Three dead, injured as gunman attacks supermarket in France

Three people were killed in southwestern France on Friday when a gunman held up a car, opened fire on police and then took hostages in a supermarket, screaming “Allahu Akbar”. Police later stormed the supermarket in the small town of Trebes and the attacker was killed, Interior Minister Gerard Collomb told reporters on site. The… Read More Three dead, injured as gunman attacks supermarket in France

Protests erupt following release of video showing police officers fatally shoot unarmed black man in Sacramento

Newly released video footage of police killing an unarmed black man in a barrage of gunfire in Sacramento, California, left the mayor horrified and sparked street protests on Thursday that gridlocked traffic in the state capital for hours. Police said the video, captured by body cameras worn by officers involved in Sunday night’s confrontation, showed… Read More Protests erupt following release of video showing police officers fatally shoot unarmed black man in Sacramento

Venezuela re-dominates currency in bid to fight hyperinflation and economic crisis

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro ordered a re-denomination of the ailing bolivar currency on Thursday, by knocking three zeroes off amid hyperinflation and a crippling economic crisis. The measure to divide the so-called bolivar fuerte, or strong bolivar, currency by 1,000 would take effect from June 4, the socialist leader said. It would not have any… Read More Venezuela re-dominates currency in bid to fight hyperinflation and economic crisis