Feb 27, 2015

Brazil teen killed by police recorded shooting on phone

A 15-year-old Brazilian shot dead by police last week was carrying a mobile phone that caught the incident on camera, according to video published Thursday by a news site. Alan de Souza Lima was killed Friday in a favela near Rio by police gunfire ...

Carnival shooting outside Rio leaves 10 wounded

Feb 16, 2015

Carnival shooting outside Rio leaves 10 wounded

Ten people were hurt when a man fired shots during carnival celebrations in the tourist magnet of Paraty, west of Rio, Brazil’s CBN radio reported Sunday. Locals were enjoying the festivities far from the hubbub of the huge celebrations in Rio when a man ...

Feb 2, 2015

Egypt policeman kills hospitalized Islamist

An Egyptian policeman was arrested Sunday for having shot dead an Islamist detained in a Cairo hospital with injuries from his arrest, the interior ministry said. The ministry, on its Facebook page, said the victim was a member of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood arrested ...

Airlines suspend Baghdad flights after bullets hit flydubai plane

Jan 28, 2015

Airlines suspend Baghdad flights after bullets hit flydubai plane

Six airlines, from the United Arab Emirates, Turkey and Lebanon, suspended flights to Baghdad on Tuesday after bullets hit an airplane operated by budget carrier Dubai Aviation Corp., known as flydubai, as it was landing at Baghdad airport. Iraqi Transport Minister Bayan Jaboor said ...

Jan 27, 2015

Man fatally shoots self outside News Corp. building in New York

A man shot and killed himself in an apparent suicide on Monday outside the News Corp. office building in Midtown Manhattan, police said. The 41-year-old man, whose identity was not officially released, shot himself in the chest outside 1211 Sixth Avenue and was taken ...

Doctor critically wounded in Boston hospital shooting

Jan 21, 2015

Doctor critically wounded in Boston hospital shooting

A doctor was critically injured when a man opened fire Tuesday at a hospital in Boston, police in the city said, adding the suspected shooter then killed himself. The incident occurred shortly before noon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where the situation was now ...

Secret Service: Shots fired outside Bidens' Delaware home

Jan 19, 2015

Secret Service: Shots fired outside Bidens' Delaware home

The U.S. Secret Service said Sunday that multiple gunshots were fired from a vehicle near the Delaware home of Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday night. The vice president and his wife were not at home at the time of the shooting, authorities said. ...