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Shoppers evacuated after reports of shots fired at NY mall

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Shoppers on scene took some photos of the massive state police and emergency response. The shooting happened inside the American Eagle store at the Galleria Mall in Middleton. The incident comes after shoppers flooded malls across the USA for Black Friday deals. This is an ongoing story and will be updated as information is made available. Read More »

Moeen stumped in tight call at Gabba

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England's Moeen Ali trudges off after being given out stumped for 40 on a third umpire's call. Asked if he thought he was unfortunate to be dismissed by fellow off-spinner Nathan Lyon , Moeen said: "If I was bowling, I'd want it out". I was most disappointed with the time that I got out, I thought me and Jonny were just building a good partnership. "He is a big part of this team we just have to get on with it". Read More »

Gun background checks set record on Black Friday

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The two previous records, also on Black Friday , were 185,713 past year and 185,345 in 2015. In 2016, there were 185,713 requests, while there were 185,345 requests in 2015, according to USA Today . A customer sights a shotgun at a gun shop on November 5, 2016, in Merrimack, New Hampshire. The main focus of Sessions's orders to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives was to "work with the Department of Defense to identify and resolve any issues with the military's ... Read More »

Woman dead after hunting accident

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Wednesday. Deputies said Billquist was walking in a field when a man hunting nearby mistook her for a deer and shot her once with a pistol. Jadlowski heard a scream and rushed to her before calling 911 and applying pressure to her wound, the office said. Read More »

State Police respond to deadly crash in Cromwell

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State police said that at 4:50 a.m., while they were investigating that original accident, a auto struck one of their cruisers. A driver faces numerous charges after his vehicle swerved into a parked Connecticut State Police cruiser on I-91 early Sunday morning, police said. Read More »

2 injured after reports of shooting at Galleria at Crystal Run mall

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The shooting happened inside the American Eagle store at the Galleria Mall in Middleton. Two people were shot, police said, but they do not believe it is an active-shooter situation. The police response comes on a busy weekend at the mall following Black Friday, the start of the holiday shopping season. This is a developing news story . Read More »

President Trump attacks Roy Moore's opponent: 'Jones would be a disaster'

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He shot way up in the polls but it wasn't enough. "So, you know, ultimately the decision is up to the people of Alabama, but it strikes me at least that it would be in their best interest and in the country's best interest and certainly the best interest of our agenda if the President would use his influence to try to get Roy Moore to step aside". Read More »

Rep. John Conyers Deserves 'Due Process': Nancy Pelosi

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Earlier this week, Conyers' office confirmed that it issued a $27,000 settlement money to a former female staff who claims she was sacked for resisting his sexual advances. Conyers were quite different than the image of him being portrayed in the media", they wrote. The accusations against him come against the backdrop of a wave of prominent men being accused of sexual misdeeds including Democratic Sen. Read More »

Driver tries to cut into Trump's motorcade

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Then, when the angry motorist found himself pulled over and temporarily detained, he reportedly responded with obscene gestures and a potty mouth. While there was no public acknowledgement of the round, the Associated Press reported Trump played at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, which is about 10 minutes from his private Mar-a-Lago club, with legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus and his son Gary. Read More »

At least 22 injured in Tenerife dancefloor collapse

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Several people suffered broken bones, including leg fractures. Emergency services rushed to the scene and the casualties were taken to nearby hospitals. Local newspaper Diario de Avisos reported that two of the injured suffered serious trauma, while six more had moderate trauma and another 14 suffered other minor injuries. Read More »

SAfrican court doubles Pistorius sentence

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The Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein increased the prison term after prosecutors argued that the six-year term for murdering Steenkamp in 2013, reports the BBC. Pistorius claimed he believed he was shooting at a burglar. South Africa won't punish Oscar Pistorius with a proverbial slap on the wrist. Pistorius' lawyers have just one avenue open to them if they want to challenge the new sentence handed down by the Supreme Court, and that is to appeal to the Constitutional Court, the ... Read More »

Putin: Disintegration of Syria Prevented

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We had a call that lasted nearly an hour and a half", he said , adding: "We're talking very strongly about bringing peace for Syria . They expressed their satisfaction with the level of tripartite coordination to maintain and strengthen the ceasefire in Syria whose guarantors are Iran, Russia and Turkey. Read More »

After news channels, Pakistan blocks social media

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PEMRA had on Saturday barred news channels from live coverage of the Islamabad operation under 'Media Code of Conduct 2015′ and instructed to show "utmost sensitivity" during its coverage of the operation. "Under the Electronic Media Code of Conduct, 2015, the live coverage of any security operation is prohibited", it had said. According to the Express Tribune, scores of people complained about inaccessibility to YouTube , Facebook and Twitter across the country as clashes between police ... Read More »

Iran warns it will increase missile range if Europe becomes threat

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Salami noted that the range of Iran's missile arsenal has been increasing, and medium-ranged weapons with a range of 2,000 kilometers could be extended to reach Europe. Iran has one of the Middle East's largest missile programmes and some of its precision-guided missiles have the range to strike Israel. Saudi Arabia and the United States accused Iran this month of supplying Yemen's Houthi rebels with a missile that was sacked towards the Saudi capital of Riyadh. Read More »

