Monday, November 28, 2022

Search on for 1,276 now missing after California’s deadliest wildfire

PARADISE, Calif. - The number of people missing after California's deadliest and most destructive wildfire jumped on Saturday to 1,276, despite authorities locating hundreds of people who scattered when the Camp Fire tore through the mountain town of Paradise. (Reuters)

Elderly couple sucked out of their house by tornado and hurled 600 ft. to their death

An elderly couple were hurled 600ft from their home and another woman died in her mobile home when tornadoes ripped through Missouri, causing devastation throughout the state. The Midwest storms killed another two people in Missouri earlier this week, as well as one death in Oklahoma and another in Iowa. (Daily Mail)

Italian nightclub stampede kills six, injures dozens

A stampede at a rap concert in an Italian nightclub killed five teens and one adult, and left dozens of people injured early Saturday, authorities said. At least 35 people were wounded in the chaos at the Lanterna Azzurra nightclub in Corinaldo, Italian news agency ANSA reported. (CNN)
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20 dead after limousine blows stop sign, crashes

SCHOHARIE, N.Y. - A limousine carrying four sisters, other relatives and friends to a birthday celebration blew through a stop sign and slammed into a parked SUV outside a store in upstate New York, killing all 18 people in the limo and two pedestrians, officials and victims’ relatives said Sunday. (Canoe.com)  

Camp Fire death total rises to 63, sheriff says

Investigators in California revealed Thursday night that another seven sets of human remains have been found in the northern part of the state’s Camp Fire, bringing the total number of people killed to 63. (Fox News)

At least 25 dead, 9 missing, in California boat fire

A middle-of-the-night fire swept a boat carrying recreational scuba divers anchored near an island off the Southern California coast early Monday, leaving at least 25 dead and nine others missing as of late Monday night. (CBC)
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  • Fear of the coronavirus is overblown, it’s time to get the economy moving

    It is possible to become demoralized by the enthusiasm an inordinate number of Canadians seem to have to continue the coronavirus shutdown. The generally capable mayor of Toronto, my friend of many years, John Tory, who’s usually a sensible man, is now being lampooned even by soft-left elements of the media for trying to prevent the public from crowding into High Park and other public places to enjoy the sight and aroma of the cherry blossoms, a much anticipated rite of spring. (National Post)

    Death of doctor who warned of coronavirus triggers backlash over China’s censorship

    The death of a Chinese whistleblower doctor who was punished for trying to warn about the coronavirus has triggered a national backlash over freedom of speech and censorship that has overwhelmed official online attempts to contain or remove the expressions of anger. (USA Today)

    One missing in Micronesia plane crash

    An airline is missing a passenger following an incident which caused the plane to hit a lagoon while trying to land. (Daily Mail)

    Ontario Premier declares state of emergency

    Ontario Premier Doug Ford has declared a state of emergency in response to the growing COVID-19 outbreak in the province, he announced Tuesday morning. “This is a decision that was not made lightly.” (National Post)

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