Serb Becomes First Non-American NBA Head Coach

Serbian-born basketball coach Igor Kokoskov has been hired to lead the US team Phoenix Suns, becoming the first head coach in National Basketball Association history born outside North America.

"I have been preparing for this for 18 years and I'm not afraid of any challenge," Kokoskov, 46, told the Serbian daily Vecernje novosti on Friday.

Donald Trump Drastically Reduced the Territory of 2 National Monuments

US President Donald Trump will visit Utah to announce big cuts to the state's sprawling wilderness national monuments, a move that is likely to trigger legal challenges from tribes and environmental groups. This is the largest shrinkage of a protected area in the US history, Reuters reports.

Man Dressed like Santa Claus Opened Fire in US University

One person died after a man started shooting at a university in the town of Salt Lake City in the US state of Utah, reports Novosti News Agency quoted by sega.

The shooter was wearing a Santa Claus suit. The police have failed to detain him. The area of the university is blocked and the authorities continue to search for the assailant. 

Meticulous planning by Las Vegas gunman before he opened fire (VIDEO-PHOTOS)

Before he mowed down concertgoers from a perch high in a hotel tower, Stephen C. Paddock created a ring of surveillance around him, with video cameras in his suite and in the hallway, law enforcement officials said on Tuesday. But investigators were still at a loss to offer a motive for the massacre.

The US Senate Approved John Huntsman as a New Ambassador to Russia

The US Senate voted in favor of the appointment of former Utah Governor John Huntsman as the country's ambassador to Moscow, Reuters reports.

The Senate approved Huntsman, who was the US ambassador to Beijing during former President Barack Obama. He was also an ambassador to Singapore during President George W. Bush.