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Suspected Waffle House gunman arrested in woods in Nashville

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Shooting suspect Travis Reinking was caught in a “wooded area”, police said A man suspected of killing four people at a Waffle House in Tennessee has been arrested by police in Nashville. Police said Travis Reinking, 29, was caught in a wooded area. He allegedly opened fire at the restaurant on Sunday with an AR-15 rifle, before discarding his coat and fleeing naked. A

Travis Reinking: How did Waffle House suspect get guns after ban?

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Travis Reinking, 29 A suspect with mental health issues who allegedly killed four people in a Tennessee fast-food outlet on Sunday had been previously stripped of his right to own firearms and left a trail of red flags. Amid a huge manhunt for Travis Reinking, 29, questions are being asked about how he was apparently able to get his hands on the weapons. Police said

Stolen heart of French queen consort Anne of Brittany found

Image copyright AFP Image caption The golden casket holds the heart of the French queen Anne, who died over 500 years ago French police have recovered a solid gold casket containing the heart of one of Brittany’s most famous heroines, stolen from a Nantes museum last week. The 16th Century relic belonging to Duchess Anne was taken along with other items, fuelling fears it would be melted for its value

Spain exhumes bodies from Valley of the Fallen civil war monument

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Valley of the Fallen monument is a rallying point for the far-right Work has begun on exhuming the bodies of four men killed in the Spanish Civil War from the controversial Valley of the Fallen monument near Madrid. Tens of thousands of unidentified civil war victims are buried at the site, alongside former dictator Gen Franco. After a long legal battle, the remains

A major Chinese investor just cut its Deutsche Bank stake

HNA Group, which has been selling billions of dollars of foreign assets recently, revealed over the weekend that it cut its stake in Germany’s biggest lender from 8.8% to 7.9%. The move was unexpected, as HNA had said in February after a previous sale that it wasn’t planning to reduce its stake further. Related: A massive Chinese company is reversing its spending spree HNA surprised investors just under a year

Google caught up in Russia’s battle with Telegram

Russia has started blocking some Google (GOOGL) services, accusing the search company of helping Telegram bypass a ban on its encrypted messaging service. Roskomnadzor, Russia’s telecommunication regulator, said Sunday that despite a court order Google has not complied with a request to prevent Telegram from using its IP addresses in order to continue operate. The regulator said it has therefore added a number of Google owned IP-addresses to its register

This vegetarian company wants to disrupt China’s pork industry

When the founder of Green Common, a vegetarian grocery store and casual dining chain in Hong Kong, started bringing plant-based burgers and other meatless products to Asia, he saw an opportunity. “One of the most consumed meats in the world is actually overlooked — that is pork,” Yeung told CNNMoney. Yeung on Monday launched a new product called omnipork which he hopes will change people’s diets in mainland China, the

Korean Air ousts ‘nut rage’ heiress and her sister

The CEO of Korean Air is firing his daughters, Heather Cho, left, and Emily Cho, right, after a pair of embarrassing scandals. The two women will be removed from their executive positions and stripped of management responsibilities, said Cho Yang-ho, who is also the company’s chairman. “As chairman of Korean Air and as the head of my family, I feel miserable by the immature behavior of my daughters,” Cho said

Basic income trial falls flat in Finland

Image copyright Getty Images The Finnish government has decided not to expand a limited trial in paying people a basic income, which has drawn much international interest. Currently 2,000 unemployed Finns are receiving a flat monthly payment of €560 (£490; $685) as basic income. “The eagerness of the government is evaporating. They rejected extra funding [for it],” said Olli Kangas, one of the experiment’s designers. Some see basic income as

South African women win Goldman prize for stopping nuclear deal

Image copyright Gerald Petersen/ Goldman Environmental Prize Image caption Makoma Lekalakala (R) and Liz McDaid, who says “government tends to regard its citizens as sheep” Two South African women who successfully challenged a secret, multibillion-dollar nuclear deal have won a major environmental prize. Makoma Lekalakala and Liz McDaid led a five-year court battle against South Africa’s plans to build nuclear power plants with Russia. South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma