Philippines crowd riots over bargain burgers

Philippines crowd riots over bargain burgers

Huge crowds gathered outside Zarks Burgers branches across the Philippines on 28 August, try and profit from a special offer in which a burger could be purchased at less than 10 percent of its normal price, leading to chaotic scenes. The promotion gave the first 80 customers the chance to buy a burger for 8 pesos, or about 15 US cents. 24 days ago
2 dead and 4 injured in shooting at New Mexico library

2 dead and 4 injured in shooting at New Mexico library

Two people were killed and four hospitalized on Monday (August 28) after a young man opened fire at a public library in the small city of Clovis, New Mexico, local officials said. The man began shooting at the library at around 4:00 p.m. local time (10:00 p.m. GMT) and was arrested after police surrounded the building. 24 days ago
Donald Trump defends Joe Arpaio pardon

Donald Trump defends Joe Arpaio pardon

US President Donald Trump on 28 August defended his pardon of Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona lawman who had been widely criticised for harsh treatment of detained immigrants in the jails of his Arizona county and who ignored a federal judges order to cease those practices. Trump, during a news conference with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto, criticised pardons rendered by President Barack Obama and President Bill Clinton.  24 days ago