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Authorities Identify Shooter In Texas Church Killings

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 6:29am

Police say the man who killed 26 people was identified as Devin Patrick Kelly of New Braunfels. He previously served in the U.S. Air Force from 2010 until he received a bad conduct discharge in 2014.

Hippo Gives Up On A Chance To See What's Outside Zoo's Gates

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 5:36am

A young hippo at the Ramat Gan Safari in Israel walked out after a gate was left open. Instead of making a break for it, she returned to the center before security guards could chase her down.

Contest Winner Will Spend The Night At Lego House In Denmark

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 4:55am

To win accommodation at the Lego House, you have to answer this essay question: "If you and your family had an infinite supply of Lego bricks, what would you build?"

Texas Community Is The Latest To Suffer A Shooting Attack

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 3:53am

Texas Gov. Greg Abbot says at least 26 people were killed in Sunday's shooting at a Baptist church in Sutherland Springs. The gunman is dead — the exact circumstances are under investigation.

South Texas Town Mourns Victims Of Mass Church Shooting

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 3:53am

Sutherland, scene of Sunday's church shooting that killed 26 people, is a tight-knit community. Late Sunday, the town held a vigil. It seemed that everyone there had lost someone in the shooting.

News Brief: Texas Church Shooting, Trump's Asia Trip

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 3:53am

Twenty-six people are dead after a gunman opened fire in a rural Texas church. The suspect was later found dead. President Trump is monitoring developments from Japan, while on a trip to Asia.

In Off-Year Election, Virginia's Race For Governor Is High-Profile

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 3:53am

Tomorrow is Election Day. One of the main contests is in Virginia where the race for governor has tightened between Republican Ed Gillespie and Democrat Ralph Northam.

Rep. Buddy Carter On Why He Supports GOP Tax Cut Plan

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 3:53am

House Republicans unveiled a tax overhaul plan last week. The bill has been sharply criticized. Mary Louise Kelly talks to Republican Rep. Buddy Carter of Georgia about why he supports the measure.

Elections Have Consequences: The GOP 1 Year Later

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 3:53am

Donald Trump's presidential victory one year ago transformed the Grand Old Party into the party of Trump. The new course the Republican party set off on has had many ramifications over the last year.

U.S. Army Relocates Its Korean Military Base South Of Seoul

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 3:53am

At South Korea's insistence, the U.S. Army is leaving Yongsan Garrison. It will headquarter at Camp Humphreys, 55 miles south of Seoul but no longer outside the range of North Korean artillery.

'Mad Men' Creator Says Writing A Novel Is Nothing Like TV Writing

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 3:53am

Matthew Weiner's first novel is Heather the Totality. It's a character study of a well-to-do New York family and a violence-prone construction worker who becomes obsessed with their daughter.

In Asia, Trump Can't Escape America's Problem With Gun Violence

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 3:53am

President Trump addressed the deadly Texas church shooting while in Japan — his first stop in Asia on a five-country trip. Trump was talking trade and security during his stop in Tokyo.

Belgian Judge To Decide Whether To Extradite Ex-Catalonia Leader To Spain

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 3:53am

The former leader of Catalonia waits for word on whether he'll be extradited from Brussels to Spain, where he's charged with rebellion for his role in Catalonia's attempt to secede from Spain.

Gunman Opens Fire On Texas Congregation, More Than 2 Dozen Killed

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 3:53am

Federal authorities are investigating a shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, a small community southeast of San Antonio. Gov. Abbott confirmed at least 26 people were killed.

Chinese Electric Carmaker Aims To Become A Global Brand

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 3:53am

China has ambitious plans to dominate the future of electric and hybrid vehicles worldwide.We visit China's largest electric vehicles manufacturer, BYD, in the southern city of Shenzhen.




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