Author Salman Rushdie on ventilator hours after New York stabbing, his agent says

Author Salman Rushdie is tended to after he was attacked during a lecture, Aug. 12, at the Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, NY, about 120 km south of Buffalo.Joshua Goodman/The Associated Press Salman Rushdie, who spent years in hiding and under police protection after his novel The Satanic Verses prompted Iranian officials to call for his … Read more

Author Salman Rushdie in surgery after stabbing on lecture stage in New York

Author Salman Rushdie is tended to after he was attacked during a lecture on Aug. 12, at the Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, NY, about 120 km south of Buffalo.Joshua Goodman/The Associated Press Salman Rushdie, the author whose novel “The Satanic Verses” drew death threats from Iran’s leader in the 1980s, was attacked and apparently stabbed … Read more

Taiwan says China’s military drills appear to simulate attack

A Chinese J-11 military fighter jet flies above the Taiwan Strait near Pingtan, the closest land of mainland China to the island of Taiwan on Aug. 5, 2022.Ng Han Guan/The Associated Press Taiwan said Saturday that China’s military drills appear to simulate an attack on the self-ruled island, after multiple Chinese warships and aircraft crossed … Read more

SUV in New Mexico drives through parade, injures seven

Multiple people were injured after a vehicle drove through a ceremonial parade in Gallup, New Mexico on Thursday, according to state police. Social media footage captured a brown SUV weaving through the annual Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial Parade, one of New Mexico’s longest-running events. Two Gallup Police Department officers were among the injured and were treated … Read more

9-year-old survived attack that killed three of his family members at Iowa state park

A 9-year-old boy survived an attack that killed three of his family members at Maquoketa Caves State Park Campground on Friday, according to the mayor of Cedar Falls. Four people died in what investigators say was a triple homicide at the state park.The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation says 42-year-old Tyler Schmidt, 42-year-old Sarah Schmidt … Read more

Cougar attack in Stevens County severely injures 9-year-old girl; family raises money for medical fees | Find It

STEVENS COUNTY, Wash. – On Friday morning, May 27, 9-year-old Lily Kryzhanivskyy was attending camp at Fruitland with her family when she was attacked by a cougar. While initial details were sparse, her uncle Alex has since set up a GoFundMe for the family, with updates of Lily’s condition that highlight just how serious the … Read more

Ukraine says Russia taking ‘colossal losses’ in eastern battle

Residents carry their belongings as they leave their damaged building following Russian strikes in Kyiv on April 29.SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP/Getty Images Ukraine acknowledged on Friday it was taking heavy losses in Russia’s assault in the east, but said Russia’s losses were even worse, as US President Joe Biden called on Congress to send as much as … Read more

COVID-19 Ontario: Hospitalizations reach 1,486, ICU admissions increase to 206

[ Hospitalizations linked to COVID-19 in Ontario have increased to 1,486 as the number of patients in the ICU with the virus grows to 206. Tuesday’s report marks the highest number of patients in hospital with COVID-19 since February 15 when 1,550 were receiving care. Of the patients currently in hospital, 954 are fully vaccinated, … Read more

Toronto subway: Woman charged with attempted murder

[ Toronto police say they have arrested and charged a suspect with attempted murder after a woman was pushed onto the tracks at a subway station Sunday evening. Police said officers responded to a call about the incident, which took place at Yonge and Bloor Subway Station, at around 9:03 pm on Sunday. When emergency … Read more

Snow in Toronto: Southern Ontario getting spring storm

[ A spring storm hitting southern Ontario, which is expected to bring up to eight centimeters of snow by Tuesday, is causing messy conditions on the roads. Environment Canada issued a winter weather travel advisory on Monday for most of southern Ontario. The Greater Toronto Area is expected to receive between four and eight centimeters … Read more