Eleven killed, six injured as gunman opens fire during Sabbath service at synagogue in Pittsburgh

A gunman yelling, “All Jews must die,” stormed a Pittsburgh synagogue during Saturday services, killing 11 worshippers and wounding six other people including four police officers, before he was arrested. 46-year-old Robert Bowers of Pittsburgh, was taken into custody after a shootout with a SWAT team. Federal prosecutors charged him with 29 criminal counts including… Read More Eleven killed, six injured as gunman opens fire during Sabbath service at synagogue in Pittsburgh

Palestinian militants halt attacks following heavy exchange of fire with Israel

Palestinian militants said on Saturday they would halt attacks into Israel from the Gaza Strip after they fired the heaviest rocket salvoes across the border since August. The Palestinian Islamic Jihad, one of the armed groups that operates in Gaza, said it fired the rockets in retaliation for Israel’s killing of four Palestinian protesters on… Read More Palestinian militants halt attacks following heavy exchange of fire with Israel

U.S. invites Russia’s President Vladimir Putin to Washington

​The White House has formally invited President Vladimir Putin to Washington, U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton said on Friday, returning to an idea that was put on hold in July amid anger in the U.S. over the prospect of such a summit. President Donald Trump held a summit with Putin in Helsinki, the Finnish… Read More U.S. invites Russia’s President Vladimir Putin to Washington

Police arrest, charge man in connection with explosive packages sent to President Trump’s critics 

The man suspected of mailing at least 14 pipe bombs to some of U.S. President Donald Trump’s leading critics was arrested on Friday on federal charges during one of the most toxic election campaigns in decades. 56-year-old Cesar Sayoc, a former stripper and professional wrestler once charged with threatening to bomb an electric company for… Read More Police arrest, charge man in connection with explosive packages sent to President Trump’s critics