Monday, January 30, 2023

Pittsburgh Synagogue shooter faces 44 charges including hate crimes

PITTSBURGH - The suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre was indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday, four days after 11 people were killed and six wounded in the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. history. (CBC)

Two dead, 18 wounded in Japan knife attack

KAWASAKI - At least 18 people were injured in a residential area. Two of them, an 11-year-old girl and a 39-year-old man, have died. A suspect, a man in his 50s, stabbed himself in the neck after his rampage and later died in hospital.(BBC)

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)

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)

Ukrainian airliner was ‘unintentionally’ shot down by Iran

Iran has admitted "unintentionally" shooting down a Ukrainian passenger jet, killing all 176 people on board. An investigation found that "missiles fired due to human error", President Hassan Rouhani said. He described the crash as an "unforgivable mistake." (BBC)
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  • Terror mayhem in Melbourne

    MELBOURNE - Islamic State is taking credit for a savage terror attack in Australia that killed one man and could have left scores dead.Cops say a Somalian immigrant, Mohamed Khalif — who goes by the name of Hassan Shire — crashed his truck on a busy street, hitting a pedestrian and then tried to set the truck on fire. (Toronto Sun)

    Man accused of derailing NYC subway train

    A man charged with sparking a catastrophic subway train derailment in Manhattan — and who also allegedly went on a bus window-bashing rampage earlier this month — exploded in rage at his arraignment Monday, screaming about a lost phone as a skeptical judge set bail at $50,000 cash. (New York Daily News)

    Red Deer Doctor dies after attack in walk-in clinic

    A Red Deer, Alta., physician died Monday after he was attacked in an examination room at the Village Mall walk-in clinic. RCMP said one man is in custody and the major crimes unit has taken over what police called "an active homicide investigation." (CBC)

    Rhino poacher killed by an elephant then ‘devoured’ by lions

    A rhino poacher is believed to have been attacked by an elephant and then eaten by a pride of lions during an incident in South Africa’s Kruger national park. (The Guardian)

    Five injured after man rams car into crowd in Germany

    A German man has been arrested after repeatedly driving into crowds of people, injuring at least five, in what authorities said Tuesday appeared to have been intentional attacks against foreigners. (Globe & Mail)

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