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  • News24.com | WATCH: Protests mark anniversary of Charlottesville race violence

    News24.com | WATCH: Protests mark anniversary of Charlottesville race violence

    A year after a deadly gathering of far-right extremists in Charlottesville, less than two dozen white nationalists marched on Sunday across from the White House, their numbers dwarfed by thousands of counter-protesters, while the mother of a woman killed at last summer‘s protest said the country continues to face unhealed racial wounds. The events, largely peaceful though tense at times... Continue reading

     
  • News24.com | Strongest-ever earthquake hits Alaska‘s North Slope region

    News24.com | Strongest-ever earthquake hits Alaska‘s North Slope region

    Alaska‘s North Slope was hit on Sunday by the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in the region, the state‘s seismologist said. At 06:58 on Sunday, the magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck an area 67km east of Kavik River Camp and 551km northeast of Fairbanks, the state‘s second-biggest city. The agency says the earthquake had a depth of about 10km. State seismologist... Continue reading

     
  • News24.com | 9 people killed in Taiwan nursing home fire; 16 hurt

    News24.com | 9 people killed in Taiwan nursing home fire; 16 hurt

    A fire at a nursing home in Taiwan early on Monday left nine people dead and 16 injured. Authorities were still investigating the cause of the blaze that broke out before 05:00 and was extinguished roughly one hour later. No details were immediately available about those who had died, although the fire department said 10 of the injured were in... Continue reading

     
  • News24.com | Groom risks life on wedding day to save drowning teen

    News24.com | Groom risks life on wedding day to save drowning teen

    Zac Edwards (37) and wife Cindy (32), from Alabama in the US, were in the middle of taking wedding pictures at Orange Beach when a woman screamed for help after seeing a boy struggling in the water on 3 August. Luckily for the teenage boy Zac quickly dived into the ocean to save his life, The Metro reported. The 18-year-old,... Continue reading

     
  • News24.com | Man fakes his own death to avoid wife demanding money

    News24.com | Man fakes his own death to avoid wife demanding money

    It’s said desperate times call for desperate measures. But one man took it one step too far. In a bid to get his wife to stop asking him for money, a Honduras man decided to fake his death and have the pictures sent to her. “My wife would call me every week just to ask to send more money,” Danny... Continue reading

     
  • News24.com | Trudeau meets with shooting victims‘ families

    News24.com | Trudeau meets with shooting victims‘ families

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met on Sunday with the families of victims of a fatal shooting in eastern Canada – but said “now is not the time” to discuss gun control. Matthew Vincent Raymond, 48, opened fire in the sleepy city of Fredericton, New Brunswick, early on Friday, killing four people, including two police officers. Trudeau met the families... Continue reading

     
  • News24.com | Counter-protest drowns out small Washington neo-Nazi rally

    News24.com | Counter-protest drowns out small Washington neo-Nazi rally

    A white supremacist rally outside the White House fizzled out on Sunday after only a handful of neo-Nazis showed up and were massively outnumbered by hundreds of counter-protesters. In an effort to avoid a repeat of the chaos of a deadly protest in Charlottesville, Virginia exactly a year ago, Washington police closed streets and threw a ring of steel across... Continue reading