London attack: 5 dead, 40 injured in ‘terrorist’ incident on Westminster Bridge

London attack: 5 dead, 40 injured in ‘terrorist’ incident on Westminster BridgeFive people were killed and 40 others injured after an attacker plowed a car into a crowd of people on Westminster Bridge in London on Wednesday afternoon in what U.K. officials are investigating as an act of terrorism. British police are treating the incident as terrorism. London Mayor Sadiq Khan released a video statement condemning the attack.


Turkey says fires into Kurdish-held Syria after soldier killed by sniper

Turkey says fires into Kurdish-held Syria after soldier killed by sniperBy Tulay Karadeniz and Tom Perry ANKARA/BEIRUT (Reuters) – Turkey fired into Kurdish-controlled Syria on Wednesday after saying one of its soldiers was killed by a sniper from across the border, risking deeper conflict with a Kurdish militia backed by the United States and building ties to Russia. The Turkish military said the soldier was killed in the Turkish province of Hatay, across the border from Syria’s Afrin, which is controlled by the Kurdish YPG militia.


911 call: Mom tried to resuscitate unresponsive twin babies

911 call: Mom tried to resuscitate unresponsive twin babiesLINDENWOLD, N.J. (AP) — The mother of twin baby girls who were found dead in an apartment can be heard screaming on a 911 call that they "are not breathing and both are purple."


Jewish youth arrested in Israel over anti-Semitic threats abroad

Jewish youth arrested in Israel over anti-Semitic threats abroadA Jewish youth was arrested in Israel on Thursday on suspicion of making dozens of anti-Semitic threats in countries around the world, police said. Police spokeswoman Luba Samri said the suspect was “a resident of the south (of Israel) from the Jewish community”. “The investigation began in several countries at the same time, in which dozens of threatening calls were received at public places, events, synagogues and community buildings that caused panic and disrupted events and activities in various organisations,” a police statement said.


Trumpcare Gives Wealthiest 1% A $31B Taxcut

Trumpcare Gives Wealthiest 1% A $31B TaxcutA state-by-state analysis shows the most 1 percenters gaining tax relief from the bill live in California but the region with the greatest percentage of beneficiaries is the District of Columbia.


Oregon teen's mom: Feds should probe fatal police shooting

Oregon teen's mom: Feds should probe fatal police shootingPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mother of an Oregon teenager who was fatally shot by a Portland police officer is demanding a federal Justice Department investigation into her son's death.


U.N. agency worried about forced return of Nigerian refugees from Cameroon

U.N. agency worried about forced return of Nigerian refugees from CameroonThe United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Tuesday it is concerned about Cameroon forcing thousands of refugees to return to northeast Nigeria, an area struggling with insurgency and facing a potential famine. UNHCR teams in Nigeria have heard and documented accounts of Cameroonian troops returning refugees against their will, despite an agreement between the two countries that any such returns should be voluntary. Babar Baloch, UNHCR spokesman, told a press briefing the agency was “particularly concerned” that more than 2,600 refugees, many of whom had fled militant group Boko Haram, had been sent back to Nigerian border villages since the start of the year.