Police identify victim, say targeted shooting in Maple Ridge related to drugs, but not gangs

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37 dead, mostly preschoolers, in Thai day care rampage

A former policeman facing a drug charge burst into a day care centre in northeastern Thailand on Thursday, killing dozens of preschoolers and teachers before shooting more people as he fled in the deadliest rampage in the nation's history.

In this image taken from video, officials enter the site of an attack at a daycare centre, Oct. 6, 2022, in the town of Nongbua Lamphu, northeastern Thailand. (TPBS via AP)

Russia's military woes mount amid Ukraine attacks

Even as the Kremlin moved to absorb parts of Ukraine in a sharp escalation of the conflict, the Russian military suffered new defeats that highlighted its deep problems on the battlefield and opened rifts at the top of the Russian government.