• April 16, 2024
big Sur Landslide Buries Highway

big Sur Landslide Buries Highway

Tons of dirt and stones are blocking the coastal scenic highway in California’s Big Sur region. A portion of the Pacific Coast Highway, considered by some to be one of the most scenic drives in the US, was buried by a massive landslide, the California Department of Transportation said. On Saturday, more than 1 million…

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South African Big Game Hunter Dies, Crushed To Death By Elephant

South African Big Game Hunter Dies, Crushed To Death By Elephant

Theunis Botha (51), hunter and safaris organizer, dies after being crushed by the elephant that one of his clients had just killed South African (SNC) – Theunis Botha, a figure known in the world of hunters and African safaris, died last Friday in Zimbabwe during an elephant hunt. Theunis Botha, 51, was hunting with a…

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Mount Everest Climbers Die, A Dozen More Rescued

Mount Everest Climbers Die, A Dozen More Rescued

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Four mountaineers – an American, a Slovak, an Australian and an Indian – perished while trying to climb Everest on one of the most dramatic weekends since the 2015 avalanche that killed 18 people. A dozen other climbers had to be rescued in the past three days due to difficulties on the…

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Delta Plane Dumps Fuel Over Lake Michigan

Delta Plane Dumps Fuel Over Lake Michigan

Detroit A Delta Air Lines spokesman says a flight on its way to Seoul, South Korea, had to dump fuel and return to Detroit Metropolitan Airport after a cockpit light showed there was possibly an open maintenance panel on the outside of the aircraft. Spokesman Trebor Banstetter said Flight 159 took off from Detroit at…

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The Doomsday Vault Floods, But Humanity Is Still Safe

The Doomsday Vault Floods, But Humanity Is Still Safe

Scientists are concerned about the World Seed Bank on the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen. Due to the extremely high temperatures and rain late last year, water flowed in the entrance of the vault. That water then quickly froze. Scientists now are questioning the vulnerability of the bank. The seeds are stored in a safe deep…

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Giant squid Caught Near Ireland

Giant squid Caught Near Ireland

IRELAND – A Giant squid was caught off the southwest coast of Ireland According to Irish times, a giant squid was caught off the southwest coast this week and is only the sixth documented Irish sighting of the elusive marine creature on record. The giant squid, measuring 5.8 metres, is the first seen in Irish…

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Sea Cucumber Smugglers Made Millions On Delicacy

Sea Cucumber Smugglers Made Millions On Delicacy

San Diego – A father-son team for allegedly smuggling more than $17 million worth of sea cucumbers to the United States and exported them to Asia. According to media reports Saturday, David Mayorquín and his father, Ramón Torres Mayorquín, are accused of buying illegally caught sea cucumbers by stealthy fishermen from the Yucatan peninsula in…

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Fox Fires Bob Beckel For Being An Old Racist

Fox Fires Bob Beckel For Being An Old Racist

Fox News confirmed Friday that The Five co-host Bob Beckel was fired (again) for making a racist remark. As reported the Washington Post, Beckel “was terminated today for making an insensitive remark to an African-American employee,” the network said in a brief statement. A lawyer handling a racial discrimination lawsuit against Fox says Beckel became…

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Three Mississippi Teens Charged With Murder Of 6-Year-Old

Three Mississippi Teens Charged With Murder Of 6-Year-Old

Mississippi – On Thursday three teens were arrested hours after a 6-year-old boy was found shot dead in his mother’s stolen car. According to FOX News, the Mississippi teens will be charged with capital murder. Madison County District Attorney Michael Guest announced at a news conference that authorities plan to charge Byron McBride, D’Allen Washington…

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Governor Pardons Boy Who Stole Pen

Governor Pardons Boy Who Stole Pen

  SALEM – A boy in fourth grade whostole a hazelnut and pen during a tour of Oregon’s Capitol Building was pardoned by the governor after sending her a handwritten apology letter. “Dear Governor Brown,” Samuel Revenko wrote in the letter to Gov. Kate Brown. “While we were there I took a hazelnut and a…

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Chilliwack dairy farm pleads guilty to animal abuse

Chilliwack dairy farm pleads guilty to animal abuse

CHILLIWACK, B.C. – British Columbia’s provincial court says three dairy farm workers from the Fraser Valley have been sentenced to jail for causing distress to an animal after an undercover video showed several employees abusing milk cows. The Chilliwack provincial court registry confirmed Jamie Visser and Chris Vandyke were given 60 days each in jail,…

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Bangladesh Police Arrests 27 Gay Men

Bangladesh Police Arrests 27 Gay Men

According to media reports, in Bangladesh 27 men have been arrested for being gay, a crime punishable by life imprisonment. The men, mostly students aged 20 to 30, had traveled across the country to hold a party at a community centre in Keraniganj, outside the country’s capital of Dhaka. The arrests were made by the…

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