NEWTOWN, Connecticut -- Sandy Hook Elementary School students were sent home early Friday -- the sixth anniversary of the deadly mass shooting that killed 20 first-graders and six educators -- after the school received a bomb threat.Newtown police say the threat was made around 9 a.m., prompting an evacuation. Lt. Aaron Bahamonde said there was a heightened level of anxiety in town on the anniversary, and the school superintendent decided to cancel remaining classes. It's unclear whether the threat was related to the bomb threats made nationwide Thursday.The school where the shooting happened on December 14, 2012, was knocked down, and a new building was constructed at the same site.Remembering the victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting: Moments of silence were observed in Newtown and other places Friday morning in memory of the victims, and bells at a local church were rung at 9:30 a.m.All town offices in Newtown were closed from 9:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Friday for a moment of … [Read more...] about Sandy Hook Elementary receives threat on 6th anniversary of school shooting
TUOI TRE NEWS – THE NEWS GATEWAY TO VIETNAM Tuoi Tre News, an English-language publication of Tuoi Tre Newspaper, is a go-to news website for international readers, foreigners living in Vietnam, Vietnamese living abroad, entrepreneurs, and the general public – in essence, everyone interested. Tuoi Tre News offers Vietnam news in English with credible, updated information provided by Tuoi Tre Newspaper, which is among the most reputable media houses in Vietnam. … [Read more...] about Society Images of a dilapidated apartments in Ho Chi Minh City Images of a dilapidated apartments in Ho Chi Minh City
Locals witnessed the incident took place at 7:45am and they heard an immense explosion from the shipyard in Dao Tri street. Victims were found lying on the ground at the scene of the explosion at the welding workshop of the shipyard. Up until 10am, the scene of the blast was blocked off by local police and other relevant units for further investigation into the incident. VOV Related news Vietnamese embassy visits two injured in RoK factory explosion Two Vietnamese workers killed in factory explosion in RoK … [Read more...] about Two killed in explosion at shipyard in HCM City
Forecasters said from December 13-14, the cold air is expected to bring heavy downpour to localities in Da Nang, Tra My (Quang Nam), Quang Ngai, Ba To (Quang Ngai) with rainfalls rising up to 25mm, 23mm, 29mm and 31mm respectively. In addition, torrential rain is forecast to last until December 16 in these localities. The total rainfalls are measured at between 70 mm and 130 mm and up to 150-250mm in provinces from Thua Thien Hue to Binh Dinh. VOV Related news Cold spell and rain cause severe traffic congestion in Hanoi One missing amid heavy rain in Quang Nam … [Read more...] about Large scale heavy downpours forecast to continue in central region
POLITICS 12/13/2018 02:07 pm ET One popular ranking places it at 20th, behind nations including Finland, Japan and the United Arab Emirates. By Nick Wing Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, made a rare television appearance on Fox News this week, where he spoke about the need to reform a criminal justice system that he characterized as “the best in the world.” The problem with that statement is, of course, that the U.S. criminal justice system is not the best in the world. Not even close to it, really. Yet on Wednesday, two days after Kushner’s interview aired, the GOP moved to revive the claim in a tweet. “We have a great criminal justice system in the country, it is the best in the world, but it’s still far from perfect.” -Jared Kushner pic.twitter.com/xrWTdBnUAb— GOP (@GOP) December 12, 2018 Let’s take a look at a few of the ways Kushner is off the mark. Criminal justice can be a difficult thing … [Read more...] about Jared Kushner Calls U.S. Criminal Justice System The ‘Best In The World.’ It’s Not.