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  2 yrs | Security increased at U.S. Capitol due to incident at Navy Yard - spokeswoman

              Security has been increased at the U.S. Capitol complex due to the incident at the Washington Navy Yard, says Lieutenant Kimberly Schneider, a U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman. "There is no known threat to the Capitol Complex. As a proactive measure related to the Washington Navy Yard incident, enhanced security measures may be visible and observed," she said. [full quote attached]   


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  2 yrs | No injuries reported in Washington Navy Yard incident - WUSA-9 citing fire department

              No injuries have been reported as a result of the ongoing incident at the Washington Navy Yard, where police reported a possible active shooter incident, local CBS affiliate WUSA-9 reports, citing the fire department. There has been no confirmation that an actual shooting occurred.   


  Washington, D.C.        8 UPDATES

 

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  2 yrs | U.S. economy adds 223,000 jobs in June, unemployment rate falls to 5.3 percent - Labor Department

              Total nonfarm payroll employment in the United States increased by 223,000 in June, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports, and the unemployment rate declined to 5.3 percent. Job gains occurred in professional and business services, health care, retail trade, financial activities, and in transportation and warehousing. [Full report attached]   


  United States        12 UPDATES

 

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  2 yrs | Editor’s Note: Conflicting reports about Navy Yard incident

              BNO News is continuing to monitor reports about an incident at the Washington Navy Yard. U.S. Parks Police said officers were responding to reports of an active shooter, but ABC News cites a defense official as saying that the incident is result of a "suspicious person." Local TV channel WUSA-9, meanwhile, cited sources as saying that there were two shooters, one a black male and the other a white male, but those claims have not been confirmed. The U.S. Navy has only said the Navy Yard is on lockdown, adding that "no incident can be confirmed as of yet." There have been no reports of casualties as of 8:30 a.m. ET.   


  Washington, D.C.        8 UPDATES

 


  2 yrs | Photos: Scene outside Navy Yard campus amid unconfirmed shooting report
  


  Washington, D.C.        8 UPDATES

 

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  2 yrs | Police respond to reports of active shooter at Navy Yard, no confirmation of shots fired

              Authorities are responding to reports of an active shooter at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., though there has been no word on whether shots were actually fired. "Navy Yard on lockdown/shelter in place. No incident can be confirmed as of yet," the U.S. Navy said on its Twitter account.   


  Washington, D.C.        8 UPDATES

 


  2 yrs | Number of Britons killed in Tunisia resort attack rises to 30, all victims now identified

              The number of Britons confirmed to have been killed in last week's attack on a beach resort in Tunisia has risen to 30. "We now have all 30 British victims positively identified and we can say with a high degree of confidence that is now the final death toll of British nationals killed in this incident," UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said. All victims have now been identified. [full statement attached]   


  Sousse, Tunisia        12 UPDATES

 

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  2 yrs | Death toll from Philippine ferry capsizing rises to 38, number of missing revised up

              The number of dead after a passenger ferry capsized off the coast of Leyte in the central Philippines has risen to at least 38 after two more bodies were recovered, the Red Cross reports. Meanwhile, the number of people unaccounted-for was increased from 20 to 33 after an engineer reported that the ship was carrying 173 passengers and 16 crew members.   


  Ormoc, Philippines        3 UPDATES

 


  2 yrs | Train carrying toxic gas derails in Tennessee, prompting 5,000 to evacuate

              About 5,000 residents within a two-mile radius of a train derailment were evacuated this morning after a CSX train carrying Acrylonitrile, which is a flammable and poisonous liquid, derailed and caught fire in the Maryville area of Blount County, just outside Knoxville. The Blount County Sheriff's Office says the evacuation could last 24 to 48 hours. Several firefighters were sent to hospital for decontamination.   


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  2 yrs | At least 36 dead after ferry capsizes in the central Philippines, 20 still missing - red cross

              At least 36 people are confirmed to have died after a passenger ferry capsized off the coast of Leyte in the central Philippines, the Philippine Red Cross reports. The MV Nirvana Pump Boat was carrying 174 passengers when it overturned during heavy rain and strong winds near the port of Ormoc. A total of 36 bodies had been recovered by 6:30 p.m. local time, while 20 people remained unaccounted-for. 118 people have been rescued. [Red Cross statement to follow]   


  Ormoc, Philippines        3 UPDATES

 

 
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