China has warned its citizens living in Kazakhstan of a local “unknown pneumonia” which, it said, has a “much higher” fatality rate than the Covid-19 disease. The “unknown pneumonia in Kazakhstan caused 1,772 deaths in the first six months of the year, including 628 people in June alone”, the Chinese...
The Dutch police discovered a torture chamber hidden inside one of several shipping containers in a rural area on the border of the Netherlands and Belgium. Six men were arrested on suspicion of planning kidnappings and hostage-taking, extortion, and participation in a criminal organization as part of the investigation, according...
Country Music Hall of Famer and Grand Ole Opry member Charlie Daniels died on Monday morning. The 83-year-old was at Summit Medical Center in Hermitage, Tennessee, and doctors determined his cause of death was a hemorrhagic stroke. Funeral arrangements will be announced in the coming days. The Charlie Daniels Band has long...
Valtteri Bottas won an action-packed Austrian Grand Prix for Mercedes on Sunday as Formula One started its delayed season with plenty of drama in a race with only 11 finishers. Fourteen of 20 drivers took a knee to protest racial injustice before Sunday's season opener. It had been expected that...
Streaming sensation and World of Warcraft pro Byron “Reckful” Bernstein died on Thursday at age 31. His death was confirmed by his girlfriend, who said he committed suicide. Mr Bernstein was a well-known and loved e-sports player and had 960,000 followers on streaming site Twitch. His brother Gary Bernstein confirmed that...
Koalas could be extinct in New South Wales within 30 years unless urgent action is taken, according a report by a parliamentary committee. The report from an Upper House inquiry into koala populations and their habitats was released today. Committee Chairwoman Cate Faehrmann said it was estimated at least 5,000 koalas...
Carl Reiner, the veteran comedy actor, writer, director and producer who created the classic sitcom “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and played second banana to Sid Caesar and straight man to Mel Brooks’ 2,000-Year-Old Man, died Monday evening. He was 98. The Associated Press reported his death Tuesday morning, citing...
An elderly California woman was injured last week when she was gored by a bison she was attempting to photograph. According to a news release from the National Park Service, the woman approached within 10 feet of a bison multiple times to take the bison’s photo. After she kept approaching,...
A cricketer who thought he was “God’s gift to women” when he raped a woman during a WhatsApp ‘sexual conquests’ game has failed in a bid to overturn his conviction. Alex Hepburn, 24, was jailed for five years last April for attacking the young woman in his Worcester flat, as...
Gunmen have attacked the Pakistan Stock Exchange building in the city of Karachi, police said today, with four assailants reportedly killed. The attackers used grenades and guns in their assault, according to local media. Pakistan’s stock exchange in Karachi is in a high security zone and also hosts many private banks’...