Friday, June 2, 2017

Monthly Misfortune June 2017

Monthly Misfortune June 2017 --- ===


List of terrorist incidents in June 2017 Wikipedia


Daily Misfortune Thursday, June 1, 2017 ---

Nobody deliberately wipes out a power pole and then blames it on drunk driving or falling asleep. Or so we are to believe.

crash:
  1. unknown cause Semi topples power pole near Blind Tiger Topika Kansas
  2. Drunk driver crashes into pole, wipes out power for half of Bowling Green OH
  3. Charlotte NC driver falls asleep, crashes into power pole
  4. Driver lands SUV on power pole, taken into custody Toledo Ohio 
  5. Vehicle hits utility pole, outage caused in south Oklahoma City
crime:
  1. 3 south Charlotte schools on lockdown after shooting NC
terror/war:
  1. 5 Pak soldiers killed in retaliatory firing after ceasefire violation by India
  2. Mosul battle: At least 142 civilians killed in six days
  3. Marawi crisis Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana announces the deaths of ten soldiers in Marawi as a result of a "friendly fire" airstrike. (BBC)

th A Botched Vaccine Campaign For Measles Killed 15 Children in South Sudan NPR In a tragic turn in South Sudan, an effort to protect 15 children ended up killing them. The children, all under age 5, died of severe sepsis and toxicity ...tragic turn in South Sudan, an effort to protect 15 children ended up killing them. The children, all under age 5, died of severe sepsis and toxicity due to a botched vaccination campaign, according to a joint statement issued Thursday 



Daily Misfortune Friday, June 2, 2017 ---
Terror/War:
  1. A terrorist threat results in the evacuation of tens of thousands of fans at the first day of the annual Rock am Ring music festival at the Zeppelinfeld in Nuremberg, Germany. Organizers say they hope the festival will resume Saturday. (BBC)
  2. 2017 Resorts World Manila attack At least 37 people are killed in a deliberately lit fire at Resorts World Manila in the Philippines. The perpetrator stole gaming chips and fired gun shots before committing suicide. (CNN)  ISIL claims responsibility for the attack; however, authorities contend and later prove it was a bungled robbery by a gambling addict in debt for $80,000 and not a terror attack carefully staged as a bungled robbery. (Reuters)
  3. War in Afghanistan (2015–present) Five anti-government/anti-Taliban protestors are shot dead by police in Kabul, Afghanistan, after demanding that the government step down in the wake of the May 2017 Kabul attack(BBC)
crime:
  1. Penn State child sex abuse scandal Former Pennsylvania State University president Graham Spanier, former vice president Gary Schultz, and former athletic director Timothy Curley are sentenced to prison for covering up ex-coach Jerry Sandusky's criminal sexual acts, thereby letting him victimize more boys. (Reuters)
crash/disaster:
  1. Poles down, power out in east valley after truck hits pole near Sahara Las Vegas NV
  2. Downed power pole cuts power for nearly 2000 customers, reroutes traffic KMVT

