Charon the German Shepherd greets the little chicks a day after they hatch. So cute!
Charon the German Shepherd greets the little chicks a day after they hatch. So cute!
A 34-year-old man has been arrested after police said he “intentionally” drove into his ex-wife’s car and house in Enid, Oklahoma, on Wednesday, February 24.This footage, released by the Enid Police Department on March 2, shows the car driven by Tony Michael Shaw slamming into his wife’s vehicle on East Cherokee Avenue.“Shaw purposely leaves the roadway at the driveway of the residence, strikes an unoccupied vehicle parked in the driveway, accelerates into the home and continues through the yard of the property before striking a mature tree,” police said.“During treatment for injuries sustained in the crash, Shaw was heard by an officer telling hospital staff he wished his ex-wife was in the yard when he drove through it,” the department added.Shaw was arrested on several charges, including two counts of reckless driving, leaving the scene of a non-injury accident, and violation of a protective order. He was also arrested on a complaint of assault and battery with a deadly weapon for an incident earlier in February, police said. Credit: Enid Police Department via Storyful
“Us Kids,” a documentary set in the aftermath of the tragic 2018 high school shooting in Parkland, Florida, has been acquired by New York-based global documentary film sales agent Cargo Film & Releasing. On Feb. 14, 2018, a gunman with a semi-automatic rifle opened fire at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, […]
China will invest more in coal to power its economy over the next five years, according to a government plan released Friday that only modestly increased renewable ambitions.
KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 5 — An enhanced movement control order (EMCO) will begin tomorrow for the Sri Jelutung Quarters in Chini, Pahang, Senior Defence Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said...
Police, first responders, and local residents banded together to save a dog from a frozen pond in Marshall, Arkansas, on February 22.Footage by Tiffany McCallister shows the dog being rescued from the pond at Raccoon Springs Park.According to KTHV, a local man called Chris Redding brought his canoe to the lake to help save the dog with help from the Marshall Police Department.Officer Kevin Ward can be seen in the canoe, pulling the dog from the water and bringing the animal back to safety.McCallister told KTHV that the dog was stuck in the lake for almost 45 minutes before it was saved. Credit: Tiffany McCallister via Storyful
A protester was shot dead in Myanmar on Friday, in the latest round of bloodletting at anti-coup demonstrations as the UN Security Council prepared to meet on the escalating crisis.
JOHOR BARU, March 5 — A 35-year-old female civil servant fell victim to a “Macau Scam” syndicate and lost RM28,600 after she was tricked into believing she was dealing with the Inland Revenue...
The Philippines has recorded 52 more cases of a highly contagious coronavirus variant first identified in South Africa, the health ministry said on Friday, presenting new challenges for a country battling one of Asia's worst outbreaks. Out of the new cases of the variant, known as B.1.351, the health ministry said 41 were detected in Manila, while the origin of the others was still being verified. The Philippines first reported six cases of the variant on Tuesday.
A white telephone box in a remote village of Japan has become an unlikely source of comfort for those grieving loved ones.Survivors of the 2011 Fukushima disaster say the unconnected phone line helps them keep in touch with those they have lost.Kazuyoshi Sasaki visits the booth in the town of Otsuchi to speak to his late wife.She was one of nearly 20,000 people in northeastern Japan who were killed by the earthquake and tsunami that struck on March 11, 2011.Dialling her now defunct cell, he breaks down in tears as he explains to her how he searched for her for days after the disaster.He goes onto update her on things that have happened in his life - he's moved out of temporary housing, their son is building him a house, and he's lost a bit of weight.For Sasaki, the phone booth is a source of solace:"This phone booth embraces all of me. It embraces various people like the people affected (from the earthquake and tsunami). It's a place that embraces not only the people who are alive but also those who had passed away. That's how I feel."Sachiko Okawa uses the phone to call her late husband, who she was married to for 44 years.She asks him what he's been doing since he was swept away all those years ago in the Tsunami.She often brings along her two grandsons so they can also talk to their grandfather.The phone now attracts thousands of visitors from all over Japan. It is not only used by tsunami survivors, but also by people who have lost relatives to sickness and suicide. Known as the wind phone, it was built by Itaru Sasaki, who created it after he lost his own cousin to cancer a year before the Fukushima disaster.
