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Alabama, Texas and Ohio: A list of recent high-profile shootings in the US

The latest mass shooting came as the nation tried to find cause to celebrate its founding and the bonds that still hold it together. It was supposed to be a dayoff work, flocking tosee the parade.

5 Jul 2022 8:17 am
US: One killed, Fourwounded in shooting outside Sacramento nightclub

Police Chief Kathy Lester told the Sacramento Bee that authorities received a call about shots fired shortly before 2 am on Monday after a club let out patrons.

5 Jul 2022 8:08 am
Biden tries to sound upbeat on July 4 despite another mass shooting

The economy is growing, but not without pain. Liberty is under assault, assault both here and abroad, Biden said.

5 Jul 2022 7:46 am
Police arrest suspect after gunman kills six at US July 4 parade in Chicago suburb

Firing into the holiday crowd, the shooter triggered scenes of total chaos as panicked onlookers ran for their lives, leaving behind a parade route strewn with chairs, abandoned balloons.

5 Jul 2022 7:35 am
Five dead, 19 hospitalised in shooting at July 4 parade

Hundreds of parade-goers some visibly bloodied fled the parade route, leaving behind chairs, baby strollers and blankets.

4 Jul 2022 11:31 pm
US: Shot that killed journalist likely fired from Israelis

The finding came after what the US said was inconclusive tests by independent ballistics experts under US oversight of the bullet fragmentrecovered from Abu Akleh's body.

4 Jul 2022 7:50 pm
Putin declares victory in embattled Donbas region of Luhansk

Russias Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu reported to Putin in a televised meeting Monday that Russian forces had taken control of Luhansk.

4 Jul 2022 5:57 pm
Macron reshuffles French cabinet for tricky second termafter failing to winparliamentary majority

The once all-powerful president will now need to find allies in a parliament with large blocs from the far-right and left-wing alliance NUPES -both broadly hostile to his leadership.

4 Jul 2022 5:32 pm
Motive likely not terror-related in brutal Danish shooting

Police have not identified a motive for Sundays attack inside one of Scandinavias biggest shopping centres.

4 Jul 2022 5:16 pm
Pakistan Army chief directs military, intelligence officials to stay away from politics

These directions have been given in the wake of Imran Khan-led PTI'spropaganda alleging certain ISI officials of trying to manipulate the upcoming by-elections in Punjab to the disadvantage of PTI.

4 Jul 2022 4:58 pm
Six dead, nine injuredafterhuge chunk of Alpine glacier breaksoff in Italy

Rescuers said conditions downslope from the glacier, which has been melting for decades, were still too unstable to early Monday to send back teams of people and dogs to dig into tons of debris.

4 Jul 2022 4:52 pm
Pope Francis denies resignation rumours

In a recent interview, he had repeated his often-stated position that he might resign someday if failing health made it impossible for him to run the Church.

4 Jul 2022 4:47 pm
Russian hockey star detained for allegedly dodging military draft

One-year military service is mandatory in Russia but is relatively unpopular, and many now fear it due to the prospect of being sent to Ukraine.

4 Jul 2022 3:12 pm
Pakistan PM directs reopening of closed power plants to tackle energy crisis: report

Pakistan has plunged into a crippling electricity crisis that is mostly attributed to mismanagement, inefficiencies, power theft and politically-motivated appointments in the power utilities.

4 Jul 2022 3:01 pm
France suspends expulsions of foreign students fleeing Ukraine

The French government has introduced a moratorium for students until September, which means that foreign students do not need to leave the French territory until the new university year.

4 Jul 2022 2:56 pm
1.7 million people under lockdown in China's Anhui province amid fresh Covidsurge

The province reported 287 new infections on Monday, including 258 people who had no symptoms, according to China's National Health Commission, bringing the total cases found to just over 1,000.

4 Jul 2022 2:35 pm
Dutch farmers protest government scheme to slash emissions,block supermarket warehouses

The unrest among Dutch farmers was triggered by a government proposal to slash emissions of pollutants like nitrogen oxide and ammonia by 50% by 2030.