Friday June 2

  1. Luis Gonzalez comes to woman's aid after head-on collision FOXSports.com Gonzalez was driving with two friends when two other vehicles collided head-on in a Phoenix suburb Friday. Gonzalez told media outlets it was a ... 
  2. Woman bludgeoned to death; house set on fire KSN-TV tarted Friday afternoon in the 300 block of North Ash. Though police have yet to confirm the identity of the woman, family and friends identify her as Reyona Caldwell. She was found in the basement of the home. “The female had been bludgeoned, and then, a fire was set intentionally in the home,” said Lt. Jason Stephens, Wichita Police Department. Wichita police identified the suspect as 29-year-old Dane A. Wright. They also determined three children, ages 11, 5, and 2, were in trouble. Dane Wright is in custody; all three children are safe following Amber Alert One dead after house fire in central Wichita Woman Arrested After Mother Found Dead in Burned House U.S. News & World Report Daughter arrested in fatal West Valley fire that killed mother Deseret News Woman bludgeoned to death; house set on fire | KSN-TV WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Wichita police released more details in a murder investigation and house fire. The investigation prompted police to ... 
  3. jun 2 SUV crashes into liquor store in Manhattan Kansas | KSN-TV MANHATTAN, Kan. (KSNT) – Riley County police are investigating an accident involoving an SUV and the front window of a liquor store. car crashed through a liquor store last night. no arrest 
  4. fr 2 Teen student Zion Abdullah killed on way to school amid violent day in Chester ID'd PA 6abc.com Police have identified the 16-year-old student who was shot and killed on Friday, in one of four shooting incidents in the violence-plagued city. Investigators say that teen, Zion Abdullah, was walking to school when he was shot after some kind of altercation. 
  5. 16-Year-Old Fatally Shot On Way To School As Police Investigate 3 Other Shootings - CBS Philly
  6. Suspect dead, 3 officers injured in Texas shootout after he killed girlfriend TX CNN International (CNN) A man wanted for questioning in a homicide was killed and three police officers hospitalized following a shootout in Laredo, Texas, a police ... Police were looking for Antonio Gerardo Rodriguez on Friday after his girlfriend, Reyna Gonzalez Zamora, 50, was found dead inside her Laredo apartment,....As they approached the man, he engaged in gunfire with several officers.
  7. 1 teen killed, 2 injured in St. Lucie County rollover crash WPEC (CBS12) — One teenage girl was killed and two teens are in the hospital after a rollover car crash in Fort Pierce Friday, according to Florida Highway ...
  8. Man killed in hit-and-run on US 1 in Fort Pierce -FL TC Palm Jun 3, 2017 - FORT PIERCE — A 59-year-old man was killed in a hit-and-run crash ... Timothy Sandblom, of Maine, was pronounced dead at the scene, ...
  9. 1 killed, 3 injured in Gwinnett crash Atlanta Journal Constitution One person was killed and three others were injured in a crash at the intersection of Singleton Road and Dawn Way in Norcross, Gwinnett County ... t 6:40 p.m. Friday on the three-car crash. 
  10. 1 killed, 2 injured in Vista crash The San Diego Union-Tribune  A pedestrian was killed and another injured after an SUV struck them on Melrose Drive in Vista Fridayevening, authorities said. (Courtesy of Rich ...


Daily Misfortune Saturday, June 3, 2017 ---
terror/war:
  1. War in Afghanistan June 2017 Kabul attack three blasts at a funeral 7 killed 119 wounded
  2. June 2017 London Bridge Islamist terrorist attack Eight people were killed and 48 were injured, including four unarmed police officers who attempted to stop three attackers 
  3. MUSLIM STORMS SPANISH CHURCH, RIPS ALTAR CLOTH 
  4. Woman For ISIS Canadian Tire Store Attack 1 arrested 
disaster:
  1. 2017 Turin sports stampede More than 1,500 people
crash:
  1. sat Driver dies after fleeing from police and crashing into telephone pole in Haverhill MA 
  2. Three hurt in head on crash near Darien Lake after concert NY 
  3. Wife of Crisp deputy dies after head-on I-75 wreck wrong way drunk driver The Telegraph 
  4. Kingston Woman Killed in Head-On Crash NY 
crime: 
  1. Man struck multiple times in Wilmington's 94th shooting  DE
  2. Man rushed into surgery after stabbing on Brockton street MA 
  3. fatal stabbing on northside of sioux city Iowa 

