Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Richmond RCMP seek robbery suspect

Police are looking for a would-be purse snatcher who pepper-sprayed a 52-year-old woman Sunday afternoon in Richmond. (The Province)

Tacoma police shoot and kill man throwing incendiary devices at ICE detention centre

An armed man was killed, stopped by police while allegedly trying to burn down Tacoma's Northwest Detention Center. The violence forced people to cancel a planned immigrants’ rights rally ahead of expected roundups of illegal immigrants across the country. (KIRO)
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Police release video of violent elevator purse snatching

TORONTO - The hunt is on for a man who assaulted a woman in an elevator while stealing her purse at a midtown Toronto condo last month. (Toronto Sun)
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Video released showing violent robbery that leaves clerk with fractured skull

Toronto police are searching for a suspect after a violent knifepoint robbery at a St. Lawrence gas station left an employee with a fractured skull. The incident, which was caught on a surveillance camera, happened at an Esso gas station near Front and Sherbourne streets just after 4 a.m. on June 13. (CTV)

Iran shoots down U.S. drone

Iran's Revolutionary Guard said it shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday, amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over Iran's collapsing nuclear deal with world powers, although American and Iranian officials are disputing exactly where the downing occurred. (CBC)

4 charged with murder in downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH 17

International investigators on Wednesday charged three Russians and one Ukrainian with murder in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over Eastern Ukraine nearly five years ago. (CBC)
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Alleged shooter arrested in $8,000 plot to kill ex-Red Sox star David Ortiz

SANTA DOMINGO - The alleged shooter of David Ortiz has been arrested along with four others in a group offered nearly $8,000 to kill the former Boston Red Sox star at a Dominican Republic bar, authorities said on Wednesday. (The Province)

U.S. Navy assisting after two tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman

Two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, an assault that left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both vessels, and the U.S. navy rushed to assist amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran. (CBC)

Two dead, 18 wounded in Japan knife attack

KAWASAKI - At least 18 people were injured in a residential area. Two of them, an 11-year-old girl and a 39-year-old man, have died. A suspect, a man in his 50s, stabbed himself in the neck after his rampage and later died in hospital.(BBC)

Man arrested after fatal machete attack on Virginia hiking trail

A Massachusetts man faces a murder charge for allegedly attacking two hikers on the Appalachian Trail with a machete, leaving one one dead and the other severely wounded, federal authorities said Sunday. ( NBC News)

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