Multiple killed in New Jersey shooting, including an officer

A police officer and multiple others were killed in a shooting in Jersey City Tuesday that authorities say is not believed to have been a terrorism attack, Trend reports citing AP. One officer was pronounced dead at a hospital and multiple other people were found dead at the scene, Mayor Steven Fulop said without indicating […]

Why Is Growth Slowing in China? — Global Issues

Source: World Development Indicators Opinion by Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Vladimir Popov (berlin and kuala lumpur) Tuesday, December 10, 2019 Inter Press Service BERLIN and KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 (IPS) – China’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 14%. Since then, its growth rate has declined by more than half to 6.6% in 2018. The five-year […]

Bushfire Smoke Is Choking Sydney

James D. Morgan / Getty Images A blanket of hazardous smoke has settled over Sydney, setting off smoke alarms and sending thousands to buy face masks, as thousands of firefighters around New South Wales continue to battle blazes. At least 2.7 million hectares have burned across the state since the 2019 bushfire season began, according […]

Concierge claims self-defense, affair with victim

Closing arguments began Monday in the murder trial of a former concierge who claimed self-defense in the slaying of two Boston physicians found stabbed to death in their penthouse condominium. Bampumim Teixeira, 33, is charged with two counts of first-degree murder, armed robbery and kidnapping in the deaths of anesthesiologists Richard Field, 49, and Lina […]