The Montreal massacre: Canada's feminists remember
Massacre at Montreal, Canada, Dec 6th 1989 It was a cold, drizzly day on when a young man brandishing a firearm burst into a college classroom at the École Polytechnique in Montreal, Canada. The 60 or so engineering students there had little time to react before the men were ordered from the room and the gunman began shooting the women. Six female students were killed instantly, while three more were left injured. The killer, 25-year-old Marc Lépine
White House unveils measures to counter IS propaganda
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch (L) and FBI Director James Comey (R), shown here with President Obama, are among the national security officials flying to Silicon Valley to meet with tech executives. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Debt ceiling crisis has other nations angry and scared
World angry over debt ceiling crisis: "What is chilling is that US politicians are willing to engage in a game of brinkmanship that is tantamount to detonating a nuclear device over their economy," writes the Times of India. "A bunch of intransigent American politicians are holding not just President Barack Obama, but the entire world to ransom."