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#Breaking144 – Author Salman Rushdie Stabbed on Lecture Stage in New York now on ventilator


“Salman Rushdie, whose novel “The Satanic Verses” drew death threats from Iran’s leader in the 1980s, was stabbed in the neck and abdomen Friday by a man who rushed the stage as the author was about to give a lecture in western New York.”

Published: Aug.13: 2022: https://t.co/dO5Ko1a5Xp

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#Breaking144 – A Status Yellow thunderstorm warning for the entire country has been issued for tomorrow as very warm, or hot weather is expected to continue into Monday.


“The warning will come into effect from 3pm tomorrow until 3am on Monday, with what Met Éireann said will be “hit and miss thunderstorm activity along with hail and heavy downpours”, which could lead to spot flooding and hazardous driving conditions.”

Published: Aug.13: 2022: https://t.co/pR9qdPJTbr

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#Breaking144 – Asim Ghafoor, who was convicted of financial crimes, was freed from a monthlong detention in Dubai after paying a $1.36 million fine.


“Asim Ghafoor, an American lawyer detained in the United Arab Emirates since mid-July, was released early Saturday, concluding an effort by members of Congress and Muslim advocacy groups to free him. They had raised concerns that he was being politically targeted because of his ties to Jamal Khashoggi, the murdered Saudi journalist.”

Published: Aug.13: 2022: https://ift.tt/zkTClV2

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#Breaking144 – At least four people including two members of the Islamic Emirate’s forces were wound ed in a blast that took place near an electronic identity center in PD 13 of capital Kabul, a security offic ial said.


““The blast happened near the identity center, where the woman and children came to get identity cards. There was no military there. They set up a magnetic bomb on the motorcycle,” Nafay said.”

Published: Aug.13: 2022: https://t.co/ebF9thez70

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#Breaking144 – At least 10 people, including women and children, died in flooding in seven provinces of Afghanistan that started on Thursday night.


“Residents of Gardez city, the capital of Paktia, said that the floods came on Thursday night and harmed the residents of this city.”

Published: Aug.13: 2022: https://t.co/WhyuUUYWY0

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#Breaking144 – Motorbike rider, pedestrian with life-threatening injuries after Toronto collision: police


Toronto police said a motorbike rider and a pedestrian collided in the area of Kennedy and Merrian roads around 4:14 a.m. on Sunday.

Motorbike rider, pedestrian with life-threatening injuries after Toronto collision: police
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#Breaking144 – Three more arrests over British journalist killed in Amazon


The bodies of Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira were found in the Amazon rainforest (Picture: AFP/Reuters)Three more people have been arrested in …

Three more arrests over British journalist killed in Amazon
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#Breaking144 – Stark disparities persist in Missouri’s maternal mortality rate, state board finds


A multi-year report analyzing maternal mortality in Missouri and published Monday found that women on Medicaid are eight times more likely to die …

Stark disparities persist in Missouri’s maternal mortality rate, state board finds
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#Breaking144 – Girl, 8, killed by driver of rally car when she crossed road to see sister


Spectators rushed to the scene to try and help the childAn eight-year-old has died after being run over by the driver of a rally car as she tried to …

Girl, 8, killed by driver of rally car when she crossed road to see sister
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#Breaking144 – Carjacking in north St. Louis


ST. LOUIS – A man had his car stolen while fixing one Saturday morning. According to reports, the 30-year-old man was fixing a car when two men …

Carjacking in north St. Louis