An organizer of a major cheerleading competition that's set to take place at the West Edmonton Mall says that many parents and squads are expressing their support for the event despite threats made last week by the extremist group al-Shabab.
Russia's top investigative body said Saturday it is looking into several possible motives for the killing of prominent opposition figure Boris Nemtsov, including an attempt to destabilize the state, Islamic extremism, the Ukraine conflict and his personal life.
Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, a former school teacher who became one of Mexico's most-wanted drug lords as head of the Knights Templar cartel, was captured early Friday by federal police, according to a Mexican official.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah are to visit the White House next month, and Ghani has accepted an invitation to speak to a joint meeting of Congress at a time when the Obama administration is weighing whether to slow the pace of U.S. troop withdrawals from the country.
Recruiting women with the promise of violence and subjugation might not be the best public relations strategy, but it seems to be working for ISIS. Over the past week, we've heard tales of women from the U.K., Quebec, and Edmonton leaving their western democracies for a life with the terror organization.