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Ice Bucket Challenge inspiration: Man Behind ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Dead

Ice Bucket Challenge inspiration

Inspiration behind ‘ice bucket challenge’ dead at 46. Anthony Senerchia died after battling with the incurable condition Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease for 14 years. The neurodegenerative disease causes cells of the nervous system to die, resulting in muscle weakness, impacting speech, movement, swallowing and breathing. Senerchia, of Pelham in New York, was the person ... Read More »

Shark attacks man on Pebble Beach (Video)

Shark attacks man on Pebble Beach (Video)

A father and son spear fishing trip took a turn for the worst after a visit from a great white shark. Grigor Azatian, 25, was out in Stillwater Cover, California, with his father Armen, when the mammoth animal bit him several times on his leg. Armen told KSBW: ‘He jumped into the boat, grabbed his speargun, went down and saw ... Read More »

Stray Dog Rescues Woman From Mugger (Video)

Stray Dog Rescues Woman From Mugger (Video)

Don’t lose heart when you are in a difficult situation: help may come unexpectedly. The astonishing CCTV footage has been shared thousands of times online after it was posted on Facebook earlier this week. It shows a thug in a bright yellow jacket approach a women from behind, before attempting to grab her bag. The man wrestles the innocent woman ... Read More »

Dramatic Video Shows NKorean Defector’s Escape (Watch)

Dramatic Video Shows NKorean Defector's Escape (Watch)

Dramatic footage has been released of the moment a North Korean soldier flees over the tense dividing line into South Korea, as his former colleagues give chase and fire their weapons. North Korean border guards were few steps behind the Korean People’s Army (KPA) defector who was critically injured when he was hit five or six times before limping into ... Read More »

Murderous cult leader Charles Manson dies aged 83

Murderous cult leader Charles Manson dies aged 83

CHARLES Manson — one of America’s most notorious killers and cult leaders — has died at the age of 83. For 46 years, Manson served a life sentence in various California prisons. Most recently, he was kept in a protective housing unit at California State Prison, Corcoran, a part of the prison reserved for inmates who are understood to be ... Read More »

Robert Mugabe in custody as army takes control in Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe in custody as army takes control in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe is under house arrest, South African President Jacob Zuma has said in a statement after the Zimbabwean military appeared to have taken control of the country. Chief of staff in the Zimbabwe National Army Sibusiso Moyo appeared on state television early Wednesday, saying that the position taken by the military since the statement made by Zimbabwe ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia: Ballistic missile intercepted near Riyadh airport

Saudi Arabia: Ballistic missile intercepted near Riyadh airport

The missile was fired across the southern border with Yemen by Houthi rebels towards one of the kingdom’s major airports on the outskirts of the capital, according to Houthi-owned media outlets, including Al-Masirah and SABA. Saudi Arabia’s air defense forces on Saturday evening intercepted a ballistic missile fired from Yemen toward the kingdom’s international airport near the capital, Riyadh, state ... Read More »

10-year-old takes police on wild car chase up to 100 mph (Video)

10-year-old takes police on wild car chase up to 100 mph (Video)

A 10-year-old boy stole his family’s car and lead his parent and police on a chase that reached speeds near 100 mph. Authorities say no one was injured during the pursuit that began around 9:30am Thursday when Westlake police saw a car speed by chased by another vehicle, possibly driven by the boy’s mother, on Interstate 90 west of Cleveland. ... Read More »