Jealous that his ex-girlfriend had brought home her new boyfriend, he threw the man's slippers into the washing machine and slashed him with a chopper.
France TV Distribution has closed a raft of sales on “Hear Me Out,” a romantic comedy directed by French actor-turned-helmer Pascal Elbé (“Thank You for Calling,” “Turk’s Head”). The film stars Elbé as Antoine, a fifty-year old history professor who discovers that he’s losing his hearing and starts having a recluse life because of his […]
JOHOR BARU, March 5 — Police believe that they have solved the case of a missing 38-year-old woman, revealing that she was murdered by gunshot, stuffed in a chemical barrel and later dumped in an...
Australia crushed New Zealand by 50 runs in a low-scoring fourth Twenty20 international in Wellington Friday to level the series at 2-2.
The EU’s game-changing Audiovisual Media Services Directive, which is expected to prompt new rules of engagement between producers and streaming giants, is finally in various stages of implementation across Europe. The new rules — for which the formal deadline was January 2021, but there is some leeway — will involve investment obligations and in some […]
People were seen moving uphill in the village of Utulei, American Samoa, on March 4 after an 8.1-magnitude earthquake near the Kermadec Islands led to tsunami warnings across the Pacific.The earthquake, which struck in the morning, was the strongest of three large quakes recorded in the region in less than 24 hours.The US National Tsunami Warning Center said on March 4: “There is the threat of hazardous tsunami waves impacting low-lying coastal areas in American Samoa. Persons located in low-lying areas along coasts of all of American Samoa should move immediately inland or to high ground or to the fourth floor and above in a steel or concrete building.”Later, it said the threat had passed, but “minor sea level fluctuations” could continue. Credit: Mani Papalii via Storyful
Iceland expects a "relatively small" lava eruption in the island's southwest which could lead to a temporary halt in air traffic, the office of Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir said late on Thursday. A volcanic tremor was detected on Wednesday on the Reykjanes Peninsula, suggesting magma activity, the office said in a statement. The eruption would not endanger the population or critical infrastructure, but could temporarily halt flights at Keflavik International Airport 20 kilometres (12 miles) away, it said.
Despite a high-profile visit to China by a team of international experts in January, the world is no closer to knowing the origins of COVID-19, according to one of the authors of an open letter calling for a new investigation into the pandemic. "At this point we are no further advanced than we were a year ago," said Nikolai Petrovsky, an expert in vaccines at Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia, and one of 26 global experts who signed the open letter, published on Thursday. In January, a team of scientists picked by the World Health Organization (WHO) visited hospitals and research institutes in Wuhan, the central Chinese city where the coronavirus was identified, in search of clues about the origins of COVID-19.
Protesters in Yangon were attempting to dismantle and put out the gas canisters with extinguishers and bags of water on the ground.Aside from ensuing clashes between the military and protesters, electricity supplies were cut in many parts of Myanmar on Friday (March 5) but it was not known why. Residents of cities from Myitkyina in the north, to the capital Naypyitaw, the biggest city of Yangon, and Mawlamyine in the south reported the power going off in the early afternoon.The power cut came after weeks of protests over a February military coup that has included a civil disobedience campaign of strikes by many state workers that has disrupted daily life.
PETALING JAYA, March 5 — Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (DBP) has issued a statement explaining the spelling of “kuetiau” which had caused a stir on social media. It stated that the official spelling...
Hong Kong police on Friday said they have arrested 12 people for allegedly running a "ramp and dump" stock scam in a series of raids targeting homes in swanky neighbourhoods.