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U.S. comedian Joan Rivers remains in ‘serious condition’

U.S. comedian Joan Rivers remains in ‘serious condition’

NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) — American comedian Joan Rivers, who is best known for ‘The Joan Rivers Show’ in the early 1990s and more recently the E! celebrity fashion show ‘Fashion Police,’ remained in a serious condition Friday after going into cardiac…

Police chief says officers ‘justified’ in shooting that killed ‘Cops’ crew member

Police chief says officers ‘justified’ in shooting that killed ‘Cops’ crew member

OMAHA, NEBRASKA (BNO NEWS) — Officers did not use excessive force and had no other option but to fire their weapons while responding to a robbery at a restaurant in the U.S. state of Nebraska, killing both the suspect and a crew member of the “Cops” r…

Routine work causes widespread internet outages in U.S.

Routine work causes widespread internet outages in U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) — Routine network maintenance at American telecommunications company Time Warner Cable (TWC) caused widespread internet outages in the United States overnight, but most issues were resolved before the business day began, th…

UPDATE1 — 9-year-old girl shoots, kills Arizona shooting instructor

UPDATE1 — 9-year-old girl shoots, kills Arizona shooting instructor

DOLAN SPRINGS, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) — A 39-year-old shooting instructor in the U.S. state of Arizona was airlifted to hospital Monday after he was accidentally shot in the head by a 9-year-old student who he was teaching how to handle a submachine gun, …

Oklahoma man kills estranged wife, 2 kids before killing self

Oklahoma man kills estranged wife, 2 kids before killing self

TULSA, OKLAHOMA (BNO NEWS) — A woman and her two children were killed late Monday when she went to pick up her children from the home of her estranged husband in the U.S. state of Oklahoma, local police said on Tuesday. The suspected gunman turned the…

Amazon buys video-game platform Twitch for nearly $1 billion

Amazon buys video-game platform Twitch for nearly $1 billion

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) — Online retail giant Amazon.com will pay nearly $1 billion in cash to acquire Twitch, a video-game streaming platform with more than 55 million visitors a month, the companies announced late on Monday, saying the deal i…

9-year-old girl shoots Arizona shooting instructor in the head

9-year-old girl shoots Arizona shooting instructor in the head

DOLAN SPRINGS, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) — A 39-year-old shooting instructor in the U.S. state of Arizona was airlifted to hospital Monday after he was accidentally shot in the head by his 9-year-old student, local officials said on Tuesday. The victim’s con…

Soldier shoots self at U.S. Army base in Virginia, triggering lockdown

Soldier shoots self at U.S. Army base in Virginia, triggering lockdown

FORT LEE, VIRGINIA (BNO NEWS) — A U.S. Army base in central Virginia was briefly put on lockdown Monday when a female soldier pulled out a gun and shot herself at the headquarters of the Combined Arms Support Command (CASCOM), military officials said….

Syrian militants release American journalist after nearly 2 years

Syrian militants release American journalist after nearly 2 years

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (BNO NEWS) — American journalist Peter Theo Curtis, who was held hostage by al-Qaeda-linked militants for nearly two years, was released Sunday after the Qatari government managed to secure his release on a humanitarian basis without t…

URGENT — Strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake strikes northeast of San Francisco

URGENT — Strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake strikes northeast of San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) — A strong earthquake struck near the city of Sacramento, northeast of San Francisco, in the U.S. state of California on early Sunday morning, seismologists and witnesses said. There was no immediate word on damage…