‘I literally hear the gunshots pass my face’: 9 injured amid barrage of gunshots in Houston

Preview A man opened fire on commuters near a strip mall in southwest Houston, Texas, early Monday morning, wounding nine people before being shot and killed by police. A bomb squad is searching what is believed to be the suspect’s car.
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Ban hijabs from passport photos like caps & headbands, says MP from Switzerland’s largest party

Preview A politician from the right-wing Swiss People’s Party, the largest in the federal parliament, has demanded that hijabs be banned from passport photos, just as caps are. This “unequal treatment” has nothing do to with religious freedom, he argued.
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Ahrar Al-Sham plans to launch chemical attack on civilians, blame it on Syria govt – Syrian UN envoy

Preview Militants from Ahrar Al-Sham, a hardline Islamist group, are planning to use white phosphorus in an attack on civilians to later blame it on Syrian armed forces, UN envoy Bashar Ja’afari told a UN Security Council emergency meeting on Sunday.
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Tyson Fury refuses drug tests after postponing rematch with Klitschko – report

Preview World heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury has allegedly refused to take a drugs test after being visited by UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) officials.
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Privacy or security? Swiss voters back new mass surveillance laws

Preview Voters in Switzerland have endorsed new laws extending the authority of the country’s spy agencies to monitor internet traffic, tap phones, deploy spy drones and hack foreign computer systems to combat militant attacks.
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Taliban rules 10% of Afghan population, contests 20% more – US general

Preview Fifteen years after the US invaded Afghanistan, the Taliban controls 10 percent of the country’s population. However, a top US commander fears the extremist group could potential rule over a third of Afghans following gains from the US-supported government in Kabul.
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6 stabbed near Emerson College campus in Boston, suspect at large – reports

Preview Six people have been stabbed in an attack on Tremont Street in Boston’s Theater District early Sunday, local media said. Police told media one suspect is still at large, while they may have apprehended a second one.
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Police arrest, identify shooter who killed 5 at mall in Washington State

Preview Police have arrested the suspect who fatally shot four women on Friday, and one man in a Burlington, WA mall using a rifle. An officer identified the gunman on the streets of Oak Harbor city, detaining him without incident.
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Building walls only worsens refugee crisis – German Left politician to RT

Preview Whoever wants to “build walls” to deter migrants arriving in Europe is wrong, a prominent German Left Party MP told RT. The hardline measures prevent the root causes of the refugee crisis from being tackled from the outset, he said.
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‘We’re all human’: Charlotte activist hugs riot police (VIDEO)

Preview In the midst of the tensions in Charlotte, North Carolina, following the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott, the moment a man wearing a ‘Free Hugs’ T-shirt began hugging a row of riot police has been captured on video.
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Lawsuit accuses Yahoo of gross negligence over 2014 data breach

Preview A class action lawsuit has been filed against Yahoo over a data breach of over 500 million accounts. Although the hack occurred over two years ago, it was only recently discovered just as Yahoo executives negotiate a sale to Verizon.
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SUV driver who charged through group of student BLM protesters to walk free

Preview The SUV driver who sped through a group of Michigan University students protesting the sudden appearance of racist graffiti on campus, will face no charges.
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#HateWhitePeople trends as Congressman apologizes for ‘racist’ comments

Preview North Carolina congressman Robert Pittenger has apologized after stating in a TV interview that Charlotte protesters “hate white people because white people are successful and they’re not.”
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Nigel Farage in running for ‘alternative Nobel prize for European freedom’

Preview Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage is set to speak at an ‘alternative Nobel Prize’ ceremony in Stockholm, organized by the far-right Sweden Democrats, where he is expected to win an award.
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Not so fast, Boris! Theresa May says Brexit timetable is her choice, not Foreign Sec’s

Preview Prime Minister Theresa May has very publicly contradicted her Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson’s statement that the process of Brexit could start as soon as early 2017, insisting the decision to leave the EU is solely her own.
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Munch the evidence: 3 police officers resign after forcing motorist to eat marijuana

Preview Three Phoenix police officers resigned, while a lieutenant was demoted after they forced a 19-year-old to eat marijuana at a predawn traffic stop. The cops were wearing body cameras that were turned off at the time.
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‘I really regret doing this’: Hillary Clinton has pneumonia, appears on Between Two Ferns anyway

Preview In an election cycle when presidential candidates are using everything from Snapchat to Pokemon Go references to try and reach millennial voters, Democrat Hillary Clinton has decided to boldly go where no campaign has gone before: Between Two Ferns.
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Transformers brought to life in bizarre shape-shifting BMW vehicle (VIDEO)

Preview Meet the Letron – a real life transformer that converts from a BMW into an awesome, giant robot complete with powerful arm movements and a creepy cyborg face.
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‘Rapefugees not welcome’ stickers plastered around English coastal town

Preview Stickers featuring the racist slogan “rapefugees not welcome” have been found plastered around the coastal town of South Shields in the north of England.
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Bahamas files: New leak exposes offshore ‘tax haven’ dealings of politicians, companies

Preview Five months after the Panama Papers exposed the offshore dealings of government leaders and influential people, a new leak of 1.3 million files has revealed the names of individuals associated with companies registered in the Bahamas, a notorious tax haven.
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