4 Jul 2022 2:05 pm
Afghanistan: Talibancommandertakes home his newly-wed bridein military helicopter

In a viral social media video, the commander is seen landing near a house, it is also claimed that this commander gave his father-in-law 1,200,000 Afghanis as dowry.

4 Jul 2022 12:19 pm
Ouch, Inflation is far too important a problem: Jeff Bezos slamsBiden's appeal to lower gas rate

Reacting to Bezos's tweet, White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre has said that oil prices have dropped by about USD 15 over the past month, but prices at the pump have barely come down.

4 Jul 2022 12:03 pm
Sri Lanka economic crisis: Schools remain shut asfuel shortage worsens in island nation

The availablefuel stocks, sufficient for only several days, will be provided for essential services, including health and port workers, public transport, and food distribution, officials said.

4 Jul 2022 11:24 am
Denmark: Several dead in Copenhagen mall shooting; 22-year-old suspect arrested

He spoke to me and said it (the rifle) isn't real as I was filming him. He seemed very proud of what he was doing, said an eyewitness.

4 Jul 2022 11:03 am
Shots fired in Copenhagen mall, several victims, one arrest

One person has been arrested in connection to the shooting in Fields. Currently we are unable to say anything else about their identity, police said, but gave no details on motive for the shooting.

3 Jul 2022 11:50 pm
North Texas shooter kills two, wounds threecops, takes own life

The suspect was found with a military-style rifle and a handgun, officials said.

3 Jul 2022 11:29 pm
Sri Lanka hopes for improved fuel availability with more shipments reaching this month

Meanwhile, due to the current fuel shortage, the Education Ministry declared next week from July 4 to July 8 as a holiday week for all government and state-approved private schools.

3 Jul 2022 9:45 pm
Multiple rocket launchers shells Ukraine's Sloviansk, six killed

Ukrainian media said one of the city's markets was on fire following the strikes.

3 Jul 2022 7:07 pm
Chinese homebuilders let farmers pay for homes with watermelons, peaches

Accepting crops at inflated prices has allowed developers to offer steeper discounts on homes than permitted by local governments while tapping into an underserved market.

3 Jul 2022 6:10 pm
Pakistan's trade deficit hits record-high of USD 48.66 billion as imports soar

Pakistan's trade gap widened by more than 32 per cent to touch USD 4.84 billion in June, from USD 3.66 billion a year ago, driven largely by almost double the increase in imports compared to exports.

3 Jul 2022 4:18 pm
Russia claims capture of pivotal city in eastern Ukraine

Luhansk and neighbouring Donetsk are the two provinces that make up the Donbas, where Russia has focused its offensive since pulling back from northern Ukraine and the capital, Kyiv.

3 Jul 2022 3:50 pm
Israel holds first Cabinet meeting after caretaker PM Lapid takes over

Israel's caretaker Prime Minister Yair Lapid took over last week as part of an agreement forged last year that created the coalition government.

3 Jul 2022 3:41 pm
Pakistan military leadership to hold peace talks with TTP: Interior Minister

The talks would be held only under the Constitution of Pakistan, he said, adding that anything over and above the Constitution would not be negotiated.

3 Jul 2022 3:22 pm
Russians gaining foothold in pivotal Ukraine city, saysLuhanskGovernor

Taking Lysychansk would bring Moscow closer to its stated goal of seizing all of Ukraine's Donbas region.

3 Jul 2022 2:28 pm
World Zoroastrian Congress in New York meet aims toaddress depletion of their ancient faith

Prospects for growth are limited, given that Zoroastrians don't seek to convert outsiders and in many casesdon't consider the children ofmixed marriages to be members of the faith.

3 Jul 2022 11:58 am
'Declare those who oppose PTI as traitors on social media': Ex-Pak PM Imran's wife audio leak reveals

The former first, Bushra Bibi lady asked the social media headto instruct his team to take up the issue of the government not buying oil from Russia and link it with how the Ex-PMwas betrayed.

3 Jul 2022 11:13 am
Seoul rejects'invasion' claims as North Korea slams trilateral military cooperation with US and Japan

North Koreaaccused the US of exaggerating rumors about North Korean threats to provide an excuse for attaining military supremacy over the Asia-Pacific region including the Korean Peninsula.

