Hillary Clinton calls McCarthy's Benghazi comments 'deeply distressing'
Hillary Clinton says House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthys suggestion that the select committee investigating Benghazi was summoned to derail her 2016 presidential bid is deeply distressing because it dishonors the four Americans who died in the terror attacks.
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 14:10:12 -0400
Doctors Without Borders leaves Afghan city after airstrike
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) The U.S. and Afghan governments vowed Sunday to jointly investigate the attack on a hospital in Kunduz that killed 22 people, as street-by street battles continued between government forces and Taliban fighters and officials warned of a looming humanitarian crisis for civilians trapped in the city
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 16:43:38 -0400
Gunman in Oregon college massacre committed suicide
By Courtney Sherwood and Emily Flitter ROSEBURG, Ore. (Reuters) - The gunman who killed his English professor and eight others at an Oregon community college committed suicide after a shootout with police who arrived within five minutes and exchanged fire with him almost immediately, authorities said. Investigators had previously said the 26-year-old shooter was killed by the officers who raced to the rampage at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, which ranks as the deadliest among dozens of U.S. mass shootings in the past two years. Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin told a news conference on Saturday the state medical examiner had determined that the gunman, Christopher Harper-Mercer, took his own life.
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 00:28:56 -0400
Four California students arrested for plotting mass shooting
Authorities took four unidentified students into custody after they uncovered their plan to shoot and kill faculty members and students at Summerville High School, the Tuolumne County Sheriff's Office said on Saturday. High school officials reported to authorities on Wednesday that three students were planning to carry out an attack. During their investigation, detectives learned that a fourth student was involved in the plot, the sheriff's office said.
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 13:52:42 -0400
Debris appears to belong to cargo ship missing in Bahamas
By David Adams MIAMI (Reuters) - Search and rescue teams on Sunday located debris which appeared to belong to the cargo ship El Faro that went missing in the eye of Hurricane Joaquin with 33 mostly American crew members aboard, the U.S. Coast Guard and the ship's owner said. Life jackets, containers and an oil sheen were spotted by U.S. Coast Guard aircrews flying over the Bahamas on the third day of their search for the container ship. The owners of the El Faro, Tote Maritime, also said two vessels it sent to the scene had found a container "which appears to be from the El Faro." There had been no sighting of the El Faro or any life boats, Tote Maritime Puerto Rico president, Tim Nolan, said in a statement.
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 14:24:53 -0400
Obama pledges probe into fatal airstrike on Afghan hospital
President Barack Obama has promised a full investigation into an apparent US air strike on an Afghan hospital that killed 19 people, a bombing which the UN said could amount to a war crime. Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said patients burned to death in their beds during a raid that continued for more than an hour early Saturday, even after US and Afghan authorities were informed the hospital had been hit. Afghan forces, backed up by their NATO allies, claimed to have wrestled back control of the city.
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 04:36:33 -0400
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