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Extra mass shootings

Media playback is unsupported in your gadget Media caption’Our children play collectively,’ says a resident whose neighbours are feared useless Three of the worst 5 shootings in trendy US historical past have occurred within the final 16 months. It started – roughly – with 13, the quantity killed in 1949 in Camden, New Jersey, one of many earliest mass shootings within the US. A military veteran, Howard Unruh, killed his

Sydney automobile hits classroom killing two boys

Two eight-year-old boys have died after a automobile crashed right into a main college classroom in Sydney, police have mentioned. The incident at Banksia Street Public Faculty additionally left three different youngsters in hospital with accidents. Twenty-four youngsters had been contained in the demountable classroom on the time, Australian police mentioned. The motive force of the automobile, a 52-year-old lady, was being questioned by police. Authorities say they don’t imagine

Texas taking pictures: US Air Drive ‘failed’ to flag gunman’s prison historical past

Picture copyright Getty Photos Picture caption Kelley is believed to have been in a household row together with his ex-wife and in-laws, police say The US Air Drive has stated it’s investigating its obvious failure to enter details about Texas shooter Devin Patrick Kelley’s previous prison historical past into the nationwide database. Ex-airman Kelly was court-martialled for home violence in 2012, and was barred from proudly owning or shopping for

Silvio Berlusconi set for political comeback after Sicily vote

Picture copyright AFP Picture caption The 81-year-old’s lengthy political profession has been stricken by scandals Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi appears set for one more political comeback after a coalition he backed gained Sicily’s regional elections. The outcome provides momentum to the newly fashioned centre-right alliance. The vote on the Italian island has been seen as an important take a look at forward of subsequent 12 months’s nationwide election.

Warfare-wounded

The injuries of the sufferers on the wards of a particular Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) hospital in Jordan mirror the brutal conflicts within the Center East over the previous few years. It treats injured Iraqis, Syrians and Yemenis, and supplies physiotherapy and psychological well being providers in addition to superior surgical procedure. Over the previous 10 years, surgeons there have carried out greater than 11,000 operations on four,500 sufferers of

Trump to Kim: Returning abductees could be ‘one thing very particular’

Trump, who’s in Tokyo on a diplomatic tour of Asia, made the feedback after attending a gathering with the households of these kidnapped by North Korean brokers Monday. A number of the households are nonetheless ready on any details about their family members, years after they first disappeared. “I believe it could be an amazing sign if Kim Jong Un would ship them again,” Trump stated throughout a press convention

US, Australia and South Korea maintain joint Navy drills

The drills, held Monday and Tuesday off South Korea’s Jeju Island, come as US President Donald Trump visits the region for talks that are anticipated to be dominated by dialogue of North Korea. Pyongyang is repeatedly angered by co-ordinated drills within the area, which it sees as observe for an invasion, however which the US and its allies say is important to counter North Korean aggression. These ones are prone

‘Wild card’ Trump heads into North Korea’s line of sight

The US President is headed to South Korea on Tuesday, his second cease on an eight-day journey throughout Asia the place the standoff with North Korea is more likely to loom massive. The risk posed by North Korea’s improvement of nuclear weapons and long-range missiles has been a high overseas coverage precedence for the Trump administration. The concern is that ought to Pyongyang efficiently pair the 2 applied sciences, the

Trump turns to commerce, economic system in Tokyo

However the gun assault did not seem prone to alter his schedule of occasions, which features a noon information convention on the neo-Baroque Akasaka Palace in central Tokyo. A day after a sequence of social outings together with his Japanese counterpart, Trump was getting all the way down to enterprise Monday throughout high-stakes safety and commerce talks. He was due at Tokyo’s Imperial Palace for a greeting with Japan’s 83-year-old

Russia zookeeper recovering from tiger assault

Picture copyright Reuters Picture caption An onlooker took this picture of the tiger’s assault A Russian zookeeper is recovering in hospital after a tiger mauled her in entrance of shocked guests. The zoo, in Russia’s Kaliningrad enclave on the Baltic, instructed the BBC that security guidelines had been damaged. The zookeeper and the Amur tiger mustn’t have been within the enclosure collectively. Guests shouted and threw stones, chairs and small