Daily Misfortune Sunday, June 4, 2017 ---
  1. June 2017 London attacks In the early hours of Sunday morning, explosions are heard around London Bridge, believed to be controlled explosions carried out by the police. (Metro) The death toll from the attacks is seven with at least 48 injured. Officials say that the three attackers were killed by the police. (The Washington Post)(AP) (BBC)
  2. Syrian Civil War The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) take control of the Baath Dam on the Euphrates, near the ISIL stronghold of Raqqa, and upon doing so, rename it "Freedom Dam". (Reuters)
  3. Marawi crisis Citizens remain trapped in Marawi, Philippines, after a ceasefire organised by the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) is broken. Up to 2,000 people remain in need of help after nearly two weeks without food(Al Jazeera)
  4. ‘New external threat’ cancels classes again Monday at The Evergreen State College  Updated June 5, 2017 The Seattle Times A new threat received by The Evergreen State College in Olympia over the weekend will cancel classes on the campus yet again on Monday, the college announced in a statement late Sunday.  All classes during the day and evening are effectively canceled under “suspended operations,”  latest in a string that has led Evergreen to shut down classes several times in recent days. Classes were canceled part of Thursday and all of Friday last week. The threats came after hundreds of Evergreen students protested late last month
  5. Man faces DUI charge after car terror spree hits Ranchmart North Shopping Center in  Leawood Kansas Nathaniel Keirsey, 24, was charged in Leawood Municipal Court with driving under the influence and other traffic charges...reports of a car driving through yards.. another crash... police pursued the car for a short distance before it hit a building at the Ranchmart North Shopping Center Man accused of driving through Leawood lawns, leading police on a chase tags: deliberate accident, car hit building, drive through yard 
  6. One person shot in Kansas City on Sunday afternoon  5:30 p.m. in the 6800 block of College Avenue.
  7. jun 4 After four slayings since August, anxiety stalks trails in south Kansas City Obvious similarities. After Kansas City police chose that term to characterize four killings dating back to August around a south Kansas City trail system, avid users couldn’t help but wonder who might be lurking in the trees.  similarities in the victims — all white men between ages 54 and 67, some of whom were killed walking their dogs near the popular trails along Indian Creek, Minor Park and Blue River. A fifth body — that of Chase Hardin, 31 — turned up last week makeshift memorial to Mike Darby, found dead the morning of May 18.
  8. Reza Aslan Joins Bill Maher, Kathy Griffin In TV-Talent Apology Parade Deadline Hollywood   Reza Aslan has joined the pantheon of TV talent apologizing over the past week for various incendiary remarks they’ve made over same period about this and that. …Reza Aslan - Wikipedia. Aslan's family came to the United States from Tehran in 1979, fleeing the Iranian Revolution. He grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area.  CNN’s Reza Aslan apologizes for using profanity to describe Trump - The Boston Globe  has apologized for using profanity while describing President Trump.
  9. ISIS Claims Responsibility For London Attack That Killed 7, Injured 48 NPR Seven people were killed in London on Saturday night in what police ... Three men used a van and knives in the incident, which also injured 48 people. .... its laws were tightened after a mass shooting of schoolchildren in 1996. Canadian, French citizens among victims killed in London attack - New York Daily News Two French citizens injured in London terror attack - The Independent
    London attack: one Canadian and one French citizen among those killed - The Guardian
  10. Shooting near downtown sends one to hospital Wichita Eagle An afternoon shooting near downtown Wichita left one injured and led to a police pursuit that ended in the Arkansas River on Sunday. Wichita police ...
  11. 3 Killed, 12 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago CBS Chicago  Minutes earlier, another man was killed in a shooting about three blocks west in the same neighborho od, police said. Two men, aged 33 and 34, were ... 
  12. Man, 21, is injured in Old Market shooting that followed a fight Omaha World-Herald Officers determined that the shooting occurred when the men got into a physical confrontation. The 22-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of ...21-year-old man suffered a minor wound early Sunday when he was shot during a fight in the Old Market.
  1. ju 4 Two SUVs crash head-on in Sylvania Twp. 13abc Action News (WTVG) -- Two Sport Utility Vehicles are badly damaged and six people are injured after a head-on crash overnight. The crash happened on Central ...
  2.   Deadly head-on collision with semi KSN-TV The report says 59-year-old Vernon Kirkpatrick was driving east when his vehicle crossed the center line and crashed head-on with a semi truck. 
  3. 1 killed, 2 injured in head-on collision in east Lake County Sunday morning Daily Commercial The Honda reportedly veered into the westbound lane, striking the Hyundai head on. The passenger in the Honda, Jay Sanders, 27 of Deland, was ...
  4. jun 4 Head on collision sends two to the hospital WJTV RANKIN COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – Two people are in critical condition at UMMC after a head-on collision on Highway 468, that's according to ...
  5. sun fishy? Police search for hit and run wrong-way driver after man killed in head-on crash WKRN.com  NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) –Metro police are searching for a wrong-way driver after a man was killed in a head-on crash on Interstate 440 early ... wrong-way driver, identified as Guillermo Vera, 19, reportedly got out of his truck following the crash and ran toward nearby Loft apartments  K-9 officers were brought in to track the suspect but have been unable to locate him so far. It is unknown if he was injured in the crash.

