Portal:Current events/2014 July 4
Current events of
July 4, 2014
Disasters and accidents
An 11-story building under construction collapses in the
, crushing to death 61 people, most of them workers on site.
Law and crime
is sentenced to 5 years and 9 months at
Southwark Crown Court
, convicted on 12 charges of
female minors between 1968 and 1986. Harris will be eligible for release on licence after half of the sentence in 2017.
A Kindergarten teacher is stabbed and killed in front of students at the Edouard Herriot school in Albi in southern France. The suspect was the mother of a new student who suffered from psychiatric problems.
(New York Post)
A 20-year-old man is arrested and charged with murder and attempted murder in connection with a June 28 shooting that occurred at
New Orleans, Louisiana
, U.S., which killed one person and wounded 8 others.
Politics and elections
is dismissed as
Prime Minister of Senegal
by the country's parliament following her failure to win a seat from
2014 local elections
National Congress of Bolivia
backs a new law on
, allowing 10-year-olds into the workforce under special conditions.
announces in a policy statement that it will begin recognizing staff members' legal