MORNING HEADLINES: OCTOBER 29TH, 2018

Michael Beck / October 29, 2018



Heavy overnight rain in Vancouver has led to longer morning commutes.
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Vancouver; heavy rain leads to flash flood

Heavy overnight rain caused road closures and dangerous conditions last night.

The city has been rushing to unclog storm drains, which are seasonally full due to leaves.

Many residents were forced to ditch cars or walk through knee deep water.

Environment Canada says the lower mainland saw between 15-20 millimeters of rain in just two hours.

Air Lion plane crashes over Indonesia

A Boeing 737 crashed Sunday October 28th, near the city of Jakarta.

The plane went down shorty after take off.

Indonesian officials are searching through the wreckage, as well as listening to the radio recordings in hopes of find out why the plane crashed.

Early reports suggest all 189 members of the plane’s crew and passengers have died.

Lion Airs plane was much like these. It is believed there are no survivors from the Lion Air plane crash
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The city of Pittsburgh is rallying behind its Jewish community.
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Pittsburgh Synogogue attacked by domestic terrorist.

11 people were killed with another 6 injuries, 4 are police officers. When lone shooter entered a Pittsburgh Synagogue Saturday, October 27th.

The victims were all aged over 50. One victim was a 97-year-old holocaust survivor.

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) also noted anti-Semite acts have been n the rise prior to the attack