What we know about a mass shooting in Nova Scotia, Canada

A shooter killed at least 13 people across Nova Scotia, Canada, police said Sunday.

The suspect, a 51-year-old man, died shortly after being apprehended in Enfield, Nova Scotia, a town about 20 miles north of Halifax. Police believe he is responsible for a series of shootings that began in Portapique — a small town about 60 miles north of Halifax — around 10:30 pm local time Saturday night.

The suspect then is believed to have “moved across the northern part of the province and committed what appears to be several homicides,” according to Royal Canadian Mounted Police Chief Superintendent Chris

Why Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro joined a protest calling for a military coup

In a head-spinning political maneuver, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro joined demonstrations held in Brasilia on Sunday to protest coronavirus-related lockdowns and to call for a military coup.

Political observers say the protesters were right-wing Bolsonaro supporters who called for military intervention on behalf of the president because they view the country’s supreme court and legislature as obstacles to his campaign against pandemic lockdown measures, despite the fact that the country has more than 35,000 confirmed cases and over 2,300 deaths as of April 19.

“Now it is the people in power. It’s more than your right — it’s your …

Steve Mnuchin thinks the economy will bounce back in “months.” That’s very unlikely.

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday that he thinks the United States economy will bounce back to the position it was in before the coronavirus pandemic in a matter of “months,” a sunny prediction at odds with many economists who see the US as entering a historic economic downturn.

When asked by CNN’s Jake Tapper on State of the Union if he thinks the economy will rebound to pre-coronavirus levels of strength in months or years, Mnuchin said he believed it would be the former.

“I think it will be months. I definitely don’t think it will be years, …

South Korea has brought its spread of new coronavirus infections to single digits per day

South Korea’s public health agency, Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said on Sunday that the country reported just eight new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours, the lowest new case number since the country experienced an explosive outbreak two months ago.

The South Korean government said it will extend its social distancing policies until May 5 to prevent a new surge in cases, but that as a result of declining cases, it will also relax some of its restrictions as risk has become more manageable.

In March the government recommended that indoor sports, religious and entertainment …