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BREAKING: Shooting At Maryland High School, Facility On Lockdown

BREAKING: Shooting At Maryland High School, Facility On Lockdown

Barely a month after a shooting that left at least 17 students and teachers of  Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, another shooting has occurred at Maryland high school. Officials say the facility has been locked down as security operatives battle to put the situation under control. Meanwhile, the casualty is yet to be ascertained. Details shortly…

Breaking: Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy in police custody

He is being questioned on suspected irregularities in campaign financing, according to a French judicial source… Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is in police custody for questioning in an investigation into suspected irregularities over his election campaign financing, an official in the French judiciary said. The probe is related to alleged Libyan funding for Sarkozy’s

What The World Is Saying About Putin’s Re-Election

China was the first world power to react on Monday to Russian strongman Vladimir Putin’s re-election, vowing to push ties to a “higher level”, but Germany questioned the fairness of the vote and warned that Moscow would remain “difficult”. And 24 hours after Putin’s victory, there has been no public comment from the White House.

Donald Trump slammed the FBI as he hailed the firing of a veteran Bureau agent as a “great day for democracy,” a move his attorney said he hoped would bring an end to a probe into alleged collusion between the president’s campaign and Russia. Critics described the axing of Andrew McCabe — the deputy of

Trailblazing US Congresswoman Louise Slaughter Dies At 88

Louise Slaughter, a trailblazing Democratic US lawmaker who rose to become the first female chair of the House Rules Committee, died Friday after suffering a concussion in a fall, her office announced.   She was 88.   Slaughter, who was first elected to Congress in 1986 in western New York, was the House’s oldest sitting

Four countries to exit list of least developed nations

A UN expert committee has announced that four countries could soon “graduate” from the ranks of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable nations. The four countries are: Bhutan, Kiribati, Sao Tome and Principe and the Solomon Islands, according to Jose Ocampo, chair of the Committee for Development Policy (CDP). Mr. Ocampo said the countries had

Suspect stabs witness in court, shot dead

A gang member on trial was shot dead when he launched himself onto a witness in an attempt to stab him.   Siale Angilau, a member of the Tongan Crips gang, was filmed grabbing a pen or pencil before running towards the witness, another gang member.   Court footage shows the witness sinking out of