The Danish inventor Peter Madsen, who was handed a life prison sentence in 2018 for the killing of the Swedish journalist Kim Wall, has confessed to the crime for the first time, in a television documentary. The 49-year-old, found guilty of premeditated murder, aggravated sexual assault and desecrating a corpse,...
Hong Kong police have been strongly criticised over the rough arrest of a 12-year-old girl whose family says was caught in a protest crowd while out buying art supplies. Video widely shared across social media and in Hong Kong media showed the officers seeking to corral a group of people...
Disney's live-action remake of Mulan is facing mounting criticism including calls for a boycott over the film's ties to human rights abuses by the government of China. The movie was released last week on Disney Plus and its end credits include special thanks given to the Turpan Municipal Bureau of...
killer whale who carried her dead calf for 17 days and 1,000 miles two years ago has given birth to a calf, CBS News reported on Monday. The Southern Resident killer whale, Tahlequah, J35, likely gave birth on Friday, according to Ken Balcomb, the founder for the Center for...
A performance of John Cage's ORGAN/ASLSP at a German church just changed chords — for the first time in almost seven years. The organ will continue to play the piece for as long as the instrument survives. A new sound was heard in a medieval church in the German town...
A West Australian woman with a taste for the good life has learnt a costly lesson after her pricey alligator purse was snapped up by customs officials. The woman splashed $26,000 on the scaly fashion statement from a Saint Laurent boutique in France. Alligator skin products are allowed into Australia but...
The Japanese Coast Guard said Thursday it was searching for a cargo ship that went missing in the East China Sea after rescuing one of 43 crew believed to have been on board the vessel when a typhoon hit. The rescued crewman, a 45-year-old Filipino, was picked up Wednesday night...
Kansas continues to see an increase in coronavirus cases. According to Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Secretary Dr. Lee Norman, the state has recorded 1,328 new coronavirus cases, 12 new deaths, and eight new cases clusters since Monday. But a new, experimental treatment could help people recover from...
The number of elephants dying in western Zimbabwe from a suspected bacterial infection, possibly from eating poisonous plants, has risen to 22 with more deaths expected. Most of the elephants dying in the Pandamasue Forest between the vast Hwange National Park and Victoria Falls were young or weak, National Parks...
A palace order published Wednesday reinstated all royal and military ranks to the Royal Noble Consort Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi, who was stripped of those titles back in October. The order went on to describe Sineenart as “guiltless” of any crimes, and said she should be treated as though the titles were...