Children hiding in closets after gunman injured multiple victims in Florida shooting

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Children are currently in lockdown at a Florida school after a gunman has reportedly injured multiple people.

"All of a sudden there was a really loud noise…..people are crying in the closet," a student texted newsite CBS4's Rick Folbaum.

CBS4 reported the school was in lockdown from 3pm (local time), but some students were walking out of the school with their hands in the air.
The Margate Fire Department estimate 20 to 50 people may be injured.

White House Deputy Press Secretary Lindsay Walters said: "We are moitoring the situation. Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected."

Another student has told news site WSVN they thought there was a fire drill: "But then word started going around that it was shots and not just like something else, everyone just started running towards the canal."

It is estimated between 20-50 people are injured. There are no confirmed casualties currently. 

There are reports the gunman has been caught. 



Duke and Duchess of Sussex visit Sydney’s Admiralty House on first day of Australia tour

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were welcomed to Sydney's Admiralty House by Australian Governor General Peter Cosgrove on Tuesday for the first official engagement of their Australian tour.

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle arrived in Sydney today, and their visit coincides with the Invictus games, which start in the city on Sunday.

The sporting event, founded by Harry in 2014, gives sick and injured military personnel and veterans the opportunity to compete in sports such as wheelchair basketball.

Representatives of the games were at Admiralty House, the Governor General's official residence, to meet the Royal couple.

Harry and Meghan are due to attend the games' opening and closing ceremonies.

After talking and posing for photographs the couple went inside where they first signed the visitor's book and were then presented with gifts by Peter Cosgrove and his wife Lynne Cosgrove.

Among the gifts was a cuddly toy kangaroo, following the news that the couple are expecting their first child.

The Royal couple are on a 16-day tour of Australia and the South Pacific.

They have 76 engagements across 16 days in Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are currently on a 16-day tour of Australia and the South Pacific. Source: Associated Press


Federal judge dismisses porn star Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Trump

A federal judge has dismissed porn actress Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump.

U.S. District Judge S. James Otero issued the order Monday in Los Angeles.

Daniels alleges she had an affair with Trump in 2006 and sued him in April. The lawsuit came after Trump tweeted about a composite sketch of a man Daniels says threatened her in 2011 to keep quiet about an alleged affair. He called it a "total con job."

In dismissing the suit, the judge said Trump's tweet was a "hyperbolic statement" against a political adversary.

Trump's lawyer, Charles Harder, said it was a "total victory" for the president. Daniels' attorney, Michael Avenatti, vowed to appeal and said he's confident the ruling will be reversed.

Daniels' lawsuit over a hush-money deal is pending.

A photo of Donald Trump with Stormy Daniels.
A photo of Donald Trump with Stormy Daniels. Source: Supplied


Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, dies aged 65 after fight with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates, has died. He was 65.

Allen's company Vulcan Inc. said in a statement that he died Monday. Earlier this month Allen said the cancer he was treated for in 2009, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, had returned.

Allen, who was an avid sports fan, owned the Portland Trail Blazers and the Seattle Seahawks

Allen and Gates founded Microsoft Corp. in 1975. Microsoft's big break came in 1980, when IBM Corp. decided to move into personal computers. IBM asked Microsoft to provide the operating system.

The decision thrust Microsoft onto the throne of technology and the two Seattle-natives became billionaires. Both later dedicated themselves to philanthropy.

Over the course several decades, Allen gave more than $2 billion to a wide range of interests, including ocean health, homelessness and advancing scientific research.

FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2012 file photo, Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen appears on the field prior to an NFL football game against the New England Patriots in Seattle. Allen, billionaire owner of the Trail Blazers and the Seattle Seahawks and Microsoft co-founder, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 at age 65. Earlier this month Allen said the cancer he was treated for in 2009, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, had returned.   (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Allen was an avid sports fan and owned an NFL team and an NBA franchise. Source: Associated Press


Watch: Police in California lure pig 'the size of a mini horse' home with Doritos

Deputies in California have used Doritos to lure a pig "the size of a mini horse" back home.

The pig was running around a neighbourhood when the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Office received the call on Sunday.

One of the deputies, who had responded to previous calls about the pig and knew where to take him, had Doritos in her lunch bag.

Source: Instagram/San Bernardino County Sheriff

Video shows her leaving a trail of the chips, which the pig followed.

He was returned to his pen, and deputies secured the gate.

Deputies in California have used Doritos to lure a pig "the size of a mini horse" back home. Source: Instagram/sanbernardinocountysheriff