US & Canada

Suspect identified in double killing on Portland train

Man suspected of fatally stabbing two people who tried to stop him yelling anti-Muslim slurs had spent time in prison.

Suspect identified in double killing on Portland train

Crime

Deadly car-ramming in New York's Times Square

Police say driver in custody after vehicle kills one person and injures 22 others in the city's popular tourist spot.

Deadly car-ramming in New York's Times Square

Cyber Security

What is ransomware and how to avoid it

What you need to know about 'WannaCry', the malicious software behind Friday's worldwide hacking attack.

WannaCry: What is ransomware and how to avoid it

Business & Economy

Global cyberattack alert as experts warn of more havoc

Experts warn firms to update security software, as Microsoft partly blames US government for massive ransomware attack.

Europe

Pokemon Go: Russian blogger given suspended sentence

Ruslan Sokolovsky was arrested for posting video on YouTube of him playing Pokemon Go inside a Russian Orthodox church.

Blogger sentenced for playing Pokemon Go in church

Asia Pacific

200 escape packed Indonesia jail after breaking gate

Police on Sumatra island say they have recaptured 130 prisoners following a jailbreak involving at least 200 inmates.

Indonesia: Manhunt under way after mass jailbreak

Asia

Thailand revokes passport of fugitive Red Bull heir

Travel document is cancelled for Vorayuth Yoovidhya, who fled before arrest warrant was issued for killing policeman.

Thailand revokes passport of fugitive Red Bull heir

Witness

Illegal Deforestation: Death by a Thousand Cuts

When a ranger is killed near the Dominican Republic's border with Haiti, the impact of illegal deforestation is exposed.

Crime

Mexico captures Sinaloa cartel boss

Authorities detain accused drug trafficker who launched power bid after arrest of Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquin Guzman.

Crime

Thai police obtain arrest warrant for Red Bull heir

Current whereabouts of Vorayuth Yoovidhya, accused of a deadly hit-and-run accident in 2012, remain unknown.

Thailand police get arrest warrant for Red Bull heir

Latin America

Paraguay 'millions' stolen in 'robbery of the century'

Brazilian gang blamed for heist in which a police officer was killed in Ciudad del Este, Paraguay's second city.

Ciudad del Este heist seen as 'robbery of the century'

Cyber Security

Russian hacker sentenced to 27 years in US prison

Roman Seleznev, son of a Russian politician, handed the longest sentence ever imposed in the US for a cybercrime case.

Russian hacker Roman Seleznev sentenced to 27 years

US & Canada

Facebook murder suspect 'kills himself' after chase

Steve Stephens, who was wanted for the killing of 74-year-old man, shot and killed himself in Pennsylvania, police say.

US police: Ohio murder suspect kills self after chase

US & Canada

Facebook to review how to handle violent videos

Company promises to improve system days after killing in Cleveland was posted to social media platform.

United States

US: Police search widens for Facebook murder suspect

A man is wanted after allegedly shooting dead a passerby at random in Ohio before uploading the video to Facebook.

US: Police search widens for Cleveland murder suspect