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Alek Minassian Toronto van attack suspect 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 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 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 […]

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 […]

Melania Trump’s big role during Macron visit

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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 15 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 […]

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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Trump threatens ‘big problems’ for Iran

Media captionTrump brushes ‘dandruff’ off ‘perfect’ Macron US President Donald Trump has warned Iran of “big problems” if it resumes the nuclear programme it agreed to curb in a 2015 international accord. Speaking at the White House with French President Emmanuel Macron, Mr Trump called the Iran deal “insane”. Mr Macron, who is lobbying Mr […]

Supreme court upholds teenager’s 241-year prison term

Image copyright Missouri Department of Corrections Image caption Bobby Bostic in 2017 The US Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of a man sentenced to 241 years in prison for a crime he committed when he was 16 years old. Bobby Bostic committed several violent crimes in 1995, including armed robbery, but his lawyers argued […]