The suspect, Robert Crimo, was charged with 21 counts of first-degree murder, as well as multiple counts of attempted murder and aggravated battery.
US police hail citizen who overheard and reported a conversation indicating an attack was being planned on an Independence Day celebration in southeastern Richmond city, leading to two arrests and seizure of multiple guns.
Robert E Crimo III, who is accused of killing at least seven people and wounding dozens in Illinois state, purchased multiple firearms, despite threatening "to kill everyone" at home and a reported suicide attempt in 2019, police say.
Overseas shipping, transportation within the country, rising insurance costs and labour shortages have led to cancellation of pyrotechnic displays, industry officials say.
Four months from Election Day, US President Trump's comments amounted to a direct appeal to the political base, including many disaffected white votes, that carried him to the White House in 2016.
Lebanon marks 76 years of self-rule, with protesters kicking off festivities nationwide instead of a military parade to mark what they say is a first year of "real independence."
Indonesia opposes Papuan independence and its military has been accused of ruthlessly eliminating the separatist movement’s leaders in the past. It maintains that the 1969 referendum was binding and legitimate.
Afghanistan's Independence Day celebrations have been ripped apart by a series of attacks as Afghans face a concerted push from Daesh in the country.
Free from the British rule on August 15 1947, India faces criticism for becoming a ‘coloniser’ in the disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
In an Independence Day speech, Narendra Modi defended his government's controversial measure to strip India-administered Kashmir of its statehood and constitutional autonomy.
Every year on August 14, Pakistanis commemorate their country's independence from British colonial rule in 1947.
"Spider-Man: Far From Home" delivers a $185 million debut from 4,636 venues during its first six days in theaters.
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