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UK police seek motive after car hits 2 men outside mosque

LONDON (AP) — British police say they have not ruled out terrorism as a motive in a hit-and-run collision that injured two men outside a mosque. The West Midlands Police force says one man suffered a head injury and the other was “walking wounded” after they were struck by a …

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Van kills 9, injures 16 on Toronto street; driver in custody

TORONTO (AP) — A rented van jumped onto a crowded Toronto sidewalk Monday, killing nine people and injuring 16 before the driver fled and was quickly arrested in a confrontation with police, Canadian authorities said. Witnesses said the driver was moving fast and appeared to be acting deliberately, but police …

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German nationalist apologizes for blaming attack on Muslims

BERLIN (AP) — A deputy leader of the nationalist Alternative for Germany party is apologizing for falsely blaming a fatal van attack in Muenster on Islamic extremists. Beatrix von Storch said on her Facebook page Thursday that “I made a mistake with my tweet about Muenster and I’m sorry.” The …

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Kuwait Society slams attack on worshippers – Hate crimes raise concern

KUWAIT CITY, June 22: Kuwait Society for Fundamentals of Human Rights denounced the attack and running over of Muslim worshippers outside the Islamic Welfare Home Mosque in Finsbury Park, North London, leading to the death of a Muslim man and injuries to several others, reports Al-Qabas daily. The society expressed …

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Troubled anti-Muslim van attacker questioned – Suspect held on terror charges

LONDON, June 20, (Agencies): British media have identified the suspect held in connection with the van attack outside a London mosque as Darren Osborne, from the Welsh city of Cardiff. He is being held on suspicion of attempted murder and alleged terror offenses. British media report that some of Osborne’s …

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Amir denounces attack in London

KUWAIT CITY, June 19, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent cables on Monday to Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Theresa May, expressing his stern condemnation of a van attack on Muslim worshippers in London that left one person dead and scores of others …

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