ISIS savages behead a second Japanese hostage …
A video has been released online that shows 47 year old Kenji Goto being beheaded by an ISIS terrorist with a British accent. The latest beheading video comes less than a week after another Japanese hostage, Haruna Yukawa, was executed. Japanese officials had been working with Jordan to secure the release of Goto and a Jordanian pilot, Moaz al-Kasasbeh, who was shot down over Syria in December; however, earlier on Saturday negotiations had become deadlocked.
The video comes less than a week after news of the beheading of another Japanese man, Haruna Yukawa.
Mr Goto, 47, is a well-known freelance journalist and film-maker who went to Syria in October, reportedly to try to secure Mr Yukawa’s release.
Japan said it was trying to authenticate the video.
The video, which bears the same symbols as previous IS videos, shows a militant with a British accent beheading Mr Goto.
Japanese government spokesman Yoshihide Suga said Japan was “outraged” by the video, adding that the cabinet was meeting to decide a response to it.
Rupert Wingfield-Hayes: “The Japanese PM has taken a very tough line”
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Japan “would not give in to terrorism”.
He said Japan would work with the international community to bring those responsible for Kenji Goto’s apparent murder to justice.
The video — the authenticity of which cannot be confirmed by The Japan Times — shows a masked man speaking in British-accented English standing beside Goto kneeling down on the ground, wearing an orange jumpsuit.
“To the Japanese government. You, like your foolish allies in the satanic coalition, have yet to understand that we, by Allah’s grace, are a large Islamic caliphate with authority and power and an entire army thirsty for your blood,” the man said, brandishing a knife.
“Abe, because of your decision to take part in an unwinnable war, this knife will not only slaughter Kenji but will carry on and also cause carnage wherever your people are found. So let the nightmare for Japan begin.”
Then the man applied the knife to the throat of Goto and the video switched to a still image of what appears to be the beheaded body of Goto.
Daughter of Late Whitney Houston & Singer Bobby Brown, Bobbi Kristina Brown Found Unresponsive in Tub at Home in Roswell, GA (Update: Family Say Her Condition ‘Doesn’t Look Good’)
Hmm, sounds very hauntingly familiar …
Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of the late Whitney Houston and singer Bobby Brown, was found at her home in the tub full of water unresponsive in Roswell, Georgia. The 21 year old Brown was found by her husband, Nick Gordan, and a friend in the home in the Ellard subdivision in Roswell. WSB-TV in Atlanta is reporting that Brown’s husband and a friend started CPR until the police took over life-saving measures until rescue crews arrived. The 21 year old Bobbi Kristina Brown was taken to North Fulton Hospital. The incident remains under investigation by the police.
Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of singers Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, was found unresponsive today in a home in Roswell, Georgia, police say.
Brown’s husband, Nick Gordon, and a friend found her in a tub in the home in the Ellard subdivision and started CPR, police said.
When Roswell police officers arrived at 10:25 a.m., she was still unresponsive and they took over life-saving measures until rescue personnel arrived.
This incident comes less than two weeks before the third anniversary of Whitney Houston’s death. Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina Brown’s mother, was found unresponsive in a tub and died nearly three years ago in California.
Brown “was not breathing” when her husband and a friend found her around 10:25 a.m. at a home in a Roswell subdivision, police spokeswoman Lisa Holland said.
“They called 911, started CPR on her, and police arrived first,” the spokeswoman added. “We took over the lifesaving measures until the fire/rescue and an ambulance arrived.”
Brown was then transported to Roswell’s North Fulton Hospital, where she was breathing, according to Holland.
Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown’s daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, was reportedly placed in a medically induced coma due to swelling of the brain after being found unconscious in a bathtub in her home in Roswell, Ga. on Saturday morning.
The 21-year-old was rushed to the hospital, where doctors stabilized her breathing. She was in the intensive care unit at North Fulton Hospital before being induced.
The odds of recovery look grim for Bobbi Kristina Brown, one day after the daughter of music legends Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown was found unconscious face down in a bathtub by her husband.
