A former designer of fashion accesories for a New York firm confronted his former boss outside the Empire State Building this morning and shot him dead. He himself was shot and killed by police a few minutes later. Nine bystanders were wounded, but whether by the perp or by stray police bullets is not yet clear. None of the injuries is thought to be life-threatening.
In other news, a retailer in Dubai is offering the world’s most expensive cupcake for sale. It is covered in real gold flakes, and sells for €800 (about $1000).
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