A 26-year-old man was killed by an exploding cannon on Saturday in what Michigan authorities say was a baby shower stunt gone wrong. Evan Thomas Silva was fatally wounded in the blast outside a home in Gaines Township on Saturday night, Michigan State Police say. Silva was visiting the home...
Today on Google's home page was suppose to be a special Google Doodle, a special Google logo, to get people to wear masks. It showed the different letters in the Google logo, wearing different types of masks and then social distancing. If you're wondering why major health organizations like the...
A track coach and former Olympian who served as a counselor at an all-boys camp in Becket back in 1970, was arrested in Los Angeles Wednesday on felony charges for molesting young campers. According to ESPN, 69-year-old Conrad Avondale Mainwaring is facing felony indecent assault and battery charges stemming...
Alberta's big cities were the epicentre of COVID-19 for a period last fall but lately it's rural areas that have seen the highest rates of active cases, relative to their population. "I think there's a misconception that there are no cases and no impact in rural zones," Dr. Deena Hinshaw,...
The BBC apologized Sunday for broadcasting a racist slur in a news report, saying it was a mistake that has caused many people distress. The BBC included the word when reporting last month on a violent attack on a young Black man in Bristol, a city in southwest England. The...
A NEW limited-edition 50p coin has been released – and here’s how you can get your hands on it. The Royal Mint launched the new comparative coins depicting the beloved children’s story monster, The Gruffalo. Known for his orange eyes, poisonous wart and purple prickles – the beast will be available...
Partygoers hid under mattresses and in a cupboard at a packed house in Madrid in an attempt to avoid police at one of 227 illegal parties raided in the city over the weekend for breaches of COVID-19 restrictions. Police video showed the hiding revellers, who were arrested. Another raid took...
Two Chinese reconnaissance vessels were seen off the east coast of Taiwan on Wednesday, during a live-fire exercise by Taiwan's armed forces, a military source told CNA. When the presence of the two Chinese spy ships was detected, a Taiwan Navy warship was sent to monitor and deter them, and...
AT LEAST five people have been killed in a mid-air collision between a helicopter and plane over Italian Alps. A tourist plane was involved in the crash close to the Rutor glacier in the Aosta Valley, Italian newspaper La Repubblica reports. Mountain rescue workers found two survivors, a Swiss and...
The wife of former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has written a letter to Human Rights Watch, a global advocacy group, criticizing her husband’s long detention and Japan’s criminal justice system as unfair and harsh. “My husband’s is a case study in the realities of this draconian system,” Carole Ghosn wrote...