Saturday, July 24, 2021

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)

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 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)

‘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)

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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  • 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)

    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)
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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)

    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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