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Elderly dog helps save girl lost in Australian bush

Elderly dog helps save girl lost in Australian bush

Image copyright QUEENSLAND POLICE Image caption Max, a cattle dog, stayed with the girl for 16 hours Australian police have praised a dog for remaining with a three-year-old girl as she spent a night lost in bushland. The girl, Aurora, had been the subject of a large search after she wandered away from her home […]

US, Russia and China Respond As North Korea's Kim Jong Un Freezes Nuclear Tests

US, Russia and China Respond As North Korea's Kim Jong Un Freezes Nuclear Tests

President Donald Trump was joined by other world leaders and nations Saturday in praising North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un’s decision to halt nuclear and missile tests ahead of major summits aimed at achieving elusive peace on the Korean Peninsula. As Kim prepared to meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in later this week and Trump sometime […]

India introduces death penalty for child rapists

India introduces death penalty for child rapists

Image copyright AFP Image caption Reported rapes of minor children had more than doubled in India between 2012 and 2016 India’s Cabinet has approved the introduction of the death penalty for child rapists, amid uproar over a series of high-profile cases. The change to the country’s penal code applies to those convicted of raping a […]

105 to 0: Why Syria's air defenses failed to intercept a single incoming missile

105 to 0: Why Syria's air defenses failed to intercept a single incoming missile

Missile fire lit up the Damascus sky last week as the U.S. and allies launched an attack on chemical weapons sites.(Photo: Hassan Ammar, AP) WASHINGTON — Syrian’s once well-regarded air defense system completely failed to defend against the U.S.-led strike on the country’s chemical weapons facilities last week, highlighting how far the regime’s military has declined, according […]

Moon faces tough challenges ahead of summit with Kim

Moon faces tough challenges ahead of summit with Kim

FILE – In this March 5, 2018, file photo, provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, front right, shakes hands with South Korean National Security Director Chung Eui-yong after Chung gave Kim the letter from South Korean President Moon Jae-in, in Pyongyang, North Korea. The upcoming meeting between the leaders […]

Reports China has sent military jets to Mischief Reef, jammed passing US aircraft carrier

Reports China has sent military jets to Mischief Reef, jammed passing US aircraft carrier

CHINA’S up to more mischief in the South China Sea. Surveillance photos suggest it has already broken its promise to not land military aircraft on its artificial islands. And there are claims the facilities have begun jamming US forces. Philippines news service The Inquirer has obtained an aerial surveillance photo taken back in January which […]

Chemical weapons experts not in Douma, State Department says

Chemical weapons experts not in Douma, State Department says

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British Businesses Aren't Backing a Second Brexit Vote

British Businesses Aren't Backing a Second Brexit Vote

The plot to reverse Brexit is missing a key ally: U.K. business. Companies have been among the most outspoken critics of the split from the European Union, and many have much to lose from the divorce. But as a group of lawmakers tries to engineer a second referendum, business leaders are recoiling. Worse than Brexit […]

Two surfers attacked by sharks on Western Australia coast near Pro tournament

Two surfers attacked by sharks on Western Australia coast near Pro tournament

Two people have been bitten by sharks while surfing off the same stretch of Western Australia’s southwest coast on Monday. A 37-year-old man was bitten on the lower leg at Cobblestones beach in Gracetown, near the Margaret River Pro surfing tournament, just before 8am and managed to bodysurf back to shore. Friends used the rope […]

Years before the Titanic sank, two mysterious books were published that seemed to predict the disaster

Years before the Titanic sank, two mysterious books were published that seemed to predict the disaster

Did two fictional stories predict the tragedy? Topical Press Agency / Stringer / Getty Images The Titanic— a ship billed as an “unsinkable” luxury cruise liner — sank on April 15, 1912. Over 1,500 people died in the disaster. Two fictional stories penned in 1886 and 1898 describe events that share uncanny similarities with the […]