LOS ANGELES — One suspect was gunned down and one in custody Wednesday afternoon after a shooting killed at least 14 people and injured 14 others in San Bernardino City of Southern California, local media reported.
The alleged suspects’ bullet riddled dark SUV was stopped by police after fierce gunfire. (US-CA-Shooting)
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LONDON — Britain’s House of Commons on Wednesday voted to support a government motion on extending UK airstrikes against the Islamic State (IS) to Syria after 10 hours of intense debate.
The motion, requesting British “military action, specifically airstrikes, exclusively against ISIL (IS) in Syria,” was approved by 397 votes to 223. (Britain-Syria-Airstrike)
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VIENNA — The UN nuclear agency found no credible evidence which indicates Iran carried out nuclear bomb plan after 2009 and delivery system research after 2011, according to the confidential final assessment report from the agency, seen by Xinhua on Wednesday.
The final 16-page confidential report released by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to its board members said based on its investigation and cooperation of Iran, IAEA assesses that Tehran has carried out activities relevant to the development of a nuclear explosive device before 2003 while some activities took place after 2003, the report said, but saying the activities did not go into practices. (IAEA-Iran)
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BRASILIA — The president of Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies Eduardo Cunha Wednesday announced that he authorized impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff.
Eduardo Cunha said he approved a petition presented by lawyers Helio Bicudo and Miguel Reale Junior, citing the president failed in her fiscal responsibilities, and created a special commission to pursue impeachment proceedings, according to local daily O Globo. (Brazil-Impeachment-Rousseff) Enditem