Terry Selwood, 74, said he was left bruised and bleeding after a 9-foot great white shark landed on him as it sprang into his boat.Knocked off his feet »
The victims of the deadly stabbing attack aboard a light-rail train in Portland, Ore., on Friday are being hailed as heroes for intervening on behalf of two young women who were the apparent targets of the suspect’s anti-Muslim epithets. “They were attacked because they did the right thing,” Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler said Saturday. Rick Best, a 53-year-old U.S. Army veteran and city of Portland employee, was headed home on the train when a man, later identified as Jeremy Christian, began hurling epithets at two young women, including one wearing a hijab, witnesses said.
“Just returned from Europe,” Trump wrote on Twitter early Sunday. The nine-day tour — which included stops in Saudi Arabia, Israel and Italy — was clouded by revelations about the federal investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia. Trump did not hold a single press conference throughout the trip and was relatively restrained in his use of Twitter.
Sen. Bob Corker (R. Tenn.), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, appears on Meet the Press to talk about reports that Jared Kushner tried to establish private communication channels with Russia.
Pentagon chief James Mattis has said that the US is “accelerating the tempo” of the fight against Isis, and that civilian deaths should be anticipated as a “fact of life”. While US forces operating in Syria and Iraq do “do everything humanly possible” to prevent the loss of innocent life, “Civilian casualties are a fact of life in this sort of situation,“ General Mattis told CBS’ Face the Nation on Sunday. The interview comes after new figures from war monitor the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights found that the last four-week period was the deadliest for Syrian civilians on record since the US-led coalition bombing campaign began in 2014.
The victims were discovered in three separate locations in rural Lincoln County overnight, according to Mississippi Bureau of Investigation spokesman Warren Strain.
A new $45 million water park in Dublin, California, called “The Wave” opened its doors, Saturday, to a terrible start as one of the very first riders of its “Emerald Plunge” waterslide was flung off its edge and landed on solid concrete. A small wall of water cakes the ground near the bottom of both the slides where the riders come sliding down at break-neck speeds.
The grave of General Charles de Gaulle, France's World War II hero and post-war president, was vandalised on Saturday, police said. De Gaulle led the Free French Forces in London from 1940-44 and reshaped the country's political landscape after the war, founding the Fifth Republic in 1958. De Gaulle died in 1970 shortly before his 80th birthday.
People are flocking to a beach in Bolinas Saturday after an 80-foot-long blue whale washed ashore that mammal experts say was likely struck by a ship.
A 3-week-old was killed after one of her family’s three pit bulls attacked the baby girl while she was unattended with the dogs, according to reports. Susannah Jean Murray was left alone in a bouncy for five minutes inside of her Michigan home when one
Thousands of Muscovites protested in the south-west of the Russian capital on Sunday against government plans to resettle millions of citizens from shoddy Soviet-era apartment blocks, but numbers had fallen compared to earlier rallies. A Reuters witness said around 5,000 people attended the latest rally, compared to organizers' estimates of 60,000 at a protest on May 14. Moscow residents are also concerned about the location and quality of the planned new accommodation, a lack of services and infrastructure and about threats the redevelopment may pose to the historic face of the Russian capital.
Australian drug smuggler Schapelle Corby, whose trial and imprisonment on Indonesia's tourist island of Bali mesmerized her country for more than a decade, returned home Sunday. Corby landed in the Queensland capital of Brisbane early Sunday morning, after she was deported from Bali amid a frenzy of journalists. More than 200 police officers were deployed to secure her departure from Denpasar, Bali's capital, said Ida Bagus Adnyana, who heads Bali's Justice and Human Rights office.
Navy pilot Lt. Commander Frederick Crosby — classified as “killed in action” for more than 50 years — finally was given a full military funeral Sunday in San Diego after his remains returned.
An Israeli television channel has claimed that US President Donald Trump shouted at Palestinian Authority (PA) Leader Mahmoud Abbas in talks held during Mr Trump’s visit to the West Bank last week. “You tricked me in [Washington] DC! You talked there about your commitment to peace, but the Israelis showed me your involvement in incitement [against Israel],” Mr Trump is alleged to have shouted at the Palestinian leader, an outburst that was followed by several minutes of shocked silence, said Israel’s Channel 2, citing an unnamed American official. “Meeting you in the White House earlier this month given us hope… and optimism of the possibility to make the long-standing dream of lasting peace come true,” Mr Abbas said, emphasising the Palestinian leadership’s desire for a two-state solution.
