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# afp - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Nine climbers killed in freak accident on rarely climbed Himalayan mountain
# Mountain Climbing
# Mountain Climbing

Nine climbers killed in freak accident on rarely climbed Himalayan mountain

Oct 14th 2018, 7:52 AM 28,466 Views 16 Comments

It is the deadliest incident to hit Nepal’s mountaineering industry since 2014.

# afp - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

White tiger kills zookeeper in enclosure during rare attack in Japan
# Japan
# Japan

White tiger kills zookeeper in enclosure during rare attack in Japan

Oct 9th 2018, 7:21 AM 16,888 Views 8 Comments

The attack happenedat the Hirakawa Zoological Park in the southern city of Kagoshima.

# afp - Monday 8 October, 2018

'Unprecedented' moves needed as UN report warns of faster than expected climate change effects
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

'Unprecedented' moves needed as UN report warns of faster than expected climate change effects

Updated Oct 8th 2018, 8:14 PM 22,380 Views 79 Comments

In a landmark report released today, the organisation said that time is running out to avert disaster.

# afp - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

'He has not told the truth': Ex-classmate of Brett Kavanaugh contradicts his claims about his drinking habits
# US Supreme Court
# US Supreme Court

'He has not told the truth': Ex-classmate of Brett Kavanaugh contradicts his claims about his drinking habits

Oct 2nd 2018, 7:12 AM 35,093 Views 71 Comments

It comes days after the FBI opened a probe into allegations against the Supreme Court nominee.

# afp - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Almost 400 killed in Indonesian earthquake as hospitals struggle to cope
# Sulawesi
# Sulawesi

Almost 400 killed in Indonesian earthquake as hospitals struggle to cope

Updated Sep 29th 2018, 1:16 PM 45,879 Views 21 Comments

The main airport in Palu is expected to stay closed for at least 24 hours, complicating disaster relief efforts.

Sexual harassment lawsuit filed against actor Kevin Spacey by Californian masseur
# Metoo
# Metoo

Sexual harassment lawsuit filed against actor Kevin Spacey by Californian masseur

Sep 29th 2018, 11:22 AM 14,242 Views 0 Comments

The complainant alleges that Spacey groped him during a massage session two years ago.

# afp - Friday 28 September, 2018

Seven arrested as police foil 'major terrorist attack' planned for public event in the Netherlands
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Seven arrested as police foil 'major terrorist attack' planned for public event in the Netherlands

Sep 28th 2018, 10:27 AM 38,710 Views 61 Comments

Police had yet to identify the target of the planned attack.

World's first human case of rat disease discovered in Hong Kong
# Hepatitis E
# Hepatitis E

World's first human case of rat disease discovered in Hong Kong

Sep 28th 2018, 8:32 AM 35,367 Views 33 Comments

Rat hepatitis E was found in a 56-year-old man who persistently produced abnormal liver function tests.

# afp - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

One killed and three injured after Moroccan navy opens fire on speedboat carrying local migrants
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

One killed and three injured after Moroccan navy opens fire on speedboat carrying local migrants

Sep 26th 2018, 7:35 AM 16,221 Views 39 Comments

25 people were on the boat, including the people traffickers who were Spanish nationals.

# afp - Friday 21 September, 2018

Three newborn babies among five people stabbed in early-morning attack at New York child care centre
# Stabbing
# Stabbing

Three newborn babies among five people stabbed in early-morning attack at New York child care centre

Sep 21st 2018, 12:10 PM 49,682 Views 36 Comments

The assault happened at araound 3:30 am in the Queens borough of the city.

# afp - Monday 20 August, 2018

Explainer: Why are so many earthquakes hitting one Indonesian island?
# Lombok
# Lombok

Explainer: Why are so many earthquakes hitting one Indonesian island?

Aug 20th 2018, 10:25 PM 18,668 Views 11 Comments

Several earthquakes in recent weeks have killed more than 500 people and left hundreds of thousands homeless.

# afp - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

No jail for disgraced Australian archbishop found guilty of covering up child sex abuse
# Philip Wilson
# Philip Wilson

No jail for disgraced Australian archbishop found guilty of covering up child sex abuse

Aug 14th 2018, 7:13 AM 15,994 Views 53 Comments

Philip Wilson resigned last month after becoming one of the highest-ranked officials convicted of covering up abuse.

# afp - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

International manhunt launched after thieves use motorboat to steal Swedish national treasures
# Jewel Heist
# Jewel Heist

International manhunt launched after thieves use motorboat to steal Swedish national treasures

Aug 1st 2018, 2:20 PM 13,178 Views 22 Comments

The theft occurred just before midday on Tuesday, when two gold burial crowns were stolen from Stragnas Cathedral.

