Month: October 2017

Las Vegas shooting: 59 dead, 527 hurt in Mandalay Bay shooting

A lone gunman released a rapid-fire barrage of bullets from the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel late Sunday, killing at least 59 people and injuring at least 527 others attending a country music festival below, officials said. It was the worst mass shooting in modern American history. The shooter, identified by law enforcement officials as Stephen Craig Paddock, 64, of Mesquite, Nevada, fired shot after shot from his room at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino down on the crowd of about 22,000, sending terrified concertgoers running for their lives. “We heard what sounded like firecrackers going off. Then...

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BREAKING: Mandalay Bay Active Shooter in Las Vegas (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

There are reports of a possible active shooter or multiple active shooters at a country concert near or at the Mandalay Bay resort and casino on the Las Vegas strip. Las Vegas police confirmed on Twitter, “We’re investigating reports of an active shooter near/around Mandalay Bay Casino. Asking everyone to please avoid the area. #LVMPDnews.” A few minutes later, police gave information on Twitter about a media staging area, but they have released no additional information. Scanner traffic was extremely grim, as the incident continued to expand, and police were dispatching “strike teams” to numerous other Strip hotels, for...

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Donald Trump tells Secretary of State he’s ‘wasting his time’ trying to hold peaceful negotiations with North Korea

  The president again called North Korean leader Kim Jong-un “little rocket man” in a tweet – and revealed he’s told Rex Tillerson, the US’s top diplomat, to stop trying to talk to the rogue country’s leader, calling him once again “little rocket man”. He tweeted: “I told Rex Tillerson, our wonderful Secretary of State, that he is wasting his time trying to negotiate with Little Rocket Man. Save your energy Rex, we’ll do what has to be done.” Many took his Twitter post to mean he was threatening military action against North Korea.   Being nice to Rocket...

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