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British lawyer sparks outrage after killing fox with baseball bat

British lawyer sparks outrage after killing fox with baseball bat

Mr Maugham said he "didn't especially enjoy" killing the fox but said it did not suffer as he "dispatched him efficiently". His tweets prompted a huge backlash, and Twitter users alerted the RSPC...

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Japan police find human remains in 'ghost boat' suspected from North Korea

Japan police find human remains in 'ghost boat' suspected from North Korea

According to Kei, there were also two severed heads in the boat, and the police have yet to confirm whether the heads belonged to some of the five bodies. For years, North Korean boats have found th...

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Rain heading our way for Sunday with temps in the 60s

Rain heading our way for Sunday with temps in the 60s

Sunday is also expected to see periods of rainfall, however, the evening is expected to be clear. Temperatures will rise overnight with the rain and will continue to do so until lunch time on Sunday...

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Two German girls among three killed in Italian Alps avalanche

Two German girls among three killed in Italian Alps avalanche

Another girl, who was also believed to be 7-years-old, was taken to the hospital in a helicopter but later succumbed to their injuries, Italian news agency ANSA reported. There were no immediate repor...

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The weather is looking awesome for New Years' Eve

The weather is looking awesome for New Years' Eve

Revellers may even be buoyed by the forecast of calm and dry situations which is able to give the inexperienced mild to the hundreds of fireworks anticipated to be launched on Tuesday night time. The ...

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Peru McDonald's fined $250,000 after worker deaths

Peru McDonald's fined $250,000 after worker deaths

Peru's National Superintendency for Labor Rights on Thursday recommended that McDonald's franchise owner Arcos Dorados pay the fine for violations that may have resulted in the December 15 deaths of...

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Fewer Japanese babies this year

Fewer Japanese babies this year

It said the number of Japanese infants born is expected to fall below 900,000 for the first time since 1899, when the ministry began collecting such data. The country's demographic decline means a shr...

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Montenegro Opposition MPs Charged Over Chaos in Parliament

Montenegro Opposition MPs Charged Over Chaos in Parliament

In a remarkably tense string of protests and debates, MPs from the opposition party Democratic Front, threatened armed violence if the law was passed. About 30% of Montenegro's population identify as ...

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Almost 2,000 evacuated as cyclone hammers Fiji

Almost 2,000 evacuated as cyclone hammers Fiji

Over two and a half thousand people have taken shelter in evacuation centres. Tonga Meteorological Services said the centre will continue to provide tropical cyclone advisories, alerts, and warnings...

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European Union might extend deadline for trade talks with Britain: Von der Leyen

European Union might extend deadline for trade talks with Britain: Von der Leyen

Britain is scheduled to leave the European Union on January 31, 2020, and it will have a year from then to negotiate trade talks with the EU. "I think it would be reasonable to take stock in the m...

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Sydney fireworks to go ahead despite massive protest petition

Sydney fireworks to go ahead despite massive protest petition

However, City of Sydney is adamant the fireworks, which generate about $130 million, "are going ahead as planned". Heatwave conditions are expected across large parts of New South Wales (NSW) next w...

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Biden says he would 'honor' whatever Congress 'legitimately' asked of him

Biden says he would 'honor' whatever Congress 'legitimately' asked of him

Sen. Tim Scott , R-S.C., ripped House Democrats for their impeachment process and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for holding on to the articles of impeachment rather than sending them to the Republi...

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Record haul of cocaine seized

Record haul of cocaine seized

The stash of cocaine weighed an enormous 4,418 kg, which equated to 4,003 bricks, and was uncovered in the first two containers that were checked as part of the joint investigation by the navy and cus...

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New York City ups policing in Jewish areas after spate of attacks

New York City ups policing in Jewish areas after spate of attacks

That and an earlier related attack left six people dead. Dov Hikind, a former NY state assemblyman and the founder of Americans Against Antisemitism, has been critical of how de Blasio has responded...

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Tonight's forecast: Rain developing late, temps rise overnight

Tonight's forecast: Rain developing late, temps rise overnight

Cloudy with rain developing, mainly after midnight. Temperatures Saturday will top out in the balmy mid-upper 70s with a few peaks of the sun possible during the afternoon. Highs in the 40s early,...

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Facing blowback, Biden clarifies stance on impeachment trial testimony

Facing blowback, Biden clarifies stance on impeachment trial testimony

Biden argued it would just be a tactic by Trump to distract from his wrongdoing. Democrats have said this is irrelevant to the question of whether Trump abused his power when he asked Ukrainian Pres...

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Auto bomb in Mogadishu, Somalia capital kills at least 60

Auto bomb in Mogadishu, Somalia capital kills at least 60

At least 125 people were wounded, Aamin Ambulance service director Abdiqadir Abdulrahman said . Two Turkish brothers were among the dead, Somalia's foreign minister said, and Turkish President Rece...

