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. ...

Another police officer shot dead on edge of Paris

Jan 9, 2015

Another police officer shot dead on edge of Paris

AP An assailant opened fire on a police officer on the southern edge of Paris early Thursday, killing her and injuring a nearby street sweeper before fleeing, officials and a witness said. France’s interior minister cautioned against jumping to conclusions a day after the ...

Jan 8, 2015

Police officer injured in southern Paris shootout: police

A police officer was wounded in a shootout in southern Paris on Thursday, a police source told Reuters, adding that it was unclear at this stage whether there was any link to the killings at the Charlie Hebdo magazine. Television station iTELE said two ...

Jan 6, 2015

U.S. baby snatched by gunman found dead; police seek clues

Detectives trying to determine who abducted a 3-week-old infant after shooting her parents and uncle at a Southern California home have few clues and are asking for the public’s help, officials said Monday. The baby, a 10-pound (4.5-kg) girl named Eliza Delacruz, was found ...

Boy in Wal-Mart shooting 'unzipped' special purse gun pocket

Jan 1, 2015

Boy in Wal-Mart shooting 'unzipped' special purse gun pocket

Concealed weapons are part of everyday life in the Mountain West state of Idaho, and that’s unlikely to change in despite a shocking accident in which a 2-year-old boy reached into his mother’s purse, got ahold of her gun and shot her in the ...

Shots fired on Los Angeles police car; no one hurt

Dec 30, 2014

Shots fired on Los Angeles police car; no one hurt

A man fired a rifle at two Los Angeles officers in a patrol car, but no one was injured in the attack that comes amid tension nationwide between police and protesters rallying against their tactics. LAPD spokeswoman Officer Nuria Venegas said Monday that one ...