Toronto van attack: Alek Minassian praised ‘incel’ killer

Toronto van attack: Alek Minassian praised ‘incel’ killer

Media caption“I have a gun in my pocket” – the moment Alek Minassian was arrested. A van driver accused of killing 10 people in Toronto posted to Facebook minutes before the attack to praise killer Elliot Rodger and refer to the misogynistic “incel” Reddit group. Alek Minassian, 25, was charged on Tuesday with 10 counts […]

Toronto van attack: Alek Minassian charged with 10 counts of murder

Toronto van attack: Alek Minassian charged with 10 counts of murder

Media caption“I have a gun in my pocket” – the moment Alek Minassian was arrested. A driver suspected of killing 10 people and injuring 14 more by ploughing a rental van into pedestrians in Toronto has appeared in court in the city. Alek Minassian, 25, was charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder and 13 […]

Trump opens exit for embattled US veterans nominee Ronny Jackson

Trump opens exit for embattled US veterans nominee Ronny Jackson

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Dr Jackson has been accused of drinking at work and inappropriately prescribing medication. US President Donald Trump has offered lukewarm support to his pick to lead the Veterans Affairs department, Ronny Jackson, amid claims of impropriety. Mr Trump said at a news conference that he will “stand behind” the […]

Toronto van attack: Calm actions of police stun US

Toronto van attack: Calm actions of police stun US

Media caption“I have a gun in my pocket” – the moment Alek Minassian was arrested. The calm actions of a police officer who arrested the Toronto van suspect without firing a shot have prompted praise and, in some quarters, astonishment. Video from the scene shows suspect Alek Minassian pointing an object at the officer and […]

Why is this US senator on verge of tears?

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Toronto van: Ten dead and 15 injured as pedestrians are hit

Toronto van: Ten dead and 15 injured as pedestrians are hit

Media caption“Anybody in his way, he would hit”: Witnesses recall Toronto van incident Ten people have been killed and 15 injured after a man drove a van into pedestrians in Toronto, police said. The suspect has been named by police as Alek Minassian, 25. A man was arrested several streets away following a tense standoff […]

Toronto van: Nine dead and 16 injured as pedestrians are hit

Toronto van: Nine dead and 16 injured as pedestrians are hit

Media captionAmbulance rushes to the scene in Toronto Nine people have been killed and 16 injured after a man drove a van into pedestrians in Toronto, police said. The driver fled the scene of the incident, at a busy junction in the north of the Canadian city, but was arrested several streets away. The arrest […]

George H W Bush hospitalised a day after his wife’s funeral

George H W Bush hospitalised a day after his wife’s funeral

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Bush greeted mourners at his wife’s funeral on Saturday and was hospitalised on Sunday Former US President George H W Bush has been hospitalised with an infection just days after his wife Barbara died. In a statement, a family spokesman said he had contracted an infection that spread to […]

Multiple pedestrians hit by van in Toronto

Multiple pedestrians hit by van in Toronto

Media captionAmbulance rushes to the scene in Toronto Up to 10 pedestrians have been struck by a van that witnesses said mounted the kerb in Toronto, say police. The vehicle fled the scene after the incident at a busy intersection in the north of Canadian city, police say. The van was located several blocks away, […]

Suspected Waffle House gunman arrested in woods in Nashville

Suspected Waffle House gunman arrested in woods in Nashville

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Shooting suspect Travis Reinking was caught in a “wooded area”, police said A man suspected of killing four people at a Waffle House in Tennessee has been arrested by police in Nashville. Police said Travis Reinking, 29, was caught in a wooded area. He allegedly opened fire at the […]

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