Former Russian fighter says he witnessed torture of Ukrainian prisoners of war

CNN  —  A former senior Russian army officer says he saw his comrades torturing prisoners of war in Ukraine, in a rare eyewitness account from within Moscow’s ranks to address widespread allegations of Russian war crimes. Speaking to CNN’s Erin Burnett on Thursday, former Lt. Konstantin Yefremov said he witnessed a deputy commander torturing prisoners … Read more

Woman who helped Oregon kidnapping suspect Benjamin Foster faces charges

CNN  —  An Oregon woman faces charges after allegedly helping a kidnapping suspect destroy and hide evidence last week while he was evading police, according to an affidavit obtained by CNN. Benjamin Foster, 36, was accused of kidnapping and torturing a woman in Oregon January 24. He died from a self-inflicted gunshot earlier this week … Read more

Report: Man accused of kidnapping, torturing Oregon woman dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound following police standoff

CNN  —  A week after authorities discovered a woman bound and beaten in a southwest Oregon home, the kidnapping suspect has died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, a CNN affiliate reports. Benjamin Obadiah Foster, 36, died in a hospital after an hourslong standoff with law enforcement Tuesday evening in Grants Pass, Oregon, CNN affiliate KTVL … Read more

Live longer with these dishes from ‘blue zones’ in America

CNN  —  In a few, unique communities around the globe, people live long and heathy lives, up to and past 100. Dubbed “blue zones,” residents of these areas share a common environment and lifestyle that scientists believe contribute to their longevity. The Italian island of Sardinia was where one of the first groups of centenarians … Read more

Ghislaine Maxwell claims Prince Andrew photo with Virginia Giuffre is ‘fake’

CNN  —  Convicted child sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell has said a decades-old photograph of Prince Andrew with his sexual abuse accuser Virginia Giuffre is “fake,” in a series of interviews from prison. The disgraced British socialite is currently serving a 20-year sentence in US federal prison for carrying out a years-long scheme with her longtime … Read more

Andrew Tate: Romania extends detention over allegations of rape and trafficking

CNN  —  Influencer Andrew Tate and his brother Tristan will remain in police custody until February 27 after a Romanian court on Friday extended their detention, Tate’s lawyers told CNN affiliate Antena 3. The brothers are being investigated on allegations of human trafficking and rape. Authorities in Romania said police served search warrants at five … Read more

Romanian authorities seize nearly $4 million in assets from Andrew Tate in alleged human trafficking, rape investigation

CNN  —  Romanian authorities said they have seized nearly $4 million worth of assets belonging to controversial internet personality Andrew Tate over the past week as he and his brother are investigated on allegations of human trafficking and rape. Roughly 18 million lei, equivalent to $3,942,700, has been seized, the country’s Asset Recovery and Management … Read more

Virgin Islands attorney general sues JPMorgan Chase over banking services for Jeffrey Epstein

New York CNN  —  The U.S. Virgin Islands government filed a lawsuit Tuesday against JPMorgan Chase, alleging that the Wall Street bank benefited financially from Jeffrey Epstein’s sex trafficking operation and failed in its duty to report suspicious financial activity. “Over more than a decade, JPMorgan (JPM) clearly knew it was not complying with federal … Read more

MMA news: Ali Kadyrov defeats Islam Akbarov in farcical fight, Ramzan Kadyrov, UFC

Ali Kadyrov secured his first professional MMA victory on the ACA 150 card in what fans have labelled a clearly fixed fight. The 15-year-old is the son of Chechen dictator Ramzan Kadyrov who also owns the promotion on which the fight took place. Watch Live UFC with ESPN on Kayo. Full Fight Night Events, PPV … Read more