Two remain critically wounded from deadly Ohio nightclub shooting

Two remain critically wounded from deadly Ohio nightclub shootingThe gunfire erupted early on Sunday in the packed Cameo Nightlife in southeast Cincinnati, sending hundreds of patrons fleeing and resulting in the death of a 27-year-old man. Authorities said the gunfire grew out of a dispute inside the club, which has a history of gun violence, including two shootings in 2015. A University of Cincinnati Medical Center spokeswoman said the hospital still had two patients in critical condition and three in stable condition.


U.S. top court rejects bid to revive $7.25 billion credit card settlement

U.S. top court rejects bid to revive $7.25 billion credit card settlementThe U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a bid by retailers to revive a $7.25 billion antitrust settlement they reached with Visa Inc and Mastercard Inc over claims the card networks improperly fixed credit and debit card fees. The high court left in place a 2016 lower court decision that threw out the settlement on the basis that it was unfair to retailers that stood to receive no payments and derive no other benefits. The brief Supreme Court order noted that Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Alito did not participate in consideration of whether to take up the appeal.


U.S. tourist killed in London would not have borne ill feelings toward attacker: family

U.S. tourist killed in London would not have borne ill feelings toward attacker: familyThe family of U.S. tourist Kurt Cochran who was killed in last week's assault on the British parliament said on Monday he would not have borne any ill feelings toward the attacker. Cochran, 54, and his wife, Melissa, were in Europe to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary when they were mowed down on Westminster Bridge by a car driven by British man, Khalid Masood, who went on to fatally stab an unarmed policeman at the parliament building. The couple from Utah had been due to return to the United States the day after the attack took place last Wednesday.


China's CRRC Corp wins LA metro contract worth up to $647 million

China's CRRC Corp wins LA metro contract worth up to $647 millionChinese rail car manufacturer CRRC Corp will build 64 subway cars for the Los Angeles metro as part of an order that could be worth as much as $647 million. A CRRC executive confirmed the news on Monday, which was first announced by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) late last week. The LACMTA said these cars will be used for the metro's red and purple lines, and they may also opt to buy another 218 subway cars, bringing the total order value to about $647 million, it said.


Woman arrested at U.S. Treasury had tried to jump White House fence

Woman arrested at U.S. Treasury had tried to jump White House fenceThe woman, who was not identified by the Secret Service, was carrying a backpack and sleeping bag but no weapons when she was taken into custody on the grounds of the Treasury Building, Secret Service spokesman Shawn Holtzclaw said. Following her arrest, agents determined that the woman had been arrested on March 21 for trying to jump the south fence of the White House, which is adjacent to the Treasury Building, and released the next day after a court appearance.


United Airlines bars teenage girls in leggings from flight

United Airlines bars teenage girls in leggings from flightThe two girls, who were traveling with a companion, would not have been turned away for wearing leggings had they been paying customers, United spokesman Jonathan Guerin said as the airline responded to the backlash. "This behavior is sexist and sexualizes young girls," Watts said on Twitter.


Illinois hairstylists trained in art of helping abuse victims

Illinois hairstylists trained in art of helping abuse victimsLonda Brown and Darlene Copeland, a pair of hairstylists from Chicago's South Side, have spent so many hours listening to their customers talk about the ups and downs of their lives that the two jokingly refer to themselves as therapists. The state of Illinois aims to leverage the rapport and trust that stylists like Brown and Copeland enjoy with their customers by teaching them to recognize signs of domestic violence and sexual assault and to know where clients can seek professional help. Now, cosmetologists in Illinois must take an hour-long class on domestic violence as part of their broader licensing requirements.


United Airlines bars teenage girls in leggings from flight

United Airlines bars teenage girls in leggings from flight"The passengers this morning were United pass riders who were not in compliance with our dress code policy for company benefit travel," the airline said on Twitter as the incident Thanwent viral on social media. In another tweet made in response to a question from a social media user, the airline said: "Casual attire for ticketed passengers is fine. United pass travelers are company employees or family members of employees.


Car goes airborne, hits ceiling in Boston tunnel; one dead

Car goes airborne, hits ceiling in Boston tunnel; one deadThe 2013 Audi A8 was headed east shortly after 2 a.m. EDT when it went into the air and pulled down wires and cables as it struck the ceiling of the tunnel, part of the Massachusetts Turnpike beneath Boston's Back Bay, the state police said. An investigation was underway.


Gunfire in crowded Ohio nightclub kills one, wounds 15

Gunfire in crowded Ohio nightclub kills one, wounds 15By Joe Wessels CINCINNATI (Reuters) - Gunfire erupted inside a packed nightclub in Cincinnati, Ohio, early Sunday morning, killing one person and injuring 15 others, as an apparent argument that may have started earlier in the day turned violent, authorities said. Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley said there was no evidence of "a terrorist attack," as with last year's Pulse nightclub slaughter in Orlando, Florida that killed 49 people in the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. "However to the victims, what difference does it make?" Cranley said.