Sunday, August 5, 2012

Police: 7 Dead in Shooting at Wis. Sikh Temple 5/8/2012

At least six people were killed Sunday when a gunman opened fire at a Sikh temple near Milwaukee, authorities said. The suspected shooter was later killed in exchange of gunfire with police. (Aug. 5)

Today in History for August 5th 5/8/2012

Highlights of this day in history: Actress Marilyn Monroe dies; Cornerstone laid for the Statue of Liberty's pedestal; 'American Bandstand' debuts on network TV; Actors Richard Burton and Alec Guinness die. (Aug. 5)

Wis. Police: 1 Suspect 'Put Down' at Sikh Temple 5/8/2012

Police in Wisconsin say one suspect has been "put down" outside a Sikh temple and they do not know if other shooters are inside the building Authorities were called to the temple Sunday morning with a report of shots fired. (Aug. 5)

AP Source: Loughner Would Get Life in Shooting 4/8/2012

A possible plea deal in the deadly Tucson shootings that wounded then-U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords would send Jared Lee Loughner to prison for the rest of his life, a person familiar with the case said Saturday. (Aug. 4)

Raw Video: First High-Rise Implosion in NZ 4/8/2012

Hundreds turned out to watch a 14-story office tower tumble to the ground in New Zealand's first controlled implosion. The building was badly damaged during last year's devastating earthquake in Christchurch. (Aug. 5)

Raw Video: Amsterdam Hosts Gay Pride Festival 4/8/2012

Hundreds of thousands of gay rights supporters gathered along Amsterdam's canals on Saturday, for the city's annual boat parade, a party marking the high point of Gay Pride week.

Tropical Storm Ernesto Heads Toward Jamaica 4/8/2012

Tropical Storm Ernesto blew across open waters Saturday on a projected path that would skirt Jamaica and hit Mexico after dumping heavy rain on islands in the eastern Caribbean. (Aug. 4)

Irán concluye con éxito pruebas de misil renovado de corto alcance 4/8/2012

Irán culminó con éxito las pruebas de un misil modificado de corto alcance, según informó el ministro de defensa de ese país. La versión renovada es capaz de volar 300 kilómetros, unos 100 más que el anterior, y puede destruir blancos tanto en tierra como en el mar.

Perú y Colombia evalúan el posible uso de la moneda única del ALBA 4/8/2012

Colombia y Perú están analizando comerciar con la moneda de la Alianza Bolivariana para las Américas (ALBA). El Banco Central Venezolano ya anunció que ambas naciones expresaron su interés en usar el sucre, la divisa creada por la Alianza.