News summary for Saturday, June 3, 2017

PUBLISHED Sun, June 04, 2017 - 1:19am EDT

Here's a quick look at the most important news of the last 24 hours to get you up to speed.

* At least 6 people have been killed and up to 30 others are injured after suspected terrorists ran over pedestrians on the London Bridge before stabbing people in nearby bars, officials say. Three suspects wearing fake explosive belts were shot dead by police. The attack has been declared a terrorist incident though there was no immediate claim of responsibility. [Click here to read more]

* Saturday's attack comes less than 2 weeks after a suicide bomber blew himself up at the Manchester Arena, killing 22 people after a concert by singer Ariana Grande. A benefit concert featuring Ariana Grande and other celebrities will take place on Sunday evening. The attack also comes just days before the UK's general election, which is scheduled to take place on Thursday.

* More than 1,000 people have been injured after panic erupted among football fans who were watching the Champions League final at a square in the Italian city of Turin. It may have been caused by a firecracker. The match in Wales was won by Real Madrid, becoming Europe's champions for a record 12th time. [Click here to read more]

* Dozens of civilians have been shot dead while trying to flee an ISIS-held neighborhood in the Iraqi city of Mosul. The humanitarian group FBR said at least 50 people had been killed and 30 others are injured, though survivors said dozens more had been shot. The group was able to rescue a wounded man and a little girl who was hiding underneath her dead mother's hijab. Photos from the scene showed dozens of dead bodies.

* The gunman who set fires inside a casino in Manila on Friday has been identified as a 43-year-old gambling addict who was $80,000 in debt. The Filipino man - who tried to steal chips worth millions of dollars - previously worked for the Finance Department but had no links to terrorism, despite a claim from ISIS. Smoke from the fires killed 37 people and the suspect later committed suicide inside one of the hotel rooms at the resort.






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News summary for Monday, August 14, 2017

Protesters tear down Confederate statue in Durham, North Carolina

Suicidal man crashes car into pizzeria near Paris, killing 1

Texas Amber Alert: Priscilla Martinez abducted from Hidalgo County

Indonesia earthquake: Strong tremor hits off Sumatra, felt in Singapore


Trump signs Russia sanctions bill, calls it ‘flawed’

Trump replaces White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus

North Korea fires missile capable of reaching major U.S. cities

Manafort subpoenaed to testify

Emergency UN Security Council to convene over West Bank