Sunday, October 25, 2020

At least 207 dead in Easter Sunday Sri Lankan bombings

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Suicide bombers struck churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing more than 200 people and injuring 450. (Washington Post)
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  • A look at the churches and hotels targeted
  • ‘Violent predator’ faces three murder charges after attacks on homeless

    LOS ANGELES - A previously deported felon described by police as a "violent predator" has been arrested for the killings of three homeless men and the attempted killings of four others in Los Angeles and Santa Monica.(CNN)
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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)

    Six teens arrested after night of violent robberies at stores across city

    CALGARY - Six teenage boys face criminal charges connected to a series of violent robberies at multiple stores across the city Tuesday night. (Calgary Herald)
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  • Retails staff, shoppers assaulted trying to stop robbery spree
  • Suspects sought after woman seriously injured in violent home invasion in Vaughan

    York Regional Police are looking for two suspects after a woman was seriously injured in a violent home invasion in Vaughan. Police were called to a residence on Glenbury Drive in the area of Centre Street and New Minister Drive on Dec. 11 just before 1:30 p.m. (CBC)

    Death toll rises to 359 in Sri Lanka bombings

    Sri Lanka's president has asked for the resignations of the defence secretary and national police chief, a dramatic internal shakeup after security forces shrugged off intelligence reports warning of possible attacks before Easter bombings that killed over 350 people, the president's office said Wednesday. (CBC)

    Assassin wanted for nerve agent poisoning of former spy was elite Russian soldier

    LONDON - One of the trained assassins wanted for the nerve-agent poisoning of Sergei Skripal in the English town of Salisbury is a decorated colonel in Russian military intelligence given the country’s highest award by Vladimir Putin. (National Post)

    Woman killed in ‘horrific’ Scarborough machete attack

    A woman was murdered in a machete attack Wednesday evening in the city’s east end. Just after 6 p.m., Toronto Police received numerous calls about a man running around with a machete in the area of Morrish Rd. and Ellesmere Rd. (Toronto Sun)

    Whitby man arrested in house explosion that injured three

    WHITBY - In a tweet Wednesday night, Durham regional police say a man from Whitby is charged with criminal negligence and arson, as well as a charge of “production” under the Cannabis Act. (Toronto Sun)

    Iran makes arrests over downing of plane as protests rage on

    DUBAI - Iran said on Tuesday it had arrested people accused of a role in shooting down a Ukrainian airliner and had also detained 30 people involved in protests that have swept the nation for four days since the military belatedly admitted its error. (Toronto Sun)

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