A suspect in the mass shooting that killed at least 14 people in California is "down" following a shootout, police said.
Top 5 stories on www.newsworldindia.in this morning:
At Least 14 People Killed, 17 Injured In Southern California Shooting
At least 14 people were killed and 17 others injured in a shooting on Wednesday in San Bernardino City of Southern California and up to three shooters are still active, police said. (Read more)
British Parliament Votes In Favour Of Airstrikes Against Islamic State
Britain's House of Commons on Wednesday voted to support a government motion on extending Britain airstrikes against the Islamic State (IS) to Syria after 10 hours of intense debate. (Read more)
Chennai Floods: Rains Devastate Chennai; Rs 15,000 Crore Loss Estimated
Life in the Tamil Nadu capital was crippled on Wednesday as fresh downpour worsened an already disastrous flood situation, posing danger to thousands of people in low-lying areas. The financial loss may exceed Rs.15,000 crore, an industry lobby body said, as weather forecasting agencies predicted heavy rain to continue for at least the next two days. (Read more)
Pentagon Says About 100 US Special Forces Being Sent To Iraq
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The Pentagon said on Wednesday a new US specialised operations force being deployed to Iraq would number about 100, and the majority would not be engaged in raids, Xinhua reported. (Read more)
'Pakistan Was To Deploy Nukes Against India During Kargil War'
At the height of the 1999 Kargil war when its army was suffering heavy casualties at the hands of India, Pakistan was preparing its nuclear weapons for deployment and possible use, the CIA had warned then President Bill Clinton, a former top White House official said. (Read more)