Seven people were killed, including three children, after a shooter opened fire inside a private Christian elementary school in Nashville on Monday. Police said they received a call at 10.13 a.m. about an active shooter at the CovenantSchool, with police rushing to the scene to clear the halls ... A parent cries during an interview.WSMV ... @MNPDNashville.
SHANGHAI, China. Taiwan's former leader Ma Ying-jeou arrived in China on Monday on the first cross-strait visit by a current or former leader of the island in more than seven decades, a trip that Taipei's ruling party called "regrettable." ... Taiwan will hold a presidential election next year, with the KMT and DPP the main contenders for the position.
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel's largest trade union group launched a strike across a broad swath of sectors Monday, joining a surging protest movement against Prime MinisterBenjamin Netanyahu's plan to overhaul the judiciary — a plan that is facing unprecedented opposition ... “The entire nation is rapt with deep worry ... “Wake up now!” ... ___ ... .
Storm-ravaged Mississippi struggled on Sunday with the aftermath of a huge tornado that tore across the southern US state, killing at least 25 people, with devastated communities bracing for a fresh bout of extreme weather ... .
According to Kabul police authorities, a suicide bomber was shot down before reaching its target near the security Checkpoint at Malik Asgahr intersection of the second security zone of Kabul ...The Taliban authorities have rejected the claims and said it is an exaggeration ... .
Alibaba founder Jack Ma has returned to China, ending a more than year-long stay overseas that was viewed by industry as reflecting the sober mood of China's private businesses and troubled policymakers trying to spur the economy ... The school was founded by Ma and other Alibaba founders in the e-commerce giant's home city of Hangzhou in 2017 ... .
Israel’s embattled prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is expected to announce a halt to his far-right government’s proposal to overhaul the judiciary, after a decision to sack his defence minister for opposing the plans sparked mass protests across the country overnight ... TopicsIsraelMiddle East and north AfricaBenjamin Netanyahunews ... .
The announcement appeared to calm some of the tensions that have fueled three tumultuous months of unrest ... He vowed to reach a “broad consensus” during the summer session of parliament, which begins on April 30 ... READ ... Diplomats walked off the job at foreign missions, and local governments were expected to close preschools and cut other services ... .
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into its eastern waters Monday, continuing its weapons displays as the United States moved an aircraft carrier strike group to neighboring waters for military exercises with the South... to 8 a.m. and traveled around 370 kilometers (229 miles) before landing at sea ... mainland.
GENEVA (Reuters) – A U.N. fact-finding mission on Libya said on Monday that it had reasonable grounds to believe war crimes and crimes against humanity had been committed, including against migrants, and that it would relay the evidence to the International Criminal Court (ICC) ... Advertisement ... Sign Up. Sponsored Financial Content. Latest Articles ... ....
Hungary has said that the "habit" of Finnish and Swedish politicians to question its democracy is "really unacceptable". However, the Hungarian parliament is ready to vote on Finland'sNATO bid after receiving "reassurance" that these problems will not persist. Conversely, a vote on Sweden's bid is not even planned ....