The 21-year-old was last reported in stable condition in a medical induced coma, but sources close to the family told TMZ that her brain function has ‘significantly diminished’.
‘It doesn’t look good,’ another source told Entertainment Tonight.
That same source revealed to the TV show that it’s ‘no coincidence’ that Bobbi Kristina was found in such tragically similar circumstances as her mother, who was died in a bathtub from an ‘accidental’ drug overdose almost exactly three years ago. Since then Bobbi Kristina’s troubles have been ‘a lot deeper than everyone can see’.
‘We don’t think Bobbi Kristina is going to pull through,’ a source told Hollywood Life.
Judge Orders Funeral Home That Sold Lee Harvey Oswald’s Pine Casket for $87,468 Must Return It To Presidential JFK Assassin’s Brother, Robert Oswald
IMAGINE SEEING THIS FOR SALE ON EBAY OR CRAIG’S LIST …
Tarrant County, TX Judge Don Cosby ruled Friday that the funeral home that sold Lee Harvey Oswald’s pine casket for $87,468 must return it to the presidential assassin’s brother. Judge Cosby wrote that Robert Oswald bought his brother’s (Lee Harvey Oswald) pine box for $300 on November 24, 1963, and it remains to this day “the personal property of Robert.” In December 2010, a Los Angeles auction house sold the casket to an unidentified buyer for $87,468. Judge Don Cosby stated the actions of the funeral home’s conduct was “wrongful, wanton and malicious.”
CREEPY, JUST CREEPY.
Judge orders Lee Harvey Oswald’s casket returned to assassin’s brother
In 1981, Lee Harvey Oswald’s body was exhumed (VIDEO) amid conspiracy theories that the grave did not contain Lee Harvey Oswald’s body. What a shock, something surrounding the assignation of President John F. Kennedy was mired in conspiracy. The remains were examined and determined to be that of Oswald after dental records were confirmed. When Lee Harvey Oswald was reburied, it was not done so with the original pine box as it was too damaged. It was thought by the family that the original casket was thrown away. However, that was not the case. As it turns out the funeral home, Baumgardner Funeral Home, kept it and eventually sold it at auction, along with Lee Harvey Oswald’s death certificate and the embalming tools and table used in his burial, to an anonymous buyer. How creepy. Robert Oswald sued Nate D. Sanders Fine Autographs & Memorabilia, Inc., and Baumgardner Funeral Home over the sale of the casket, as well as other grim items tied to his brother’s death. During the trial, the funeral home’s attorney actually tried to argue that the coffin was “a gift” from Robert to Lee.
The Funeral Of Lee Harvey Oswald
A funeral home that sold Lee Harvey Oswald’s pine casket for $87,468 must return it to the accused presidential assassin’s brother, a judge ruled Friday.
Robert Oswald had bought the pine bluff casket for his brother, whose body was exhumed in 1981 amid conspiracy theories that it did not contain Lee Harvey Oswald’s body. After a Dallas hospital confirmed the body through dental records, it was reburied, but not in the original casket, which was too water-damaged.
Oswald’s family says it thought the original casket had been thrown away, but the funeral home actually kept it in storage before selling it at auction — along with Lee Harvey Oswald’s death certificate and the embalming tools and table used in his burial — to an anonymous buyer.
Oswald’s brother, Robert, sued Baumgardner Funeral Home after it sold the coffin through an auction house in Santa Monica, California. The auction house still has the coffin, because the lawsuit had put the sale of the coffin on hold. The sale was never completed, the judgment says.
In addition to returning the casket to Robert Oswald, the funeral home must pay him $87,468 in damages, state District Judge Don Cosby ruled, saying its conduct was “wrongful, wanton and malicious.”
It also must pay the auction house more than $10,000 in storage fees.
The funeral home also must cover the expense of transporting the coffin from California to Texas, where the family plans to destroy it, according to Oswald’s attorney, Gant Grimes.
