Police said they were investigating the shooting, but were convinced that it was an isolated incident. The student accused of firing the fatal shot was arrested quickly as investigators secured the campus, which is about 12 miles southeast of Charlotte.
Political analysts in Germany have wondered whether Merkel might not serve out a full term if she's not leading her own party - a pairing that Merkel herself has said is crucial to being an effective chancellor. But despite her assurance that she would step down in 2021, some doubt she could even make it to the end of her term. Merkel's predecessor, Gerhard Schröder, stepped down as party leader in February 2004 but remained chancellor until November 2005.
Saudi Arabia's foreign minister, however, says the kingdom will try the perpetrators and bring them to justice after the investigation is completed. Turkey is seeking the extradition of the Saudi suspects detained for the killing in the Saudi Consulate, which happened after Khashoggi entered the building on October 2.
Investigators are now working in NY and other cities, within the postal system, and at the federal level, to determine who sent the packages - and why. FBI Special Agent David Brown said in a footnote to the charging document that such explosive material "gives off heat and energy through a rapid exothermic reaction when initiated by heat, shock or friction".
Abdul Raziq Achakzai was killed in a Taliban-claimed attack October 18, two days before the election . No voting has been held in one other province, Ghazni, still reeling from having been taken over by the Taliban in August. President Ashraf Ghani's government named Razeq's brother as his successor after his supporters threatened to block the Kandahar vote . According to IEC officials, from 17 districts of the province, 15 will witness elections on Saturday, but there will be no elections ...
The company wrote on its blog the account owners misrepresented themselves as USA or British citizens and repeatedly posted comments on politically divisive topics. Facebook has removed dozens of accounts linked to Iran for spreading disinformation to more than a million followers in the United Kingdom and US. In all, 82 accounts were purged, Facebook said.