Several Wounded in Shooting at YouTube Headquarters; Police Say Female Suspect Is Dead

Several Wounded in Shooting at YouTube Headquarters; Police Say Female Suspect Is Dead Photo Police in San Bruno, Calif., responding to reports of an active shooter near YouTube’s headquarters on Tuesday. Credit Reuters SAN BRUNO, Calif. — A woman opened fire at YouTube’s headquarters in California on Tuesday afternoon, shooting three people — one of whom was critically injured — before killing herself, the authorities said.
The motivation for the shooting and the name of the woman were not known Tuesday evening. The local and state police, aided by several federal agencies, were investigating. The police said the woman had used a handgun in the attack, but would not say if she was a YouTube employee.
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital received three patients: a man, 36, in critical condition; a woman, 32, in serious condition; and a woman, 27, in fair condition, a hospital spokesman, Brent Andrew, said at a news conference. A fourth person had injuries that weren’t from a gunsh..

White House Unveils Tariffs on 1,300 Chinese Products

White House Unveils Tariffs on 1,300 Chinese Products Photo A steel factory in Dalian, China. The Trump administration has placed tariffs on a number of items, including electronic touch screens, iron and steel plates, medical devices, aircraft parts, batteries and other Chinese products. Credit China Network/Reuters WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Tuesday that it will place a 25 percent tariff on Chinese products like flat-screen televisions, medical devices, aircraft parts and batteries, outlining more than 1,300 imported goods that will soon face levies as part of a sweeping trade measure aimed at penalizing China for its trade practices.
The move, which stems from a White House investigation into China’s use of pressure, intimidation and theft to obtain American technologies, is likely to inflame an already-simmering trade war between the countries. On Monday, China said it would slap tariffs on 128 American products in response to a separate White House plan to tax stee..

Facebook Removes More Accounts Tied to Russian ‘Troll Factory’

Supported by Business Day Facebook Removes More Accounts Tied to Russian ‘Troll Factory’ Photo Facebook said it ha taken down accounts and pages controlled by the Internet Research Agency because of its past fraud. Credit Dado Ruvic/Reuters Facebook said on Tuesday that it had found and removed more than 270 accounts and pages controlled by Russia’s Internet Research Agency, the so-called troll factory that became notorious for posting fraudulent and divisive material on the platform during the 2016 presidential election.
The company said most of the accounts and pages were in Russian and aimed at users in Russia and neighboring or nearby countries, including Ukraine, Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan. The company did not claim the new accounts and pages had violated the company’s policies, but it said they had been taken down because of the Internet Research Agency’s past fraud.
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, told Reuters that the Russian company, which operates under sever..

Houthi Rebels Hit Saudi Tanker With Missile to Avenge Deadly Airstrike

Houthi Rebels Hit Saudi Tanker With Missile to Avenge Deadly Airstrike Photo Supporters of Houthi rebels at a rally in Sana, Yemen, last month to protest Saudi Arabia’s military intervention in their country. Credit Khaled Abdullah/Reuters AL MUKALLA, Yemen — Houthi rebels in Yemen hit a Saudi Arabian oil tanker with a missile on Tuesday, an attack that could escalate the three-year-old conflict even as the leader of the United Nations expressed optimism about renewed diplomacy to end it.
In a statement carried on Al Mayadeen television in Yemen, the Houthis said the missile strike avenged the Yemeni civilians killed Monday in a Saudi aerial assault on Al Hudaydah, the only Yemeni seaport controlled by the rebels. At least 14 people, including children, were killed after they ventured outside their residential building to get some fresh air in the stifling midmorning heat, witnesses said.
The Saudi-led military coalition, which has been bombing the Houthis and their allies since March ..