Rap Mogul Marion ‘Suge’ Knight Arrested on Suspicion of Murder, Hit & Run … Held on $2 Million Bail (Update: Deceased Victim is Terry Carter)
Rap mogul Marion ‘Suge’ Knight was arrested last night on suspicion of murder after he allegedly ran over two men with his truck following an argument on a film set in Compton, California. Knight turned himself in to the police with his attorney present. According to the e Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, a confrontation began about 3 p.m. Thursday when ‘Suge’ Knight and two unidentified men began arguing on the set of “Straight Outta Compton.” As per accounts, Knight is believed to have followed the men in his truck and run them over in the parking lot, One witness appears to infer that it was an intentional act as he claimed that Knight’s red truck hit the men, then backed over them before leaving the scene. One of the victims died at the scene while the other suffered undisclosed injuries and was taken to the hospital. The incident is being investigated as a homicide.
Knight’s attorney confirmed that his client was behind the wheel, but is saying it was an accident as Knight was attacked by two people and trying to escape.
Notorious former rap music mogul Marion “Suge” Knight has been arrested on suspicion of murder after he allegedly ran over two men with his truck following an argument on a film set in Compton, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department confirmed. He is being held in lieu of $2-million bail.
Knight, 49, arrived at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department West Hollywood station with his attorney around 12:30 a.m. to be interviewed by homicide detectives as a person of interest in the case, according to authorities and his lawyer.
The interview concluded around 3:30 a.m., Knight’s attorney, James E. Blatt, told The Times.
The confrontation began about 3 p.m. Thursday when Knight and two unidentified men began arguing on the set of “Straight Outta Compton,” a biopic about the group N.W.A., said Capt. John Corina of the Sheriff’s Department’s detectives unit.
About 20 minutes after the alleged argument, the victims were at Tam’s Burgers near Central and East Rosecrans avenues, authorities said. Knight is believed to have followed the men in his truck and run them over in the parking lot, Corina said.
Witnesses said the truck hit the men, then backed over them before leaving the scene.
One of the victims, 55, died, and the other, 51, suffered undisclosed injuries, Corina said. At least one of the victims was a member of the film crew, he said.
Multiple witnesses tell us a movie shoot — involving Ice Cube and Dr. Dre — was going down when Suge pulled up in his car. We’re told security told Suge to leave and that’s when trouble began.
A fight broke out between Suge and 2 men. Suge got back into his car, took the wheel and threw the vehicle in reverse … and ran over a man who suffered fatal injuries.
It’s unclear at this point if the victim was connected to the movie. A source close to Cube tells us production had wrapped when the fight went down … and he and Dre were not on set.
Sources connected with Suge tell TMZ … the 2 men who fought Suge were the instigators. Our sources say Suge was scared because he’s in frail health — in addition to being shot 6 times last summer, he recently almost died from a blood clot.
The victim is Terry Carter, who we’re told is a friend of Suge’s who arrived with him at the scene — he works at a local tow truck company in Compton — and witnesses say he’s “an OG in the neighborhood.”
Our sources say Carter was in the process of walking to the passenger door of Suge’s vehicle, but happened to be in the rear when Suge gunned it.
Two other men were also hit … including Cle “Bone” Sloan — who’s appeared in “Training Day” and “End of Watch” — and suffered non-life threatening injuries. Both men are in the hospital.
‘Suge’ Knight is no stranger to trouble. The co-founder of Death Row Records has had perennial legal troubles.
- 1996: Knight was sent to prison for nearly five years for badly beating a rival with rapper Tupac Shakur at a Las Vegas, Nevada, hotel. The beating came shortly before Shakur suffered fatal gunshot wounds.
- 2002: Knight was jailed for violating his probation by associating with gang members in Los Angeles.
- 2003: He went back to jail on a parole violation after punching a parking lot attendant outside a Hollywood nightclub.
- 2005: Knight was shot in the leg during an MTV Video Music Awards pre-party in Miami. No arrests were made.
- 2006: Death Row Records filed for bankruptcy, and a Los Angeles judge ordered a trustee to take it over because of gross mismanagement.
- 2009: Knight was hospitalized for treatment of facial injuries following a fight at a hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona.
- 2013: The rap music figure was arrested on an outstanding warrant and later released after being pulled over for a traffic violation in Los Angeles.
