November 12, 2019

Firefighters save man’s house from wildfires — then apologize for drinking his milk

Toa55/iStock(NEW YORK) -- As Australia's most populous state declared a state of emergency due to unprecedented wildfire danger, firefighters who saved a man’s house from the flames left him a note in which they apologized for drinking his milk. After returning to his New South Wales home, Paul Sekfy said that he found a note signed by the Urunga Rural Fire Service (RFS). He shared a photo of the short message on Facebook, where it has been shared thousands of times. “It was a pleasure to ..
November 11, 2019

Hong Kong protester shot by police while pro-China man is set on fire

pawel.gaul/iStock(HONG KONG) -- 21-year old protester was shot by police with a live round and a pro-China man was set on fire as Hong Kong woke up Monday to chaos on its streets. Over 260 people have been arrested, Hong Kong police said on the agency's Twitter account. Hong Police also issued several warnings on Twitter. "Police warn the rioters to stop brutalizing others. Police will take enforcement action." "Police will carry on with the enforcement action in response to the illegal a..
November 11, 2019

Kremlin remarks on Russian scholar charged with murder, after woman’s body parts found

TomasSereda/iStock(MOSCOW) — A prominent Russian Napoleon scholar has confessed to murdering and dismembering his young lover and former student after he was found in a canal in St. Petersburg with a rucksack containing her severed arms. Oleg Sokolov, a 63-year-old professor at St. Petersburg State University’s history department, was arrested after he was pulled from the freezing waters of the city’s Moika canal on Saturday. Rescuers discovered the arms along with a pistol in his bag, Russia’s ..
November 11, 2019

Teen survivor recalls details of ambush in Mexico that killed nine

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A 13-year-old boy hailed as a hero in the wake of last week's deadly ambush in Mexico is speaking out for the first time about the horrors he witnessed that day. Devin Langford said the last thing his mother said to him before she was fatally shot was "get down right now." "She was trying to pray to the lord, and she was trying to start the car up to get out of there," Devin said in an interview Monday on ABC News' Good Morning America. His mother, Dawna Langford..