Dylann Roof's Sister Accused Of Having Weapons At School During National Walkouts

The younger sister of Dylann Roof, the convicted mass murderer who killed nineThe younger sister of Dylann Roof, the convicted mass murderer who killed nine people at a historic black church in South Carolina, was arrested Wednesday for allegedly bringing weapons to her school on the same day the National Student Walkout was planned.Morgan Roof, an 18-year-old … Read more

Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Charged With 'Massive Fraud' By SEC

In a complaint filed Wednesday, the Securities and Exchange Commission leveled charges of “massive fraud” against Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of the Silicon Valley startup Theranos ― charges Holmes has agreed to settle.The SEC also named former Theranos President Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani in its complaint, accusing Holmes and Balwani of raising over $700 million from investors “through … Read more

The Latest: Walkout hits close to home for Nevada students

The Latest: Walkout hits close to home for Nevada studentsPARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the nationwide student walkout to protest gun violence (all times local):5:50 p.m.The walkouts protesting gun violence at schools across the country hit close to home for students who were attending a middle school in northern Nevada when tragedy hit … Read more

At least four dead in Florida university bridge collapse

US & Canada US & Canada Florida university bridge collapses ‘leaving people trapped’ Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share … Read more

Zimbabwe’s ousted Robert Mugabe: ‘We must undo this disgrace’

Media player Media playback is unsupported on your device Video Zimbabwe’s ousted Robert Mugabe: ‘We must undo this disgrace’ Former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe gives his first TV interview since he was ousted from power in November, claiming he was removed through military force. Speaking to South African broadcaster SABC, he also criticised the country’s … Read more

Slovakia or Slovenia? A handy guide

Slovenia, Slovakia, and the constant confusion between the two Getty Images Slovenia’s Prime Minister announced his resignation this week.Slovakia’s Prime Minister announced his resignation this week.If you missed the difference between those two statements the first time through, you’re not alone. Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico quit over a scandal following the murder of a … Read more

North Korea’s Sweden visit prompts speculation on US summit

North Korean foreign minister in surprise trip to Sweden Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kim Jong-un has sent his top diplomat to Stockholm for talks North Korea’s foreign minister is in Sweden for a surprise visit, ahead of a possible meeting between US President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. Pyongyang said Ri Yong-ho’s trip … Read more

Brazil: Big rallies held after Rio politician is shot dead

Latin America & Caribbean Rio city councillor Franco killed in drive-by shooting Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this … Read more

Four dead after pedestrian bridge collapses in Miami

A pedestrian walkway that was still under construction collapsed onto a busy highway in Miami on Thursday, killing at least four people. The Florida Highway Patrol said multiple vehicles were crushed by the span near Florida International University’s campus, when it came down at around 1:30 p.m. According to Miami-Dade County Fire Rescue, there were … Read more

Collapsed Florida walkway built with ‘accelerated’ technology

The pedestrian walkway that collapsed Thursday in Miami, killing at least four people, was being built using a popular but relatively new bridge technology specifically designed to speed construction while maintaining safety. It took only six hours on Saturday to install the 174-foot pedestrian walkway, part of the 320-foot-long FIU-Sweetwater University City Bridge project at … Read more