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1 dead, 2 injured in stabbing on Melbourne street

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SYDNEY, Australia — A knife-wielding man stabbed two people, one fatally, in Australia’s second-largest city on Friday in an attack likely linked to terrorism, police said. The attack during the afternoon rush hour brought central Melbourne to a standstill. Police said the man got out of a vehicle, which then caught fire, and attacked three bystanders with a knife before being shot by police. The suspect died later at a hospital. One of the victims also died and the two others were hospitalized. Victoria state police Commissioner Graham Ashton saidRead More


Whitey Bulger, Boston gangster, found dead in prison at 89

Whitey Bulger, Boston gangster, found dead in prison at 89

Denise Lavoie, The Associated Press Published Tuesday, October 30, 2018 1:22PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, October 30, 2018 1:52PM EDT BOSTON — James “Whitey” Bulger, the murderous Boston gangster who benefited from a corrupt relationship with the FBI before spending 16 years as one of America’s most wanted men, died in federal prison. He was 89. Bulger was found unresponsive Tuesday morning at the U.S. penitentiary in West Virginia where he’d just been transferred, and a medical examiner declared him dead shortly afterward, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons.Read More


Toronto-raised woman among the dead in Pittsburgh attack, temple says

Toronto-raised woman among the dead in Pittsburgh attack, temple says

TORONTO — A rabbi says one of the 11 people killed in a shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue grew up in Toronto. A statement from Rabbi Yael Splansky shared on Facebook says 75-year-old Joyce Fienberg grew up in the Holy Blossom Temple community. Splansky says Fienberg was married at the temple, and her confirmation photo is on its wall of honour. Fienberg spent most of her career as a researcher at the University of Pittsburgh’s Learning Research and Development Center, studying learning in the classroom and in museums. Officials haveRead More


Man dead following explosion at work site in Alberta, second man in hospital

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GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. — One man is dead following an explosion at a well site in northern Alberta. RCMP Const. Melanie McIntosh says initial reports indicate a gas leak caused the explosion south of Grande Prairie near Musreau Lake on Tuesday night. A 50-year-old worker died at the scene and a second man was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. A third man was not hurt. “All three were working in the area at the time of the incident,” McIntosh said Wednesday. She added that the gas leak had beenRead More


Brampton collision leaves male pedestrian dead

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A male pedestrian is dead after being struck by a vehicle in Brampton on Friday night. The incident took place in the area of Steeles Avenue West and Mavis Road shortly after 9 p.m. Upon arrival at the scene, Peel paramedics said they located the male victim without vital signs. He was pronounced dead a short time later. Officers said the driver involved in the crash remained at the scene. Roads have been blocked off in the area as an investigation is conducted. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and storiesRead More


20 dead in crash of limo bound for birthday celebration

20 dead in crash of limo bound for birthday celebration

Michael Hill And Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press Published Sunday, October 7, 2018 11:44AM EDT Last Updated Sunday, October 7, 2018 8:22PM EDT SCHOHARIE, N.Y. — A limousine loaded with revelers bound for a 30th birthday celebration blew through a stop sign at the end of a highway and slammed into a parked SUV outside a store, killing all 18 people in the limo and two pedestrians in the deadliest U.S. transportation accident in nearly a decade, officials and victims’ relatives said Sunday. The collision turned a relaxed Saturday afternoonRead More


One dead after single vehicle rollover

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One woman is dead after a vehicle with four people inside rolled on the Mistawasis First Nation on Friday. RCMP and EMS responded to the rollover around 6:40 p.m. One woman was declared dead at the scene. The other three people in the vehicle – including the driver – were taken to hospital with undetermined injuries, according to an RCMP news release. The vehicle was travelling northbound on a grid road when the driver lost control of the vehicle. It left the road and rolled multiple times, RCMP said inRead More


Southern Alberta dog attack leaves owner dead, child injured

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Alex Antoneshyn, CTV Edmonton Published Sunday, September 16, 2018 10:11AM MDT Last Updated Sunday, September 16, 2018 12:00PM MDT A 50-year-old woman died Saturday after her dog attacked her and a three-year-old child in southern Alberta. The attack happened shortly after 6 p.m. at the victim’s residence near Langdon, a community southeast of Calgary in Rockyview County. According to Strathmore RCMP, the boxer pitbull cross first attacked the three-year-old before turning on its owner. The woman was pronounced dead on scene. The toddler was taken to hospital with serious butRead More


Ontario police receive influx of calls about missing or dead cats

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KEMPTVILLE, Ont. — Provincial police are reminding residents of Kemptville, Ont., that investigating the deaths and disappearances of cats doesn’t typically fall under their jurisdiction. Investigators say they received six such calls on Thursday. They say the calls are likely related to an article published in the North Grenville Times about an increase in missing or dead cats in Kemptville. Police say they’ve investigated the reports with the help of a conservation officer, and don’t believe foul play is involved. They say the cats appear to have been killed byRead More


‘I shot him dead’: Sutherland-Kayseas admits to killing Dylan Phillips in police interview

‘I shot him dead’: Sutherland-Kayseas admits to killing Dylan Phillips in police interview

Accused murderer Shaylin Sutherland-Kayseas told a Saskatoon police officer she shot and killed 26-year old Dylan Phillips while trying to rob him. She told the officer she didn’t plan on killing him or mean to kill him in a taped police interview in March 2017 – about five months after Phillips died. Sutherland-Kayseas, 20, said she didn’t know Phillips but knew he dealt marijuana and needed money. She told Det. Sgt. Corey Lenius the shooting happened in a scuffle when she went to Phillips’s home on the 1400 block ofRead More