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Japan lawmaker arrested over alleged casino bribes

Japan lawmaker arrested over alleged casino bribes

The three suspects were also arrested on suspicion of bribery, prosecutors said. 500.com was seeking to gain the franchise for a possible casino in Hokkaido , Kyodo News Agency reported. Visitors rea...

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Joe Biden Clarifies Earlier Comments Suggesting He Wouldn't Comply With Senate Subpoena

Joe Biden Clarifies Earlier Comments Suggesting He Wouldn't Comply With Senate Subpoena

You guys buy into it all the time. "But I am just not going to pretend that there is any legal basis for Republican subpoenas for my testimony in the impeachment trial", Biden wrote on his officia...

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45-Year-Old

45-Year-Old "Angry" Tortoise Recued From Fire It Started

According to the Essex Fire Service , the turtle was actually the one who lit the fire, and if the neighbors did not hear the house smoke detectors screaming, the fire would probably have claimed the ...

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Trump Reaching Out to Evangelicals After Scathing Editorial

Trump Reaching Out to Evangelicals After Scathing Editorial

After the 2016 election, Galli said he knew "hardly anyone" who voted for Trump , especially not evangelical Christians. He added that he didn't want to leave. He said the site had worked to incl...

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Two dead, multiple shot as music video 'ambushed' in Houston, Texas

Two dead, multiple shot as music video 'ambushed' in Houston, Texas

Two people were pronounced dead at the scene, four other victims were transported to local hospitals and two more victims arrived at area hospitals with related gunshot injuries, reported Captain J. "...

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At least 5 dead after small plane crashes in Louisiana

At least 5 dead after small plane crashes in Louisiana

Additional information about casualties was not immediately available, however, Morgan said he doesn't believe there were any injuries on the ground. The Walmart was evacuated as a precaution. A view ...

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Restored Iran’s Fighter Jet Crashes During The Test Flight

Restored Iran’s Fighter Jet Crashes During The Test Flight

Despite the bad weather conditions and difficulties in determining the crash site, the air and ground search and rescue teams continue to search for the pilot. Iran's air force has an assortment of Am...

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Multiple people were injured in an explosion at an aviation manufacturing plant

Multiple people were injured in an explosion at an aviation manufacturing plant

The explosion in a three-inch liquid nitrogen gas line also damaged a storage tank, causing nitrogen gas to vent out of the building, Wegner said. Another Textron spokeswoman, Sarah White, said the ...

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250 homeless after Minneapolis fire on Christmas

250 homeless after Minneapolis fire on Christmas

Carlson Guest says the Red Cross is making the people impacted have food and health services available, and they're helping people replace their medications, medical equipment. "Given the time of the ...

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False alarm: US base blares faulty warning amid N Korea concerns

False alarm: US base blares faulty warning amid N Korea concerns

A source familiar with the North Korean leadership's current mindset told CNN that a new hard-line policy toward the U.S., which involves taking denuclearization off the table amid perceptions tha...

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Japan to deploy warship and planes to Middle East

Japan to deploy warship and planes to Middle East

The Japanese Cabinet's decision to insert military assets into the region reflects tensions that have escalated between Iran and the USA since President Donald Trump withdrew from Iran's Obama-neg...

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Mexico arrests police chief over Mormon family massacre

Mexico arrests police chief over Mormon family massacre

Suspected drug cartel hitmen shot dead the nine women and children from families of Mormon origin in Sonora state on November 4, sparking outrage in Mexico and the United States. Nicknamed " El Chiq...

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The last solar eclipse of the decade is a 'ring of fire'

The last solar eclipse of the decade is a 'ring of fire'

Annular solar eclipses feature the same alignment as a total eclipse, in which the moon interposes and blots out the sun , but with these, the moon's apparent size in the sky is too small to fully c...

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'At least' 30 killed in Somalia check-point bombing

'At least' 30 killed in Somalia check-point bombing

Abdikadir Abdirahman Haji Aden, the founder of an ambulance service in Mogadishu, told Reuters that at least 61 people died in the blast. "We will confirm the exact number of the number of the dea...

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Thai navy SEAL rescuer dies

Thai navy SEAL rescuer dies

Petty officer Beiret Bureerak on Friday died from a blood infection he contracted during the operation. Another former Thai Navy SEAL diver, Saman Gunan, died during the rescue mission . They survi...

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'Several' US troops injured in Iraq rocket attack that killed US contractor

'Several' US troops injured in Iraq rocket attack that killed US contractor

USA officials said, on condition of anonymity, that the service members were lightly wounded and believed to be back on duty. Such attacks have taken place on several occasions over the past few mon...

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Special weather statement: 'Major winter storm' expected Sunday and Monday

Special weather statement: 'Major winter storm' expected Sunday and Monday

As many travelers will be making their way home from holiday gatherings, the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) and Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) are urging motorists to be prepared for anothe...

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Protesters rally in Hong Kong on Christmas Eve

Protesters rally in Hong Kong on Christmas Eve

Despite the embarrassing results, Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leaders have made no new concessions. Hundreds of protesters marched through Hong Kong shopping malls on Thursday, disrupting business in ...

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