Las Vegas strip closed as gunman opens fire on bus Play

Las Vegas strip closed as gunman opens fire on bus

An incident on top of a Las Vegas bus has been resolved by police. A man in his 50s reportedly suddenly started shooting at other passengers. One person was killed and another was injured.Police officers were finally able to storm the bus after a four-hour stand-off. They believe the suspect may have mental health issues. Mar 26, 2017
Cities across the world switch lights off for Earth Hour Play

Cities across the world switch lights off for Earth Hour

Buildings all over the world had their lighting switched off for an hour on 25 March. Earth Hour aims to increase awareness of climate change and efficient energy use. The event is in its 10th year and was started by the World Wildlife Fund. 7,000 cities across 172 countries participated, including Sydney, Paris, Dubai and Shanghai. Mar 26, 2017
Carrie Lam is Hong Kongs first female chief executive Play

Carrie Lam is Hong Kongs first female chief executive

China-backed Carrie Lam has become Hong Kong’s first female chief executive. The 59-year-old was elected by the Election Committee with 777 out of 1,194 votes. The committee consists largely of Beijing loyalists and Lam is considered fiercely pro-Beijing.Protesters outside the polling site called the election a sham since almost none of Hong Kongs 7.3 million voters had a right to vote.Lam’s win is likely an attempt to smooth relations between the Mainland and the city. Mar 26, 2017