician Pascal Sleiman, an opponent of the Syrian government. Sleiman, who served as the coordinator for the Lebanese Forces in the Byblos area north of Beirut, was known for his anti-Damascus and anti-Hezbollah stance. The Lebanese Forces have condemned Sleiman’s murder as a “political assassination until proven otherwise,” while the army has …

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Georgia Man Convicted of Abduction, Rape, and Murder Executed Despite Last-Minute Clemency Pleas

Jackson, Georgia – Willie James Pye, a convicted man on death row for the 1993 abduction, rape, and murder of his former girlfriend, was executed by lethal injection on Wednesday night at a prison in Jackson. This marks the state’s first execution since 2020. Despite a plea for clemency based on Pye’s intellectual disability, the U.S. Supreme Court denied a request to stay the execution. The Georgia parole board also denied a clemency request earlier …

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Man Wanted for Rape and Abduction in Hanover Gunned Down in St Elizabeth

JUNCTION, St Elizabeth, Jamaica – A man wanted by police for offenses including rape from more than a decade ago in Hanover, was fatally shot near Junction on Wednesday night after he had eluded local law enforcement by moving to the United States. Vernon Shearer, 46, a resident of Mays Landing, New Jersey, was listed among Hanover’s 10 most wanted individuals. According to Head of the Hanover police, Superintendent Ian Mowatt, Shearer, also known as …

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Ransom Note Found in Missing Foreign Exchange Student

RIVERDALE, Utah – Police in Utah are actively seeking a 17-year-old foreign exchange student who went missing from his host family’s home on Thursday. Originally from China, Kai Zhuang was last seen in Riverdale, which is located approximately 30 miles north of Salt Lake City. Authorities have reason to believe that Zhuang is being held against his will. Despite receiving a ransom note, police have found no evidence of a forced abduction. In a press …

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