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London Fire: At Least Six Deaths Confirmed, Dozens Hospitalized

London Fire: At Least Six Deaths Confirmed, Dozens Hospitalized

At least six deaths were confirmed early Wednesday after a blaze ripped through a high-rise apartment block in the British capital as residents slept. At least 74 people were injured, according to authorities. The fire continued to rage throughout the building on Wednesday morning, with reports suggesting there were still people trapped inside the residential block in west London. Emergency ... Read More »

Qatar-based TV channel Al Jazeera says it’s combating large-scale cyberattack

Qatar-based TV channel Al Jazeera says it's combating large-scale cyberattack

Arabic news channel Al Jazeera was hit by a cyber attack ‘on all systems’, the broadcaster said today. The news comes during renewed tensions and a diplomatic crisis throughout the greater region, and after an alleged hack against the Qatar News Agency (QNA), Qatar’s state-run news agency. “Al Jazeera Media Network under cyber attack on all systems, websites & social ... Read More »

Aaron Hernandez: Fmr. NFL star commits suicide in Massachusetts prison

Aaron Hernandez: Fmr. NFL star commits suicide in Massachusetts prison

The Massachusetts Department of Corrections has confirmed former New England Patriot and former Florida Gator Aaron Hernandez has died after committing suicide in prison. Hernandez had been acquitted of a 2012 double-murder just five days ago. Correctional officers at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley found Hernandez hanging in his cell around 3:05 a.m., according to a DOC statement. An ... Read More »

US Man killed three on street, says he ‘hates white people’

US Man killed three on street, says he 'hates white people'

A gunman who nicknamed himself ‘Black Jesus’ shot and killed three strangers in a bid to kill as many white people as possible, police said. A man who authorities said fatally shot three men, apparently chosen at random, had posted on social media a dislike for white people and government officials, Fresno, California, police Chief Jerry Dyer said. “We believe ... Read More »

Wild horse attacks alligator in dramatic video “Watch”

Wild horse attacks alligator in dramatic video (Watch)

A group of friends hiking near Gainesville caught a strange sight in their path: a fight between a horse and an alligator. And it appears the horse emerged victorious. Krystal M. Berry posted the shocking video on Facebook, and it’s exploding across the internet. The group of horses, including a little colt, were grazing alongside the path. The alligator walked ... Read More »

26 feared buried under Indonesia landslide

26 feared buried under Indonesia landslide

At least 26 were missing and feared buried by a landslide triggered by heavy rain on Indonesia’s Java island on Saturday, the national disaster agency said. The missing people include villagers who were harvesting a crop of ginger. The landslides triggered by heavy downpours occurred in Banaran village of Ponorogo district, hitting 25 to 30 houses, Sutopo said. Read More »

US Woman crashes into police cruiser outside the US Capitol

US Woman crashes into police cruiser outside the US Capitol

Photos taken at the scene show the woman’s dark-coloured Chevy four-door with a shot-out rear window and two bullet holes in the front windshield. The woman, wearing a green jumper, was taken into custody. The mayhem unfolded about 9.30am Wednesday (12.30am Thursday AEDT) when cops tried to stop the motorist, who was driving erratically along Independence Avenue, in Washington DC. ... Read More »

UK police arrest eight in London terror-attack probe: report

UK police arrest eight in London terror-attack probe: report

Eight arrests have been made in raids carried out by police overnight following the terror attack in Westminster which left four people dead. Four people were killed in the incident yesterday afternoon which saw dozens of people knocked down by an assailant in a car before he got out and stabbed police man Keith Palmer to death inside the grounds ... Read More »