Friday, August 28, 2015

Daily Misfortune Friday, August 28, 2015

Daily Misfortune Friday, August 28, 2015 ---
Month Misfortune August 2015 ---

*Reference
*Today

Headlines:

  1. Hacker Junaid Hussain Recruiter Garland Texas Attack Killed by Drone Was Islamic State's 'Secret Weapon' 
  2. Police Investigate Drone Interference With LAPD Helicopter in Hollywood
  3. Virginia Shooting Victims Were Hit in Head, Autopsies Show 
  4. Nine Killed as India and Pakistan Exchange Cross-Border Fire 
  5. Iraq War (2014–present) A car bomb detonates in the parking lot of a Baghdad police station while police attempt to defuse it, killing 6 officers and injuring another 10.
  6. The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination recommends that Costa Rica remove Cocorí from schools because of its perceived racial connotation. (Tico Times)
  7. The body count from a van found on an Austrian highway carrying migrants yesterday rises to at least 71. Three people are arrested in Hungary in relation to their deaths. (AP via New York Times) (ITV)
  8. Seven people are killed and two injured after being exposed to toxic chemicals at a paper mill in central China(AP)
  9. Thirty-eight girls and young women die in a crash and twenty others on board the truck are injured travelling to the traditional Umhlanga ceremony in Swaziland
  10. Two French journalists are arrested for allegedly attempting to blackmail King Mohammed VI of Morocco(AP via New York Times)
  11. President of Vietnam grants amnesty to 18,539 prisoners including murderers, rapists, human traffickers and other criminals but no political prisoners were released.
  12. aug 28 update  Sept. 14, 2013 killing  No Retrial for North Carolina Officer Who Killed Unarmed Erractic Man Who Crashed Car, Banged on Door and Rushed into Taser Fire 
  13. August  28 arrest March 26, 2015 killing 23-year-old woman arrested in fatal stabbing of 71-year-old Ypsilanti Michigan man wallet  found on street 
  14. Long Island woman Kendra Sterling, 24, intentionally strikes rival with car, then gets into another crash during getaway: officials 

*Details:

  1. Hacker Junaid Hussain Killed by Drone Was Islamic State's 'Secret Weapon'   Wall Street Journal targeting of ISIL hacker with a drone strike | PrairiePundit  Hussain was killed by a U.S. drone strike on Tuesday while he was in a car in Raqqa, Syria, U.S. officials said. U.S. officials said they believe Mr. Hussain played an important role in recruiting two American Muslims to open fire in Garland, Texas, this spring on a contest for cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad. He also frequently hacked into U.S. service members’ Facebook accounts to determine personal details and future targets...   drew attention from U.S. and British intelligence and military agencies in part because of his efforts to recruit and incite violence, said one U.S. official. His importance to Islamic State made him a legitimate target, the official said. “Leadership: That is what gets our attention.” Blogger: This maybe the first kinetic response to hacking.  Hussain was certainly a very dangerous enemy fighter.
  2. Police Investigate Drone Interference With LAPD Helicopter in Hollywood CBS Local‎ - 1 hour agoHOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — A man was detained on Friday for flying his drone too close ..
  3. Virginia Shooting Victims Were Hit in Head, Autopsies Show New York Times  broadcast showed Ms. Parker screaming and stumbling backward as the shots rang out Virginia shooting: Two journalists 'shot in the head'BBC News Vicki Gardner, Survivor of Virginia TV Shooting, Remembers Dodging BulletsNBCNews.com Highly Cited:Man suspected of killing two WDBJ7 employees dies from self-inflicted gunshot ...WDBJ7 Opinion:The Virginia shooting's 'reality show' paradox: people on TV don't seem realThe Guardian 
  4. Nine Killed as India and Pakistan Exchange Cross-Border Fire Wall Street Journal At least nine people were killed and dozens wounded in cross-border firing by Indian and Pakistani forces on Friday, officials said, increasing tensions less than a week after high-level talks between the estranged neighbors were called off.  2015 India-Pakistan border skirmishesKashmir conflict Indian and Pakistani border guards exchange gunfire over the disputed Kashmir border with 9 civilians killed and 63 injured. (AP via KSL)
  5. Iraq War (2014–present) A car bomb detonates in the parking lot of a Baghdad police station while police attempt to defuse it, killing 6 officers and injuring another 10. (AP via St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
  6. Arts and culture
  7. The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination recommends that Costa Rica remove Cocorí from schools because of its perceived racial connotation. (Tico Times)
  8. The body count from a van found on an Austrian highway carrying migrants yesterday rises to at least 71. Three people are arrested in Hungary in relation to their deaths. (AP via New York Times) (ITV)
  9. Seven people are killed and two injured after being exposed to toxic chemicals at a paper mill in central China. (AP)
  10. Thirty-eight girls and young women die in a crash and twenty others on board the truck are injured travelling to the traditional Umhlanga ceremony in Swaziland. (AP) the truck they were in collided with another vehicle on Friday, the Swaziland Solidarity Network said in a statement. The young women and girls were travelling on the back of an open truck, the rights group said.
  11. The girls and young women were on their way to the Swazi king's royal residence
  12. Two French journalists are arrested for allegedly attempting to blackmail King Mohammed VI of Morocco. (AP via New York Times)
  13. President Trương Tấn Sang of Vietnam signs two directives granting amnesty to 18,539 prisoners including murderers, rapists, human traffickers and other criminals but no political prisoners were released. (AP via New York Times)
  14. aug 28 update  Sept. 14, 2013 killing  No Retrial for North Carolina Officer Who Killed Unarmed Erractic Man Who Crashed Car, Banged on Door and Rushed into Taser Fire New York Times Officer Randall Kerrick killed 24-year-old Jonathan Ferrell on 2:45 a.m. on Sept. 14, 2013, shooting at him twelve times, and hitting him ten times on a dark subdivision street. r who killed an unarmed black man who had just survived a car crash. driving his fiancée’s car home when he ran off the road.  He walked barefoot to a nearby home and knocked on the door. But the homeowner, Sarah McCartney, who is white, feared he was a robber, triggered her burglar alarm and called 911. One of the police officers immediately aimed his Taser,  Ferrell began to run as the Taser fired. Officer Kerrick drew his gun on the belief that Mr. Ferrell wanted to take his gun.
  15. August  28 arrest March 26, 2015 killing 23-year-old woman arrested in fatal stabbing of 71-year-old Ypsilanti Michigan man wallet  found on street MLive.com Family members embrace as Michigan State Police and Ypsilanti Police Department investigate a scene on Charles St. in Ypsilanti. Argument turned violent in the home. Body found after wallet was found outside and tried to return it.
  16. 1 injured, 1 arrested, several vehicles damaged Long Island woman Kendra Sterling, 24, intentionally strikes rival with car, then gets into another crash during getaway: officials NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Saturday, August 29, 2015 Kendra Sterling was charged with 2nd degree assault after she hit a woman with her car in Central Islip and fled the scene. facing assault charges for the crash... Her target, Shaquita Passmore, 27, was crossing Wheeler Rd. when Sterling, behind the wheel of a 2012 Nissan Sentra, intentionally rammed into her, leaving her victim with non-life threatening head and face wounds, cops said.Sterling sped away from the hit-and-run attack, only to "accidentally" slam into several vehicles a block away, officials said.