- 2014: Ahead of the MTV Video Music Awards, Knight was shot during an altercation at a Hollywood nightclub at a party not affiliated with the cable network.
- 2014: Knight was charged with robbery involving a camera theft in Beverly Hills. He pleaded not guilty and could face up to 30 years in prison if convicted because of his criminal history.
3 Week Old Baby Missing Since 1/23/15 in Newhall, CA Found Dead (Update: Father, Matthew Warner Arrested)
A three week old baby who had been missing since January 23, 2015 has been found dead. The parents of the missing infant didn’t call 911, but instead went to the Santa Clarita Valley Station Friday at around 9:35 p.m. and told authorities their daughter was missing from their home. Overnight, more than 50 personnel from the Santa Clarita Valley, Lancaster and Palmdale sheriff’s stations, as well as search-and-rescue crews and air units helped search for the missing girl. Sadly, Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials said the the baby’s body was found in a pickup truck in a parking lot in the 23630 block of Newhall Avenue around 8 a.m Saturday morning.
Sheriff’s officials reported there are multiple scenes under investigation. They are not releasing any information at this time about a possible suspect or suspects.
“(On Friday) at 9:35 p.m., the parents of a 3-week-old female walked into the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station lobby,” said Sheriff’s Station Lt. Brenda Cambra, “and reported that their baby was missing from their home on the 21300 block of Alder Street.” (MAP)
“Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to the home and searched the location for the baby,” Cambra said. “She was not located.”
Sheriff’s Station officials then requested the Search and Rescue Team, and also called for the assistance of K-9 units and aerial support.
“At this time, a large-area search is being conducted in Newhall,” Cambra said, adding the girl was wearing a Sesame Street diaper and a blue-and-pink beanie when she was taken.
Sheriff’s Station officials said the focus for the moment was on finding the baby, and would not comment on whether it was an abduction investigation or the nature of the child’s disappearance.
UPDATE I: Sheriff’s deputies announced they arrested the father, Matthew Warner.
According to reports, Warner led police to the baby’s body, which was found in a car parked in a park-and-ride lot.”
Later, sheriff’s deputies announced they arrested the father, Matthew Warner, at an 11 a.m. press conference Saturday morning.
The mother was not arrested but was being held at the station, officials said. She was described as being distraught.
Anyone with information was asked to contact LASD’s Santa Clarita Valley Station at 661-255-1121.
ISIS Claims They Have Killed One of Two Japanese Hostages … VIDEO Shows Hostage Kenji Goto Holding Pic of Beheaded Body of the Second Hostage, Haruna Yukawa
SICK, THESE SAVAGES HAVE DONE IT AGAIN …
The Islamic State, ISIS, has reportedly released a new video Saturday claiming one of the two Japanese captives had been beheaded. In the video, Japanese freelance journalist Kenji Goto holds up a photo that shows the dead body of the second hostage, Haruna Yukawa. The video has yet to be verified and there is some question as to the videos authenticity as it is different from past ISIS ones released. However, with ISIS’s record of beheading innocents, why would these savages put forth a fake? ISIS is now issuing a new demand for the second Japanese hostage, to al Qaeda female prisoner in Jordan, , Sajida Mubarak Atrous al-Rishawi.”
A purported ISIS video posted online today claims the terror group has beheaded one of two Japanese hostages and will execute the second unless an al Qaeda female prisoner is freed in Jordan.
Neither U.S. nor Japanese officials were able to immediately authenticate the video, which did not contain many of the high production techniques seen in earlier ISIS videos nor the typical branding for the terror group.
The video shows a still picture of Japanese television reporter Kenji Goto holding a photo of the beheaded body of Haruna Kuwana.
Clearly reading a message written for him, the voice says ISIS no longer is demanding a $200 million ransom but will free him if the female prisoner is released.
“They no longer want money, so you don’t need to worry about funding terrorists,” the voice says. “They are just demanding the release of their imprisoned sister, Sajida al-Rishawi. It is simple, You give them Sajida and I will be released.”
In an audio tape sent to the family of one of the hostages, Kenji Goto, he appeals for help and say that the other, his friend Haruna Yukawa, has been killed.
