Saturday, March 2, 2024

Iran fires multiple missiles at U.S. positions in Iraq in retaliation for Soleimani killing

WASHINGTON - Iran launched attacks on U.S. military bases in Iraq on Tuesday evening in apparent retaliation for the killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, which was ordered by President Trump. (Yahoo News)
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    VPD seeks help in identifying suspect in ‘hate crime’

    An attack last month in East Vancouver that police say was racist has shone a light on not just the challenges people of Asian descent face during the COVID-19 pandemic, but also on the unresolved racism simmering in society. (The Province)

    Woman chases down man who groped her in NY subway

    NEW YORK - A woman is caught on camera turning the tables on the man who assaulted her – fighting back and chasing him off. (CBS New York)

    Nashville bombing suspect Anthony Quinn Warner died in the blast

    The suspect behind the Christmas Day bombing in downtown Nashville has been identified as 63-year-old Anthony Quinn Warner, authorities confirmed during a press conference Sunday.(Fox News)

    Massive rocket barrage deep into Israel

    In two days of fighting, more than 600 rockets were launched at Israel, while the Israeli army struck hundreds of targets in the Strip. Four Israelis were killed and four were wounded as rockets fell on the south of Israel. 23 Palestinians, including two pregnant women and two infants, were killed in Israeli airstrikes on Gaza. (Haaretz)

    NY man planned set off bomb on National Mall on election day

    TAPPAN, NY - A New York man is under arrest for allegedly plotting to blow himself up on the National Mall on election day. When FBI agent searched his home after getting a tip from a concerned citizen, they found “what appeared to be a functional explosive device weighing approximately 200 pounds. (CBS News)
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  • 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)

    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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  • Man charged with first degree murder after fatal hammer attack in Scarborough

    A 30-year-old man has been charged after a woman was fatally struck with a hammer in Scarborough Friday evening. Emergency crews were called to the area of Sheppard Avenue East and Havenview Road, west of Markham Road, just after 7 p.m. for a possible medical complaint. (CP24)

    Tehran crash: Plane downed by Iranian missile officials believe

    The Ukrainian passenger jet that crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran on Wednesday was accidentally shot down by an Iranian anti-aircraft missile, western security officials believe. (The Guardian)

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