January 6, 2020

Wheel falls off passenger plane upon take-off

Kevin Brine/iStock(MONTREAL) -- An Air Canada Express flight lost a wheel seconds after the plane lifted off the Montreal-Trudeau International Airport runway on Friday. Passenger video captured sparks and flames coming from the landing gear before the wheel detached. "I'm currently on a plane that has just lost a wheel," the passenger posted. "2020 starting off well." Bon bah là j’suis actuellement dans un avion qui vient de perdre une roue... 2020 commence plutôt bien 🤔 pic.twitter.com/..
January 5, 2020

Steve Irwin’s family has saved over 90K animals, including Australia wildfire victims

ABC News(SYDNEY) -- The family of the late Steve Irwin has helped rescue 90,000 animals including those falling victim to the ongoing wildfire devastation in Australia. Terri Irwin, the widow of Steve Irwin, and their children, daughter Bindi and son Robert Irwin, own and operate the Australia Zoo’s Wildlife Hospital. Steve Irwin died in 2006 after being injured by a stingray. "Wildlife Hospital takes in animals from all over Australia. Hundreds of grey-headed flying foxes, a species listed as v..
January 5, 2020

US military confirms terror attack on US base in Kenya

iStock/VanderWolf-Images(NAIROBI, Kenya) -- The U.S. military has confirmed that there has been a terror attack on a military base in Kenya that houses some U.S. military personnel. The Somali terror group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for the attack that Kenyan authorities said had been repelled with four militants killed in the fighting. “U.S. Africa Command acknowledges there was an attack at Manda Bay Airfield, Kenya and is monitoring the situation,” said U.S Army Maj. Gen. William Ga..
January 5, 2020

1 US service member, 2 DOD contractors killed in terror attack on US base in Kenya

iStock/VanderWolf-Images(NAIROBI, Kenya) -- One U.S. service member and two American Department of Defense contractors were killed in a terror attack on a military base in Kenya that houses some U.S. military personnel. The Somali terror group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for the attack that Kenyan authorities said had been repelled with four militants killed in the fighting. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of our teammates who lost their lives today," U.S. Ar..