# afp - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Epic US hoops shocker: University of Maryland stun top seed Virginia in modern-day thriller
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

Epic US hoops shocker: University of Maryland stun top seed Virginia in modern-day thriller

Mar 17th 2018, 9:41 AM 4,954 Views 3 Comments

It was one of the biggest upsets in modern American sport.

# afp - Friday 12 January, 2018

Ex-France international and former Fulham player indicted for rape
# Investigation
From The42
# Investigation

Ex-France international and former Fulham player indicted for rape

Jan 12th 2018, 8:30 AM 12,583 Views 0 Comments

Steve Marlet has been placed under investigation by a court in Auxerre.

# afp - Monday 30 October, 2017

House of Commons speaker condemns 'disturbing' allegations of culture of sexual harassment at Westminster
# United Kingdom
# United Kingdom

House of Commons speaker condemns 'disturbing' allegations of culture of sexual harassment at Westminster

Oct 30th 2017, 7:41 PM 14,848 Views 41 Comments

Theresa May has ordered an investigation into the behaviour of one minister.

# afp - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

'There was heat on my neck and when I looked up there were bodies everywhere': Chaos after Ariana Grande gig explosion
# Eyewitness
# Eyewitness

'There was heat on my neck and when I looked up there were bodies everywhere': Chaos after Ariana Grande gig explosion

May 23rd 2017, 7:25 AM 33,433 Views 35 Comments

Eyewitnesses described the incident at the Ariana Grande gig as one of terror and panic.

# afp - Monday 1 May, 2017

India accuses Pakistan after two soldiers 'killed and mutilated'
# Kashmir
# Kashmir

India accuses Pakistan after two soldiers 'killed and mutilated'

May 1st 2017, 3:43 PM 8,424 Views 1 Comment

In another incident, five policemen were shot dead in a bank raid.

# afp - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Elderly Japanese people to be given cheaper funerals if they give up driving
# Driving Them Mad
# Driving Them Mad

Elderly Japanese people to be given cheaper funerals if they give up driving

Mar 26th 2017, 10:00 AM 12,433 Views 18 Comments

Nearly 5 million people aged 75 or older hold a licence in Japan.

# afp - Monday 20 March, 2017

Alcohol, cannabis and cocaine found in blood of Paris airport attacker
# Orly Airport
# Orly Airport

Alcohol, cannabis and cocaine found in blood of Paris airport attacker

Mar 20th 2017, 7:10 AM 9,808 Views 18 Comments

Investigators are still trying to understand what motivated Saturday’s assault by 39-year-old Ziyed Ben Belgacem.

# afp - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Flights from Dublin Airport to US cancelled as Storm Stella hits the east coast
# East Coast
# East Coast

Flights from Dublin Airport to US cancelled as Storm Stella hits the east coast

Mar 14th 2017, 9:06 AM 20,971 Views 14 Comments

Thousands of flights have been cancelled and schools closed in the US, as the storm drops snow and sleet across the region.

# afp - Saturday 28 January, 2017

'Organs could be grown in pigs for transplants': Scientists eye breakthrough
# Scientists
# Scientists

'Organs could be grown in pigs for transplants': Scientists eye breakthrough

Jan 28th 2017, 7:45 AM 8,683 Views 14 Comments

The study has provoked ethical and legal questions.

# afp - Monday 19 December, 2016

The Electoral College is set to officially elect Donald Trump today
# Us Presidential Election
# Us Presidential Election

The Electoral College is set to officially elect Donald Trump today

Dec 19th 2016, 7:25 AM 10,470 Views 93 Comments

Trump won a clear majority of those electors despite losing the popular vote to Democrat Hillary Clinton.

# afp - Monday 31 October, 2016

German hospital uses therapy to 'treat' paedophiles before they commit crimes
# Treatment
# Treatment

German hospital uses therapy to 'treat' paedophiles before they commit crimes

Oct 31st 2016, 8:00 PM 16,573 Views 60 Comments

More than 7,000 people have sought information on the programme which is offered in 11 centres across Germany.

# afp - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

A porn baron is offering up to $1 million for any "scandalous" clips of Donald Trump
# Larry Flynt
# Larry Flynt

A porn baron is offering up to $1 million for any "scandalous" clips of Donald Trump

Oct 18th 2016, 3:33 PM 42,564 Views 34 Comments

Donald Trump has come under fire in recent weeks for comments he made about women.

Saudi Arabia police arrest man for cross-dressing on Snapchat
# Arrest
# Arrest

Saudi Arabia police arrest man for cross-dressing on Snapchat

Oct 18th 2016, 10:13 AM 11,629 Views 24 Comments

Police said they “arrested a famous Snapchat personality who appeared in video clips dressed like women”.

