A Somali immigrant who injured 11 people at Ohio State University in a vehicle and stabbing attack before he was shot dead may have followed the same path to self-radicalization as militants in a number of "lone wolf" attacks, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, Nov. 29. The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility on Tuesday for the attack. Abdul Razak Ali Artan, 20, was shot dead by a police officer on Monday moments after he plowed his car into a crowd of pedestrians and then leapt out and began stabbing people with a butcher knife.
The number of hate and bias incidents reported across the United States spiked in the 10 days following Donald Trump's presidential election victory, according a report released on Tuesday, Nov. 29, by a civil rights advocacy group. The report, by the Southern Poverty Law Center, documents 867 incidents ranging from assaults to threatening graffiti messages, based on incidents reported to the group or by news media. That is a major increase from the normal rate of hate incidents reported in the United States, said Richard Cohen, the group's president.
VERBANIA, Italy—Emma Morano, thought to be the world's oldest person and the last to be born in the 1800s, celebrated her 117th birthday on Tuesday, Nov. 29, still swearing by her diet of two raw eggs a day. Morano was born in November 1899, four years before the Wright brothers first took to the air. Her life has spanned three centuries, two World Wars and over 90 Italian governments.
NEW YORK—President-elect Donald Trump named a vociferous critic of Obamacare and a health policy expert to key appointments on Tuesday, Nov. 29, to help him repeal and replace President Barack Obama's signature healthcare program.
LOS ANGELES/CHICAGO—U.S. workers from fast-food chains and nearly 20 airports staged sit-ins and some were arrested in nationwide protests for higher pay, union rights and immigration reform on Tuesday, Nov...
MEDELLIN, Colombia (Reuters) - Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense, heading for the biggest game in their history, were on board a plane that crashed into Colombian jungle, killing 76 people, police...
FRANKFURT (Reuters)—Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) has agreed to extend a 20 billion-euro ($21.2 billion) bank credit line, it said on Monday, part of the German carmaker's efforts to maintain its financial strength while it counts the full cost of its emissions scandal. Europe's largest automaker secured the one-year bridge loan last December after the biggest corporate scandal in its history wiped billions off its market value and made it much more expensive for Volkswagen (VW) to borrow in the debt market. "We have now decided to extend the credit line until June 2017," VW told Reuters i
U.S. shoppers snapped up Cyber Monday deals on what is usually the single biggest day for internet shopping, after stellar online sales over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Sales on Cyber Monday were expected to finish up 9.4 percent at $3.36 billion compared with last year, according to Adobe Digital Insights. As of 10 a.m. EST on Monday, sales totaled $490 million.
NEW YORK — U.S. stocks fell modestly on Monday, weighed down by declines in the financial and consumer discretionary sectors, as some investors booked profits on the heels of a record-setting week. The three major U.S. indexes had closed higher for the third week in a row on Friday, with the S&P 500 notching its seventh record close since the U.S. presidential election on Nov. 8.
Forty-five large investors collectively managing $1.2 trillion in assets are pressing some of the nation's largest meat producers to set policies for reducing water pollution in their feeding, slaughtering and processing operations. The investors, who are members of sustainability non-profit advocate Ceres and the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, sent letters to Minnesota-based Cargill Inc, as well as JBS, Perdue Farms and Smithfield Foods.