Around 7 people reportedly shot during family gathering in Syracuse

Reuters Up to seven people, including children, were shot in Syracuse, New York. News website Syracuse.com reported that the shooting took place at a family gathering to mark the death of a person who died of cancer earlier on Thursday. The website said that at least 10 shots had been fired. Up to seven people, […]

At least 5 people, including 8yo girl, shot in Syracuse, New York

Up to seven people have been wounded in a shooting in Syracuse, New York, local media report, noting that an eight-year-old is among the wounded. Several calls were made to 911 dispatcher at around 9:00pm local time, notifying the emergency services of shots fired in the 1300 block of Midland Avenue, not far from Kirk […]

Several shot at judge’s office in Pennsylvania town — reports

Published time: 19 Sep, 2018 19:24 Edited time: 19 Sep, 2018 19:39 Several people have been shot at a magistrate’s court near Pittsburgh, including one police officer, local media reports. The suspect has been apprehended. The shooting occurred at the offices of Magisterial District Judge Daniel Shimshock, local outlet the Herald-Standard reports. The office was […]

Russian surveillance plane got shot down by Syria—and Russia blames Israel

Enlarge / An Ilyushin IL-20M intelligence collection aircraft, the type shot down Monday evening by Syrian air defenses. (credit: Kirill Naumenko) On Monday night, a Russian Air Force Ilyushin IL-20 “Coot-A” electronic intelligence and radar reconnaissance aircraft monitoring the Idlib province of Syria was mistakenly shot down by Syrian air defense forces after an Israeli […]

Chautauqua steps up for another shot

THE next or final chapter in the Chautauqua barrier saga is likely to take place in a Flemington jumpout on Friday. Chautauqua’s connections asked Racing Victoria stewards whether the star could participate on Friday as there would still be a day to go on his ban from running in trials or jumpouts from Racing NSW […]

Evocative Photos of Contemporary New York, Shot on a Vintage Camera

Polish photographer Norbert Krzysztof Wojtysiak recently fulfilled a lifelong ambition: he took his vintage Rolleicord medium-format camera to New York City, and took photos of the people and places he saw. “In every trip between skyscrapers and another McDonald’s you can meet an interesting person,” he writes, and these images are a rich, textured mixture […]

Trump’s expected $200 billion shot at China makes European stocks wobble, Asian stocks fall

REUTERS/Fred Dufour/Pool; Alex Wong/Getty Images European share markets followed Asian counterparts lower on Monday as investors took fright at news Washington was set to announce a new round of tariffs on Chinese goods. President Donald Trump’s expected announcement of new tariffs on $ 200 billion in Chinese goods drew an immediate threat of reprisals from […]

Serena Williams sets up shot at history by steamrolling into U.S. Open final

Serena Williams was a bit shaky at the start of her U.S. Open semifinal. For all of six minutes. That's how long it took her to drop the opening two games Thursday night. Williams spent the next hour playing flawlessly, particularly up at the net, grabbing 12 of 13 games to beat No. 19 seed […]