sun June 4
  1. Pregnant teen in head-on crash gives birth before dying from injuries New York Post A pregnant teen from California who was involved in a head-on crash Sunday gave birth at the scene before dying from her injuries.
  2. Man faces 6 charges of intoxication assault after head-on crash  KPRC Houston  HOUSTON - A 26-year-old man is facing charges after authorities said he caused a head-on crash late Sunday night that injured multiple people.
  3. sun 2 injured in 7-Eleven shooting on Patterson Avenue  WWBT NBC12 News Richmond police are continuing to investigate what led up to a double shooting in the near West End. This is in the Westhampton neighborhood ... multiple calls came in around 11:20 p.m. Sunday from the 5600 block of Patterson Avenue outside the 7-Eleven. That stretch is known for its local shops and popular restaurants, and this is where Jim Ahmed has repaired clocks for almost three decades.
  1. GERMAN STUDY: OVER 50% OF MUSLIM REFUGEES HOLD ANTISEMITIC VIEWS Jerusalem Post BYBENJAMIN WEINTHAL JUNE 5, 2017 When asked if “Jews have too much influence in the world,” 52% of Syrians said yes, while 53% of Iraqis agreed with the statement. Nearly 60% of Afghans said Jews wield too much influence. Hanns Seidel foundation – a think tank affiliated with the Christian Social Union party in the southern state of Bavaria, polled nearly 800 refugees during 2016 from the Bavarian cities of Nuremberg, Poing und Pliening. Their countries of origin are Syria, Eritrea, Iraq and Afghanistan. number of Germans who affirmed the antisemitic statement about Jewish influence was 20%. In April, however, a new German government report revealed 40% of the German public hold a modern antisemitic view: the hatred of Israel. 
  2. June 2017 Melbourne attack In Brighton, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, a gunman kills one man and holds one woman hostage before he is shot dead by Victoria Police. The incident is being treated as an act of terrorism. Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant have claimed responsibility for the attack but Victoria Police claim that there is little evidence to suggest a connection. (Aus. Broadcasting Corp.)(Herald Sun)  Brighton Australia IS Al Qaeda Supsected Terrorist Hostage Siege killed: 2 (suspect and victim) hostage: 1 released injured: 3 police detail: A hostage siege in Brighton suburb of Melbourne Australia is resolved after police shoot and kill a gunman who killed another man then called a television station saying he was holding a woman hostage for "IS and Al Qaeda". Herald Sun: "the gunman was on parole for a criminal offence and rated as a low-risk figure of interest to counter-terror authorities." There was an explosion reported to police who are investigating any ties to terrorism, and the suspect was known to police.
  3. Australia–China relations Reports emerge of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation's discovery of classified Australian documents, related to Chinese intelligence activity abroad, in the Canberra home of a woman allegedly acting on behalf of the Communist Party of China(The Sydney Morning Herald)
  4. 2017 Qatar diplomatic crisis BahrainSaudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt sever diplomatic ties with Qatar, ordering Qatari citizens in those countries to be expelled as well as cutting all land, air and sea connections. "National security," "media incitement" and Qatar's support of Iran are variously cited. (The Guardian) "The countries said they planned to break off all land, air and sea traffic with Qatar, and eject its diplomats from their territories. Qatar was also expelled from a Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. Yemen’s internationally backed government, which no longer holds its capital and large portions of the country against Iran backed rebels, also cut relations with Qatar, as did the government based in eastern Libya.(AP)
  5. June 5, 2017 Orlando Workplace Mass Shooting 6 shot, five people killed, including gunman Army veteran John Robert Neumann, Jr., were fatally shot Monday morning in an episode of workplace violence mass shooting at RV awning maker Fiamma in Orlando Florida. The shooter also had knives and was a disgruntled fired employee of the business, Police say there is no connection to terrorism as it appears to be work related.   A discharged 45-year-old former employee shoots and kills five people at a manufacturing business in OrlandoFloridaUnited States. The shooter took his own life afterwards. Eight others inside the workplace survived. (CNN) (ABC News)
  6. Eight people are killed in an explosion at a petrochemical plant in Shandong, China. (Reuters)
  7. Australia–China relations Reports emerge of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation's discovery of classified Australian documents, related to Chinese intelligence activity abroad, in the Canberra home of a woman allegedly acting on behalf of the Communist Party of China(The Sydney Morning Herald)
  8. Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections After The Intercept publishes a classified NSA document describing Russian efforts to launch cyberattacks on U.S. voting software suppliers, the U.S. Department of Justice announces it had brought charges upon Reality Leigh Winner, the alleged leaker. (Reuters)
  9. Two injured as fruit trucks collide dailytelegraph.com.au  The crash occurred when two trucks carrying fruit collided head on around a bend, about two kilometres north of the Peter Brock Dr intersection.  Just after 1am on Monday, emergency services responded to The Northern Rd, Bringelly, after reports of a serious accident involving two semi-trailers Two truck drivers seriously injured in head-on crash in Sydney's west - myGC.com.au
mon jun 5
  1. 3 injured in head-on crash caused by wrong-way driver in Beaverton OregonLive.com Aguilar-Aguilar was going the wrong way on westbound U.S. 26, got onto northbound Oregon 217 and crashed head-on into a silver Lexus sedan ...head-on crash closed the ramp from OR 217 north to U.S. 26 west for several hours on June 5, 2017.
  2. jun 5  2 hurt in shooting on Indy's east side  WRTV Indianapolis  The shooting happened just before 1 a.m., in a house in the 1400 block of N. Ridgeview Drive. Details are still unclear, but police say a 28-year-old ..
  3. mon Driver charged with murder in DeKalb road rage shooting on I-285
    Atlanta Journal Constitution Reports of person shot on I-285/sb (Inner Loop) btwn Hwy 78 & East Ponce. Only right lane open. man was shot when he confronted the pickup truck driver after a minor crash on I-285, 

