Myanmar court denies detained Reuters journalists bail

A court in Myanmar declined to grant bail on Thursday for two Reuters journalists accused of violating the country‚Äôs Official Secrets Act, although their defense lawyer said information in documents at the center of the case was publicly available. Lawyer Than Zaw Aung said a police witness had accepted during court proceedings that details in… Read More Myanmar court denies detained Reuters journalists bail

Two critically injured as 12-year-old girl opens fire at Sal Castro Middle School in Los Angeles

A 12-year-old girl was taken into custody Thursday after a shooting in a Los Angeles middle-school classroom in which five people were injured, including a 15 year-old-boy who was shot in the head but expected to survive, police said. The boy was listed in critical but stable condition at a local hospital after the shooting… Read More Two critically injured as 12-year-old girl opens fire at Sal Castro Middle School in Los Angeles

Hundreds of miners trapped underground in South African gold mine

About 955 gold miners were stuck underground in South Africa on Thursday after a power cut, the mine’s owner said, though the workers were not reported to be in immediate danger. The Sibanye-Stillwater mining company said a massive power outage caused by a storm had prevented lifts from bringing the night shift to the surface… Read More Hundreds of miners trapped underground in South African gold mine