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Sydney Gunman Continues to Hold Hostages

A hostage crisis in Sydney, Australia, continues hours after it began early Monday. Five people have escaped from the restaurant in Sydney's central business district, where a gunman is holding an undetermined number of hostages.  Estimates run from as few as 10 to as many as 25. Chris Reason, a reporter at Channel Seven, whose office is opposite the cafe, said on Twitter, "We can see gunman is rotating hostages, forcing them to stand against windows, sometimes 2 hours at...

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