A man was detained at the Capitol, claiming that he had a bomb. What is known?

August 23, 2021

The suspect was detained law enforcement agencies hours after police said he parked a pickup truck near the Capitol and claimed he had a bomb — which led to the evacuation of several nearby buildings. Capitol Police Chief Thomas Manger confirmed to press conference on Thursday afternoon that a man was taken into custody. Earlier Thursday, police evacuated the Cannon House office building, the Jefferson Library of Congress building and…

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The kid shot his mother during a video call with an unattended pistol

August 23, 2021

A child in Florida shot a woman with an unattended gun during a video call, police said. A Zoom conference attendee called 911 and said they saw the baby and heard the noise before the woman , Shamaya Lynn, fell on her back, police said. Lynn, 21, was shot in the head Wednesday in Altamonte Springs, near Orlando. According to media reports, she was the child's mother. “Investigators have established…

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Utah bride dies in accident on day she married school sweetheart

August 23, 2021

A 26-year-old Utah woman died in a crash Friday night when another car hit her car, her family said, just hours after she married her high school lover. According to the Utah Highway Patrol, the accident occurred after 1am on I-15 near Salt Lake City. A Toyota pickup truck driving south on the north lane crashed into the victim's Toyota Corolla. A 26-year-old female Corolla driver was fatally injured, UHP…

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10 people died, 20 more were injured in an accident in Texas

August 23, 2021

Ten people died and more 20 were taken to local hospitals after a van crashed on Highway 281 near Encino, Texas on Wednesday afternoon, Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) spokesman Nathan Brandley said. As reported. Brandley CNN, there were 30 people in the white Ford passenger van when the driver tried to turn right, “turned off the road and hit a metal post and a stop sign.” According to…

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Shooting at the Pentagon: Building on lockdown, there are wounded

August 23, 2021

The Pentagon is currently on lockdown and personnel not allowed to go outside due to the «shootout» that took place outside the building on the bus platform, according to a message sent to the Pentagon's security personnel. The incident took place outside the building on the Metro Bus platform. It is the main entrance to the Pentagon, through which thousands of employees enter and exit daily. The platform is used…

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At least 33 people were killed in devastating floods in China

July 22, 2021

At least 33 people have died, while 8 are still missing in central China — after devastating floods that flooded entire neighborhoods and trapped passengers in subway cars. As the authorities of Henan Province said on Thursday, torrential rains hit the province over the weekend, as a result of which hundreds of thousands of people were left homeless and economic damage in the amount of 1.22 billion was caused. yuan…

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The collapse of a high-rise building in Florida: The death toll has risen to 46

July 21, 2021

The death toll in the collapse of a condominium in the Miami area has increased to 46 — after the standing part of the high-rise building was demolished, and rescuers had access to new areas of rubble. Rescuers who spent two weeks sorting through the wreckage of an apartment building in Surfside said they were switching from rescue mode to search mode — making it clear that the probability of…

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Police are looking for a man who attacked a Russian tourist and her friend in Manhattan

July 21, 2021

Police are searching for a man who attacked two women on a Manhattan street (New York). Authorities said one of the victims was a Russian tourist who was visiting a friend when they were both attacked. Investigators call the attack unprovoked. The video from the surveillance camera shows that the man approached the victims at about 21: 30 on June 26 on West 15th Street (West 15th) in Chelsea. Police…

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The surviving part of the condominium in Surfside was demolished

July 21, 2021

The surviving part of the collapsed condominium in Surfside, Florida, was demolished with explosives on Sunday evening. The explosion occurred after 22: 00-11 days after the shocking collapse of most of the Champlain Towers residential building on June 24, which killed at least 24 people. At the same time, 121 people are still missing, according to official data from Miami-Dade County. According to AP, the mayor of the district, Daniella…

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The collapse of a high-rise building in Florida: Search work was suspended due to «structural problems»

July 21, 2021

Search and rescue efforts at the site of a partial collapse of a condominium in Surfside, Florida, were suspended on Thursday — due to what officials described as structural problems with the remaining part of the building. According to the chief of the Miami-Dade fire department, Alan Kominsky, the work was stopped around 2 a.m. Kominsky said that, according to civil engineers who assessed the scene, the support columns and…

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