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Mass shootings at New Zealand mosques kill 49; 1 man charged

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — At least 49 people were killed in mass shootings at two mosques full of worshippers attending Friday prayers on what the prime minister called “one of New Zealand’s darkest days.”

One man was arrested and charged with murder in what appeared to be a carefully planned racist attack. Police also defused explosive devices in a car.

Goat sworn in as 'mayor'

FAIR HAVEN, Vt.—The new honourary mayor of Fair Haven, Vt.—a three-year-old goat named “Lincoln”—officially was sworn into office this week.

Lincoln was dressed in a sash reading “Mayor” for the Tuesday ceremony at the Fair Haven town offices.

Town clerk Suzanne Dechame and the select board were present to deliver the oath of office.

Goat elected as honorary mayor sworn in for first term

FAIR HAVEN, Vt. — The new honorary mayor of Fair Haven, Vermont ‚Äî a 3-year-old goat named Lincoln ‚Äî was officially sworn into office this week.

Lincoln was dressed in a sash reading “Mayor” for the Tuesday ceremony at the Fair Haven town offices. Town Clerk Suzanne Dechame and the select board were present to deliver the oath of office.