News archive from 24 September 2016, page 3

4 dead in mall shooting north of Seattle; police search for at least 1 gunman

BURLINGTON, Wash. — Four people were killed Friday during a shooting at a mall north of Seattle and at least one suspect remains at large, authorities in Washington State said. The four were shot at the Cascade Mall in Burlington, about 65 miles north...

 

Donors pledge $163 million for victims of Boko Haram

UNITED NATIONS –  International donors pledged over $160 million for life-saving support for millions of people in west Africa whose lives have been thrown into turmoil by the Muslim extremist group Boko Haram on Friday — but that's just one-third of...

 

MH370 wreckage hunter won't give up until mystery solved

CANBERRA, Australia –  The fedora, the bomber jacket and the consuming quest invite comparisons to Indiana Jones. Blaine Gibson, though, hasn't matched the film hero's triumph in finding the legendary chest containing the stone tablets inscribed with...

 

North Korean air show highlights new airport as tourism draw

WONSAN, North Korea –  North Korea on Saturday opened an air festival featuring sky diving, demonstrations by its air force and lots of beer to promote a newly renovated and upgraded commercial airport in the coastal city of Wonsan that it hopes will...

 

The Latest: UN to help Iraq tackle sexual violence

UNITED NATIONS –  The United Nations and Iraq signed an agreement Friday aimed at helping the Baghdad government tackle sexual violence in conflict, an issue that made headlines following the capture and rape of Yazidi women by Islamic State...

 

Cheers, groans as Puerto Rico struggles with power outage

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico –  Power surges hit Puerto Rico overnight as frustration mounted while the U.S. territory struggled to fully restore electricity more than two days after a rare, island-wide blackout caused by a power plant fire. Cheers were...

 

Tropical Storm Karl passes near Bermuda, could strengthen

HAMILTON, Bermuda –  Tropical Storm Karl was passing just southeast of Bermuda early Saturday, lashing the Atlantic Ocean island with powerful winds and squalls as authorities urged residents to stock up on emergency supplies. Karl was expected to...

 

Indonesia declares candidacy for UN Security Council

JAKARTA, Indonesia –  Indonesia has announced its candidacy for membership on the U.N. Security Council, saying its commitment and contributions to the world's body make it a true partner for world peace. In his speech Friday before the U.N. General...

 

Teen shot, seriously wounded outside Hueytown fast-food restaurant

A teen was shot and seriously wounded outside of a Hueytown fast-food restaurant tonight. The shooting happened about 10:45 p.m. at McDonald's on Allison-Bonnett Memorial Drive. Hueytown police Chief Chuck Hagler said the victim was taken to UAB...

 

Teen shot, seriously wounded outside Hueytown fast-food restaurant

A teen was shot and seriously wounded outside of a Hueytown fast-food restaurant tonight. The shooting happened about 10:45 p.m. at McDonald's on Allison-Bonnett Memorial Drive. Hueytown police Chief Chuck Hagler said the victim was taken to UAB...

 
African-American spirit on display

African-American spirit on display

For the hundreds of African-American men, women and children who will pass through the doors of the National Museum of African American History and Culture when it opens today, their visit will be so much more than just the retelling of our story as a...

 

Solicitation irks Boston fire chief

A national charity with a spotty track record of raising money for fire departments has been soliciting Boston residents — including Fire Commissioner Joseph Finn, who was outraged by the call. “I’m appalled that people are actually using the...

 

McCormack housing project to get security cameras

Dozens of security cameras are going to be installed at the Mary Ellen McCormack Housing Development in South Boston in the wake of recent crimes, including a drug bust this week and a 15-year-old shot three times last month, a city housing official...

 

Man who chopped pinkie off colleague may get 10

A Fall River man who cut off a colleague’s pinkie finger with pipe cutters at the behest of his irate bosses will face at least 10 years in state prison, authorities said. “I would like to thank the court for imposing a significant state prison...

 

Physician, 70, arrested on drug charges

The Nahant plastic surgeon busted last weekend for allegedly buying crack cocaine in Lynn has resigned the medical license he has held for more than 40 years, according to the Massachusetts Board of Medicine. “Dr. Sheldon Sevinor resigned his license...

 

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