Waffle House Shooting, Kate Middleton in Labor + 4 Main Things You Need to Know About World Monday


Nexter.org made a list of most important news you need to know this Monday morning.

1. Waffle House shooting 

A gunman, 29-year-old Travis Reinking, accused of killing four people early Sunday at a Waffle House near Nashville, Tennessee. Police report he was naked and after the shooting escaped the into the woods. He isn’t arrested and might be still armed.

2. The world of Cryptocurrency

WikiLeaks says cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has frozen its bitcoin account. Coinbase hasn’t confirmed the suspension, and WikiLeaks is calling for a boycott of the exchange.

Also, Iran’s central bank has banned the country’s banks from cryptocurrency trades.

3. Killer whales spotted in Scottish river

A family of Orcas were spotted swimming up the River Clyde towards Glasgow. Pod of orcas spotted between Dunoon and Gourock, thought to be hunting seals or porpoises.

4. Royal Family hot news

Kate Middleton has gone into labor with her third child. The Duchess of Cambridge was admitted to St Mary’s Hospital in London alongside Prince William on Monday morning, Kensington Palace reports.

Pippa Middleton, the sister of Kate, is reportedly pregnant, too.

5. Verne Troyer, Mini-Me in ‘Austin Powers,’ Dies at 49

Verne Troyer, the actor best known for playing Mini-Me in the Austin Power films and one of the shortest men in the world, has died. He was 49, Variety reports.

6. Big Step: South Korea turns off loudspeaker broadcasts into North

South Korea has stopped broadcasting propaganda via loudspeakers along the border with North Korea, ahead of top-level talks later this week.


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