• Racist Buffalo shooting suspect questioned after being threatened last year

    BUFFALO, NY, May 15 (Reuters) – A white teenager who killed 10 people in a racist attack at a Western New York grocery store in a black neighborhood was arrested last year and given an assessment of his mental health after he made a threat to his high school, authorities said. New details, including the […]

  • Gunman kills 10 in livestreamed racial attack on New York State supermarket

    BUFFALO, NY, May 14 (Reuters) – An 18-year-old white gunman shot and killed 10 people and injured three at a grocery store in a black upstate New York neighborhood on Saturday, before turning himself in after what authorities called an act of “racially motivated violent extremism”. Authorities said the suspect, who was armed with an […]

  • Burial sites discovered at 53 Native American boarding schools, US government says

    May 11 (Reuters) – A U.S. government investigation into the dark history of Native American boarding schools has uncovered “marked and unmarked burial sites” at 53 of them, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland said on Wednesday. Haaland, the first Native American cabinet member, announced the inquiry last year. As she released preliminary findings at a press […]

  • Sri Lankan president to appoint new prime minister and cabinet this week

    President says he will bring constitutional reforms Central bank chief says political stability is needed Former Prime Minister Rajapaksa moved to naval base for his safety Armored vehicles patrol the streets of the commercial capital COLOMBO/WEERAKETIYA, Sri Lanka, May 11 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said on Wednesday he would appoint a new […]