3 Jul 2022 10:33 am
US: 10-year-old child in Ohio denied abortion after Supreme Court verdict

Thepatient is now heading west to Indiana given the abortion ban in Ohio, which prohibits the medical procedure when fetal cardiac activity begins, around six weeks.

3 Jul 2022 10:28 am
Libyanprotesters storminto parliament seekingan end to political crisis; UN condemns act

Hundreds of protesters marched in the streets of the capital, Tripoli, and other Libyan cities, with many attacking and setting fire to government buildings, including the House of Representatives.

3 Jul 2022 9:32 am
Afghan clerics' urges recognition of Taliban government, removal ofsanctions in Kabul meeting

The international community has been wary of any recognition or cooperation with the Taliban, especially after they restricted the rights of women and minorities.

3 Jul 2022 8:36 am
Argentine's historic low currency rate, diesel shortage forces economy minister to resign

Argentina has suffered for years from a shortage of dollars, prices have risen nearly 30 per cent this year, and analysts predict inflation could rise above 70 per cent for all of 2022.

3 Jul 2022 8:11 am
German regulators urge citizensto prepare for possible gas shortage as Russia reduces flow

Russia reduced gas flows to Germany, Italy, Austria, the Czech Republic and Slovakia earlier this month.

2 Jul 2022 6:33 pm
At least 24 missing in shipwreck during South China Sea typhoon

Three people had been rescued as of 3:00 pm local time (0700 GMT) and were taken to hospital for treatment.

2 Jul 2022 4:48 pm
Pakistanpolice arrests nineterrorists from Punjab province, four belonging to ISIS

They have been shifted to undisclosed locations for further investigation, the statement said, adding that a huge cache of arms and ammunition was recovered from the arrested terrorists.

2 Jul 2022 3:43 pm
Russians press assault to seize last stronghold of resistance in eastern Ukraine

Luhansk and neighbouring Donetsk are the two provinces that make up the Donbas region, where Russia has focused its offensive since pulling back from northern Ukraine and the capital, Kyiv.

2 Jul 2022 3:10 pm
Sri Lanka to get two fuel consignments in July: Lanka IOC

Fuel shortages have led to serpentine queues at retailers and with the end of the credit line worth USD 700 million granted by India, the pumps have run dry.

2 Jul 2022 2:30 pm
Russia rains firepower on Ukraine warningWest to back off

The timing of the attacks appeared to be juxtaposed with the European meetings of U.S. President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson et al.

2 Jul 2022 2:20 pm
Texas Supreme Court blocks lower court order that granted permission to resumeabortions

An order by a Houston judge earlier this week had reassured some clinics they could temporarily resume abortions up to six weeks into pregnancy.

2 Jul 2022 12:35 pm
US lawmakers urge Biden to hold India's' trade-distorting practices'accountable in WTO

India's practices are dangerously trade-distorting on a global scale and impact US farmers and ranchers, the letter read. The lead in the letter was taken by Congressmen Tracey Mann, Rick Crawford.

2 Jul 2022 11:35 am
Doha meet:US censures Taliban on human rights issues in Afghanistan

In a meeting that was held in Doha, US officials led by Special Representative for Afghanistan Thomas West covered matters like earthquake relief, economic stabilization, and counternarcotics.

2 Jul 2022 11:22 am
Pakistan: Journalistattacked for callingArmy generals 'property dealers'

While describing the incident, Ayaz Amir, with bruises on his face, said that his car was intercepted by a vehicle while coming back from the office after recording his television show.

2 Jul 2022 11:14 am
This is how Bill Gates' resume looked like 48 years ago. Take a look

Sharing a picture of his resume, he wrote, Whether you're a recent grad or a college dropout, I'm sure your resume looks a lot better than mine did 48 years ago.

2 Jul 2022 12:21 am
First same-sex couples get married in Switzerland

Switzerland decriminalised homosexuality in 1942. Before Friday, same-sex couples could only register a civil partnership.

1 Jul 2022 6:27 pm