BBC journalist ‘beaten and kicked by police’ as protests spread across China

BBC journalist ‘beaten and kicked by police’ as protests spread across China

CNN Business — BBC journalist Edward Lawrence was arrested by Shanghai police at the scene of the protests on Sunday evening, according to the BBC and as captured in what appears to be mobile phone footage of the arrest. Although he has since been released, a BBC spokesperson said he was extremely concerned about his … Read more

Mexican authorities search for 2 missing Americans, including NAU professor, in Gulf of California

Mexican authorities search for 2 missing Americans, including NAU professor, in Gulf of California

CNN — Mexican authorities are looking for two Americans who went missing after a kayaking trip off Puerto Peñasco in the Gulf of California, local authorities said on Saturday. It is not known exactly when the couple has disappeared. Yeon-Su Kim is a professor of forestry at Northern Arizona University, according to her college bio. … Read more

Atlantic station shooting: 12-year-old killed, 5 teens injured in shooting in shopping district near downtown Atlanta

Atlantic station shooting: 12-year-old killed, 5 teens injured in shooting in shopping district near downtown Atlanta

CNN — A 12-year-old child was killed and five teenagers were injured in a shootout on Saturday night after gunfire erupted near the Atlantic Station shopping district in Atlanta following a dispute involving minors, according to city officials. Among those injured, a teenager suffered serious injuries while four others were “shot or injured in some … Read more

Richard Fierro: Army veteran who shot Colorado nightclub shooter thanks community for support a week after attack

Richard Fierro: Army veteran who shot Colorado nightclub shooter thanks community for support a week after attack

CNN — Richard Fierro, the Army veteran who helped take down a gunman shooting patrons at a Colorado LGBTQ nightclub, expressed his deep appreciation for the community’s support when the family brewery reopened the day after Thanksgiving. “It was a really nice day,” Fierro told CNN’s Jim Acosta on Saturday. “I couldn’t thank enough people. … Read more

Stabbed students at the University of Idaho: 2 weeks after police found 4 slain victims, here’s where the investigation stands

Stabbed students at the University of Idaho: 2 weeks after police found 4 slain victims, here’s where the investigation stands

CNN — Two weeks after the stabbing deaths of four University of Idaho students, dozens of local, state and federal investigators are still working to determine who carried out the brutal attack. After sifting through more than 1,000 tips and conducting at least 150 interviews, investigators have yet to identify a suspect or uncover a … Read more

Investigators have received more than 260 digital submissions as part of an investigation into the University of Idaho murders

Investigators have received more than 260 digital submissions as part of an investigation into the University of Idaho murders

CNN — Nearly two weeks after the stabbing deaths of four University of Idaho students, police are still searching for clues and asking the public for help. Investigators are reviewing more than 260 digital submissions — including videos and photos — from the public to an FBI link, the Moscow Police Department announced Friday evening. … Read more

Pope Francis secretly recorded a phone call heard during the trial of Cardinal Angelo Becciu

Pope Francis secretly recorded a phone call heard during the trial of Cardinal Angelo Becciu

Pope Francis has been secretly recorded in a phone call with one of his former senior cardinals discussing payments from the Holy See to free a nun held hostage by al-Qaeda-linked militants in North Africa. In a shocking legal move, the recorded phone call between Pope Francis and Cardinal Angelo Becciu – one of 10 … Read more

Virginia Walmart shooting: Authorities identify youngest of 6 victims in deadly Chesapeake mass shooting

Virginia Walmart shooting: Authorities identify youngest of 6 victims in deadly Chesapeake mass shooting

CNN — The youngest victim of this week’s mass shooting at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Va., is a 16-year-old employee who allegedly used his first salary to buy his mother a gift before he was killed two days before Thanksgiving. Fernando Chavez-Barron, along with five other colleagues, was shot and killed on Tuesday night when … Read more