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Shooter, 2 others in critical condition in US high school shooting

Three students, including the shooter, are in critical condition after a shooting at Great Mills High School in St. Mary’s County in Maryland, according to the sheriff’s office. A male student fired at a female student in a hallway Tuesday morning, St. Mary’s County Sheriff Tim Cameron confirmed. Another male student was also hit in the shooting. An armed school ... Read More »

U.K. prepping action against Russia after spy attack

British Prime Minister, Theresa May, will chair a meeting of her National Security Council this morning, where she is expected to hear evidence from her intelligence services that Russia was behind the nerve agent attack on spy Sergei Skripal, according to a report in The Times. That could prompt the U.K. to present “retaliatory measures” to parliament within “the next ... Read More »

Arts sector contributes $763.6bn to U.S. economy, ahead of agriculture

More than agriculture or transportation sector of the United State of America’s economy, new data has shown that the arts and cultural sector contributed over $763.6 billion to the American economy in 2015. The latest development is more than the agriculture, transportation, or warehousing sectors, according to new U.S. government data released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) and ... Read More »

Ethiopian Airline connects Buenos Aires with all-women flight

Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, has started five-weekly flights to Buenos Aires, Argentina, beginning from today, March 8, 2018, the airline announced in a statement. The Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, Tewolde GebreMariam, said in the statement that, “We are glad to add Buenos Aires, our 6th gateway to the Americas, to our extensive global network. Our new flight ... Read More »

Government bans Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp

The Sri Lankan government has banned the use of social media networks, including Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp, in order to quell violence throughout the country. A 10-day nationwide state of emergency was declared in Sri Lanka on Tuesday amid increased violence between Muslim and Buddhist communities. Sri Lanka’s Telecommunications Regulatory Commission, which had reportedly been monitoring social media for hate ... Read More »

Jerusalem: Israel gives Palestine condition for peace

Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has said that President Mahmoud Abbas of Palestine must embrace peace. He said the Palestinian President must stop paying terrorists in order to end the conflict between Israel and Palestine. Netanyahu said this while on official visit to Washington DC, United States (US). “To get peace, President Abbas has to embrace peace and to stop ... Read More »

Father, daughter caught having sex in their backyard in U.S.

A father and his daughter were arrested last Tuesday in Florida, United States of America after allegedly being caught having sex in their backyard, according to reports by the Northwest Florida Daily News. Justin Bunn, 39, and his 19-year-old daughter, Taylor Bunn, were taken into custody after witnesses told Panama City police they spotted them having sexual intercourse in a ... Read More »

Zuma vows not to resign, faces another no-confidence vote in parliament

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) would on Thursday initiate a no-confidence motion against President Jacob Zuma at the parliament, local media reports said Wednesday. The decision came as Mr. Zuma refuses to stand down even after police raided homes of his associates, the Gupta family, in Johannesburg, the country’s commercial capital. The Guptas, who have been named in ... Read More »

Egyptian army kills 15 terrorists in anti-terror raids

Egyptian forces have killed 15 terrorists during anti-terror raids in North Sinai Province northeast of the capital Cairo, a military spokesman said on Wednesday. “The forces also destroyed 11 targets used as shelters and hideouts of terrorist elements,” Military Spokesman, Tamer al-Refaay, said in a statement. According to the statement, the raids destroyed 181 mountain huts, hideouts and warehouses containing ... Read More »

Magnitude-6.0 earthquake hits Taiwan, causes hotel collapse

A devastating earthquake off the eastern coast of Taiwan caused the collapse of a hotel, government sources said on Tuesday. “The magnitude-6.0 earthquake’s epicentre was 18.3 kilometres north of Hualien County Hall at a shallow depth of 10 kilometers,’’ Taiwain’s Central Weather Bureau said. The quake, recorded at 23:50 local time Tuesday (1550 GMT), could be felt across Taiwan, with ... Read More »