Daily Misfortune Tuesday, June 6, 2017 ---
  1. War in Afghanistan  2017 Herat bombing  An explosion occurs near police offices and a mosque in Herat, killing at least ten people. (Al Jazeera)
  2. American-led intervention in Syria Battle of Raqqa (2017) The United States-backed Syrian Democratic Forces launch an operation to capture RaqqaISIL's de facto Syrian capital. (Reuters)International relations
  3. Russian SU-27 fighter jet intercepts an American B-52 strategic bomber 
  4. 2017 Notre Dame hammer attack  
Daily Misfortune Wednesday, June 7, 2017 ---
  1. 2017 Myanmar Air Force Shaanxi Y-8 crash A military aircraft with 120 people onboard crashes into the Andaman Sea off the coast of Myanmar. (The Independent) (Metro UK)
  2. A childcare worker in London is reportedly stabbed by three Muslim women ranting about Allah and the Koran. It is reported to terrorism police who are "not investigating at this time" 
  3. Human evolution fossils The oldest fossil records of Homo sapiens are discovered in Jebel IrhoudMorocco, dated at between 300,000 and 350,000 years old. The earliest Homo sapiens fossils had been dated as 200,000 years old. (Washington Post)
  4. 2017 Tehran attacks Gunmen attack the Islamic Consultative Assembly and Mausoleum of Ruhollah Khomeini in Tehran, Iran. Eighteen civilians are killed in the attack on the Parliament and one in the attack on the mausoleum. (Reuters via The Canberra Times) (AP) The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) claims responsibility for the shootings. (The Telegraph) 

