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July 11, 2018 12:51 PM U.K. police speak briefly with surviving nerve-agent victim

LONDON—British police said Wednesday they have spoken briefly to the surviving victim of a nerve-agent poisoning in southwest England as they try to uncover how he and his girlfriend were exposed to the deadly toxin. The Metropolitan Police force said officers had spoken to Charlie Rowley, “and will be looking to further speak with him in the coming 7

July 5, 2018 9:02 PM Woman shoots car thief trying to take SUV with her kids inside

Dallas police say a woman shot a man in the head who was trying to steal her sport utility vehicle with her two children inside. Police say 36-year-old Ricky Wright got into the woman’s vehicle Wednesday night in a gas station parking lot. The woman jumped in the vehicle and told the suspect to stop. When he didn’t, she pulled a gun from her glove box and shot him once in the head. The vehicle 48

July 1, 2018 12:48 PM Indian police investigate after 11 bodies found in New Delhi home

NEW DELHI—Police in India’s capital said they found 11 bodies in a home in mysterious circumstances on Sunday, 10 of them blindfolded and hanging from the roof. The victims belonged to a family and most had lived in one home in Burari village in the northern part of New Delhi, said police officer Vineet Kumar. Police are investigating whether the victims 10

June 30, 2018 7:08 PM More Americans evacuated from China over ‘sonic attacks,’ total affected rises to 25

BEIJING—The U.S. State Department has evacuated at least 11 Americans from China after abnormal sounds or sensations were reported by government employees at the U.S. Consulate in the southern city of Guangzhou, officials said, deepening a mystery that has so far confounded investigators. At least eight Americans associated with the consulate in Guangzhou 9

June 29, 2018 1:47 PM Trump considering replacement for Chief of Staff John Kelly amid shake-up: sources

WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump’s embattled Chief of Staff John Kelly is back in the spotlight this week as Trump prepares to overhaul his communications team amid a string of staff departures. In what has become a parlour game in Trump’s Washington, rumours swirled about Kelly’s fate Thursday as the president sounded out allies about potential 11

June 18, 2018 8:58 PM 5 people, including 2 kids and a dog, hit by lightning near Tillsonburg, Ont

All five taken to hospital after strike in Courtland, Ont., just before 4 p.m. Five people, including two children, were taken to hospital after being struck by lightning just outside of Tillsonburg, Ont., on Monday afternoon. The OPP say the five people were struck at an address on Main Street in Courtland, Ont., which is located about 100 kilometres 23

June 16, 2018 10:10 PM Egypt's Mo Salah to return to pitch against Russia

Liverpool star missed opener on his birthday with injured shoulder Mohamed Salah celebrated turning 26 with a Chechen cake, but his biggest present was the news that he will play in Egypt's next World Cup match. A statement from the Egyptian soccer association gave no details about his fitness except that the Liverpool striker participated fully in training 15

June 13, 2018 3:29 PM Raccoon safe after climbing 25-storey Minnesota office tower

'Raccoons don't have very good impulse control,' Canadian expert observes A raccoon that became an internet sensation by scaling a 25-storey office tower in downtown St. Paul, Minn., was safely trapped early Wednesday, and animal control officials released it back into the wild. The caged raccoon looked a bit bedraggled but healthy after it was caught 29

June 11, 2018 12:25 PM Pope Francis accepts resignations of three bishops over Chile’s clerical sex abuse scandal

“I’m thrilled for all those who have fought to see this day,” he said. “The band of criminal bishops … begins to disintegrate today.” The other two bishops whose resignations were accepted had submitted them prior to the pope’s summit after having reached the mandatory retirement age of 75. But victims accused both of having botched cases in the past. Francis 8

June 7, 2018 9:05 PM Epilepsy double the national average in First Nations population: study

A new study suggests that the incidence of epilepsy among First Nations people is twice that of the non-Indigenous population. A new study suggests that the incidence of epilepsy among First Nations people in Canada is twice that of the non-Indigenous population. Research from the University of Saskatchewan showed a national rate annually of 62 new cases 9