*Timeline
  1. 100 killed 500 injured August 29, 2003 Twelve years on, Najaf bomb at Imam Ali shrine that started the Middle East's sectarian war  Quartz It was shortly after noon on August 29, 2003, outside the Imam Ali shrine in Najaf, Iraq. I had just entered a long, narrow street leading to the shrine when the massive explosion shook its walls. I ran toward the smoke in what seemed like dead silence ... Najaf bomb was to the Middle East’s sectarian conflict what Gavrilo Princip’s bullets were to the First World War—the single act of violence that would shatter an uneasy balance of ethnic forces, unleashing years of conflict, costing countless lives, and gradually trawling in some of the world’s major powers. The Imam Ali shrine is the burial place of the man who gave rise to Shia Islam, and is one of the sect’s holiest sites. The bomb had been hidden in the trunk of a car. Nearly 100 people were killed, most of them from the direct impact of the blast, and others from the collapsing concrete roofs and walls of the shops along the arcade outside the shrine. More than 500 people were injured... The blast had claimed its main target, the Ayatollah. (“Sayyid”is a honorific denoting direct descent from the Prophet Muhammed, as the Hakim family claims to be.)e rumors that he had been so close to the blast that most of his body had been vaporized, and that only one hand, bearing his ring, had been recovered. Imam Ali Mosque bombing - Wikipedia detonation of two car bombs outside of the Shia Imam Ali Mosque in Najaf on 29 August 2003. The attack killed 95  The bombing was the deadliest attack in Iraq in 2003. Al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) claimed responsibility for the attack. U.S. and Iraqi officials believe Abu Musab al-Zarqawi was responsible for Hakim's assassination. They claim that Abu Omar al-Kurdi, a top Zarqawi bombmaker who was captured in January 2005, confessed to carrying out this bombing. Zarqawi's praised the assassination. Some sources even state that Zarqawi's father-in-law was the suicide bomber CNN.com - Najaf bombing kills Shiite leader,  CNN International Aug 30, 2003 - Scenes from the bombing at the Imam Ali Mosque in Najaf. premium... Holy Shrine of Ali, one of the most revered sites in Shiite  world. USATODAY.com - 19 arrested in Najaf shrine blast  Aug 30, 2003 - Police have arrested 19 men many of them foreigners and all with admitted links to al-Qaeda in the car bombing of the Imam Ali shrine in the ...

