November 4, 2019

Congolese journalist who helped shed light on Ebola killed in attack, officials say

omersukrugoksu/iStock(LONDON) -- A Congolese journalist who had been helping to shed light on the deadly Ebola outbreak in his community was killed on Sunday night, officials said. The unnamed journalist, who is also described as a "community health worker," was attacked at his home in the northeast town of Lwemba in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. His wife was left critically injured "with multiple wounds," according to a joint press release from Congolese health officials and their part..
November 4, 2019

Eight suspects arrested in connection with discovery of 39 bodies in truck in UK

BlakeDavidTaylor/iStock(LONDON) -- Eight suspects have been reportedly arrested in Vietnam in connection with a case in the United Kingdom in which 39 people, believed to be Vietnamese nationals, were found dead in a tractor-trailer near London. Police in Vietnam's Nghe An province detained the individuals on Sunday on charges of organizing people smuggling overseas, according to the country's state-run newspaper, Thanh Nien. During the early morning hours of Oct. 23, emergency service..
November 4, 2019

Police investigate BTS member for involvement in car accident

ABC News(SEOUL, South Korea) -- Yongsan police are investigating Jungkook of K-pop band BTS after he allegedly caused a car accident. The 22-year-old pop star appeared at a Yongsan police station to give his statement to authorities after the accident which occurred last week. “Near the end of last month, there was a car accident between a taxi and the automobile Jungkook was driving,” traffic section chief of Yongsan police told ABC News. The case is under internal probe at the moment and the p..
November 3, 2019

Severe weather shifts boat stuck on Niagara Falls rocks for 101 years

Niagara Parks/Facebook(NIAGARA FALLS, Canada) -- A barge that has been stuck atop some rocks in Niagara Falls for more than 100 years has finally shifted as a result of severe weather. The Iron Scow, a flat-bottomed ship used to carry cargo in shallow waters in the 19th and 20th centuries, has been lodged in upper rapids of Niagara Falls -- about 600 meters from the brink Horseshoe Falls -- since August 1918, after it broke loose from its towing tug, according to the Niagara Parks Commission. A..