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Car runs over pedestrians in central Melbourne, killing at least 3

A car has deliberately run over pedestrians on a busy street in the Australian city of Melbourne, killing at least 3 people and injuring 20 others, officials say. The driver - who is also believed to be linked to a stabbing - was taken into [...]

Brazil’s Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki killed in plane crash

Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki, who was overseeing a massive corruption investigation known as "Operation Car Wash", has been killed in a plane crash off the coast of southeast Brazil, officials say. Several others were also [...]

Cult killer Charles Manson ‘seriously ill’, taken to hospital

Convicted murderer and cult leader Charles Manson, who is serving a life sentence for the murders of nine people, is "seriously ill" and has been taken from his California prison and transferred to a hospital in the region. A source familiar [...]

4 people shot at Connecticut theater after Meek Mill concert

Shots have been fired after a concert by rapper Meek Mill at the Oakdale Theatre in the town of Wallingford in Connecticut, killing two people and injuring two others, officials and witnesses say. No arrests were immediately made. The incident [...]

Military police officer confesses to murder of Greek ambassador

A military police officer who is believed to have had an affair with the wife of Greece's ambassador to Brazil has been detained after he confessed to the diplomat's murder, Brazilian media report. The wife and a second man have also been detained. [...]

Body found in search for missing Greek Ambassador Kyriakos Amiridis

A body has been found in the search for Greece's ambassador to Brazil, Kyriakos Amiridis, who was reported missing earlier this week while on vacation in Rio de Janeiro, local police say. Formal identification is still pending. Amiridis, who [...]

North Carolina man arrested for woman’s murder, holding daughter captive

A 47-year-old Ohio man has been arrested in North Carolina after he allegedly killed a woman and held her teenage daughter captive for days, during which at least one of the victims was subjected to violent sexual attacks, officials say. Deputies [...]

7 people shot at child’s birthday party in Tennessee

Police and other emergency services in Tennessee are responding to a mass shooting at a toddler's birthday party in the city of Dyersburg in Dyer County, local officials say. Only few details were immediately available. The incident happened [...]

Man sets himself on fire inside bank in Melbourne, injuring dozens

At least 27 people have been injured, some of them critically, after a man set himself on fire inside a Commonwealth Bank (CBA) branch in the Melbourne suburb of Springvale, police in Australia say. The motive is unknown. The incident happened [...]

Gunman kills 11 football fans in South Sudan’s capital

At least 11 people were killed in South Sudan's capital when a gunman opened fire at people who were watching a football match on television. The suspect, who had reportedly been mocked when his team lost, is still at large. The incident happened [...]