More victims found in California wildfires

More victims found in California wildfires

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCalifornia wildfires continue to rageThe death toll in wildfires sweeping California has risen to 31, with more than 200 people still missing, officials have said. Six more people were confirmed killed in the Camp Fire in the north of the state, taking the toll there to 29.…

’11 victims’ from active shooter at college bar in the Los Angeles-area suburb of Thousand Oaks

’11 victims’ from active shooter at college bar in the Los Angeles-area suburb of Thousand Oaks

Thirteen people are dead from a shooting at a bar in a Los Angeles-area suburb. The gunman — identified as 28-year-old David Ian Long— walked up to the building, shot a security guard, stepped inside, shot several employees, and opened fire inside the bar, Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean said. Long also fired at police…

Helicopter victims ‚had minimal chance’

Helicopter victims ‚had minimal chance’

Image copyright Getty Images/Facebook/Instagram Image caption (L-R): Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, Kaveporn Punpare, Nusara Suknamai, Izabela Roza Lechowicz and Eric Swaffer were killed in the crash on 27 October There was „minimal chance” for anyone to survive a helicopter crash outside Leicester City’s stadium in which five people died, an inquest has heard. Club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha…

What we know about the victims of the Lion Air plane crash off Indonesia where there were ‚likely no survivors’

What we know about the victims of the Lion Air plane crash off Indonesia where there were ‚likely no survivors’

A plane carrying 189 people between two Indonesian cities crashed Monday morning. Lion Air Flight JT 610 was traveling from Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang when the Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed into the sea at about 6:30 a.m. local time. Everyone on board is feared dead. The Reuters news agency said: „Yusuf Latief, spokesman of…

What we know about the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

What we know about the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

At least 11 people have died after a gunman opened fire at a Pittsburgh synagogue during prayer services on Saturday morning. Authorities have identified the suspect as 46-year-old Robert Bowers in the shooting, which took place at the Tree of Life Synagogue. Family members have been notified of the deaths, Allegheny County medical examiner Dr.…

EU citizens could become the next victims of Theresa May’s hostile environment after Windrush

EU citizens could become the next victims of Theresa May’s hostile environment after Windrush

LONDON — There are „very considerable risks” that EU citizens in the UK could become the next victims of Theresa May’s hostile environment policy, British MPs have warned. The Home Affairs committee, which scrutinises the Home Office, said „urgent action” was needed to ensure EU citizens do not fall victim to the same mistreatment experienced…

It is illegal for victims of rape or incest to have an abortion in Ireland — here’s why that needs to change

It is illegal for victims of rape or incest to have an abortion in Ireland — here’s why that needs to change

A woman stands in front of a mural supporting the Yes vote located inside the Bernard Shaw pub on May 13, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland. Charles McQuillan/Getty Images The 8th amendment became part of the Irish Constitution in 1983. It recognises the right to life of „the unborn” and says the state will „defend and…

All victims named in Toronto van attack

All victims named in Toronto van attack

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mourners pay their respects to the Toronto van attack victims A Canadian coroner has formally identified all 10 victims who died in a vehicle-ramming attack in Toronto on Monday. Among them was a single mother, a university science student, a father visiting his son from Jordan, a chef, and an…

EU citizens could be the next victims of Theresa May’s ‚hostile’ immigration policy

EU citizens could be the next victims of Theresa May’s ‚hostile’ immigration policy

LONDON — EU citizens living in the UK could become the next victims of the so-called „hostile environment” immigration policies which have hit the ‚Windrush generation; of Caribbean-born UK citizens, according to politicians, academics, and campaign groups. „There are large numbers of EU migrants who a few years from now are quite likely to fall…