Knifeman yelling “Allahu Akbar” shot dead after killing two in France

Police cars park outside the Marseille railway station

October 1, 2017  Reuters

MARSEILLE, France/PARIS – Two women were stabbed to death and their assailant shot dead by a soldier in the southern French port city of Marseille on Sunday in what officials described as a “likely terrorist act”. Continue reading Knifeman yelling “Allahu Akbar” shot dead after killing two in France

Canada probes ‘act of terrorism’ as five injured, suspect arrested

Police in Canada

October 1, 2017  Reuters

Canadian police arrested a man early Sunday suspected of stabbing an officer and injuring four pedestrians in a series of violent incidents being investigated as an “act of terrorism.” Continue reading Canada probes ‘act of terrorism’ as five injured, suspect arrested

Toymakers say there is ‘widespread panic’ following Toys R Us bankruptcy

Toys R Us

October 1, 2017  The Washington Post

Within hours of the Toys R Us bankruptcy filing last week, the maker of Max Tow Truck and Animal Babies Nursery sounded a financial alarm of its own: Jakks Pacific, the company said, expected to swing to a loss this year as a result of the mega-retailer’s bankruptcy. Continue reading Toymakers say there is ‘widespread panic’ following Toys R Us bankruptcy

Marches for Racial Justice and Black Women Converge in Washington

Protesters in Lincoln Park

October 1, 2017  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — On the first crisp fall day in Washington, thousands of anti-racism marchers proved that the capital’s summer of protests had not yet come to a close. Continue reading Marches for Racial Justice and Black Women Converge in Washington