Orange County church shooting suspect identified, authorities say

David Chou, 68, of Las Vegas, Nevada, was named as a suspect Monday by the sheriff’s department. “He has been booked on one felony count of attempted murder and five felony counts of attempted murder,” the department said in a tweet. CNN has not been able to identify an attorney for Chou. At least one … Read more

The latest on the Buffalo supermarket mass shooting: Live updates

In the wake of Saturday’s mass shooting in BuffaloNew York, Big Tech platforms are struggling to stop the spread of a video of the attack filmed by the suspect and a document allegedly also produced by him where he outlines his beliefs. Platforms have tried to improve how they respond to the sharing of this … Read more

JetBlue goes hostile to buy Spirit Airlines after rejection

CHICAGO / WASHINGTON, May 16 (Reuters) – JetBlue Airways Corp (JBLU.O) is not taking no for an answer in its quest to buy rival Spirit Airlines (SAVE.N). On Monday, the New York-based carrier launched a hostile all-cash takeover bid for Spirit Airlines, two weeks after the low-cost carrier rejected an offer from the larger rival. … Read more

Golden arches to go dark in Russia as McDonald’s exits after 30 years

May 16 (Reuters) – McDonald’s Corp. (MCD.N) on Monday became one of the biggest global names to exit Russia, laying out plans to sell all its restaurants after operating for more than 30 years in the country following its invasion of Ukraine. The world’s largest burger chain, which owns about 84% of its nearly 850 … Read more

Ukraine claims battlefield successes in northeast as Russians fall back

Ukraine says its forces have pushed through to Russian border Russia warns of consequences over Finland, Sweden NATO move NATO chief says Russian offensive not going to plan Situation still tough in south RUSKA LOZOVA, Ukraine / KYIV, May 16 (Reuters) – Ukrainian troops counter-attacking Russian forces in the country’s northeast have pushed them back … Read more

Churchgoers hog-tie gunman after shooting in California kills one

LOS ANGELES, May 15 (Reuters) – A gunman opened fire in a Southern California church during a lunch banquet on Sunday, killing one person and wounding five, before churchgoers detained the suspect and hog-tied his legs with an electrical cord, authorities said . Police responded to the incident that unfolded at about 1:30 pm local … Read more

Stocks, oil slip as dire China data feed recession fears

Traders are seen in front of a screen with trading figures in red at Thailand Stock Exchange building in Bangkok, Thailand March 13, 2020. REUTERS / Juarawee Kittisilpa / Files Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Asian stock markets: China retail sales dive 11.1%, output drops 2.9% Nikkei pair gains, S&P 500 … Read more

The Buffalo supermarket massacre is the latest mass shooting authorities say was motivated by hate. Here are others

The suspected shooter, an 18-year-old White man, shot and killed 10 people and injured three others at a supermarket in a predominantly Black area, authorities said. Eleven of the victims are Black. “We’ll be aggressive in our pursuit of anyone who subscribes to the ideals professed by other White supremacists and how there’s a feeding … Read more

Live updates: 10 dead in mass shooting at Buffalo supermarket

The alleged gunman in the Buffalo mass shooting made very disturbing statements describing his motive and state of mind following his arrest, according to an official familiar with the investigation. The official told CNN the statements made after the arrest were clear and filled with hate toward the Black community. The alleged shooter made it … Read more

Mass shooting at Buffalo supermarket was a racist hate crime, police say

“The evidence that we have uncovered so far makes no mistake that this is an absolute racist hate crime. It will be prosecuted as a hate crime,” he said. “This is someone who has hated in their heart, soul and mind.” The statement came a day after a gunman opened fire at the Tops Friendly … Read more