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  • Another victim of deadly Toronto van attack identified

    28 April 2018 5:40 AM 35

    A high school association has identified another victim of the Toronto van attack that left 10 people dead and 14 injured. The Loretto Alumnae Association said on Friday that Sohe Chung was one of the victims hit when a van mounted a sidewalk in north Toronto on Monday, ploughing into pedestrians. The association said Chung attended Loretto Abbey, a Catholic

  • Kim, Moon commit to complete Korean peninsula denuclearisation

    27 April 2018 10:33 AM 47

    The leader of nuclear-armed North Korea Kim Jong Un and the South's President Moon Jae-in said they were committed to the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula after a historic summit on Friday. "South and North Korea confirmed the common goal of realising, through complete denuclearisation, a nuclear-free Korean peninsula," they said in a joint statement

  • Woman allegedly helped smuggle $2m in aircraft parts to Iran

    27 April 2018 5:04 AM 58

    Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey woman was involved in an international ring that smuggled more than $2m worth of aircraft parts from the United States to Iran. Joyce Eliabachus was arrested on Tuesday at her Morristown home and made her initial court appearance on Wednesday, when the arrest was made public. She was released on $100 000 bond with home confinement

  • Cops nab pair with 60kg of stolen chocolate

    26 April 2018 4:55 PM 42

    Two people are under investigation in Germany after being caught in possession of about 60kg of stolen chocolate. Braunschweig police said on Thursday a 35-year-old woman was nabbed by an alert cashier at a supermarket on Tuesday as she checked out only a few items but had 9kg of purloined chocolate concealed under her floor-length skirt. Upon further

  • Former US president Bush out of intensive care, making progress

    26 April 2018 11:16 AM 41

    Former US president George H.W. Bush was moved out of intensive care and into a regular patient room at a Houston hospital on Wednesday as he recovers from an infection that required his hospitalisation a day after his wife's funeral, a family spokesperson said. The nation's 41st president is expected to remain at Houston Methodist Hospital for "several

  • Tears flow as victims of Waffle House shooting remembered

    26 April 2018 10:03 AM 39

    A Nashville community has rallied to support the victims of a weekend shooting at a Waffle House by stopping by to get a meal after the restaurant re-opened. Employees wore orange ribbons and hugged each other, while a steady stream of customers came in to show support. Waffle House is donating all the proceeds from the store in the next month to the four victims

  • Man who tried to get Trump's tax information awaits sentence

    25 April 2018 5:45 PM 37

    A Louisiana private investigator faces a possible prison sentence for misusing Donald Trump's Social Security number in repeated attempts to access the president's federal tax information before his 2016 election. US District Judge John deGravelles is scheduled to sentence 32-year-old Jordan Hamlett on Wednesday. Hamlett faces a maximum sentence of five years

  • Black man admits to painting racist graffiti on campus

    24 April 2018 1:45 PM 43

    A former Eastern Michigan University student has admitted to painting racist graffiti on campus. The Ypsilanti school said Eddie Curlin pleaded guilty on Monday to three counts of malicious destruction of property and no contest to four counts of identity theft. The graffiti was found on exterior building walls in September and October 2016. A racist

  • Waffle House suspect still being sought; residents on alert

    23 April 2018 8:48 PM 57

    Police are warning residents of a Nashville neighbourhood to watch out for a suspect in a Waffle House restaurant shooting that killed four people. Authorities say more than 80 Nashville police officers continued to search for Travis Reinking early on Monday. Agents with the FBI, the US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and troopers

  • Elderly man calls police for ride to visit wife in hospital

    23 April 2018 7:28 PM 60

    An elderly Pennsylvania man had no way of visiting his ill wife in the hospital, so he called police to help. Montoursville Police Chief Jeff Gyurina says the 84-year-old man's same-aged wife had a medical emergency last Thursday and was taken from their home in an ambulance. The frail man told Gyurina, who was at the scene, he had no family in the area to take him to the hospital