Category: American Politics

Chicago deploys more police as death toll hits 500

Despite a boost in police numbers, Chicago, Illinois has recorded its 500th homicide for the year, with 11 people killed and more than 30 wounded in shooting incidents over the weekend. Among those killed was a pregnant woman, and two people who lived on the same block, according to the Chicago Tribune. Four people were…

North Korea fires another missile over Japan, deepening regional tensions

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) – North Korea fired a missile that flew over Japan’s northern Hokkaido far out into the Pacific Ocean on Friday, South Korean and Japanese officials said, deepening tensions after Pyongyang’s recent test of its most powerful nuclear bomb. The missile flew over Japan and landed in the Pacific about 2,000 km (1,240 miles)…