# afp - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Dutch police have started using eagles to take down drones
# New Kids In Town
# New Kids In Town

Dutch police have started using eagles to take down drones

Sep 13th 2016, 6:17 AM 17,870 Views 27 Comments

A series of tests have been organised since early 2015, and the Dutch forces announced yesterday that the results had been good.

# afp - Monday 15 August, 2016

False shooting report at JFK could have been 'people clapping as they watched Olympics'
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

False shooting report at JFK could have been 'people clapping as they watched Olympics'

Aug 15th 2016, 7:17 AM 18,434 Views 8 Comments

The Port Authority said a preliminary investigation found no shots were fired and there were no injuries.

# afp - Saturday 23 July, 2016

"IS didn't create this guy... but he was already well on his way" - The psychology of lone-wolf attacks

"IS didn't create this guy... but he was already well on his way" - The psychology of lone-wolf attacks

Jul 23rd 2016, 11:30 AM 13,938 Views 147 Comments

People craving violence being drawn in by the IS ideology can be a highly volatile mix.

# afp - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Widespread condemnation after US-led coalition airstrike reportedly kills 56 civilians
# Prayforsyria
# Prayforsyria

Widespread condemnation after US-led coalition airstrike reportedly kills 56 civilians

Jul 21st 2016, 3:13 PM 15,222 Views 92 Comments

Children were among at least 56 civilians killed Tuesday in raids, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

# afp - Saturday 4 June, 2016

'Racist' daubed on France boss Deschamps' house
# Accusation
From The42
# Accusation

'Racist' daubed on France boss Deschamps' house

Jun 4th 2016, 3:42 PM 7,675 Views 13 Comments

The manager’s property in the Brittany town of Concarneau has been desecrated.

After reaching near-record heights, the River Seine has begun to recede
# Paris Is Flooding
# Paris Is Flooding

After reaching near-record heights, the River Seine has begun to recede

Jun 4th 2016, 2:02 PM 22,640 Views 19 Comments

The river rose to levels last seen in 1982, prompting emergency measures.

# afp - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Manhunt for terrorist suspects continues as Islamic State flag found at scene of shootout
# Brussels
# Brussels

Manhunt for terrorist suspects continues as Islamic State flag found at scene of shootout

Mar 16th 2016, 10:38 AM 10,635 Views 31 Comments

One person was killed and four officers injured in a shootout last night.

# afp - Saturday 13 February, 2016

Police arrest British 16-year-old linked to hacking of CIA boss
# Intelligence
# Intelligence

Police arrest British 16-year-old linked to hacking of CIA boss

Feb 13th 2016, 6:16 PM 7,390 Views 13 Comments

The 16-year-old was arrested in the East Midlands in England on Tuesday.

# afp - Friday 12 February, 2016

A judge who sentenced a man to 55 years in prison is pleading for his release
# Mandatory Sentencing
# Mandatory Sentencing

A judge who sentenced a man to 55 years in prison is pleading for his release

Feb 12th 2016, 6:07 AM 21,234 Views 40 Comments

Weldon Angelos was convicted in Utah in 2004 for dealing small amounts of marijuana and possession of firearms.

# afp - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Austrian granny shreds a million euro to spite her heirs
# Snip Snip
# Snip Snip

Austrian granny shreds a million euro to spite her heirs

Nov 5th 2015, 7:18 PM 41,328 Views 41 Comments

However, the bank said it will replace the cash to the family.

# afp - Monday 5 October, 2015

Pistorius set to remain in jail
# Parole
# Parole

Pistorius set to remain in jail

Oct 5th 2015, 9:30 PM 17,045 Views 20 Comments

A decision on whether or not to grant the athlete parole has been delayed until Monday.

# afp - Friday 28 August, 2015

A toddler and three young boys were among the dead in Austrian truck
# Austria
# Austria

A toddler and three young boys were among the dead in Austrian truck

Aug 28th 2015, 12:10 PM 22,697 Views 148 Comments

Police believe the people inside were already dead when the truck crossed into Austria.

# afp - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Elephant kills keeper and runs into the jungle with three tourists
# Thailand
# Thailand

Elephant kills keeper and runs into the jungle with three tourists

Aug 27th 2015, 8:25 AM 29,591 Views 46 Comments

The animal and tourists have since been recovered.

# afp - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Plane carrying 54 people found crashed in Indonesia
# Trigana Air
# Trigana Air

Plane carrying 54 people found crashed in Indonesia

Aug 16th 2015, 6:24 PM 36,215 Views 34 Comments

The plane disappeared ten minutes before it reached its destination.