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July 22, 2018 7:06 PM Three people dead, one injured in crash near Belledune, N.B

BELLEDUNE, N.B.—Police are investigating after a two-vehicle crash in northeastern New Brunswick claimed the lives of three people and sent one other to hospital. Northeast District RCMP say Bathurst officers responded to the collision on Highway 11 near Belledune, N.B., at around 11 a.m. Saturday. They say a pickup truck carrying two people northbound 6

July 19, 2018 7:02 PM Under the Tree gets to the root of suburban discord

Regular joe Atli (Steinpor Hroar Steinporsson) finds himself forced to move back home with his folks after wife Agnes discovers him committing an act of self-love while watching on old sex tape of a former girlfriend. There, he finds his parents engaged in a test of wills over a backyard tree that throws too much shade on their pretentious next-door 7

July 16, 2018 12:57 PM An Indiana man thought the gun he was cleaning was unloaded. His 6-year-old daughter is now dead

Gun manuals and training protocols remind owners to check to see if a weapon is unloaded and pointed in a safe direction before starting to clean. Yet accidental shootings are a significant cause of death in the U.S. In 2013, a North Carolina man was wiping down his shotgun when it unexpectedly went off and his 10-year-old son was shot in the head. In 2015, a Pennsylvania 8

July 15, 2018 3:53 AM Canadian man shot dead in the Philippines, wife injured in attack

A Canadian man was shot repeatedly outside his home in the Philippines last month in an attack local police say was “targeted.” Barry Gammon, 66, of Montreal, was fatally shot on June 24 near Batangas City as his Filipino wife, Luzviminda Gammon, watched in horror. Police say she was injured as she tried to fight off the attacker. Local police say the shooting 9

July 14, 2018 1:52 PM Six dead after attackers target Somalia’s presidential palace

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA—Somali security forces shot dead three extremists wearing soldiers’ uniforms, foiling an attempted al-Shabab attack on the presidential palace that began with a car bomb exploding, police said Saturday. The confrontation came a week after an attack on the nearby interior ministry compound in Mogadishu killed at least nine people, again 9

July 7, 2018 1:39 PM Death toll climbs as heavy rain and flooding hit Japan

TOKYO—Torrents of rainfall and flooding battered a widespread area in southwestern Japan on Saturday, leaving at least 15 people dead and more than 50 missing, according to Japanese media. As the death toll continued to climb from the rainfall, which began earlier this week, Okayama prefecture said a man caught in a landslide was pronounced dead. Kyodo 11

July 4, 2018 4:25 PM 11 dead in Montreal area as heat continues to envelope Eastern, Central Canada

Another four deaths have been reported in the Eastern Townships region east of Montreal, with officials expected to provide an update later today. Meanwhile, the ambulance service that serves a large swath of the Montreal area is calling on people to refrain from calling unless it is a real emergency. Urgences-sante says it has been inundated by the volume 6

July 1, 2018 2:43 PM Former Humboldt Broncos player and family among six dead in Saskatchewan crash

ROSETOWN, SASK.—A small Saskatchewan community is mourning the death of a former Humboldt Broncos player and his young family, who were among the six people who died in a car crash in southwestern Saskatchewan on Friday. Officials identified Troy Gasper, 26, his wife Carissa Gasper, 28, and their three children as five of the victims of the fatal crash 8

July 1, 2018 1:07 PM 48 dead in northern India after overcrowded bus plunges into gorge

It wasn’t clear what caused the crash, but Gunjiyal said bad weather could have caused the bus to skid off the road. “It is raining (in the area) since morning. Two days back there was a landslide in that area,” he said, adding that residents were the first to reach the site and help the victims. Gunjiya said the terrain was inhospitable and communications 10

June 30, 2018 1:38 PM 18 dead, 14 injured after China bus-truck collision

Speeding, dangerous passing, poorly maintained vehicles and fatigued drivers are most often the cause of serious traffic accidents in China. Friday's accident appeared to be one of the worst in recent months. Despite vast improvements in safety, the World Health Organization says about 260,000 Chinese die each year in traffic accidents, many of them pedestrians 11