Sunday, January 24, 2021

Militants, police killed in failed attack on Chinese consulate in Karachi

KARACHI - Separatist militants armed with guns and a suicide vest tried to storm the Chinese consulate in the southern Pakistani port city of Karachi on Friday, in one of the most serious attacks in years against Chinese nationals in the Islamic state. No Chinese nationals or consulate staff were harmed.(NPR)

‘Ambushed’: Two New Orleans police officers shot in French Quarter

A man riding in the back of a pedicab shot a New Orleans Police Department officer in the face in the French Quarter late Friday afternoon, as revellers began descending on the neighborhood to celebrate Halloween this weekend. (NOLA.com)

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)

Man accused in murder of BC girl says he ‘lost it’ during attack

VANCOUVER - A man accused of murdering a 12-year-old girl more than 40 years ago says he “lost it” during his attack on the victim, according to a videotaped confession that was played for a jury Tuesday. (Vancouver Sun)

Police flush out fecal flinger

One day after a third another unsuspecting victim in the city was doused in fecal matter, a man thought to be responsible for the attacks has been flushed out. (Toronto Sun)
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  • Robbery gang knifes man in Times Square subway station

    NEW YORK - Up to seven men attacked an 18-year-old man in the Times Square subway station on Saturday morning, police said. (NY Daily News)

    Suspect arrested after two killed, five wounded in Old Town Quebec City sword attack

    A suspect was arrested early Sunday morning in the historic district of Quebec City after two people were stabbed to death and five were injured by a man police say was dressed in a medieval outfit and brandishing a sword. (CBC)

    Jogger stabbed to death in DC random attack

    WASHINGTON, DC - Police were hunting Wednesday for the mysterious man who fatally stabbed a female jogger in a seemingly random attack on a Washington, D.C. street Tuesday night. After she was attacked around 8 p.m. in the Logan Circle neighborhood, the woman, 35-year-old Wendy K. Martinez, stumbled into a takeout restaurant, where customers attempted to save her life, police said. (Fox News)
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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)

    Antarctic researcher ‘snapped’ stabbed colleague in chest

    An Antarctic researcher 'snapped' after being 'driven mad by confined space' and stabbed his colleague in a frenzy, it has been reported. (The Mirror)

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