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Charleston police: 'Active shooter' injures one, takes hostages

Charleston police: 'Active shooter' injures one, takes hostages

The Charleston Police Department's bomb squad has arrived at the scene. The Charleston County Consolidated Dispatch told the Post and Courier they initially received a call about "a hostage situation involving a weapon". An owner of a nearby boutique said the police activity is focused around the restaurant. When she stuck her head out of the store, police told her to stay inside.


Lewis Hamilton: Sebastian Vettel doesn't want to be my teammate

Lewis Hamilton: Sebastian Vettel doesn't want to be my teammate

Vettel moved to Ferrari with four titles under his belt following a prolonged run of dominance at Red Bull. "So I don't believe any of the bosses or any individual at the team is unhappy with what is now in place, so I find it unlikely they would change that".


Groups Make Last-Minute Push To Save National Monument Areas

Groups Make Last-Minute Push To Save National Monument Areas

It's not clear whether the president has the legal authority to shrink or eliminate a national monument. There are concerns that changes to the designation could affect the local economy. "Zinke's sham review was rigged from the beginning to open up more public lands to fossil fuel, mining and timber industries", said Randi Spivak, public lands program director for the Center for Biological Diversity.


France's Macron to Visit Bucharest to Meet President Iohannis

France's Macron to Visit Bucharest to Meet President Iohannis

This attack came on Wednesday from the French President, Emmanuel Macron , in Salzburg (Austria ). While overseas, posted workers continue to pay into the tax and social security systems of their home countries, allowing employers to hire them for less than in Western countries where welfare costs are higher.


'DOWNRIGHT SCARY AND DISTURBING' James Clapper blasts Trump's campaign rally in Arizona

'DOWNRIGHT SCARY AND DISTURBING' James Clapper blasts Trump's campaign rally in Arizona

On Monday, Trump portrayed a more polished version of himself as he announced the United States' new strategy for Afghanistan. President Trump's speech in Phoenix brought out the usual cast of misfits and miscreants. Activists and politicians alike have been demanding Trump leave the White House since before he arrived, and they're showing no signs of stopping. Clapper seems to be making a career out of trashing Trump.


Dutch police detain second suspect in Rotterdam concert threat

Dutch police detain second suspect in Rotterdam concert threat

But Aboutaleb, the country's first Muslim and immigrant-born mayor who has spoken out against Islamic terror groups, added an investigation was under way and "we can not say now if the van with the canisters was linked to the threat". Police searched the man's house Wednesday night and found no link to the terror threat. Spokesman Gijs van Nimwegen said police would issue an update on the investigation early Thursday.