January 23rd, 2018

World News

Rapper’s guard says he didn’t start the nightclub shooting

By The Associated Press on January 23rd, 2018

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Recently obtained court records show a rapper’s bodyguard told police that he didn’t start the shooting at a Little Rock nightclub last year that left more than two dozen people injured. Police arrested Kentrell Dominique Gwynn, 26, in the July 1 shooting at Power Ultra Lounge. He faces 10 counts of ... Read More »

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Tesla proposes big payout if Musk meets lofty goals

By Dee-Ann Durbin, The Associated Press on January 23rd, 2018

Elon Musk is known for his bold predictions on electric and self-driving cars. Now his pay could depend on whether those predictions come true. Under a new all-or-nothing pay package, Musk would remain at Tesla Inc. for the next decade and see his compensation tied to ambitious growth targets. The proposal, revealed Tuesday in a ... Read More »

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Spain launches evasion probe of singer Shakira’s taxes

By Aritz Parra, The Associated Press on January 23rd, 2018

MADRID – Judicial authorities in Spain say pop music star Shakira is under investigation for possible tax evasion during the three years before she officially moved to Barcelona. Shakira switched residences in 2015 from Bahamas to Barcelona, where she lives with her partner, Barca soccer player Gerard Pique, and the couple’s two sons. Tax authorities ... Read More »

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NewsAlert: Kentucky shooting suspect is a 15-year-old student who will be charged with murder

By The Associated Press on January 23rd, 2018

BENTON, Ky. – Governor: Kentucky shooting suspect is a 15-year-old male student who will be charged with murder... Read More »

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‘Last Men’ filmmaker reflects on historic Oscar nomination

By Sarah El Deeb, The Associated Press on January 23rd, 2018

BEIRUT – The maker of the documentary “Last Men in Aleppo” has made Oscars history for his war-torn country, Syria. The 90-minute documentary is the first Syrian film to be nominated for an Academy Award. Firas Fayyad, the Syrian director and writer of the film who is also from Aleppo, called the nomination “a big ... Read More »

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1 dead, 9 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held

By Stephen Lance Denee, The Associated Press on January 23rd, 2018

BENTON, Ky. – Someone with a gun opened fire inside a rural Kentucky high school Tuesday morning, killing one person and injuring nine others. Police said a suspect was apprehended and there is no reason to suspect anyone else in the first fatal school shooting of 2018. Nearly 100 children ran out of Marshall County ... Read More »

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1 dead, 7 hospitalized, suspect held in high school shooting

By Stephen Lance Denee, The Associated Press on January 23rd, 2018

BENTON, Ky. – Someone with a gun opened fire inside a rural Kentucky high school Tuesday morning, killing one person and wounding at least a half-dozen others. Police said a suspect was apprehended and the school was locked down. Nearly 100 children ran out of Marshall County High School seeking safety, said Mitchell Garland, who ... Read More »

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Ex-gymnast to doctor: ‘You didn’t heal me. You only hurt me’

By Ed White And Mike Householder, The Associated Press on January 23rd, 2018

LANSING, Mich. – A former elite gymnast said Tuesday that a sports doctor who treated Olympic athletes overlooked what turned out to be a broken leg while he molested her in the basement of his home, one of the latest victims to testify at a Michigan sentencing hearing for Larry Nassar. Isabell Hutchins practiced for ... Read More »

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Police: 1 dead, suspect held in Kentucky school shooting

By The Associated Press on January 23rd, 2018

BENTON, Ky. – A suspect was taken into custody after one person was killed and others wounded Tuesday morning at a rural Kentucky high school. Gov. Matt Bevin ran out a side door at the Capitol, saying he was headed to the scene at Marshall County High School in southwest Kentucky, about 120 miles (193 ... Read More »

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Exiled Zimbabwe musician to return home for performance

By The Associated Press on January 23rd, 2018

HARARE, Zimbabwe – One of Zimbabwe’s most famous musicians who fled at the height of political repression says he is returning home after a change in government. Thomas Mapfumo has not set foot in Zimbabwe since 2004, when he settled in Oregon. Jailed by the country’s former white rulers over his protest music, he later ... Read More »

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Governor: 1 dead, others wounded in Kentucky school shooting

By The Associated Press on January 23rd, 2018

BENTON, Ky. – One person was killed and others were wounded Tuesday morning in a high school shooting in rural Kentucky, authorities said. It happened at Marshall County High School in southwest Kentucky, Gov. Matt Bevin said in a tweet. A shooting suspect was in custody, Bevin said and police later said the school, which ... Read More »

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