July 2, 2016


UPDATED: At least three dead after terrorists storm Mali hotel, take hostages; U.S., French forces assisting rescue

BAMAKO, Mali — Islamic extremists armed with guns and throwing grenades stormed the Radisson Blu hotel in Mali’s capital Friday morning, killing at least three people and taking numerous hostages, authorities said. Malian troops, backed by special forces from America and France, reacted quickly. As people ran for their lives near the luxury hotel along Read More…

UPDATED: Police: Man holds hostages in Discovery building

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A man upset with the Discovery Channel’s environmental programming took several people hostage at gunpoint at the company’s headquarters Wednesday while wearing canisters strapped to his body, officials said. Police were negotiating by phone with the gunman, who burst into the suburban Washington building about 1 p.m. waving a handgun. Read More…