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Suspect charged after Langara College arson attack

VANCOUVER - A 23-year-old Surrey man allegedly set three incendiary devices in a building at Langara College on Monday following a dispute with one or more people at the south Vancouver college. (the Province)

Dozens of children narrowly escape death in Italy when driver sets bus on fire

MILAN - A bus driver in northern Italy abducted 51 children and their chaperones Wednesday, threatening them over a 40-minute ordeal before setting the vehicle on fire when he was stopped by a Carabinieri blockade. (National Post)

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)

Hit and run suspect hunted in Mississauga

MISSISSAUGA - Peel police are searching for a man in a hit-and-run investigation after an altercation inside a Mississauga bar escalated into a vehicle being driven onto a sidewalk and into a group of people, injuring five. (Hamilton Spectator)

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)

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)

Man jailed after killing, sexual assault at Catholic supply store

ST. LOUIS - A man was charged Wednesday with killing one woman and sexually assaulting two others after herding them at gunpoint into the back room of a suburban St. Louis religious supplies shop. The arrest of 53-year-old Thomas Bruce, of Imperial, ended a two-day manhunt that followed the brazen Monday afternoon attack at a Catholic Supply store in another St. Louis suburb, Ballwin. The attack frightened the region and led some schools, churches and businesses to close. (CBS news)
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  • VPD seek man wanted in West End attack

    Vancouver police want help identifying a “person of interest” after an early morning assault in the city’s West End. (Global News)

    Rockets fly between Israel and Gaza

    Palestinian militants bombarded Israel with dozens of rockets and mortar shells Monday, while Israeli warplanes struck targets throughout the Gaza Strip in what appeared to be the most intense exchange of fire since a 2014 war. (CBC)

    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)

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