Economic emergency declared in Venezuela

The Venezuelan government has announced a 60-day economic emergency to deal with the country’s worsening crisis. President Nicolas Maduro will govern by decree for two months. The edict includes tax increases and puts emergency measures in place to pay for welfare services and food imports. The government’s move came as official figures released by the… Read More Economic emergency declared in Venezuela

Three dead, dozens injured as female driver crashes into crowd in Las Vegas

At least three persons has died and 36 have been injured after a car ran down pedestrians in front of a hotel in Las Vegas, officials said. Police say they believe the crash was intentional but terrorism has been ruled out. Seven people were in a critical condition, according to police. The female driver fled… Read More Three dead, dozens injured as female driver crashes into crowd in Las Vegas

U.S. military helicopter crashes in South Korea

A U.S. Army Apache helicopter crashed in central South Korea on Monday during a training mission, killing two pilots aboard, police and military officials said. The attack helicopter went down in the county of Wonju in Gangwon province, officials said. The helicopter was assigned to the Second Infantry Division of the U.S. Army, said Captain… Read More U.S. military helicopter crashes in South Korea

Seven feared dead as helicopter crashes in New Zealand

Seven people are feared dead after a sightseeing helicopter crashed in New Zealand, police said. “It is believed two were Australians and four were from the United Kingdom,” police said in a statement on Saturday. It did not give the pilot’s nationality. The helicopter went down on Saturday on Fox glacier, a popular tourist destination… Read More Seven feared dead as helicopter crashes in New Zealand