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ISIS atrocities on daily display in Mosul’s morgue

The staff at the morgue in Mosul, Iraq, witnessed first hand the worst of the atrocities committed by the Islamic State group during its three-year reign of terror in the city. The morgue was located in the al-Shifaa medical complex, a large compound in the western half of Mosul that included the city’s main hospital, Jomhouriya. It was the primary medical facility for the militants, so fighters were brought from elsewhere in Iraq and even Syria for treatment. The office of the ISIS health minister was located there. That meant the staff was under the militants’ eyes all the time. Every day the corpses of dead bodies, tortured and murdered in the most gruesome fashion, would arrive by truck. Except for rare occasions, militants forbade the dead bodies to be returned to their fa...

Tiananmen Square protest death toll ‘was 10,000’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A burning armoured personnel carrier (APC) on 4 June 1989, near Tiananmen Square The Chinese army crackdown on the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests killed at least 10,000 people, according to newly-released UK documents. The figure was given in a secret diplomatic cable from then British ambassador to China, Alan Donald. The original source was a friend of a member of China’s State Council, the envoy says. Previous estimates of the deaths in the pro-democracy protests ranged from several hundred to more than 1,000. China’s statement at the end of June 1989 said that 200 civilians and several dozen security personnel had died in Beijing following the suppression of “counter-revolutionary riots” on 4 June 1989. Mr Donald’...

Queen’s cousin apologizes for jewelry some found offensive

Queen Elizabeth II’s cousin has apologized for wearing jewelry that some observers on social media found offensive. A spokesman for Princess Michael of Kent said late Friday that she is “very sorry and distressed” that a brooch featuring the head of a black man caused offense. Some social media observers suggested it was a racist slight to Meghan Markle, Prince Harry’s fiancee, whose mother is African-American. The princess has worn the brooch many times before. The princess, who entered the royal family when she married Prince Michael of Kent, wore the brooch to a Christmas lunch hosted by the queen earlier this week. Markle was among the guests. Markle and Harry plan to marry at Windsor Castle in May. There was no indication the brooch offended either Markle or Ha...

McGregor: There’s still a lot of fight left in me

Conor McGregor wants you to know his fighting future comes down to more than the almighty cabbage. When speaking to Sky Sports News this week, the UFC lightweight champion stated his next move will be governed by his physical – not financial – well-being. "I always look at the end from a…

See the monster engagement ring NASCAR star gave to his girlfriend

<p>Kyle Larson and Katelyn Sweet just became the latest NASCAR couple to announce they're getting married.</p>

Hayward’s kids play doctor on his injured leg in adorable post

Gordon Hayward is getting some of the best medical attention around, and he doesn’t even have to leave his house for it.

New Rams kicker worked at brokerage firm before joining team

The Rams suffered a huge loss on Wednesday when kicker Greg Zuerlein, the NFL’s scoring leader, was placed on injured reserve because of a back issue.&nbsp;

Fired food worker arrested after ramming vehicle at Lambeau

Police say a fired food service worker rammed a former co-worker's car at Lambeau Field, bringing numerous law enforcement agencies to the Green Bay Packers' stadium.Green Bay Police Chief Andrew Smith…