February 8, 2020

Suspected Thai soldier kills 20, injures 31, remains at-large inside mall

kali9/iStock(NAKHON RATCHASIMA, Thailand) -- At least 20 people are dead and 31 injured in Thailand, allegedly at the hands of a Thai soldier, according to police and local media outlets. Police said the shooting took place in the Nakhon Ratchasima province and that the alleged culprit is still in the Terminal 21 mall. The situation is ongoing, according to a police spokesperson. People in the area were advised to take caution as police say the suspect was still shooting his gun. Thai police sai..
February 8, 2020

Suspected Thai soldier kills at least 17, remains at-large inside mall

kali9/iStock(NAKHON RATCHASIMA, Thailand) -- At least 17 people are dead and 21 injured in Thailand, allegedly at the hands of a Thai soldier, according to police and local media outlets. Police said the shooting took place in the Nakhon Ratchasima province and that the alleged culprit is still in the Terminal 21 mall. The situation is ongoing, according to a police spokesperson. People in the area are advised to take caution as police say the suspect is still shooting his gun. Around 10:30 a.m...
February 8, 2020

Coronavirus death of U.S. citizen in China appears to be 1st American fatality

mrtom-uk/iStock(WUHAN, China) -- A U.S. citizen has died of the coronavirus in Wuhan, China, in what appears to be the first death of an American from the virus. The 60-year-old victim died at Jinyintian Hospital in Wuhan on Thursday, according to a statement from the U.S. embassy. "We offer our sincerest condolences to the family on their loss," the embassy statement said. "Out of the respect for the family's privacy, we have no further comment." Wuhan, the capital of China's Hubei pr..
February 7, 2020

Royal Caribbean bans all passengers with Chinese, Hong Kong or Macau passports

Carl Court/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- At least 11 Americans are among the dozens of people aboard a cruise ship moored in Japan who have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, officials said. Since arriving at the Japanese port of Yokohama on Monday, the Diamond Princess has been quarantined at sea while all passengers and crew undergo health screenings. At least 61 people have tested positive for the newly identified coronavirus. The patients, who include elderly people and foreign nationals..