House passes bill to prevent domestic terrorism in the wake of Buffalo mass shooting

CNN — The House of Representatives voted 222-203 on Wednesday to pass a bill aimed at preventing domestic terrorism and combating the threat of violent extremism by White supremacists. The vote comes in the wake of a horrific mass shooting over the weekend at a supermarket in a predominantly Black neighborhood in Buffalo, New York, … Read more

Buffalo shooting: The mass shooting suspect had plans to ‘continue his rampage’ after killing 10 people at a grocery store, police say

CNN — [Breaking news update at 7:56 a.m. ET] The alleged Buffalo, New York, mass shooting suspect had plans to “continue his rampage” after opening fire at a supermarket, killing 10 people, city Police Commissioner Joseph Gramaglia said Monday. “There was evidence that was uncovered that he had plans, had gotten out of here, to … Read more

‘Multiple victims’ in California church shooting, sheriff’s department says

CNN — At least one person is dead and four are critically injured after a shooting at a church in Laguna Woods, California, according to the sheriff’s department. “All victims are adults and are enroute to the hospital,” the Orange County Sheriff’s Department said in a tweet. “One victim is deceased at the scene.” Another … Read more

Israeli police to investigate ‘events’ surrounding funeral of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh: Minister

jerusalem CNN — Israeli police say they will hold an investigation “into the events that ensued during the funeral” procession of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh on Friday. “Unfortunately, during the course of the funeral, severe violent events unfolded on the part of those participating that worsened the situation on the ground,” Israeli Minister … Read more

3 shot outside Milwaukee Bucks game. Two hours later, 17 others are shot a few blocks away

CNN — Seventeen people were shot Friday night in downtown Milwaukee just two hours after three were shot a few blocks away, near the arena where the Milwaukee Bucks were playing in the NBA Playoffs. Ten people were taken into custody in the shooting downtown, and 10 firearms were recovered, according to Milwaukee police. The … Read more

Coffin carrying veteran journalist’s body shown falling as Israeli police beat mourners with batons

jerusalem CNN — There was unrest in Jerusalem Friday as thousands attended the burial of veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, who was shot dead two days earlier while reporting on a military raid in the West Bank city of Jenin. Mourners had marched from Jerusalem’s Jaffa Gate to Mount Zion cemetery. They were … Read more

Shireen Abu Akleh: Thousands mourn slain journalist as Palestinians call for accountability

Ramallah, West Bank CNN — Thousands gathered in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Thursday to mourn slain Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, as the Palestinian Authority vowed to take the case to the International Criminal Court (ICC). Journalists, diplomats, religious leaders, and officials including Arab members of Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, attended … Read more

Funerals held for three killed in Israeli Independence Day attack as police hunt suspects

Elad, Israel CNN — Three men killed in a gun and ax attack Thursday night in the central Israeli city of Elad were buried Friday following a huge funeral procession, the Israeli rescue service Zaka Tel Aviv said. The Magen David Adom emergency service named them as Oren Ben Yiftach, a father of six; Yonatan … Read more

Dave Chappelle releases first statement about ‘unsettling’ attack

CNN — A representative for Dave Chappelle has released a statement regarding an audience member who attacked him Tuesday night while the comedian was performing at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. “As unfortunate and unsettling as the incident was, Chappelle went on with the show,” Carla Sims, Chappelle’s representative, said in a statement to … Read more

Casey White and Vicky White search: Alabama corrections officer sold her home days before she disappeared with an inmate

CNN — Extrafood. Special privileges that other inmates didn’t get. Those are some of the clues that support the belief that Alabama corrections official Vicky White and murder suspect Casey White had a romantic relationship before both disappeared last week, said Lauderdale County Sheriff Rick Singleton. Vicky White, 56, and Casey White, 38, who are … Read more