Justin Bieber surprised the young students of a Las Vegas primary school on Friday after he visited the place to declare that he had partnered up with Child Hunger Ends Here campaign. The 19-year-old singer, who dropped by Whitney Elementary School ahead of his performance at Sunday's Billboard Music Awards, spent time giving food donations to the children as they shed tears of joy after ...
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A devastating tornado in the Oklahoma City suburbs in southcentral US, that has killed at least 51 people, including seven children at an elementary school, was second only to one in May 1999 in its fury. The twister 13 years ago, rated a maximum EF5 on the Fujita Tornado Scale, killed 36 people and smashed some of the same communities, according to CNN. On May 3, 1999, a total of 74 tornadoes ...
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I recently took my two daughters to see an inspiring film that will be shown on PBS next month, and you should check it out, too. The movie, "The Revolutionary Optimists," will premiere on June 17 as part of the Independent Lens series. It deals with children in a Calcutta (now named Kolkata) slum who, under the direction of an NGO, work to change their surroundings. The film was ...
Two elementary schools -- Briarwood Elementary and Plaza Towers Elementary -- were also hit by the tornado that leveled residential areas in Moore, Okla. "CBS This Morning" co-host Norah O'Donnell reports several children died as a result of the ...
PARENTS huddled together throughout the night for news of missing children after a monster tornado ripped through schools in Oklahoma city yesterday. The storm left scores of blocks barren and dark in Moore, a community of 41,000 people 16km south of Oklahoma City's heart. Rescuers walked through neighborhoods where Monday's (US time) powerful twister flattened home after home, to listen ...
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NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana - Police have arrested Akein Scott, a 19-year-old suspect in the Mother's Day shooting in the US city of New Orleans that injured 19 people, including two 10-year-old kids.
The teenager suspect was taken into custody Wednesday night from the Little Woods section of eastern New Orleans, police department spokeswoman Remi Braden said
He was identified from CCTV footage of the attack, the police said.
The video showed him running from the scene as the crowd scattered in all directions soon after the shooting.
The spokeswoman gave no further details as the police was yet to find a possible motive behind the shooting
The suspect was arrested after days of massive search operation during which Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas also urged to surrender at a news conference Monday
"We would like to remind the community and Akein Scott that the time has come for him to turn himself in," Serpas said, warning the teen that "we know more about you than you think we know".
Police had offered a $10,000 reward in the case, and investigators received several tips after images from the surveillance camera were released.
Serpas said Scott has had a criminal history that includes charges for possessing narcotics and a firearm and resisting arrest. ...
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