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Cahills Crossing crocodile killed a man, police say

Cahills Crossing crocodile killed a man, police say

A man was killed by a 3.5-metre crocodile while wading across the notorious Cahills Crossing in the Northern Australian wilderness. The 47-year-old Gunbalanya local’s body was found on Thursday night at Cahills Crossing Cahill’s Crossing is not a footbridge, and at the time of the attack a recommendation on the NT Government’s road report website said only high-clearance four-wheel drive ... Read More »

Giant red skittles spill onto Wisconsin highway (Photo)

Giant red skittles spill onto Wisconsin highway (Photo)

Hundreds of thousands of red Skittles spilled across a Wisconsin highway Tuesday night, the local sheriff’s office said on its Facebook page. “There’s no little ‘S’ on them, but you can definitely smell, it’s a distinct Skittles smell,” Dodge County Sheriff Dale Schmidt told WISN. It turns out that the Skittles were being transported in the back of a flatbed ... Read More »

Summer Zervos: Ex-‘Apprentice’ contestant sues Trump for defamation

Summer Zervos: Ex-'Apprentice' contestant sues Trump for defamation

Summer Zervos, a former contestant on Donald Trump‘s The Apprentice, announced on Tuesday that she is suing him for defamation – just four days before his inauguration as President. Summer Zervos is represented by lawyer Gloria Allred, who spoke alongside her during a press conference in Los Angeles on Tuesday. Zervos, a former contestant on the television program The Apprentice, ... Read More »

Nigeria Refugee Camp Bombed, More Than 100 Dead

Nigeria Refugee Camp Bombed, More Than 100 Dead

A Nigerian air force fighter jet on a mission against Boko Haram extremists mistakenly bombed a refugee camp on Tuesday, killing more than 100 refugees and aid workers and wounding 200, a government official and doctors said. Maj. Gen. Lucky Irabor confirmed that “some” civilians were killed in the northeastern town of Rann, The Associated Press reports. In the military’s ... Read More »

Natalie Griffin: California teen survives crash by clinging to tree

Natalie Griffin: California teen survives crash by clinging to tree

Natalie Griffin, a 19-year-old college student survived a car crash that killed her best friend on Wednesday by clinging to a tree for 12 hours during a winter storm before swimming through freezing waters to reach safety the next day. Jenna Santos and Natalie Griffin, both 19, were driving on Highway 101 toward the Castro Valley when Santos’ car hydroplaned, ... Read More »

Noor Salman, Orlando Shooter’s Wife Arrested On Federal Charges

Noor Salman, Orlando Shooter's Wife Arrested On Federal Charges

The FBI arrested Noor Salman on Jan. 16. She is Omar Mateen wife, the instigator of the Pulse massacre in June 2016. She has been charged with “aiding and abetting by providing material support to a terrorist organization and obstruction of justice,” according to a statement by Orlando Police Chief John Mina published in Orlando Weekly. Mateen was killed in ... Read More »

Petra Laszlo: Hungarian camerawoman sentenced for tripping refugees

Petra Laszlo: Hungarian camerawoman sentenced for tripping refugees

Petra Laszlo, A Hungarian camerawoman who was caught on film kicking migrants running from police near the border with Serbia was sentenced to three years of probation. Having claimed she received death threats after footage of her actions went viral, Petra Laszlo didn’t appear in person at Szeged District Court. Instead, she appeared via video link from an undisclosed location, ... Read More »

Abducted Florida newborn Kamiyah Mobley found after 18yrs

Abducted Florida newborn Kamiyah Mobley found after 18yrs

A newborn kidnapped from a hospital in Florida in 1998 has been found safe in South Carolina – and the woman who posed as her mother for nearly two decades has been arrested, authorities said Friday. Acting on recent tips, JSO cold-case detectives traveled to Walterboro, South Carolina, and found an 18-year-old woman with a matching birth date to Kamiyah ... Read More »

Kabul: Blasts kill & injure dozens, including foreign diplomats

Kabul: Blasts kill & injure dozens, including foreign diplomats

Two bomb blasts near the parliament building in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, have killed at least 30 people and injured at least 70. Taliban insurgents immediately claimed responsibility for the bombings, which struck as employees were exiting the parliament complex. “The first explosion happened outside the parliament … a number of innocent workers were killed and wounded. It was caused by ... Read More »