Wednesday, August 4, 2021

12 NYPD members have died from suspected cases of coronavirus

New York - he New York City Police Department has lost its 12th member to a suspected case of coronavirus. NYPD Auxiliary Police Officer Ramon Roman died on Sunday from coronavirus-related complications, according to a daily coronavirus report from the NYPD. (CNN)

Gas pipeline ruptures, explodes sparking evacuations north of Prince George

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - About 100 members of a First Nation community in northern British Columbia were evacuated from their homes Tuesday evening after a gas pipeline ruptured, sparking a massive blaze. (Financial Post)
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More than 40 die after Moscow plane emergency landing

A Russian passenger jet burst into flames on Sunday while attempting an emergency landing at a Moscow airport, leaving as many as 41 passengers dead and more injured. (The Guardian)

Pittsburgh synagogue shooting leaves 11 dead, 6 wounded

PITTSBURGH - The suspected gunman behind Saturday’s shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue, which left 11 people dead and six more injured, has been formally charged, prosecutors said. Robert Bowers, 46, was charged late Saturday with 29 federal counts of crimes of violence and firearms offenses after authorities say he carried out an anti-Semitic attack on Shabbat, the Jewish Sabbath. (Fox News)
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  • About 80% of Nova Scotia without power after Dorian slams Atlantic Canada

    More than 400,000 Nova Scotia Power customers were left without electricity as Dorian swept through the region. As of 12:39 a.m., the power utility reported there were 402,103 customers without electricity — roughly 80 per cent of the province. Most of the outages were caused by high winds that downed trees and heavy rain, something that was expected to continue through the night after the storm made landfall shortly after 7 p.m. (CBC)

    Worst riot in decades engulfs Paris

    PARIS - France's most violent urban riot in a decade engulfed central Paris on Saturday as "yellow vest" activists torched cars, smashed windows, looted stores and tagged the Arc de Triomphe with multi-colored graffiti. (CBC News)

    Pakistan International Airlines flight crashes in Karachi

    At least 11 people have been killed after a Pakistan International Airlines flight crashed Friday in the Pakistani city of Karachi, a hospital official said. (CNN)

    ‘Epic’ rainfall from Florence causing catastrophic flooding

    The wind is dying down, but the water just keeps coming. The storm’s death toll climbed to 14, the Charlotte Observer said. Hundreds of thousands remain in danger, officials said. (NY Post)

    Toddler dies after being left in car amid heat wave

    BURNABY - RCMP have launched an investigation after a baby who was left for hours in a vehicle in a busy neighborhood in Burnaby, B.C., died despite efforts to resuscitate him. (Globe & Mail)

    3 siblings struck, killed by truck at bus stop

    ROCHESTER, Ind. - A nine-year-old girl and her twin six-year-old brothers were struck and killed by a pickup truck as they crossed a northern Indiana road to board a school bus before sunrise Tuesday, police said. A fourth child was critically injured and airlifted to a hospital.(Global News)
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