German consul arrested in Brazil over husband’s death

German consul arrested in Brazil over husband’s death

Brazilian police officers escort Uwe Herbert Hahn, German consul in Rio de Janeiro, following his arrest for the alleged murder of his husband, on August 7.REUTERS TV/Reuters A German diplomat in Rio de Janeiro, Uwe Herbert Hahn, was arrested on Saturday night in connection with the death of his Belgian husband, police said. Hahn said … Read more

Biden stands with Muslims after ‘horrific killings’ in New Mexico

Biden stands with Muslims after ‘horrific killings’ in New Mexico

Altaf Hussain cries over the grave of his brother Aftab Hussein at Fairview Memorial Park in Albuquerque, NM, on Aug. 5Chancey Bush/The Associated Press US President Joe Biden expressed solidarity with the Muslim community on Sunday after a fourth Muslim man was killed in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in what authorities are describing as targeted attacks. … Read more

Taiwan official leading missile production found dead in hotel

Taiwan official leading missile production found dead in hotel

The deputy head of Taiwan defense ministry’s research and development unit was found dead on Saturday morning in a hotel room, according to the official Central News Agency. Ou Yang Li-hsing, deputy head of the military-owned National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology, was found dead in a hotel room in southern Taiwan on Saturday … Read more

Japan executes man who killed seven people in 2008 stabbing rampage in Tokyo

Japan executes man who killed seven people in 2008 stabbing rampage in Tokyo

Japan on Tuesday executed a man who killed seven people in a vehicle crash and stabbing rampage in a crowded Tokyo shopping district in 2008. Justice Minister Yoshihisa Furukawa told reporters that Tomohiro Kato was hanged at the Tokyo detention center earlier Tuesday. Japan has maintained the death penalty despite growing international criticism. Furukawa said … Read more

Ivana Trump’s death ruled an accident, NYC examiner says

Ivana Trump’s death ruled an accident, NYC examiner says

Ivana Trump, the first wife of former President Donald Trump and mother to his eldest children, died accidentally from blunt impact injuries to her torso, the New York City medical examiner’s office said Friday. Police had been looking into whether she fell down the stairs, two people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press … Read more

Woman, 91, dies on balcony after waiting 7 hours for ambulance in Montreal

Woman, 91, dies on balcony after waiting 7 hours for ambulance in Montreal

Urgences-santé officials in Quebec are offering their condolences to the family of a 91-year-old woman who died after waiting seven hours for an ambulance to arrive in Montreal. Thérèse Pardiac died on a balcony in agony Saturday night after falling and breaking her leg. Read more: Paramedics to deploy ‘pressure tactic’ protest against working conditions, … Read more

Maurice ‘Mom’ Boucher, former Hells Angels boss, dies in prison from cancer

Maurice ‘Mom’ Boucher, former Hells Angels boss, dies in prison from cancer

Former Hells Angels crime boss Maurice Boucher, known also as “Mom” Boucher, has died at the age of 69 in prison from natural causes. According to Corrections Canada, Boucher, a notorious longtime Hells Angels gang leader and one of the most known criminals in Quebec history, died Sunday after a long battle with throat cancer. … Read more

Anger, despair in South Africa after 21 teens likely accidentally poisoned in tavern

Anger, despair in South Africa after 21 teens likely accidentally poisoned in tavern

Members of the community and family wait for news outside a township pub in South Africa’s southern city of East London, on June 26.STR/AFP/Getty Images South African mourners expressed anger and despair on Monday at the death of 21 teenagers in a tavern over the weekend, as authorities investigating said the youths were probably accidentally … Read more

Mayor calls for tougher laws on illegal guns after deadly shooting in St. Catharines

Mayor calls for tougher laws on illegal guns after deadly shooting in St. Catharines

St. Catharines Mayor Walter Sendzik said stronger laws focused on illegal guns are needed after one person was killed and two others injured in a shooting in the city early Sunday morning. “I am angered by this shoot. I know the NRP are working non-stop to find those responsible for the shooting and to bring … Read more

‘Hillman Hex’ lives on for Maple Leafs after defenseman dies at 85

‘Hillman Hex’ lives on for Maple Leafs after defenseman dies at 85

But here’s the best. Hillman should hold an NHL record forever, having won the Cup at age 18 years, two months and nine days old with the 1954-55 Detroit Red Wings, the youngest player to ever have his name engraved on the trophy. Today, a player must be 18 years old at the start of … Read more