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First Toronto van attack victim ID'd as woman who worked in investment management

Tuesday  17:10,   24 april 2018
FOX News

<p>The first of the 10 people mowed down Monday in Toronto by a driver was identified on Tuesday morning as a young woman who worked in investment management.</p>The first of the 10 people mowed down Monday in Toronto by a driver was[...]

Who is Alfie Evans? Toddler's Life Support Switched Off

Tuesday  16:10,   24 april 2018
Newsweek

The 23-month-old boy has a rare degenerative brain disease doctors were unable to diagnose definitively.Alfie Evans has, however, been breathing on his own for at least 11 hours, his parents Tom Evans and Kate James informed supporters via [...]

Verdict looms into macabre death of Swedish journalist

Tuesday  15:10,   24 april 2018
Associated Press

<p>One of the most talked-about and macabre court cases in recent Danish history is set to conclude Wednesday.</p>The 12-day trial has seen a series of gruesome allegations made against the inventor, but the autopsy of the cut-up remains of[...]

Mummified body found in Iran could be father of last shah

Tuesday  14:30,   24 april 2018
Associated Press

<p>The discovery in Iran of a mummified body near the site of a former royal mausoleum has raised speculation it could be the remains of the late Reza Shah Pahlavi, founder of the Pahlavi dynasty.</p>Hassan Khalilabadi, the head of Tehran City [...]

Fake Nuclear Attack Alert Sparks Canadian City Panic

Tuesday  13:21,   24 april 2018
Newsweek

<p>Residents of the Canadian city of Winnipeg were left in a panic on Sunday night as a prankster broadcast a nuclear attack warning message declaring that the city would be destroyed within minutes.</p>The warning sounded in the downtown[...]

Business and pleasure on menu for Macron's second day in US

Tuesday  13:15,   24 april 2018
Associated Press

<p>A sit-down between President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron followed by a joint news conference highlight the business portion of the French leader's second day in Washington.</p>The pageantry of Macron's official[...]

Indonesia's former speaker gets 15 years in jail for corruption

Tuesday  12:11,   24 april 2018
AFP

Indonesia's former parliament speaker was handed a 15-year prison term on Tuesday in one of the country's harshest sentences for graft, marking a victory for its clamp-down on widespread corruption. Setya Novanto, once among the country's[...]

Goldman prize: Two South African activists win for halting Russian nuclear deal

Tuesday  12:06,   24 april 2018
CNN

<p>Two female South African environment activists working for small NGOs taking on the South African government and winning a legal challenge that stopped a $76 billion dollar nuclear deal with Russia.</p>Two female South African environment[...]

France's Macron brings his Trump charm offensive stateside

Tuesday  12:06,   24 april 2018
NBC News

<p>While President Donald Trump's worldview on a host of fronts has remained fixed since taking office, his view of Paris has shifted.</p>Having repeatedly likened the City of Love to a safe haven for terrorists during the campaign and[...]

‘Cop deserves a medal’: Cool response from Toronto officer at tense standoff wins praise

Tuesday  10:25,   24 april 2018
Toronto Star

<p>Dramatic images of the tense standoff between officers and the van rampage suspect being seen by a worldwide audience are earning Toronto police kudos for their restraint and professionalism.</p>Dramatic images of the tense standoff between [...]

What we know about Alek Minassian, alleged driver in deadly Toronto van attack

Tuesday  10:21,   24 april 2018
cbc.ca

Police have identified the suspect in a deadly van attack in Toronto that left 10 people dead and 15 injured as Alek Minassian, a 25-year-old man from Richmond Hill, Ont., a suburb just north of the city.Ten people were killed and 15 injured on[...]

Video of tense arrest appears to show man pointing object at Toronto officer

Tuesday  10:06,   24 april 2018
CNN

<p>Toronto police appear to have engaged in a tense standoff with a suspect shortly after a van drove into multiple pedestrians on Monday, leaving 10 dead.</p>Toronto police appear to have engaged in a tense standoff with a suspect shortly[...]

Toronto van: Eyewitness accounts

Tuesday  09:35,   24 april 2018
BBC News

<p>A rented van has been driven into pedestrians on a busy street in the Canadian city of Toronto, leaving 10 people dead and 15 injured.</p>Here, eyewitnesses describe seeing the vehicle mount the pavement in busy Yonge Street and travel at[...]

Millicent Fawcett: A statue of a woman where only men stood before

Tuesday  08:56,   24 april 2018
CNN

<p>Just over two years ago, I took my dog, Poppy, for a run through London. It was March 8, 2016: International Women's Day.</p>Like many feminists, I was having quite a busy day. I'd just finished speaking on one panel and had just enough [...]

'Master manipulators' Why negotiating with the Kim family is fraught with risk

Tuesday  08:56,   24 april 2018
CNN

<p>North Korea's rapid acceptance by some of the world's most powerful nations has been nothing short of incredible.</p>Load[...]