Thursday, November 15, 2018

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)

Whitby man arrested in house explosion that injured three

WHITBY - In a tweet Wednesday night, Durham regional police say a man from Whitby is charged with criminal negligence and arson, as well as a charge of “production” under the Cannabis Act. (Toronto Sun)

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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  • 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)

    Russian teen blows himself up in lobby of FSB building

    MOSCOW - Russia opened an investigation into suspected terrorism after a 17-year-old youth blew himself up on Wednesday in the lobby of an office belonging to Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) in the north of the country. (Reuters)

    Suspect arrested in Florida in connection with mailed bombs

    A male suspect was arrested in Florida on Friday morning in connection with the rash of suspicious packages sent to prominent Democrats nationwide, law enforcement sources confirmed to Fox News. The Department of Justice will hold a press conference at 2:30 p.m. ET. (FOX News)
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  • Antarctic researcher ‘snapped’ stabbed colleague in chest

    An Antarctic researcher 'snapped' after being 'driven mad by confined space' and stabbed his colleague in a frenzy, it has been reported. (The Mirror)

    Man accused in murder of BC girl says he ‘lost it’ during attack

    VANCOUVER - A man accused of murdering a 12-year-old girl more than 40 years ago says he “lost it” during his attack on the victim, according to a videotaped confession that was played for a jury Tuesday. (Vancouver Sun)

    Attack on college in Crimea kills 18, 50 wounded

    Eighteen people were killed and dozens injured Wednesday at a college in Crimea when at least one attacker set off a bomb in the cafeteria and went through the building shooting at random, officials said. (CBC News)

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