Friday 22 November, 2019

Loop Breakfast Bites

A round-up of the top international stories making news. 

 

Man holding human head stabs worker at Oregon grocery store

A man carrying what appeared to be a human head walked into a grocery store in Oregon and stabbed an employee just minutes before authorities discovered a woman's body in a home in a nearby town.

US accuses Syria of mass executions and burning the bodies

The Trump administration accused the Syrian government Monday of carrying out mass killings of thousands of prisoners and burning the bodies in a large crematorium outside the capital. It also stepped up criticism of Iran and Russia for supporting the Syrian government

Family kicked off Jetblue flight after cake controversy

A New Jersey family is pursuing legal options after they were removed from a JetBlue flight due to confusion over a birthday cake. 

A suicide at age 8? Very rare, but not inconceivable

The death was startling even to the coroner: a boy only 8 years old apparently killing himself in his Cincinnati bedroom.

Tennessee man lights self on fire on Facebook live

A Tennessee man died of his injuries after setting himself on fire on Facebook Live over the weekend.

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