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Motive elusive after van driver kills 10 on Toronto sidewalk

Charmaine Noronha, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:55pm

Police in Canada's biggest city are piecing together witness accounts and surveillance video trying to determine why a driver plowed a rented van along a crowded sidewalk, killing 10 people and injuring 15 in what many said seemed a deliberate attack.

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Motive elusive after van driver kills 10 on Toronto sidewalk

Charmaine Noronha, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:28pm

Police in Canada's biggest city are piecing together witness accounts and surveillance video trying to determine why a driver plowed a rented van along a crowded sidewalk, killing 10 people and injuring 15 in what many said seemed a deliberate attack.

China says terrorism tops meeting of Central Asian states

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:24pm

China's defense minister said Tuesday that fighting the threat of terrorism is a top concern to be discussed by a Beijing-led group of Central Asian states this week.

Police arrest suspect in China arson attack that killed 18

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:05pm

Police in a southern Chinese city have caught a man suspected of setting a fire at a three-story building Tuesday that killed 18 people and injured five others.

Official: Suspect in killing of Mexican journalist arrested

Maria Verza and Christopher Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:48pm

Mexican authorities arrested a suspect in the killing of internationally recognized journalist Javier Valdez on Monday night, Interior Secretary Alfonso Navarrete Prida said.

Mag 5.6 quake hits off Nicaragua's coast; no damage reported

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:44pm

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 struck in the Pacific off the coast of Nicaragua on Monday night, and was felt strongly across Nicaragua and El Salvador, though there were no reports of damage or injuries in either country.

Ahead of summits, US tones down its war games with S. Korea

Eric Talmadge, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:13pm

Spring on the Korean Peninsula is normally the season of D-Day-style beach landings with big guns thumping in the distance and skies crisscrossed by the contrails of fighter aircraft.

Van plows into Toronto sidewalk, killing 10 and injuring 15

Charmaine Noronha, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:43pm

A 25-year-old in a rented van plowed down a Toronto sidewalk crowded with lunchtime strollers Monday, killing 10 people and injuring 15 in what appeared to witnesses and the city's police chief as a deliberate attack. The driver was quickly arrested in a tense but brief confrontation with officers a few blocks away.

North Korea's Kim meets Chinese envoy after deadly bus crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:59pm

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has met with China's ambassador and visited a hospital where Chinese tourists were being treated after a deadly bus crash.

Mexico officials: 3 missing film students believed slain

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:45pm

Authorities in the western Mexico state of Jalisco say they believe three film students missing since last month were killed and dissolved in acid.

Remnants of Mexico migrant caravan closer to US border

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:37pm

The remnants of a caravan of Central American migrants protested in northern Mexico on Monday, even as once again they drew angry tweets from U.S. President Donald Trump.

The Latest: Toronto cops say van incident looked deliberate

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:31pm

The latest on the van striking pedestrians in Toronto (all times local):

The Latest: Toronto police say 9 dead, 16 injured by van

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:31pm

The latest on the van striking pedestrians in Toronto (all times local):

Van kills 10 and injures 15 in Toronto; driver in custody

Charmaine Noronha, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:23pm

A rented van plowed down a crowded Toronto sidewalk Monday, killing 10 people and injuring 15 before the driver fled and was quickly arrested in a confrontation with police, Canadian authorities said.

Police in southern Chinese city say fire at 3-story building has killed 18 people and injured 5; likely caused by arson

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 6:50pm

Police in southern Chinese city say fire at 3-story building has killed 18 people and injured 5; likely caused by arson.

Indigenous Brazilians set up camp to lobby for their rights

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 5:23pm

Hundreds of indigenous Brazilians set up camp in the nation's capital Monday at the start of a week of speeches, protests and celebrations as they lobby the government to protect their rights.

Peru orders arrest of 2 suspects in Canadian man's killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 4:37pm

Peru's attorney general has ordered the arrest of two suspects in the killing of a Canadian man who traveled to the Amazon rain forest to study hallucinogenic medicine, officials said Monday.

Saudi-led airstrike at Yemen wedding killed at least 20

Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 3:06pm

An airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition hit a wedding party in northern Yemen, killing at least 20 people including the bride, health officials said Monday, as harrowing images emerged on social media of the deadly bombing, the third to hit Yemeni civilians since the weekend.

Toronto police say 9 dead, 16 injured after van struck pedestrians in Toronto; driver in custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 2:52pm

Toronto police say 9 dead, 16 injured after van struck pedestrians in Toronto; driver in custody.