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Colorado shooting latest: Deputy killed after gunman shoots at officers and civilians near Denver

Colorado shooting latest: Deputy killed after gunman shoots at officers and civilians near DenverA volley of gunfire met deputies who entered an apartment after responding to an early morning disturbance call, Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock told reporters, with the assailant firing “well over 100 rounds” before dying in the gunfight. Authorities had visited the same apartment complex in the middle of the night to address a noise complaint, Mr Spurlock said, but departed after hearing nothing and discerning no issue. “All of them were shot very, very quickly,” Mr Spurlock said.



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1 Sheriff's Deputy Killed And Others Shot At Apartment Complex Near Denver

1 Sheriff's Deputy Killed And Others Shot At Apartment Complex Near DenverThe Douglas County Sheriff’s Office in Colorado says “multiple deputies” were shot as they responded to a domestic disturbance call at an apartment complex south of Denver on Sunday morning.



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'Multiple deputies down' in active situation near Denver

'Multiple deputies down' in active situation near DenverPolice and other emergency workers in an affluent suburban county outside of Denver are responding to reports of multiple officers down.



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Syrian rebels say discussing evacuation from territory near Israel

Syrian rebels say discussing evacuation from territory near IsraelSyrian rebels in a pocket of land near where the Syrian, Lebanese and Israeli borders meet are negotiating a deal with the government to leave for other insurgent-held areas, rebel officials there said. The Syrian army, backed by Russian air power, Shi’ite militias supported by Iran and local fighters from the Druze sect have besieged the rebel enclave around Beit Jin for weeks. “There is now negotiation on the departure of fighters and those who wish to leave with them,” said Abu Kanaan, an official in a local rebel group.



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Syrian, Iranian backed forces advance in border area near Israel

Syrian, Iranian backed forces advance in border area near IsraelBy Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) – Syrian army forces backed by Iranian-backed militias pushed deeper into the last rebel-held enclave near a strategic border area with Israel and Lebanon in a new expansion of Tehran’s influence in the war-torn country. The army and the Shi’ite forces helped by Druze militias in the area advanced east and south of the Sunni-rebel held bastion of Beit Jin backed by some of the heaviest aerial bombing and artillery shelling since a major assault began more than two months ago to seize the area, rebels said. The Syrian army said it had encircled the village of Mughr al Meer at the foothills of Mount Hermon as troops moved toward Beit Jin amid fierce clashes.



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Six dead in suicide attack near Afghan spy agency: officials

Six dead in suicide attack near Afghan spy agency: officialsA suicide attacker on foot blew himself up near a compound belonging to the Afghan intelligence agency in Kabul on Monday, killing six civilians, officials said. It comes a week after militants stormed a National Directorate of Security (NDS) training centre in the Afghan capital. Interior ministry spokesman Najib Danish told AFP six civilians in a car were killed when the attacker detonated himself.



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Six dead in suicide attack near Afghan spy agency: officials

Six dead in suicide attack near Afghan spy agency: officialsA suicide attacker on foot blew himself up near a compound belonging to the Afghan intelligence agency in Kabul on Monday, killing six civilians, officials said. It comes a week after militants stormed a National Directorate of Security (NDS) training centre in the Afghan capital. Interior ministry spokesman Najib Danish told AFP six civilians in a car were killed when the attacker detonated himself.



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Six bodies hung from bridges near Mexico's Los Cabos tourist resort

Six bodies hung from bridges near Mexico's Los Cabos tourist resortThe bodies of six men were found hanging from three different bridges near the Mexican tourist resort of Los Cabos on the Baja California peninsula on Wednesday, local authorities said. The authorities did not give details on what happened to the men, but drug gangs often hang the bodies of their murdered victims in public to intimidate rivals. Two bodies were found on a bridge in Las Veredas, near Los Cabos International Airport, and two on a different bridge on the highway between Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo, local prosecutors said in a statement.



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Injuries and Casualties Reported As Amtrak Train Derails Near Seattle

Injuries and Casualties Reported As Amtrak Train Derails Near SeattleAn Amtrak train derailed south of Seattle on Monday, and authorities reported “injuries and casualties”



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Republicans Near Deal On Tax Cut Bill

Republicans Near Deal On Tax Cut BillWASHINGTON ― Even before House and Senate lawmakers held their first official meeting on Wednesday to work out differences between their tax bills, Republican tax writers were touting a tentative deal Wednesday that would likely set up final congressional passage of a compromise GOP proposal next week.



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