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New Zealand PM promises tighter gun laws within 10 days

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says reforms to the country’s gun laws will be announced within 10 days following the shootings at two Christchurch mosques that left 50 people dead and dozens injured last week. She said cabinet ministers had met and made an in-principle decision to tighten gun …

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Homes flood as Missouri River overtops, breaches levees

Hundreds of homes flooded in several Midwestern states after rivers breached at least a dozen levees following heavy rain and snowmelt in the region, authorities said Monday while warning that the flooding was expected to linger. About 320 kilometres of levees were compromised — either breached or overtopped — in …

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