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November 14, 2018 5:47 AM Yohannes Brhanu, 22, identified as victim of North York ‘gun battle’ in Toronto’s record-tying 89th homicide of 2018

A midnight “gun battle” involving four firearms and an unknown number of people left one 22-year-old Toronto man dead on a quiet residential street North York early Wednesday, police say. Toronto police have identified the victim of Toronto’s 89th homicide of 2018 as Yohannes Brhanu, 22, of Toronto. He was found unresponsive in the driver’s seat of a vehicle 4

November 13, 2018 4:01 AM Lawsuit alleges Chicago police officer shot security guard who was holding suspect

CHICAGO—A police officer fatally shot an armed security guard, who was wearing a hat with “security” emblazoned across the front and holding a man down following a shooting inside the suburban Chicago bar where the guard worked, an attorney for the guard’s family said Monday after filing a federal lawsuit. Jemel Roberson, 26, was pronounced dead shortly 8

November 11, 2018 7:34 PM Sunnybrook Veterans’ Centre Remembrance Day ceremony

Remembrance Day ceremonies at Sunnybrook Veterans’ Centre drew an overflow crowd of several hundred people Sunday who honoured veterans of the Second World War, the Korean and other conflicts on the centennial anniversary of the First World War. Attendees included military veterans who call Sunnybrook Hospital’s care facility home, along with a strong 10

November 8, 2018 9:40 PM Norwegian frigate could sink after being rammed in harbour

COPENHAGEN—A Norwegian Navy frigate carrying a crew of 137 was rammed by a tanker while in a harbour on the country’s west coast Thursday, tearing a large hole in its side, the military said. Eight people on the KNM Helge Instad were slightly injured — two of whom were taken to a nearby hospital — in the 4 a.m. accident in Sture, north of Bergen, said Rear Adm. Nils Andreas 13

November 8, 2018 8:41 PM Tens of thousands flee fast-moving Northern California fire

A hospital and several schools were evacuated as thick grey smoke and ash filled the sky above Paradise and could be seen from miles away. The Adventist Health Feather River Hospital in Paradise evacuated all its patients and staff, given its close proximity to the fire, and transported them safely to hospitals in neighbouring towns, said Jill Kinney 16

November 7, 2018 12:52 PM Surfer fends off shark that bit his leg at Australian beach

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA—A man used his surfboard to fend off a shark that bit him on his calf off an Australian beach two days after a fatal attack on the Great Barrier Reef. Lee Jonsson, a 43-year-old teacher aide at a local school, was bitten Wednesday at Shelly Beach off Ballina in New South Wales state. Japanese surfer Tadashi Nakahara died at the same beach 14

November 1, 2018 1:11 PM Tree of Life Rabbi Myers says he saw a ‘warm and personal side’ to Trump that surprised him

“I was privileged to have a private 15 or 20 minutes with the family,” Myers said. “The president was very warm, very consoling, put his hand on my shoulder, and the first question he asked me was, ‘Rabbi, tell me how are you doing.’ I must say throughout the time we spent together, I was pleasantly surprised by a warm and personal side to the president 13

October 31, 2018 3:47 PM American missionary killed in Cameroon amid armed conflict

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON—An American missionary died Tuesday after being shot in the head amid fighting between armed separatists and soldiers in northwestern Cameroon, the director of the regional hospital said. Charles Trumann Wesco, a missionary from the U.S. state of Indiana who had been in the region for two weeks, was rushed to the hospital in Bamenda 12

October 26, 2018 9:53 PM Sri Lanka president sacks prime minister, appoints strongman

His return to power as prime minister could signal that Sri Lanka is sliding back to an era of violence against political opponents, critics and journalists, observers said. The move was an unexpected turn after weeks of controversy over allegations of an assassination plot against the president. A police informant and self-described Sri Lankan anti-corruption 19

October 19, 2018 1:31 PM Study of U.S. hospital figures links pot use with increased risk of stroke

MONTREAL—New research is being presented at a conference in Montreal today linking recreational cannabis use with an increased risk of stroke. The study, being outlined at the World Stroke Congress, looked at five years of hospital statistics from the United States. Researchers found the incidence of stroke rose steadily among marijuana users, even though 14