August 14, 2018

Several die in Italian bridge collapse during strong storm

Italian National Police(GENOA, Italy) -- A section of a towering highway bridge collapsed in Italy Tuesday, sending cars plunging 300 feet to the ground and killing several people, officials said. The collapse in Genoa occurred during strong storms moving through the area of northwest Italy, according to authorities. At least 10 vehicles were on the bridge in a port section of the city when the span gave way, officials said. The collapse happened on part of the viaduct between Pocever and Mornan..
August 14, 2018

Suspected terrorist crashes car into cyclists and barrier at British Parliament

ABC News(LONDON) --London Metropolitan Police officials arrested a man who allegedly drove into a group of cyclists and crashed into the barriers outside the British Parliament in Westminster on Tuesday. The incident is being treated as a terrorist incident, authorities said. "Given that this appears to be a deliberate act, the method and this being an iconic site, we are treating it as a terrorist incident and the investigation is being led by officers from the Counter Terrorism Command," Metro..
August 14, 2018

Driver arrested for terrorism after crashing into barrier at British Parliament

ABC News(LONDON) -- Metropolitan Police have arrested the driver of a vehicle after he crashed into the barriers outside British Parliament in London and are holding him on suspicion of terrorist offenses. The police confirmed only one person was arrested, the driver, after the accident at about 7:37 a.m. local time. No one else was in the vehicle. Police also said a "number" of pedestrians were injured. The London Ambulance Service said two people were taken to the hospital, but their injuries ..
August 14, 2018

US soldier in Afghanistan dies from wounds in roadside blast

U.S. Army(WASHINGTON) -- A U.S. Army soldier has died from wounds sustained when a roadside bomb detonated near him while he was on patrol in southern Afghanistan, the Pentagon announced Monday. Staff Sgt. Reymund Rarogal Transfiguracion is the fifth American military service member to be killed in Afghanistan this year. Transfiguracion, 36, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, sustained his injuries on August 7 while on a combat patrol in Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan. The Pentagon said in a stateme..