Three dead following shooting at Walmart store in Oklahoma

Three people were shot at an Oklahoma Walmart on Monday, a spokeswoman for the Duncan Police Department said. She said she had no immediate information on the victims’ condition. In August, a man killed 22 people at an El Paso, Texas, Walmart and injured 26 others. He is accused of deliberately targeting Mexicans and has… Read More Three dead following shooting at Walmart store in Oklahoma

One dead, five injured as student opens fire at California high school

A California high school student dressed in black is suspected of having opened fire on campus on Thursday, killing at least one person and wounding five others before he was arrested, officials said. “Suspect is in custody and being treated at a local hospital,” Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said on Twitter. In addition… Read More One dead, five injured as student opens fire at California high school

Bolivian President Evo Morales resigns following weeks of protests over disputed election

Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Sunday he would resign after the military called on him to step down and allies tumbled away amid a fierce backlash over a disputed election that has roiled the South American nation. Morales, the country’s leader for nearly 14 years, said in televised comments that he would submit his… Read More Bolivian President Evo Morales resigns following weeks of protests over disputed election

Gunmen kill nine members of U.S. Mormon family in Mexico

Gunmen killed nine women and children in the bloodiest attack on Americans in Mexico for years, prompting U.S. President Donald Trump to offer to help the neighboring country wipe out drug cartels believed to be behind the ambush. All nine people, Mexican-Americans killed in Monday’s daytime attack at the border of Chihuahua and Sonora, belonged… Read More Gunmen kill nine members of U.S. Mormon family in Mexico

Islamic State appoints new leader, vows revenge against U.S.

Islamic State confirmed on Thursday that its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a weekend raid by U.S. special forces in northwestern Syria, and vowed revenge against the United States. The Iraqi rose from obscurity to lead the ultra-hardline group and declare himself ‘caliph’ of all Muslims, holding sway over huge areas of Iraq… Read More Islamic State appoints new leader, vows revenge against U.S.

Facebook agrees to pay £500,000 fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook has agreed to pay a 500,000 pound (an equivalent of $644,000) fine for breaches of data protection law related to the harvesting of data by consultancy Cambridge Analytica, Britain’s information rights regulator said on Wednesday. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has faced questioning by U.S. and EU lawmakers over how the political consultancy obtained the… Read More Facebook agrees to pay £500,000 fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Twitter set to ban global political advertising from November 22

Twitter Inc will ban political advertising on its platform next month, the company’s chief executive said on Wednesday, a move that won praise from Democrats and scorn from Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. “We’ve made the decision to stop all political advertising on Twitter globally,” said Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey in a statement. “We believe political… Read More Twitter set to ban global political advertising from November 22