Thornton police arrest man who opened fire in Colorado Walmart store

Police in Colorado on Thursday captured a man who they had said calmly walked into a suburban Denver Walmart and fatally shot three people before driving away. The Thornton Police Department said on Twitter that 47-year-old Scott Ostrem had been taken into custody. It did not immediately give details. UPDATE: Walmart homicide suspect Scott Ostrem… Read More Thornton police arrest man who opened fire in Colorado Walmart store

Singapore ride-hailing firm Grab launches e-wallet in diversification venture

​ Ride-hailing firm Grab launched its GrabPay digital wallet for hawker stalls, restaurants and shops in Singapore, making its latest big push into electronic payments as part of its efforts to expand beyond transportation services. Grab, which competes with Uber Technologies, said it will launch the GrabPay wallet across Southeast Asia in 2018. “Enabling Grab… Read More Singapore ride-hailing firm Grab launches e-wallet in diversification venture

Afghan Taliban says abducted U.S. professor Kevin King in critical health condition

​ The Afghan Taliban said on Monday that Kevin King, one of two professors from the American University of Afghanistan who were kidnapped in Kabul last year, is seriously ill and needs urgent medical attention. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said King, an American, was suffering from dangerous heart disease and kidney problems. “His illness has… Read More Afghan Taliban says abducted U.S. professor Kevin King in critical health condition

U.S. forces capture militant linked to 2012 Benghazi attacks

​ U.S. forces have captured a militant who is believed to have played a role in a 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, that killed U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans, U.S. officials said on Monday. The officials, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said that U.S. Special Operation… Read More U.S. forces capture militant linked to 2012 Benghazi attacks

U.S. President Donald Trump calls for death penalty for Uzbek immigrant who plowed eight persons to death in New York

​ U.S. President Donald Trump called for the death penalty on Wednesday for an Uzbek immigrant accused of plowing a truck down a New York City bike path, killing eight people, describing the man as a terrorist. 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov who was hospitalized after he was shot by a police officer and arrested, told investigators… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump calls for death penalty for Uzbek immigrant who plowed eight persons to death in New York

Three dead as gunman opens fire in Colorado Walmart store

​ Police in Colorado on Thursday were searching for a gunman who calmly walked into a Walmart in suburban Denver and opened fire with a handgun, randomly shooting at shoppers and store clerks, killing three people, before he fled. The suspect nonchalantly entered a Walmart in Thornton, Colorado, and opened fire a little after 6… Read More Three dead as gunman opens fire in Colorado Walmart store