Finland Steps Up Security After Fatal Stabbings

(AP) – Finland’s interior minister says security is being stepped up across the Nordic country after stabbings that killed at least two people in a western city.  Paula Risikko made the announcement during a news conference in Turku, where the stabbings happened.  Police say that a suspect is in custody and being treated in a […]

Police Check If Barcelona Van Driver Among Dead

(AP) – A regional police official in Spain says that authorities are investigating whether the Barcelona van attack driver is among the suspects killed by officers after the attack in the nearby resort of Cambrils. The official, however, said that officers couldn’t yet confirm that the Barcelona van attacker was among the five suspects killed […]

Several Wounded In Finland Stabbing; Suspect Shot In The Leg

(AP) – Police in Finland say they have shot a man in the leg after he was suspected of stabbing several people in the western city of Turku. Finnish broadcaster YLE says several people were seen lying on the ground in the central part of the city. On Twitter, police urged people to avoid that […]

Minute Of Silence Held In Barcelona For Victims

(AP) – Thousands of people including Spain’s king and prime minister have held a minute of silence for the victims of attacks in Barcelona and a nearby seaside resort. King Felipe VI and Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, along with Catalan regional president Carles Puigdemont, stood in front of the crowd in Placa de Cataluyna during […]

North Korea Warns US On Nuclear Weapons Talks

(AP) – North Korea is warning the United States that it will never put its nuclear weapons program on the negotiating table as long as the U.S. keeps up its “hostile policy and nuclear threat.” The warning came from North Korea’s deputy U.N. ambassador Kim In Ryong in the transcript of his conversation with U.N. […]

Video Threatens Mexico Columnist Who Covers Organized Crime

(AP) – Mexico’s National Human Rights Commission is condemning a chilling video threat targeting a journalist for a national outlet and demanding an investigation. The short video that circulated online Wednesday shows a hand holding a revolver firing at a target with an image of El Universal columnist Hector De Mauleon’s face.   It warns that […]