News 2022-08-25T04:18:52Z

Fired Uvalde police chief says he's been targeted by victims' grieving families because there's no one left to blame

His lawyer wrote that, with the shooter dead, the victims' families had been taking out their anger on Uvalde police chief Pete Arredondo.
News 2022-08-24T07:35:43Z

Canada cuts funding for an anti-racism initiative over its top consultant's 'vile' antisemitic tweets

The anti-racism consultant tweeted derogatory comments about a variety of people, including a First Nations representative and Queen Elizabeth II.
News 2022-08-24T05:01:08Z

Diplomat arrested in New York dodges rape charge due to immunity: reports

The South Sudanese ambassador to the UN was arrested on suspicion of rape but was set free after police realized he had diplomatic immunity.
News 2022-08-23T09:19:26Z

Dogs' eyes well up with tears when they reunite with their owners, researchers say

Dogs reuniting with their owners after five to seven hours of separation produced larger tear volumes than if they were alone, the study said.
News 2022-08-23T08:22:07Z

PHOTOS: Drought consumes China's most vital waterway, revealing historic structures and riverbeds

Central China has been hit by a two-month heatwave that's now snowballing into a power and economic crisis.
News 2022-08-22T03:22:23Z

Video of 3 Arkansas police officers assaulting a subdued man prompts investigation

State police said the 27-year-old man, who faces charges of resisting arrest and refusal to submit, was treated at a hospital and later jailed.
News 2022-08-19T11:23:53Z

Japan is holding an open competition to figure out how to get people to buy more alcohol. Residents are not happy about it.

Three Japanese residents told Insider they felt getting people to drink more would lead to long-term problems in society.
News 2022-08-19T08:01:30Z

A Chinese city is getting roasted online for demanding that fishermen bring fish and crabs in for COVID-19 swabs

Videos show the fishermen presenting their catch for a "human and goods" swab test at Jimei district in Xiamen city.
News 2022-08-19T03:52:50Z

Hackers can exploit a flaw in Apple's latest update to take full control of your iPhone and Mac

The US government urged iPhone, iPad, and Mac users to download an emergency security fix as soon as possible.
News 2022-08-17T09:11:59Z

Videos show the flooded streets of central Paris as heavy storms pummel the city after months of drought

Some metro stations received nearly one month's worth of rain within one hour, reported a French weather account run by volunteers.
News 2022-08-12T07:44:42Z

Freya the boat-bending celebrity walrus may have to be put down if crowds keep approaching her, Norwegian authorities say

Authorities say they suspect Freya is becoming "stressed" as onlookers ignore warnings to stay away from the 1,300-pound mammal.
News 2022-08-04T09:31:24Z

Students at a UK college are protesting over a proposed statue on campus that could be interpreted as a man with a 10-foot phallus

The statue, titled "Alert," is meant to resemble a person squatting but students say people could interpret it as a man with a giant penis.
News 2022-08-02T05:22:24Z

Bodycam footage shows events surrounding a 28-year-old Georgia woman's fatal fall out of a police cruiser

One of the doors of the police car wasn't closed as officers drove off, investigators said on Wednesday.
News 2022-08-01T05:29:57Z

Artist behind Spanish body positivity ad apologizes for using photos of British cancer survivor and 2 models without their permission

The poster was also accused of editing out one model's prosthetic leg and superimposing the cancer survivor's face on another person's body.
News 2022-07-28T09:35:05Z

A Black family has filed a $25 million lawsuit against Sesame Place, saying their daughter was ignored by the theme park's performers because of her race

The family said they entered into a contract with Sesame Place by buying tickets to the venue and that the contract was broken based on their race.
News 2022-07-28T08:43:26Z

An Italian priest is under investigation for conducting Mass in swim trunks and using an inflatable mattress as an altar

Footage shows swimsuit-clad teenagers wading in shallow water in front of the shirtless priest as he conducted the service.
News 2022-07-26T09:41:03Z

A man fell to his death and a 10-year-old boy slipped from his safety harness while crossing China's famous bridge obstacle courses, igniting an uproar over safety concerns

Online footage shows staff members trying to hoist the unconscious man back onto the bridge, but then losing their grip as he plummeted to his death.
News 2022-07-26T07:35:09Z

Pope Francis begged for forgiveness over the 'catastrophic' abuse inflicted upon Indigenous children by Canada's Church-run residential schools

"I humbly beg forgiveness for the evil committed by so many Christians against the Indigenous peoples," said Francis while visiting Maskwacis, Canada.
News 2022-07-26T04:19:05Z

Videos and photos show a massive sandstorm chasing motorists and darkening the sky in northwestern China

One video shows multiple vehicles trying to outrun an oncoming wall of sand in China's Qinghai province.
News 2022-07-19T07:27:15Z

At least 13% of the accounts involved in the controversial push for the release of the 'Snyder Cut' were fake: report

The activity suggests that while many SnyderVerse stans were real people, the fandom may have been manipulated, Rolling Stone reported.
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