A gunman on a rampage during a domestic dispute in rural Mississippi fatally shot eight people, including a sheriff's deputy, US news reports said on Sunday. The shootings took place late Saturday in two small hamlets, Brookhaven and Bogue Chitto, both about 60 miles (100 kilometers) from the city of Jackson. Although details were still murky, the gunman -- Willie Cory Godbolt, 35 -- told The Clarion-Ledger newspaper after his arrest on Sunday that he had gone to a home in Bogue Chitto to talk about getting custody of his children.
NBC News gained rare access to Taiwanese military exercises, including testing of American-made firepower — all against the threat of a Chinese invasion.
Memorial Day observances have been taking place throughout the weekend, remembering the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. From quiet moments with fallen loved ones to the presidential wreath laying at the Tomb of the Unknowns
At any time in the Cold War, what Kushner did would certainly have attracted the stigma of treachery. Backchannels are an accepted part of diplomatic relations. A relationship may be too controversial for public consumption, and it is useful to have fora where diplomats and those entrusted with the leadership of states can speak frankly, without the glare of the media.
It was supposed to be a highlight of New York's Fleet Week — a demonstration by the elite US Navy SEAL parachute team called the "Leap Frogs" — descending in formation near the Statue of Liberty.
By Feisal Omar MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somali Islamist insurgents stoned a man to death on Sunday as punishment for alleged adultery, they said, a reminder that the militia is still strong enough to carry out public executions despite losing its grip on most towns and cities. Hundreds of witnesses watched the death of 44-year-old Dayow Mohamed Hassan in Ramo Adey village in the south-central Bay region, the regional governor representing the al Qaeda-linked insurgency said. Moalim Geedow told Reuters that Hassan was buried neck-deep in a hole then pelted with stones.
Iraq's fight to retake Mosul from the Islamic State group has been the largest and the longest operation against the extremists in the nearly three years since they overran a third of the country. Mosul is Iraq's second-largest city after the capital Baghdad and was a key logistical and economic hub for IS when the extremists' footprint spanned much of Iraq's north and into neighboring Syria. Iraq's prime minister had originally pledged Mosul would be retaken by the end of 2016, but it quickly became clear IS planned to draw out their inevitable defeat, leaving destruction and human suffering in their wake.
It turns out that Sekara, an orangutan at the Perth Zoo, did just that when her 5-year-old baby Sungai lost grip on some equipment and fell into a garden bed on Sunday, according to WA Today. Visitors were evacuated from the area for safety, but zoo staff were quick to respond to the incident. Perth Zoo spokesperson Danielle Henry told the news outlet that the incident was "over within 15 minutes," and Sekara remained calm and returned to keepers afterward.
German leader Angela Merkel was right to confront Donald Trump over the need to tackle climate change, her spokesman has said. A day after she had suggested that Germany and Europe could no longer rely on the US under the leadership of Mr Trump, there was a doubling down on the German Chancellor’s comments.
Police arrested a 39-year-old Utah woman after she allegedly locked her two young children in the trunk of her car while she shopped at a local Walmart. Riverdale Police said that they received a call on Thursday after a woman allegedly spotted the mom stuffing the children, ages 2 and 5, inside of the trunk in the store’s parking lot, according to reports. "The small children ... began making noise and moving frantically, causing the vehicle to shake," Police Lt. Casey Warren told CNN.
Australian Schapelle Corby returned home Sunday following her deportation from Bali 12 years after her conviction for drug trafficking, as she battled through a media storm in a dramatic end to a saga that captivated her homeland. Corby and her sister Mercedes avoided cameras when she touched down in the eastern city of Brisbane early on Sunday morning, with live television broadcasts showing a convoy of vehicles believed to be carrying them leaving the airport. "It is with gratefulness and relief that this morning we mark Schapelle Corby's return to Australia," a member of her security team said, reading out a family statement at Brisbane airport.
If a Christian just takes the time to talk to us, they’d not have these misunderstandings to begin with. Some very misguided Christian influential figures promote the idea that we KNOW that there is a God, we just REFUSE to accept it. As a result, the Christians who grew up being influenced by such a misguided propaganda tend to confuse us for irrational arrogant people.