2 men in critical condition after shooting at Stradbrook and Donald

Two men are in critical condition after a shooting in Winnipeg near Stradbrook Avenue and Donald Street early Saturday morning.  Officers responded to the area around 3 a.m. after reports of gunshots. Two men were located with “what appeared to be gunshot wounds” and they were brought to hospital, police said in a news release.  …

Revelry and reflection in Miami after Castro's death

MIAMI — Within half an hour of the Cuban government’s official announcement that former President Fidel Castro had died, Miami’s Little Havana teemed with life – and cheers. Thousands of people banged pots with spoons, waved Cuban flags in the air and whooped in jubilation on Calle Ocho – 8th Street, and the heart of …

Battle for Mosul: Slaughter of innocents continues

Only a day earlier his 18-month-old daughter Amira was there on the pavement in the Zahraa neighborhood playing with relatives when a mortar round landed nearby. Shrapnel tore through the air and the child’s skull. Amira was killed instantly. Her two cousins were seriously injured. “Look world, this is my daughter,” Omar Ali cries. “What …