Thursday, December 12, 2019

This wooden door stood between shooter and 80 worshippers. Somehow it held

A day after an attacker livestreamed the killing of two people on the holiest day in Judaism outside a German synagogue, questions mounted on Thursday as to why authorities were unable to prevent or stop the attack. (National Post)

Two killed in shooting outside synagogue in Halle, Germany

HALLE - Two people were killed in shooting attacks on a synagogue and a kebab bistro in the eastern German city of Halle on Wednesday and one suspect was arrested, but two others fled in a hijacked a car, officials said.(Toronto Sun)

Three teens plead guilty to sexually assaulting St. Michael’s College student with broom handle

TORONTO - Three ex-football players at an elite Toronto private school pleaded guilty Thursday to sexually assaulting a classmate in one of a string of locker-room attacks. (National Post)

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)

Drone attack hit world’s largest oil processor in Saudi

Drones claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels attacked the world's largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oilfield operated by Saudi Aramco early Saturday, sparking a huge fire at a processor crucial to global energy supplies. (CBC)

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)

Cop-hating mob injures three NYPD officers in Brooklyn

NEW YORK - Roving, cop-hating mobs erupted in violence, taunts and gunfire in Brooklyn overnight into Sunday, leaving three officers with minor injuries. (New York Post)

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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