Sunday June 25-th, 2017

Shooting at mall in Florida leaves 2 dead

Both of Wilson's victims later died in the hospital: Ackerman later Saturday afternoon and Hortis on Sunday afternoon. Zabaleta said: "The preliminary investigation reveals that this shooting involves a dispute between an ex-employee and fitness ...

US, Mexico, Canada launch bid for soccer's 2026 World Cup

But the good news for Canada, which has qualified just once for the men's World Cup - in 1986, when host Mexico was out of the CONCACAF qualifying picture - is the push to maintain the tradition of having the tournament host (s) automatically qualify...

Senate confirms Trump pick Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court Senate confirms Trump pick Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court

Media captionSupreme Court fight: What's the "nuclear option"? But reaction to the Senate's vote - the closest since it approved Clarence Thomas more than 25 years ago - makes clear the expectations. For all that he shared, Gorsuch did his best n...

Police hunt for gun theft suspect with manifesto for Trump Police hunt for gun theft suspect with manifesto for Trump

The Rock County Sheriff's Office said Joseph Jakubowski, 32, expressed anti-religious views in a 161-page manifesto he sent to President Trump. This past Tuesday, Jakubowski allegedly broke into the Armageddon Supplies gun shop in Janesville and ...

Venezuela's Maduro blasts foe for chemical attack comments Venezuela's Maduro blasts foe for chemical attack comments

He was seen by many as the opposition's best chance in the presidential election scheduled for 2018, but on Friday was banned from holding political office for 15 years. Outraged dissidents called the shooting, which occurred at the end of daylong de...

Suspected Isis recruiters arrested in St Petersburg in wake of metro attack

Relatives said creative doll maker Medyantseva died after she threw herself onto her daughter to save her from the bomb blast in the subway Monday. However, Russian authorities did not mention whether those detained had any links to Monday's attack...

UN strongly condemns North Korea's latest missile launch

Tensions have escalated over North Korean moves to accelerate its weapons development. Japan officially lists 17 nationals as abduction victims but suspects North Korea's involvement in more disappearances. "The stated goal of the last test was to ...

Gorsuch pledges to be 'servant' of Constitution

Gorsuch will replace the late conservative justice Antonin Scalia, who passed away in February of 2016. "I will never forget that to whom much is given, much will be expected", Gorsuch said . At 49, he is the youngest Supreme Court justice to serve ...

Egypt under emergency rule after church attacks

The blasts came weeks before an expected visit by Pope Francis meant to show support for the country's Christians, who make up about 10% of Egypt's population and have long complained of being vulnerable and marginalised. USA president Donald Trump t...

Suspected Stockholm attacker was rejected for asylum Suspected Stockholm attacker was rejected for asylum

Police in Sweden said on Sunday that the suspect in the Stockholm truck attack was known to have expressed sympathies with extremist organisations, including the so-called Islamic State. "But we are too good-hearted", said Stockholm resident Ulov...

Israel closes Egyptian border over fears of Red Sea terror attack Israel closes Egyptian border over fears of Red Sea terror attack

Israel had already on Sunday updated its warning against travel to Sinai, citing militant bomb attacks on Egyptian churches the same day that killed 44 people. The Palm Sunday attacks on Coptic Orthodox churches in the Nile Delta city of Tanta and in...

Cook County criminal judge shot to death in Chicago Cook County criminal judge shot to death in Chicago

Police said the woman was shot after she left the residence, came across a person with a gun and "words were exchanged", Chief of Detectives Melissa Staples said at the press conference. Despite being taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center , Judge ...

AL Supreme Court: Bentley impeachment hearings can proceed Monday AL Supreme Court: Bentley impeachment hearings can proceed Monday

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley speaks during a news conference on Friday, April 7, 2017, outside the Alabama Capitol building in Montgomery, Ala. "It's the only way to avoid taking the state on a long, painful and embarrassing journey whose ending is ...

Bookies count cost of Scottish Grand National win

The last Scottish-trained horse to win the Grand National was Rubstic in 1979 . "I'm not quite sure just what I've achieved yet but all I can say is that it's an incredible feeling". He was the first Scottish victor of the National since Rubstic ...

Lincoln Log Cabin to host Easter Egg Hunt and Roll

That includes the annual Easter tradition of hunting for bright-colored eggs. The Edwardsville Knights of Columbus , meanwhile, is getting a jump on things with its Easter egg hunt scheduled from 1 p.m.to 3 p.m. The hunt is expected to include a...

Hamilton anticipates a tight title race Hamilton anticipates a tight title race

The Briton, who started on pole, steered his Mercedes to his fifth Chinese Grand Prix win, beating Vettel's Ferrari by just over six seconds. Merc's W06 in the lead. The result leaves Hamilton and Vettel hand-in-hand on 43 points at the top of th...

North Korea: Trump's airstrikes in Syria justify its nuclear weapons program North Korea: Trump's airstrikes in Syria justify its nuclear weapons program

They then set off on a short sightseeing tour of Alaska's largest city. But they offered no details about how they planned to achieve that. The South China Morning Post said Trump's behavior was as cordial as any experienced politician.

China nuclear envoy in talks on North Korea threat

China and South Korea have agreed to bring in tougher sanctions on North Korea if it carries out nuclear or long-range missile tests. "Both sides agreed that despite the global community's warning if North Korea makes strategic provocations such as...

Nikki Haley Threatens Further Military Action in Syria Nikki Haley Threatens Further Military Action in Syria

Even as U.S. officials said its missile strikes on a Syrian airfield were a one-off retaliation to deter dictator Bashar al-Assad from further chemical attacks against civilians, Mr Trump sought to keep adversaries wondering about any possible upcomi...

British Foreign Secretary cancels Moscow visit over 'developments in Syria' British Foreign Secretary cancels Moscow visit over 'developments in Syria'

The top priority for the United States in Syria is to defeat Daesh, said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said at a TV interview on Sunday. "We are asking for an impartial worldwide fact-finding body to be set up.to find out where these chemical ...

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