Monday, April 12, 2021

‘You have to cooperate’: judge gives accused in U-Haul attack last chance to get lawyer

The man accused of attacking a police officer with a knife and mowing down pedestrians along Jasper Avenue in a truck has been given one more week to find legal representation or have counsel appointed heading into a four-month jury trial. (Edmonton Journal)

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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  • The disgrace of Portland

    If only mobs were allowed to destroy federal property without consequence. Then, there wouldn’t have to be any dispute over federal agents defending a federal courthouse in Portland, Ore. It could simply be overrun and burned to the ground with no unwelcome resistance. (National Review)

    Bronx streets chaos as rioters, looters run wild

    NEW YORK - Parts of the Bronx burned Monday night as looters had free reign to ransack scores of small businesses– chaos that finally prompted Mayor Bill de Blasio to order extra cops to swarm the areas. (New York Post)

    Attack on college in Crimea kills 18, 50 wounded

    Eighteen people were killed and dozens injured Wednesday at a college in Crimea when at least one attacker set off a bomb in the cafeteria and went through the building shooting at random, officials said. (CBC News)

    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)

    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)

    Veteran Abbotsford officer dies after attack in Nelson

    A veteran Abbotsford police officer who was attacked in Nelson has died from his injuries. Abbotsford cops and the Nelson police issued statements Wednesday saying Const. Allan Young died overnight in hospital after being assaulted with a weapon in Nelson last Thursday. (The Province)

    Four police officers dead in Paris knife attack

    PARIS - Four police officers have died in a knife attack Paris police headquarters by a man who was then shot dead, say French reports. (The Telegraph)

    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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