Gunman shoots 4 at Middleton software company

A gunman shot four people, none fatally, at his Middleton workplace Wednesday morning before he was killed in a shootout with police, Middleton Police Chief Charles Foulke said. Authorities had not released... Read more »

North Korea agrees to ‘complete denuclearisation’ if U.S reciprocates, North and South Korea to present joint bid for 2032 Olympics

(Reuters) North Korea has agreed to “permanently” abolish its key missile facilities in the presence of foreign experts, and is willing to close its main nuclear complex if the United States takes... Read more »

Hong Kong to allow dependent visa for same-sex couples after landmark ruling

Hong Kong said on Tuesday it will recognize overseas same-sex partnerships when granting dependent visas, more than two months after the city’s top court ruled that a British lesbian should be granted... Read more »

Trump hits China with fresh tariffs, threatens more if Beijing retaliates

U.S. President Donald Trump escalated his trade war with Beijing, imposing 10 percent tariffs on about $200 billion worth of imports in a move one senior Chinese regulator said “poisoned” the atmosphere... Read more »

Elon Musk is sued for calling Thai cave rescuer pedophile

Elon Musk, the chief executive of Tesla Inc, was sued for defamation on Monday for falsely suggesting that a British caver who helped rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach from a... Read more »

Myanmar youth, journalists demonstrate against jailing of Reuters reporters

At least 100 Myanmar youth activists and journalists called for the release of two jailed Reuters journalists on Sunday, warning that the seven-year prison terms handed to the pair this month threaten... Read more »

Super typhoon slams into China; 40 reported dead in Philippines

A super typhoon made landfall in China’s Guangdong on Sunday, the country’s most populous province, after wreaking havoc in Hong Kong and Macau and killing at least 40 people in the Philippines.... Read more »
Revellors participating in the annual Defqon.1 Festival.

Defqon.1: 2 dead, 3 critical in a Sydney Music Festival

Two young attendees at a popular music festival in Sydney have lost their lives,and another three are critically ill from a suspected drug overdose, questioning the level of drug-abuse in such events.... Read more »

Thirteen killed as Florence dumps ‘epic’ rain on Carolinas

Tropical Storm Florence’s relentless rain is flooding parts of the Carolinas and promises even more for days, officials said Saturday, a day after it landed as a hurricane and left at least... Read more »

Hurricane Florence starts flooding Carolinas

The rain turned sideways Thursday, rivers swelled and floodwaters began to fill streets, as massive Hurricane Florence trudged toward North Carolina. Florence is now a Category 1 storm with a 10-foot storm... Read more »