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March 18, 2019

Multiple injured following shooting on tram in the Netherlands

ROBIN VAN LONKHUIJSEN/AFP/Getty Images(UTRECHT, Netherlands) -- Multiple people have been injured following a shooting on a tram in a residential neighborhood of the Netherlands, according to police. The shooting was reported just before noon in the center Dutch city of Utrecht, which is a little over 20 miles from the capital Amsterdam. A shooting occurred on the #24oktoberplein in #Utrecht. The incident has been reported at 10.45 hour. Multiple people have been injured. The surrounding area h..
March 18, 2019

‘Clear similarities’ between Ethiopian, Lion Air crashes: Ethiopia’s transport minister

@Bea_Aero/Twitter(ADDIS ABABA, Ethi­o­pia) -- Flight data from last week's deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash showed "clear similarities" with another fatal crash that involved Boeing's 737 Max 8 aircraft, Ethiopia's transport minister said Sunday. Dagmawit Moges told journalists flight recorder data showed links between the crashes of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 on March 10 and Lion Air Flight 610 in October, according to the Washington Post. Moges didn't offer up specific d..
March 17, 2019

Pope Francis leads prayers for peace over hate at the Vatican

Franco Origlia/Getty Images(ROME) -- As Pope Francis condemned the mass killing of 50 worshippers at two New Zealand mosques and led a prayer for the victims on Sunday in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, some of the bodies of those slaughtered were being returned to their loved ones for burial. Pope Francis called the mass shooting in Christchurch a "horrible attack" and implored people around the world to fight anti-immigrant and white supremacist extremism espoused by the alleged kille..
March 17, 2019

New Zealand man, 22, arrested for allegedly distributing video of mosque shootings

ABC News(CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand) -- A 22-year-old man from New Zealand has been arrested in connection with distribution of the video recording of Friday's tragic mosque shootings that killed 50 people. Brenton Tarrant, 28, who has been charged with murder in the mass shooting, filmed the massacres at Al Noor Mosque and Linwood Masjid in Christchurch on a Facebook livestream. Facebook was notified of the video and immediately took steps to remove the user and the recording, but not befor..