Daily Misfortune Thursday, June 8, 2017 ---
  1. 2017 North Korean missile tests North Korea test fires several missiles, believed to be anti-ship weapons. The test comes immediately after South Korea suspends further deployment of the THAAD anti-missile system. (The New York Times)
  2. War in Somalia Al-Shabaab militants storm a military base in Puntland. The subsequent battle with the Somali military leaves at least 70 people dead. Somali officials called the attack the deadliest in the country in years. (Al Jazeera)
  3. 2017 Tehran attacks Iranian Intelligence Ministry releases the names and other information about the five attackers of the day before. (PressTV)
  4. American-led intervention in Syria In its third strike near the town of Al-Tanf in recent weeks, the United States bombs Syrian government and allied troops, striking two out of three technical vehicles about 24 miles from the U.S. Coalition's At-Tanf base in Southern Syria. (CNN) 
  5. war:  Shortly after bombing Syrian government and allied troops near Al-Tanf, the United States shoots down a Iranian-made Syrian government drone that was flying toward U.S.-led coalition forces in southern Syria. There are no injuries or damage. An American official says this is first time forces supporting Damascus have attacked coalition troops. (Reuters) (AP via The Washington Post)(CNN)
  6. The Saudi Arabia-led bloc against Qatar issues a "terror list" against the peninsula. (al-Jazeera)
  7. plot arrest: Hezbollah U.S. authorities charge two operatives, Samer El Debek, 37, of Dearborn, Michigan, and Ali Kourani, 32, of the Bronx, New York, belonging to the Lebanese Shiite militant group Hezbollah with terrorism offenses, accused of plotting to target American and Israeli targets in New York and Panama(Newsweek)
  8. bombing: Ukraine–United States relations  An explosive device is hurled at the United States embassy in Kiev(The New York Daily News)
  9. June 8, 2017 (workplace non-political terrorist) Crime in Pennsylvania A supermarket employee shoots and kills three fellow employees, then kills himself, in a closed Weis Markets store in Eaton Township in Northeastern Pennsylvania. One person escapes unharmed. (CBS News) (The Times Leader))
  10. June 8, 2017 Injured: 3 arrested: 2 (terrorist style crime with unclear motive) DC Pickup With Guns Rams Police and Transportation Worker 
Daily Misfortune Friday, June 9, 2017 ---
    1. Reality Winner Leaker Wanted To Burn White House Flee to Muslim Kurdistan Fox News once wrote she wanted "to burn the White House Down...find somewhere in Kurdistan to live," prompting prosecutors to argue she would flee the country if she was released on bond.
    2. June 9, 2017 DC Pickup With Guns Rams Police and Transportation Worker  Injured: 3 arrested: 2 detail: A pickup truck in DC ran over two bicycle police officers and a Transportation Department officer. Terrorism was not ruled out though authorities said they had not found any proof. The men in the truck said the driver had been to a club and smoked drugs or something,  as was driving too fast. After they were found with the Romanian version of the AK-47 driver as Brandon Figures-Mormon was charged with assault with intent to kill and illegal possession of a firearm
    3. War in North-West Pakistan Chinese authorities report "grave concern" over reports that two kidnapped Chinese teachers in QuettaPakistan, were killed by members of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant(CNN)
    4. Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen Human rights activists accuse forces led by Saudi Arabia and the UAE of kidnapping and torturing people during the Yemeni conflict(Al Jazeera)
    5. Iraqi Civil War (2014–present) A suicide bomber at a market in Musayyib kills 31 and wounds 35. ISIL claims responsibility. (Reuters)Business and economy

    June 20

    Jecika Katherine Radloff  In Dodge County Minnesota "A Wanamingo woman on probation for an arson case faces new charges after allegedly leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase through two counties." Arrested by police afer chase running stop signs and driving wrong way, she had already violated probation for trying to set a park building on fire  June 19, 2016 for excitement.


    Daily Misfortune Friday, June 23, 2017 ---

    Daily Misfortune Saturday, June 24, 2017 ---

    Daily Misfortune Sunday, June 25, 2017 ---

    1. Israeli–Syrian ceasefire line incidents during the Syrian Civil War Israel strikes two Syrian Army artillery positions and an ammunition truck in Quneitra Governorate, after stray shells from Syria land in the northern Golan Heights for a second day in a row. (Reuters)Disasters and accidents
    2. 2017 Bahawalpur explosion Over 150 people die and dozens are injured, many critically, when an oil tanker truck overturns and explodes as people from surrounding villages gather around the truck to collect the spilling oil. The accident happened in Bahawalpur, eastern Pakistan(BBC)(AP) (CNN) (India Times)
    3. Six people are injured after a car ploughs into Eid al-Fitr worshippers in Newcastle upon TyneEngland. Police do not believe terrorism is involved. (CNN) (The New York Times)
    4. Grenfell Tower fire External cladding samples from all 60 high-rise apartment towers, from 25 different areas of the country, fail fire-resistance testing. Evacuation of thousands of apartments is underway as workers start to remove the deficient covering. (National Post) (Liverpool Echo)
    5. At least nine people are killed and about 30 others are missing after their multi-story tourist boat, carrying about 170 people, sinks in a reservoir in northwest Colombia near Medellín(The Guardian) (The Washington Post)
    6. Politics of Syria In the first declared visit to the town since the beginning of the war, President Bashar al-Assad attends the Eid al-Fitr prayer in Hama(Reuters)

    Daily Misfortune Monday, June 26, 2017 ---

    may 1

    Binghamton Man Dies in Head-On Crash
    WNBF.com
    A Binghamton man is dead following a head-on crash shortly after 12 a.m. May 1 in the Town of Kirkwood.