'N. Korea Names Communist Party Official as State Security Chief'

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The supersonic Raptor is one of the most advanced warplanes in the world, capable of providing what its maker Lockheed Martin calls "unprecedented air dominance". That was followed by a joint naval drill involving three USA aircraft carriers and seven South Korean warships, the first such triple-carrier exercise in the region in a decade. Read More »

China factory explosion causes multiple buildings to collapse

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Police said the cause of the blast was still uncertain. Several buildings in the area collapsed and window panes were shattered within a one kilometre radius as a result of the blast, the South China Morning Post reported. No residents lived at site of explosion, but there might be garbage collectors working inside at time of explosion. Ningbo is around 60 miles south of Shanghai. Read More »

Ultra-Orthodox Israeli minister quits over Shabbat train row

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If that happens, in addition to Litzman, a deputy minister and two members of parliament could also resign, plunging the government into a crisis that might only be resolved by calling new elections. Israel Railways said that some maintenance work on the Sabbath must be carried out to avoid congestion and ensure public safety. "The national government headed by the Likud is the best for the state of Israel", he said at the start of a cabinet meeting. Read More »

Five dead, including three children, after vehicle hits tree

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It tweeted: "Police dealing with a serious road traffic collision, Stonegate Road, Meanwood, Leeds ". The families of the deceased have been informed. Road now closed in both directions between Stainbeck Lane and Stainbeck Avenue. "We've got the road closed, an investigation in place and we're trying to find out what's occurred". Read More »

Indira Gandhi Believed In 'Mann Ki Baat', But Of People: Jairam Ramesh

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Remembering the victims and security personnel who lost their lives in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, Mr Modi said, this country can never forget their sacrifice. A dozen-odd union ministers, BJP functionaries and state leaders also got together for the special Mann Ki Baat - Chai Ke Saath session organised at polling booths across the state where elections will be held next month. Read More »

Mayor Kenney says Trump has 'no compassion' for immigrants

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For the Trump administration to remove TPS protections that enable hardworking immigrants to contribute to the city and the country is "simply un-American", the mayor said. Kenney, whose office is also opposed to the now-blocked plan to withhold funding from sanctuary cities, called the decision "terrible and disgusting". Read More »

3 more United Nations peacekeepers killed in Mali

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Sixteen other peacekeepers and one civilian were also wounded. Suspected jihadists attacked peacekeepers carrying out on an operation with Malian defense forces in Indelimane, 43 miles west of Menaka near the border with Niger, on Friday, the officials said. Read More »

CNN Fires Back After Trump Says Network Represents America "Very Poorly"

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But Trump's tweet also drew a direct response from CNN itself. Fox News, he said, is "MUCH more important" in the United States than CNN, but outside of the US, "CNN International is still a major source of (Fake) news". "Today in real life: The president directs ppl to MAGA pill dot com after claiming CNNi embarrasses U.S.in front of world w/misinformation", Darcy tweeted. Read More »

Youth pastor shoots 3 at home on Thanksgiving Day

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He had been at the church earlier Thursday for a Thanksgiving meal, another member said . Neighbors Larry and Chris Patton, who moved into a home on the cul-de-sac two years ago, described the Gattieses as "good people" and they even said Christopher Gattis would "do anything for you". Read More »

Cops: Driver Was Drunk, Naked, Having Sex When He Crashed

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Bova said her 3-month-old child in the backseat was uninjured. Bova told the Independent she believed the couple was scrambling to locate their clothes before police arrived. The woman wasn't wearing a seatbelt, police said. Tonkin, who has a history of three DUI convictions, is being held in the Pierce County Jail. Authorities arrested Michael G. Read More »

Bali volcano spews smoke for second time in a week

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The National Disaster Mitigation Agency said the ash column from Mount Agung rose 1500m following an eruption at about 5:30pm on Saturday. A volcano on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali has erupted for the second time in less than a week . Read More »

2 sailors from Florida, 1 from Louisiana die in crash

Steven Combs, airman Matthew Chialastri and airman apprentice Byran Grosso. Chialastri was a Baton Rouge native and valedictorian of Woodlawn High School's 2013 graduating class. This summer, 17 sailors died in two separate incidents in which naval destroyers collided with commercial vessels. The C2-A is assigned to the "Providers" of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron Three Zero, Detachment Five, forward deployed in NAF Atsugi, Japan. Read More »

Buhari not stopping anyone from contesting - Tinubu

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Tinubu said this on Wednesday during an interview with reporters in Akure, the Ondo State capital. Addressing State House correspondents after meeting with the President on November 2, Okorocha said Buhari would have to go through the procedure provided by the Constitution to emerge the party's candidate. Read More »

Black Friday Shoppers Up Early For Best Deals

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I got a good deal for my daughter over at one store - buy one get one free, 40 percent off. "I think it's more about the act of being together and doing it with family and having fun", she said. "My husband and I got up and we made Thanksgiving super early because we kind of planned on our day so we can go out in the afternoon to do some early bird shopping", said Heather Herringshaw from Vestal. Read More »