A police officer hugs his kids after they were evacuated during a school shooting at Highlands Ranch on Tuesday. Agence France-Presse
The shooting in the town of Poway, north of San Diego, came exactly six months after a white supremacist killed 11 people at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue — the deadliest attack on the Jewish community in US history.
At least 10 civilians and 35 combatants, mostly pro-regime forces, were killed on Saturday in clashes and air strikes that erupted at dawn in northwestern Syria, a war monitor said.
The shooter was also killed after an extended gun battle with responding officers, in a scene that "best could be described as a war zone," Virginia Beach police chief James Cervera told a news conference.
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has instructed the people concerned to amend the structure of salaries and allowances for 47 Sharjah Police staff members of different ranks, who are children of Emirati women from outside the Emirate of Sharjah.
A Palestinian student, identified as Abdullah M.K, 8, escaped death in a traffic accident that took place recently on a Ras Al Khaimah road.
The Conservation Team at Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) organised 14 visits to government schools in Dubai as part of its annual participation in the Marhaba Madrasati (Welcome my School) initiative, organised by Dubai Education Zone during the new academic year.