A Fourth of July of extreme violence weekend in Chicago

A few days after the “Chicago Crime Gun Strike Force” was created in Chicago to combat gun violence,  an interval of extraordinary violence took place in this town as more than 100 people were shot and 15 killed between Friday and early Wednesday morning.

  • Written by James Prewitt
  • Category: World

Many people died during a religious festival on the island of Madeira

Several people have died when they were crushed by a falling tree on the island of Madeira during The Nossa Senhora do Monte festival which is held yearly on Aug. 14-15 in a suburb of the main town, Funchal, celebrating the Roman Catholic Feast of the Assumption. Worshippers were then preparing for the procession.

  • Written by Jerry Seward
  • Category: International

The world’s oldest man died Friday 113-year-old

Yisrael Kristal, the world’s oldest man, 113-year-old, has passed away Friday, just a month short of his 114th birthday, his family said. He was born in Maleniec, near the town of Zarnow in Poland on September 15, 1903, lived through both World Wars and survived the Auschwitz concentration camp.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: International