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Police shot and wounded a suspect after a stabbing spree in which a man killed two people and wounded six others in the Finnish city of Turku. Within hours of the attack on Friday the force had announced increased police patrols across the country. Two dead and six injured," Turku police tweeted after the assault in a market square.
Rescue efforts launched after US destroyer USS John S McCain collides with merchant vessel near Singapore
Search and rescue efforts are under way after a US destroyer collided with a merchant vessel in southeast Asia. The USS John S McCain was involved in a collision with the Alnic MC east of Singapore and the Strait of Malacca, the US 7th Fleet said in a statement. The accident happened at 5.24am local time as the guided-missile destroyer was heading to Singapore for a routine visit. Local authorities were coordinating with the US Navy to conduct search and rescue efforts after the warship suffered damage the port side aft, the 7th Fleet said. Location of the ship, the Alnic MC, just over an hour after it the collission Credit: MarineTraffic "The extent of damage and personnel injuries is being determined," it said, adding that the incident was being investigated. The destroyer was currently sailing under its own power and heading to port. Senator John McCain tweeted: "Cindy & I are keeping America's sailors aboard the USS John S McCain in our prayers tonight - appreciate the work of search & rescue crews." The vessel was named in honour of the senator's grandfather and father, who were US admirals. The Alnic MC is a 183 metre long oil tanker with a deadweight of more than 50,000 tonnes, according to the Marine Traffic website. The accident comes two months after seven US sailors died when a US destroyer collided with a merchant ship off the Japanese coast. The USS John S. McCain is a guided missile destroyer Credit: AP More to come.
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Far-right demonstrators in Boston appeared to be greatly outnumbered by their opponents - perhaps as much as ten to one - as the city braced for two competing rallies. The Mayor of Boston, Marty Walsh, issued an appeal to the many thousands of people taking part in the two events to be peaceful and show respect. The events were taking place a week after clashes at a white supremacist protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, that resulted in more than 20 people being injured and one young woman, Heather Heyer, being killed.
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Suber told HuffPost the rally was organized for two reasons. ?This is our solidarity with the people in Charlottesville, Virginia, as well as a notice to our local leaders that we want all statues dedicated to white supremacists taken down,? he said. Watch Suber speak during Saturday?s protest in New Orleans, below.
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