A Canadian soldier in Iraq has killed an ISIS militant from more than two miles away, shattering the world record for a confirmed sniper kill in military history. According to Toronto’s Globe and Mail newspaper, the gun specialist from the elite Joint Task Force 2 achieved the feat with a shot from a high-rise during an operation within the past 30 days. “The shot in question actually disrupted a Daesh [Islamic State] attack on Iraqi security forces,” a military source - who requested anonymity because the unit’s operations are classified - told the paper. According to Newsweek, Canada has been involved in the war against ISIS since 2014, with the new government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau government expanding the number of Canadian special forces involved in training missions with Kurdish Peshmerga forces from 69 to 207.
Rebecca Burger, a French fitness blogger, has died after a whipped cream dispenser exploded in her chest. Burger, who had 160,000 Instagram followers and more than 55,000 Facebook fans, passed away at the weekend. Citing local reports in France, the BBC reported that she died of cardiac arrest after the accident, despite being attended to by medics. Her family announced her death on Facebook, calling it a "domestic accident." A warning about the faulty dispensers has also been posted on her Instagram. It said the canister "exploded and struck Rebecca's chest, causing her death". The dispensers shoot gas into a metal capsule, which keeps the pressure high. The BBC said a French consumer group
A Subaru driver was so frustrated with cars passing her illegally on the shoulder that she slammed three times into a Jeep, according to the State Patrol. The collision took place Tuesday on Highway 516 in Kent. Traffic was backed up several miles and trooper Rick Johnson said several vehicles decided to use the shoulder of the highway to get by. The driver of a Subaru Impreza became frustrated with being passed by so many cars and eventually moved partially onto the shoulder as a Jeep Cherokee started to roll by. The Jeep moved further right and the Subaru’s driver struck it three times, Johnson said. A photograph of the wreck shows the Subaru partially on top of the Jeep’s side. The trooper
President Donald Trump, addressing criticism that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and others in his Cabinet are too rich, said at an Iowa rally Wednesday that he doesn’t want poor people in charge of the economy.
Back in April, Kim Kardashian was spotted flaunting her famous derrière while on vacation in Mexico. The 36-year-old star is used to paparazzi shots but she wasn’t too happy with the bikini photos that emerged from her girly trip.
A Hartford, Conn. sociology professor labeled white people "inhuman a**holes" and endorsed the idea that first responders should have let House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and others die on a Virginia ballfield because of their race, Campus Reform reported. Trinity College's Johnny Eric Williams posted the hashtag "LetThem[expletive]Die" below an emotional message on Facebook directed at white people. On his now-locked account he wrote, "It is past time for the racially oppressed to do what people who believe themselves to be 'white' will not do - put end to the vectors of their destructive mythology of whiteness and their white supremacy system. Reader warning. Expletives in embedded