Building collapse in Iran kills 14 as mayor and others are detained

Tehran, Iran — Rescuers dug up the debris of a building collapse in southwestern Iran on Tuesday that killed at least 14 people, fearing many more were still trapped under the rubble as authorities arrested the city’s mayor amid a widening investigation into the disaster. Monday’s collapse of a 10-story tower under construction at the … Read more

Biden pushes for gun safety rules after Texas man kills at least 18 children

CNBC Politics Learn more about CNBC’s political coverage: US President Joe Biden renewed Democrats’ push for tougher gun control laws on Tuesday night, hours after a sniper killed at least 18 children and an adult at an elementary school in Uvalde , in Texas. “As a nation, we must ask ourselves when, in the name … Read more

Toronto police investigate after ‘multiple’ gunshots, scuffle reported – Toronto

Toronto police are investigating after a man was shot dead on Tuesday night. In a tweet, Toronto police said they were called to the Kingston and Galloway Roads area after reports of gunfire. The call came in around 9:34 p.m., police said. Police said multiple callers reported “multiple” gunshots and a possible fight between a … Read more

14 children, 1 teacher killed in Texas school shooting: Governor | Gun Violence News

At least 14 schoolchildren and a teacher have been killed in a shooting at an elementary school in the US state of Texas, Governor Greg Abbott said, in the latest mass shooting in the United States. Speaking to reporters on Tuesday afternoon, Abbott said an 18-year-old gunman opened fire at Robb Primary School in Uvalde, … Read more

Quebec Provincial Police are investigating the death of a man suspected of being the victim of a home invasion north of Montreal – Montreal

Quebec provincial police have resumed an investigation after the body of a 20-year-old man was found in a Laval residence following a suspected home invasion. According to Laval police, a couple called 911 to report an alleged home invasion around 2 a.m. Tuesday. The couple, a man and a woman, sought refuge in a nearby … Read more

Thousands of people attend the funeral of the colonel of the Guard killed in Iran

Thousands of mourners poured into the streets of Tehran to pay their respects to a senior Revolutionary Guard official killed by two gunmen on a motorbike earlier this week By AMIR VAHDAT Associated Press May 24, 2022, 1:04 p.m. • 4 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article TEHRAN, Iran — Thousands of … Read more

Russian opposition leader’s 9-year sentence appeal dismissed

A Russian court has rejected opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s appeal against a nine-year prison sentence for fraud ByThe Associated Press May 24, 2022, 10:30 a.m. • 1 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article MOSCOW — A Russian court on Tuesday rejected opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s appeal against a nine-year prison sentence for … Read more

Albanian arrested for inciting terrorism via social media

Police say Albanian man arrested for allegedly using social media to call for terror attacks on state institutions ByThe Associated Press May 24, 2022, 09:21 • 1 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article TIRANA, Albania — An Albanian man has been arrested for allegedly using social media to call for terrorist attacks … Read more

Hong Kong Catholic cardinal denies claims over relief fund

Hong Kong’s former Catholic leader Cardinal Joseph Zen and five others have denied accusations of allegedly failing to register a relief fund aimed at financially helping protesters who faced legal costs during the 2019 anti-government protests. By ZEN SOO Associated Press May 24, 2022, 7:25 a.m. • 2 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail … Read more