The blast was heard the moment the three police officers entered an empty residence to inspect it after reports that windows were open. Police do not yet know whether the sound was an explosion or a gunshot.
The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) is an annual political conference for conservative figures from the United States, held this year in Orlando, Florida, from 25 February to 28 February.
After the Capitol breach by Trump supporters that took place on 6 January and left five people dead, including a Capitol police officer, over 200 people were arrested by the authorities in connection with the attack.
A golden statue of the former US president, Donald Trump, appeared to steal the show at the CPAC conference after appearing on the site in Orlando, Florida, on Thursday. Netizens immediately dubbed it the "golden calf" and grilled the biblical subtext online.
Sports coach John Geddert, who committed suicide on Thursday, was suspected of acting as an "enabler" for team doctor Larry Nassar who was convicted in 2018 on ten counts of sexual assault against minors and sentenced to 175 years in prison.
Cockfighting, involving fights between roosters, is illegal in India but nonetheless primarily takes place in January in the coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh, including Krishna, Guntur, East Godavari and other areas. Sometimes, however, things go wrong in the criminally popular practice, like this time.
Researchers have long pointed out that degradation of the oceanic current, a crucial weather-shaping factor in large swathes of the US and Europe, will have a slew of implications, including extreme meteorological events.
Numerous pockmarks dot the bottom of an extensive range of Siberian rivers and lakes, which researchers explain as being due to large-scale degassing. The latter, they say, is intrinsically linked to rising temperatures.