As he speaks, Mr Goto is shown in a still photograph, in which he holds up another photograph showing what seems to be Mr Yukawa’s decapitated body with his head lying on his back – a now standard method used by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant to display its victims.
“You have seen the photo of my cellmate Haruna slaughtered in the land of the Islamic Caliphate,” he says, addressing the Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe.
“You were warned. You were given a deadline and so my captors acted upon their words.
“We have seen the video purporting to show that Japanese citizen Haruna Yukawa has been murdered by the terrorist group ISIL,” Patrick Ventrell, a U.S. National Security Council representative, said in the statement. “The intelligence community is working to confirm its authenticity. The United States strongly condemns ISIL’s actions, and we call for the immediate release of all the remaining hostages. The United States is fully supportive of Japan in this matter. We stand in solidarity with Japan and are coordinating closely.”
This is certainly not good for the powder keg that is the Middle East, especially when it comes to Iran and the recent collapse of the government in Yemen.
Saudi state TV says King Abdullah, the powerful U.S. ally who joined Washington’s fight against al-Qaida and sought to modernize the ultraconservative Muslim kingdom has died. He was 90.
The TV station said Abdullah died Friday.
His expected successor is his 79-year-old half-brother, Prince Salman, who recently has taken on the ailingAbdullah’s responsibilities.
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah died early on Friday and his brother Salman became king, the royal court in the world’s top oil exporter and birthplace of Islam said in a statement carried by state television.
King Salman has named his half-brother Muqrin as his crown prince and heir.
“His Highness Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and all members of the family and the nation mourn the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, who passed away at exactly 1 a.m. this morning,” said the statement.
Abdullah, thought to have been born in 1923, had ruled Saudi Arabia as king since 2006, but had run the country as de facto regent for a decade before that after his predecessor King Fahd suffered a debilitating stroke.
Two More Bodies Recovered From Annapolis, MD Mansion Fire … Family Releases Pics of Six Missing Family Members, Presumed Dead
Sadly it appears that the missing six family members of the Pyle family may have all been in the mansion at the time of the fire …
Two more bodies have been recovered from the charred ruins of an Annapolis area mansion following the terrible fire that burned the multimillion dollar home to the ground. The bodies have been sent to Baltimore, MD for an autopsy to identify the individuals. Earlier in the week, two other bodies were recovered as well. There was no mention at the time as to the identity of those victims, or if they were adults or children. Two more family members remain unaccounted for; however, it ids sad to say that they most likely perished in the fire also.
Annapolis mansion fire pic: Anne Arundel County Fire
Anne Arundel County fire officials on Thursday said two more bodies were recovered from the scene of Monday’s fatal mansion fire.
The remains were sent to Baltimore for identification and autopsies are planned.
Two more family members remain unaccounted for. The remains of two other individuals were recovered Wednesday. Their names have not been released.
Fire investigators and searchers will return to the Childs Point Road site Friday.
In a statement issued earlier Thursday, family members released the names of the four children who they said were missing. The statement lists the children’s names as Alexis (Lexi) Boone, 8; Kaitlyn (Katie) Boone, 7; Charlotte Boone, 8; and Wesley Boone, 6.
Just heartbreaking, pictures have been released by the family of those missing and lost in the fire. Lives taken far too soon.
On Thursday, family members released a statement identifying the four missing grandchildren.
A family spokesperson Toni Aluisi told WUSA9′s Scott Broom that the ?grandparents took the four children out to a Medieval Times restaurant for a special family dinner the night of the fire.
Aluisi said they went to a Target store beforehand to buy costumes to make the evening more festive. The kids and grandparents then went to the waterfront mansion known as “The Castle” for a sleepover.
