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April 23, 2018 6:49 PM Man who snatched gunman’s AR-15 at Waffle House says ‘it was life or death’

The 29-year-old Nashville resident found himself wrestling with the suspect after four people had already been fatally shot at a Waffle House bustling with patrons early Sunday. “I looked back and I saw a person lying on the ground right at the entrance of the door, then I jumped and slid ... I went behind a push door — a swivel door,” Shaw said. “He shot through 12

April 23, 2018 11:03 AM Veteran federal politician Keith Ashfield dies at age 66

Ashfield was most recently president of the Progressive Conservative Party of New Brunswick. FREDERICTON—Veteran New Brunswick and federal politician Keith Ashfield has died at the age of 66. The president of the Progressive Conservative Party of New Brunswick announced his death in a tweet on Sunday. In the short message, Rick Lafrance expressed the party’s 13

April 22, 2018 3:23 PM Canadian was killed in Peru, Global Affairs says

The death was related to the reported assassination of Indigenous elder Olivia Arevalo Lomas, Global Affairs Canada said. Global Affairs Canada says the death was related to the reported assassination of Indigenous elder Olivia Arevalo Lomas. Arevalo Lomas was a human rights activist of the Shipibo-Konibo people in the Ucayali region. The federal government 14

April 22, 2018 12:56 PM Amazon deaths of Canadian and Indigenous healer under investigation

Canadian who was thought to be a suspect in woman's killing was reported hanged Authorities in Peru are investigating after an Indigenous spiritual leader was shot to death, a case that local media reports say resulted in the killing of a Canadian citizen, in reprisal for the murder. Olivia Arevalo Lomas, who was 81 and from the Shipibo-Conibo ethnic 11

April 22, 2018 2:20 AM World’s oldest person dies in Japan at age of 117

Nabi Tajima was born on Aug. 4, 1900, and reportedly had more than 160 descendants, including great-great-great grandchildren. TOKYO—The world’s oldest person, a 117-year-old Japanese woman, has died. Nabi Tajima died of old age in a hospital Saturday evening in the town of Kikai in southern Japan, town official Susumu Yoshiyuki confirmed. She had been hospitalized 11

April 21, 2018 10:48 PM Actor Verne Troyer from Austin Powers films dies at 49

LOS ANGELES—Actor Verne Troyer from the Austin Powers movie franchise has died. A statement provided by Troyer’s spokesperson that was also posted to his Instagram and Facebook accounts says the 49-year-old actor died Saturday. No cause or place of death was given, but the statement discusses depression and suicide, and Troyer had publicly discussed 11

April 21, 2018 2:35 AM Dad fatally stabbed in random attack as daughter sat in lap at restaurant

Jamal Jackson, 49, was charged with premeditated, first-degree murder in the death of 35-year-old Anthony Mele. “He was just sitting there with his daughter in his lap,” Simon said. “You’re not supposed to die that way.” Mele’s loved ones started a GoFundMe page to help raise money for a funeral and to support his wife and daughter. “Anthony was a wonderful 12

April 20, 2018 5:41 PM DJ and producer Avicii dead at 28

His death comes just days after he was nominated for a Billboard Music Award. NEW YORK—The Swedish-born producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead in Oman. Publicist Diana Baron said in a statement that the 28-year-old DJ, born Tim Bergling, was in Muscat, Oman. “The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their need for privacy 11

April 19, 2018 1:56 PM Erin Popovich, wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, dies at 67

“She was a strong, wonderful, kind, intelligent woman who provided love, support and humour to all of us,” Spurs general manager said in a statement. SAN ANTONIO — The wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has died. She was 67. The Spurs confirmed Erin Popovich’s death Wednesday. The team didn’t provide further details. “We mourn the loss of Erin,” Spurs 15

April 19, 2018 11:05 AM Police arrest mother of 2-year-old found dead in Quebec City

Rosalie Gagnon's body was found Wednesday afternoon Audrey Gagnon, 23, will appear in a Quebec City courtroom Thursday morning to face charges in connection with the death of her two-year-old daughter. Police said they are recommending she be charged with murder, though the final decision will be made by Quebec's director of Criminal and Penal Prosecutions 12