Deadly shooting at Quebec City mosque

Deadly shooting at Quebec City mosque

At least five people were killed and several people wounded after gunmen opened fire at a mosque in Quebec City late Sunday, media reported. A Quebec police spokesman confirmed that there were people killed, but did not say how many. Two suspects in the shooting were arrested, he said. Police did not rule out the […]

Several dead after shooting at Fort Lauderdale airport in Florida

Several dead after shooting at Fort Lauderdale airport in Florida

A shooter wearing a Star Wars T-shirt opened fire at a baggage carousel at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Friday, killing at least five people before being taken into custody, officials and witnesses said. Five people died and eight more were wounded in the incident, the local sheriff’s office said. The shooter, who said nothing, […]

US military service members killed in shooting at Jordan base

US military service members killed in shooting at Jordan base

Three U.S. military trainers were shot dead in Jordan on Friday when their car failed to stop at the gate of a military base and was fired on by Jordanian security forces, a Jordanian military source said. The incident occurred at the Prince Faisal air base in the south of Jordan, which is a close […]

Manhunt underway after deadly shooting at US shopping centre

Manhunt underway after deadly shooting at US shopping centre

Police searched Saturday for a gunman authorities said opened fire in the makeup department of a Macy’s store at a mall north of Seattle, killing four females and one man, before fleeing toward an interstate on foot. People fled, customers hid in dressing rooms and employees locked the doors of nearby stores after gunshots rang […]

Family releases video of deadly North Carolina shooting

Family releases video of deadly North Carolina shooting

Video of a deadly encounter between Charlotte police and a black man shows his wife repeatedly telling officers he is not armed and pleading with them not to shoot her husband as they shout at him to drop a gun. The footage, recorded by Keith Lamont Scott’s wife and released Friday by his family, offers […]

Pressure builds on Charlotte, NC police to release fatal shooting videos

Pressure builds on Charlotte, NC police to release fatal shooting videos

The family of a black man shot dead by a police officer in Charlotte, North Carolina earlier this week has called on authorities to release police footage of the incident, claiming that the videos contradict the police’s version of the shooting. Charlotte police claim that 43 year-old Keith Lamont Scott was shot to death in […]

Third night of protests over police shooting in US city of Charlotte

Third night of protests over police shooting in US city of Charlotte

Protesters massed on Charlotte’s streets for a third night Thursday in the latest sign of mounting pressure for police to release video that could resolve wildly different accounts of the shooting of a black man. Demonstrators chanted “release the tape” and “we want the tape” while briefly blocking an intersection near Bank of America headquarters […]

Protest over police shooting turns deadly in US city of Charlotte

Protest over police shooting turns deadly in US city of Charlotte

One person was shot dead on Wednesday in a second night of unrest in Charlotte, North Carolina, officials said, as riot police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse unruly protesters after the fatal police shooting of a black man. Charlotte Police Chief Kerr Putney confirmed that a person shot during the protest had […]

US launches civil rights probe of Oklahoma police shooting

US launches civil rights probe of Oklahoma police shooting

US authorities have launched a civil rights probe into the police shooting of an unarmed black man in Tulsa, Oklahoma, after video footage of the incident sparked renewed outrage over law enforcement’s treatment of African-Americans. The fatal shooting on Friday of Terence Crutcher was recorded by police car dashboard cameras and a police helicopter camera […]

Casualties reported in shooting at Florida nightclub

Casualties reported in shooting at Florida nightclub

At least two people were killed and 14 wounded in a shooting outside the Club Blu nightclub in Fort Myers, Florida early on Monday, NBC reported, citing police. Officers said gunshots were fired in the club’s parking lot, wounding “at least 14-16 people”, with their injuries ranging from minor to life-threatening. NBC said a person […]

Suspected gunman kills himself after deadly Munich mall shooting

Suspected gunman kills himself after deadly Munich mall shooting

At least 10 people are dead, including the suspected gunman, after a shooting that began in a shopping centre in the German city of Munich Friday evening. At least nine people were killed in the attack, with another 21 injured, according to the police. 16 of the wounded remain in hospital, three of whom in […]

Trump supports racial profiling after Orlando shooting

Trump supports racial profiling after Orlando shooting

Republican Donald Trump said on Sunday the United States should consider more racial profiling, in response to a question about whether he supported greater law enforcement scrutiny of Muslim Americans after the Orlando mass shooting. “I think profiling is something that we’re going to have to start thinking about as a country,” Trump told CBS’ […]

‘He was more angry at me than he was at the shooter!’: Birthday-boy Trump blasts Obama for afternoon terror lecture as he claims Orlando shooting proves ‘political correctness is deadly’

‘He was more angry at me than he was at the shooter!’: Birthday-boy Trump blasts Obama for afternoon terror lecture as he claims Orlando shooting proves ‘political correctness is deadly’

Donald Trump celebrated his 70th birthday in North Carolina with a serenade from an estimated 9,000 people and a vicious rebuttal to an afternoon of attacks lodged by Hillary Clinton and the president they both hope to replace. ‘Happy birthday? Ah, don’t tell me about my birthday!’ he grinned as the singing started. Trump’s smile […]

Trump and Clinton strike contrasting tones after Orlando shooting

Trump and Clinton strike contrasting tones after Orlando shooting

The bloody attack on an Orlando nightclub by a radicalized US citizen has crept into the presidential campaign, prompting responses from both of the parties’ presumptive nominees. Republican Donald Trump said the mass shooting in Florida proved tougher action against terrorism was needed, while boasting for “being right” about the threat. For Hillary Clinton, the […]

Mass shooting at gay nightclub in Orlando leaves at least 50 dead

Mass shooting at gay nightclub in Orlando leaves at least 50 dead

A gunman killed 50 people at a packed gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida on Sunday in the worst mass shooting in US history, an attack that was later claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group. Police killed the shooter, who was identified as Omar S. Mateen, a Florida resident. A top US congressman said Mateen […]

US seeks death penalty in South Carolina church shooting

US seeks death penalty in South Carolina church shooting

Federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty for a white man accused of killing nine black parishioners at a historic church in Charleston, South Carolina, last June, the US Justice Department said on Tuesday. “The nature of the alleged crime and the resulting harm compelled this decision,” Attorney General Loretta Lynch said in a statement. […]