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Toronto van attack suspect charged with 10 counts of murder

TORONTO: The man accused of driving a van to attack pedestrians in Toronto was charged on Tuesday with 10 counts of first-degree murder and 13 counts of attempted murder.

Toll rises to 69 in Kabul attack

The death toll in the suicide attack on a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital here on Sunday increased to 69 and the number of injured to 120, police said on Tuesday.

Nashville Mayor demands stricter gun laws following restaurant shooting

Nashville Mayor David Briley has demanded for stricter gun laws following a shooting incident that killed four people at a restaurant in the Tennessee state capital, the media reported.

Fog causes major delays at Melbourne airport

A thick fog caused major delays at Melbourne's Tullamarine Airport on Monday, the Australian authorities said. Several domestic flights were cancelled due to poor visibility.

US plane makes emergency landing over smoke issue

A US passenger plane bound for London has made an emergency landing in Atlanta city after its engine began issuing smoke, the airline said. No casualties were reported.

US slaps sanctions on Syrian for human smuggling

The US Treasury announced on Wednesday it has imposed sanctions on one Syrian person and his organisation for smuggling people to the US border.

Donald Trump morally unfit to be President: Comey

WASHINGTON: Former FBI Director James Comey in his first exclusive interview since he was fired last May said that Donald Trump was "morally unfit" to be the President of the US.

Ireland's tallest tower reopens to public after 47 years

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DUBLIN: Ireland's tallest tower has reopened to the public here after 47 years following a bomb attack whose perpetrator has not been officially identified until now.

US-led airstrikes hit all targets in Syria: Pentagon

WASHINGTON: The US Defence Department has said airstrikes on Syria had struck all of their targets and none of the coalition's planes or ship-launched missiles had been intercepted by President Bashar al-Assad's forces.

US, allies strike Syria over suspected chemical attack

DAMASCUS: The US, UK and France launched coordinated strikes against Syrian research, storage and military targets as President Donald Trump sought to "punish" his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad for a suspected chemical attack that killed over 70 people, media reports said.

Indian-origin family killed in S. Africa 'arson attack'

JOHNNESBURG:  An Indian-origin family of five, including three children, has been killed in South Africa after their house was allegedly petrol-bombed by an unknown arsonist, police said.

Indiana Governor Holcomb honors businesses for longevity, service to Hoosier workforce

INDIANAPOLIS: Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb honored 44 Indiana companies today with the Governor’s Century or Half Century Business Award, recognizing each company for its longevity and service to its employees, community and the state.

California Governor agrees National Guard deployment on Mexico border

California Governor Jerry Brown on Wednesday has agreed to deploy National Guard troops along the state's border with Mexico, but insisted that personnel will not be used to support any immigration enforcement, the media reported.

Pregnant Pakistani singer shot dead

A pregnant Pakistani singer was shot dead in Larkana district after she reportedly refused to oblige a man's "request" to stand up while singing at a ceremony, the media reported.

500 Syrians had chemical attack symptoms: WHO

 The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday said an estimated 500 people went to health facilities with "signs and symptoms consistent with exposure to toxic chemicals" after the attack on the rebel-held town of Douma in Syria at the weekend.

257 killed in Algeria military plane crash

At least 257 people were killed in a military plane crash near an airfield outside the Algerian capital on Wednesday, the media reported.

105 soldiers killed in Algeria military plane crash

ALGIERS: At least 105 soldiers were killed in a military plane crash near an airfield outside the Algerian capital on Wednesday, officials said.

Global Company Plans Long-Term Manufacturing Growth in Northeast Indiana

Ecolab, a global provider of water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, announced plans on Tuesday to expand its operations, investing $4.5 million at its Huntington plant in northeast Indiana.

Missile attack on Syrian airbase, US blamed

 An airbase in Syria's Homs province was hit by "several missiles" in a "likely attack by the US" on Monday, according to state media reports.

Canadian worker arrested in Nepal over paedophile charges

A Canadian humanitarian worker has been arrested in Nepal over paedophile charges, police said on Monday.

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