At least five people were killed, up to 20 injured and several were reported missing after a volcano suddenly erupted off the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island on Monday, spewing a plume of ash thousands of feet into the air. More casualties were feared on White Island, where the volcano erupted at about… Read More Five dead, several injured as volcano erupts, spews ash plume in New Zealand
Amazon.com Inc said on Friday it would open a new office in New York’s Manhattan to house its consumer and advertising teams. The office will open in 2021 and accommodate more than 1,500 employees, the company said. In February, Amazon scrapped its plans for New York headquarters after local opposition to its proposed campus.
Swedish mobile telecoms company Ericsson has agreed to pay over $1 billion to resolve probes into corruption, including the bribing of government officials, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Friday. The bribery took place over many years in countries including China, Vietnam and Djibouti, the department said. The total charges include a criminal penalty… Read More Telecoms company Ericsson to pay over $1billion to settle U.S. corruption case
U.S. rapper Juice WRLD has reportedly died after suffering a seizure at Chicago’s Midway Airport early Sunday morning. It was reported that the rapper, who was born Jarad Anthony Higgins, was bleeding from the mouth when medics responded to the scene. He was conscious while being rushed to a nearby hospital, where he was declared… Read More U.S. rapper Juice WRLD dies at 21 following seizure at Chicago airport
Three people were killed by a shooter on Friday at Naval Air Station Pensacola, a major U.S. Navy base in Florida, before sheriff’s deputies fatally shot the shooter, authorities said, the second deadly shooting at a U.S. military installation this week. An “active shooter” was encountered on the base on Friday morning, according to the… Read More Four dead, including shooter, following shooting at U.S. Navy base in Florida
Indian police shot dead four men on Friday who were suspected of raping and killing a 27-year-old veterinarian in the city of Hyderabad, a police official said, drawing applause from her family and citizens outraged over crimes against women. The men had been in police custody and were shot dead near the scene of last… Read More Indian police fatally shoot four men suspected of gang rape, murder
Four people died in a shootout following the theft of a United Parcel Service Inc truck and an attempted jewelry store robbery in a Miami suburb, the FBI and police said late on Thursday. Police said the two thieves and two by-standers were killed. The incident began with an attempted robbery of a jewelry store… Read More Four killed following foiled robbery shootout in Florida
A U.S. Navy sailor shot and killed two people at the historic military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on Wednesday, military officials said, before fatally shooting himself. The shooter died from “an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound”, the officials said in a press briefing, adding that a third victim is in stable condition after being hospitalized.… Read More U.S. Navy sailor fatally shoots two, injures one before killing self at Haiwaii’s Pearl Harbor base