Democrats Call US Killing of Iranian General ‘Reckless’

Washington, D.C. (AP) Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden says President Donald Trump has “tossed a stick of dynamite into a tinderbox” with the targeted killing of Iran’s top general in an airstrike at Baghdad’s international airport. The former vice president is joining other Democratic White House hopefuls in criticizing Trump’s order, saying it could leave…

Chesterfield Police fatally shot man who hit him with car

(AP) — Police in suburban St. Louis have shot and killed someone who authorities say drove a stolen vehicle into an officer. The Chesterfield officer is hospitalized with what authorities are calling non-life-threatening injuries after Tuesday’s altercation outside an outlet mall. Chesterfield, Missouri, police were called to Chesterfield Outlets around 1 p.m. Tuesday for a…

Raging Wildfires Trap 4,000 at Australian Town’s Waterfront

Mallacoota, Australia (AP) Wildfires burning across Australia’s two most-populous states have trapped residents of a seaside town in apocalyptic conditions, destroyed many properties and caused at least two fatalities. About 4,000 people fled to the waterfront of a southeastern town as winds pushed an emergency-level wildfire towards their homes. The town of Mallacoota was shrouded…