Around the Globe: Rough Week for Christmas Shopping

Gunfire erupted on a busy Toronto street filled with holiday shoppers Monday evening, killing a young woman and wounding six other people, police said.

Gunfire erupts in Canada shopping area [CNN]

A gas attack in a home-supply store on one of the busiest shopping days of the year sickened scores of people yesterday in an incident that police called likely motivated by a commercial dispute or blackmail attempt.

Business dispute suspected in Russia gas attack [TheStar via BoingBoing]