December 24, 2018

Police confirm eyewitness reports of drones near Gatwick Airport after suggestions they may not have existed

iStock/Leonid Eremeychuk(LONDON) -- Sussex police have confirmed they are investigating 67 reports of drone sightings from Gatwick and that they are investigating a device found near Gatwick Airport, after initially casting doubt on whether the drone existed at all over the weekend. “We are actively investigating sightings of drone activity at Gatwick Airport following 67 reports from the evening of the 19 December to 21 December from the public, passengers, police officers and staff at the airp..
December 24, 2018

‘I don’t know about you, but I’ve already seen a Christmas miracle’: Cruise ship crew rescues fishermen lost in the Caribbean

iStock/AmArtPhotography(SAN JOSE, Costa Rica) -- A pair of Costa Rican fishermen lost at sea for 20 days, one so weak he could no longer walk, were rescued by the crew of a Royal Caribbean International cruise ship that came upon the stranded men after altering its course to Cuba due to a storm, officials said. The crew of the Empress of the Seas came across the men about 7 p.m. Thursday night, ending an ordeal that began on Dec. 1 when they fell asleep while soaking their nets and high winds se..
December 24, 2018

Tsunami in Indonesia kills at least 281; officials warn second giant sea wave is possible

Ed Wray/Getty Images(JAKARTA, Indonesia) -- Scores of people were killed and many more were injured or unaccounted for when a tsunami hit the island nation of Indonesia without warning Sunday following a volcanic eruption and underwater landslides miles offshore. By early Monday morning, officials were warning residents and tourists to stay as far away from coastal areas as possible, as continued volcanic eruptions from Mount Anak Krakatau could potentially trigger a second devastating tsunami. ..
December 24, 2018

Tsunami in Indonesia kills hundreds; officials warn second giant sea wave is possible

Ed Wray/Getty Images(JAKARTA, Indonesia) -- Scores of people were killed and many more were injured or unaccounted for when a tsunami hit the island nation of Indonesia without warning Sunday following a volcanic eruption and underwater landslides miles offshore. By early Monday morning, officials were warning residents and tourists to stay as far away from coastal areas as possible, as continued volcanic eruptions from Mount Anak Krakatau could potentially trigger a second devastating tsunami. ..