Authorities are reporting that two charred bodies have been found in the burned out debris of the Annapolis, MD mansion …
CBS Baltimore is reporting that firefighters have found two bodies in the multimillion dollar Annapolis, Maryland mansion owned by Don Pyle and Sandra Pyle. Cadaver dogs made a hit as firefighters and searchers looks for any remains of the 6 missing people who are assumed to have been in the home when the inferno took place. Authorities did not mention whether the bodies found were adult or children, male or female. The bodies were transported to Baltimore for autopsy. The family of the six missing individuals had previously stated the confirmation that the family had been killed and naming the grandchildren as Lexi Boone, Katie Boone, Charlotte Boone and Wes Boone. The site is currently being managed as a crime scene.
Tech Executive Don Pile, his wife and four grandchildren were never seen after an inferno of a blaze ripped through the couple’s Annapolis home before daybreak Monday.
Firefighters called in heavy equipment and search dogs to dig through the debris. The dog’s made a big hit.
“A search with a cadaver K-9 resulted in positive alerts,” said Captain Russ Davies of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department.
It was a long-awaited break firefighters needed, so they kept digging.
“We located the bodies of two individuals,” said Davies.
Firefighters are treating the burned out mansion as a crime scene because there are no witnesses to how the blaze began.
Two bodies have been found in the ruins of an Annapolis, Maryland, mansion that burned two days ago, Anne Arundel County fire officials said Wednesday at a press conference.
Technology executive Don Pyle, his wife and four grandchildren are feared dead in the fire. Officials said the two bodies have not been identified.
Pyle was believed to have been at home with his wife, Sandy, and four grandchildren.
Pyle had not been heard from on Monday, and his colleagues at ScienceLogic were “hoping for a miracle,” CNN affiliate WJLA-TV in Washington reported.
Press Conference – Anne Arundel County Fire Department said that two victims were discovered in the rubble of a 4 alarm fire in a waterfront mansion in Annapolis, MD
3 Year Old Owen Collins Missing Since 1/17/15 in Bluffton, IN (Update: Body Found, Three People Arrested: Zachary S. Barnes, Breanna J. Arnold, Unidentified 16 Year Old Boy)
3 year old Owen Collins has been missing since January 17, 2015 in Bluffton, Indiana. Owen was last seen at about 8 pm Saturday at his home when his parents put him to bed. His parents say when they woke up, Owen was gone. The police went to a home in the 500 block of Normandy Drive at 12:30 p.m. Sunday to check on the residents’ welfare and couldn’t find the child. Bluffton Police are currently looking for a missing autistic boy.
Owen Collins – Missing
Police said at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, officers went to a residence in the 500 block of Normandy Drive to do a welfare check. Owen Collins, 3, couldn’t be found inside. Police, firefighters and citizens searched the area, but couldn’t find the boy. Investigators are also interviewing the people inside the home.
Owen is 3 feet 1 inch tall with blonde hair, blue eyes and has a one-inch scar under his left eye. He was last seen wearing dark pants.
UPDATE I: Bluffton Police Searching for Missing Boy.
Police interviewed residents of the home and conducted a search in the area.
According to a 21Alive viewer, Bluffton Police and the fire department used sonar on a pond near the boy’s home, as well as K-9′s, but did not find anything.
Viewers on our 21Alive Facebook page say Owen was last seen around 8 p.m. Saturday at his home when his parents put him to bed. They say the parents woke up and found the boy was gone.
Bluffton police said they’ve recovered a body in a rural Wells County woods believed to be a missing 3-year-old boy.
Just before 8 p.m. Sunday, officers with the Bluffton Police Department and Indiana State Police recovered Owen’s body in the woods in rural Wells County. Bluffton Police Chief Nathan Huss said police were led to the area after interviewing people in Mobile Manor. The spot where the body was found is more than 10 miles away from the home police were called to for the welfare check.
Three people have been arrested in connection to the death. They face the following preliminary charges:
Zachary S. Barnes, 30, Bluffton: neglect of a dependent resulting in death, a Level 1 felony; abuse of a corpse, a Level 6 felony
Breanna J. Arnold, 21, Bluffton: neglect of a dependent resulting in death, a Level 1 felony;
Unidentified 16-year-old boy, Marion: abuse of a corpse, a Level 6 felony
If anyone has any information regarding the whereabouts of Owen, please might be should call the Bluffton Police Department at (260) 824-3320.