Scientists saw the great white shark making its way off the coast of Virginia. The species isn’t out to attack humans on purpose — but may take a bite just to see how they rate as food.
By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - As the United States pressures China to enforce United Nations sanctions on its ally North Korea, Washington is concerned that Russia could provide support to Pyongyang and fill any vacuum left by Beijing, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Tuesday. "I'm concerned that Russia may backfill North Korea," Haley told U.S. lawmakers in Washington.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Sin City will launch its latest legal vice by week's end.
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The deaths of 79 people in a London apartment tower have triggered emergency inspections, evacuations and soul searching among British officials who failed to prevent the tragedy.
A female substitute teacher has been arrested and charged with alleged sexual contact with a 17-year-old student in Missouri. Loryn Barclay, 24, has been charged with purportedly having sex with the student in his car and at his home on numerous occasions between November 2016 and January 2017. A local police officer who also serves at the school, Jay Jastal, was tipped off about the possible relationship.
By Kanupriya Kapoor MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - Civilians held hostage by Islamist militants occupying a southern Philippine city have been forced to loot homes, take up arms against government troops and serve as sex slaves for rebel fighters, the army said on Tuesday. Citing accounts of seven residents of Marawi City who either escaped or were rescued, the military said some hostages were forced to convert to Islam, carry wounded fighters to mosques, and marry militants of the Maute group loyal to Islamic State. Some escapees say bodies of residents have been left in the streets, some for weeks, and civilians are distressed by government air strikes and artillery bombardments that have reduced parts of Marawi to rubble.
Three top Gulf diplomats were in Washington Tuesday as US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sought to help resolve the stubborn Qatar crisis. With a one-week Saudi deadline looming for Qatar to meet its tough demands, Tillerson had talks with Qatar Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani.
Debra Gulliver, 33, was stabbed at least 12 times.
NATO allies plan to increase defense spending this year, but Trump can’t take full credit.
Delayed flights are a bummer, especially ones that are caused by well-meaning humans doing things they shouldn't. A flight out of Shanghai to Guangzhou, China, was delayed for several hours after a superstitious passenger decided to throw a bunch of coins at the plane's engine, reports the AFP. SEE ALSO: Pink planes and painted cows: The weird side of World War II According to the report, the elderly woman was spotted on the tarmac throwing coins at the plane's engine while preparing to board China Southern Airlines flight CZ380. Thankfully, another passenger spotted the 80-year-old woman and alerted the proper authorities. According to the cops, the woman threw the coins in order to "pray for good luck." China Southern Flight 380 was delayed at Shanghai Pudong Int'l Airport on Tues after an elderly woman threw coins into the engine for luck.. pic.twitter.com/wSSWJg9bcE — Flight (@flightorg) June 27, 2017 Police detained the woman, and 150 passengers were taken off the plane while the ground crew painstakingly retrieved the good luck charms. Eight of the coins missed, but one coin was lodged into the plane's engine, which is not a good thing. The plane did eventually take off, but it was delayed by more than five hours thanks to the woman's coin toss. WATCH: California fears that the St. Francis Dam could collapse in Winter 2018
Orca whales have claimed the life of another great white shark by eating its liver and leaving it for dead, making it the fourth such gristly death in less than two months. During a four-day period in early May, researchers reported finding the bodies of three great white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) that had washed ashore along South Africa's Western Cape province. Now, a fourth dead, liverless shark has washed ashore, according to a post today (June 26) on the Marine Dynamics blog, a site hosted by a shark cage diving company.
On Monday, Vice President Mike Pence held a “listening session” in his office with people who said they had negative experiences with Obamacare.
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Seven married couples from the same New Jersey shore town, including a rabbi and his wife, now face charges that they misrepresented their income to get a combined $2 million in public welfare benefits they weren't entitled to.
The alleged incident happened on Texas-bound plane from Denver International Airport on June 22.