  1. August 27, 2015  Student rapper from DeKalb County killed in Savannah State University shooting Atlanta Journal Constitution Friends and fans of a student shot and killed at Savannah State University on Thursday night took to social media Friday to mourn the death of the aspiring rapper from DeKalb County.
  2. Gunman who killed 2 TV former colleagues purchased firearm legally  Fox News  After shooting and killing himself in his getaway car, police who searched his vehicle found the Glock pistol with multiple magazines and ammunition, a white iPhone, letters, notes, a to-do list and a brief case that contained multiple license plates ...
*Sources

Questions about broadcasters' name changes avoid reference check arise after Roanoke shooting USA TODAY  August 28, 2015  station that hired Flanagan and his shooting victims – Alison Parker and Adam Ward – now concedes it failed to check Flanagan's credentials using his birth name. WDBJ General Manager Jeff Marks said the station knew the true identity of Flanagan. But the alias allowed Flanagan to avoid a professional reference check on his real name, Marks said. Flanagan "passed himself off as Bryce Williams, not as Vester Flanagan," Marks said. "We didn't know what he'd done elsewhere" under his real name. When checking references, "we looked up Bryce Williams but it didn't strike us to look up his real name," Marks said. The company did conduct a criminal background check using his real name, and that came back with no issues, he said.

August 27, 2015 Kenmore native killed in Florida shooting WGRZ-TV ST. AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA- There's a Western New York Connection to a fatal shooting in Florida. Lindy Mosler Dobbins, who grew up in Kenmore, was one of two people killed in a shooting Thursday morning near Jacksonville. WNY NEWS. St. Augustine ...

Women stabbed; responding officer shot, killed
USA TODAY - ‎Aug 27, 2015‎







LAFAYETTE, La. - A Sunset woman was stabbed to death Wednesday and a police officer responding to the stabbing was shot andkilled in an incident that began at an Anne Street home and ended with the arrest of a suspect identified as Harrison Lee ...






Washington Post (blog)


Bicyclist killed on Massachusetts Avenue identified as Bethesda man

Washington Post (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎







Starks said that Massachusetts Avenue has a dedicated bike lane in the area where the man was killed. He said investigators are trying to determine whether the biker was in the main vehicular lane, or whether the car that hit him was in the bike lane.






AL.com


1 seriously wounded in 6th Birmingham shooting in less than 24 hours

AL.com - ‎6 hours ago‎







A 22-year-old man was seriously wounded early this morning when an acquaintance opened fire on a western Birmingham home. Theshooting happened at 12:35 a.m. in the 5000 block of Whatley Street, and was one of at least six incidents of gunfire in less ...






Chicago Tribune


Parents killed, 3 kids hurt when van hit by suspected drag-racers, police say

Chicago Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎







Rescue crews respond to the scene of a three-vehicle accident near 137th Street and Central Park Avenue in south suburban Robbins on Aug. 27, 2015.






Fox 59


Suspect in stabbing, downtown hit-and-run spree dies in jail

Fox 59 - ‎6 hours ago‎







Sources confirmed that Michael Morris died in custody. According to the Marion County Sheriff's Office, Morris was found unresponsive on Thursday around 9:40 p.m.






New York Daily News


1 dead, 4 wounded in Brooklyn hookah lounge shooting as dispute takes deadly ...

New York Daily News - ‎1 hour ago‎







A dispute turned deadly when a man opened fire at a Brooklyn bar early Friday, killing his adversary and wounding three partygoers with stray bullets, officials said.






CBC.ca


Canadian Army bomb experts respond to Buckingham for potentially explosive device

CBC.ca - ‎7 hours ago‎







A team of bomb experts from the Canadian Army at Garrison Petawawa was called in to help neutralize a potentially explosive device in Buckingham, Que.






WLS-TV


Parents killed, kids injured after drag racers strike minivan in Robbins ...

WLS-TV - ‎1 hour ago‎







Parents killed, kids injured after drag racers strike minivan in Robbins, police say. Police: 2 killed in Robbins when drag racers hit minivan.






Asheville Citizen-Times


Update: Robbery cited in downtown Asheville stabbing

Asheville Citizen-Times - ‎Aug 27, 2015‎







ASHEVILLE - Robbery has been cited as the motive in a Wednesday stabbing altercation in which three people were injured on Church Street in downtown Asheville, police said in a report on Thursday.






6abc.com


Pedestrian, vehicle passenger killed in Burlington Co. crash

6abc.com - ‎17 hours ago‎







Student killed in shooting at Savannah St. University · Firefighter injured in 2-alarm blaze in Reading · Corvette slams into bridge in Levittown; driver killed · 1 dead, 1 critical in West Kensington double shooting · Darryl Dawkins, aka 'Chocolate ...






NBCNews.com
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Suspect Arrested in Fatal Shooting of 9-Year-Old in Ferguson

NBCNews.com - ‎19 hours ago‎







Police have arrested a man in connection with the deadly shooting of a 9-year-old girl last week in in Ferguson, Missouri, the result of an investigation that the mayor said was a model of the city's new community policing policy.