09192019

Italian champion speedboat racer, 2 crew members killed near Venice trying to break record

An Italian champion speedboat racer and two crew members died near Venice after their boat crashed Tuesday during a bid to set a new speed record from Monte Carlo. Fabio Buzzi, 76, was killed near the finish line of the 1,300-mile course when [...]

German mom, daughter facing eviction blow up house: police

German authorities on Wednesday said a mother and daughter are under investigation for allegedly setting off an explosion at their home in western Germany when police and a court officer showed up to evict them. Local media reported that [...]

Kim Kardashian lookalike believed leader of Sinaloa cartel's armed wing reportedly found dead

Accused cartel assassin and Kim Kardashian lookalike found dead The body of Claudia Ochoa Felix was found inside a home in Culiacan, Mexico. Authorities have only identified the body as Carmen Berenice ‘N’ and have not released an [...]

Netanyahu cancels UN trip, forgoes meeting with Trump after failing to secure an outright victory in national elections

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu canceled his trip to New York City for the United Nations’ annual General Assembly next week after falling short of securing a parliamentary majority in Israel’s second general election in five months, [...]

Dutch blackface holiday characters to get ‘sooty faces’ amid public backlash: report

A Netherlands’ Christmastime parade that for years featured white people wearing blackface makeup is doing away with that tradition after public backlash and, at times, violent protests. For this year’s televised parade, the Zwarte [...]

Iran warns of retaliation against US actions as Trump asks for increased sanctions amid Saudi tensions

Iran on Wednesday warned that it would “immediately” retaliate against the United States if Tehran is targeted over a crippling weekend attack on Saudi oil facilities. The threat, which was sent via the Swiss Embassy in Tehran, [...]

Australian hiker says he crawled ‘inch-by-inch’ to survive after his leg ‘snapped in half’

An Australian hiker who says his leg “snapped in half” after tumbling down a waterfall revealed Wednesday that he crawled “inch-by-inch” for two days to get to a clearing area, where he was finally spotted and rescued. Neil Parker, [...]

Spain breaks up huge drug ring but 'Messi of hashish' still on the run

Spanish police said Sunday they have broken up a dangerous Moroccan drug ring but its notorious leader, nicknamed the “Messi of hashish,” is still on the run. Ring leader Abdellah El Haj was arrested in November 2017 on unrelated charges. [...]

Iranian cruise missiles and drones used in Saudi oil facilities, US officials say

It has been more than three days since Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure was crippled and, as the investigation continues, fingers are pointing toward Iran as not only the perpetrator, but also the launch territory. U.S. officials told [...]

Israeli exit polls show Netanyahu short of majority in year's second election

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu‘s political future was in doubt late Tuesday, as exit polls showed his conservative Likud party and its hard-line allies falling well short of securing a parliamentary majority in the Jewish [...]