ArchiveJune 2018

Illegal immigrant is arrested for starting dozens of wildfires in Colorado, destroying 38,000 acres


Jesper Joergensen, 52, was taken into custody last Saturday for the suspected arson that started the Springs Fire Joergensen is not a US citizen and will be handed over to ICE once he has faced arson charges The fire has scorched over 38,000 acres (15,378 hectares) between the towns of Fort Garland and La Veta in southern Colorado Dylan R Brown Agency - Farmers Insurance captured video of the...

Hilarious moment Canadian marine bangs into slide as he tries to jump off boat


In a hilarious video posted on Tuesday, an unfortunate marine loudly collides into a slide while jumping off a boat in Shuswaps, Canada 'Don't listen to them,' the camera man states, in a moment of solidarity, right before the unlucky daredevil meets his doom With a loud SPLAT, the man hits the slide and flops into the water Not every fall is going to be graceful In a hilarious video posted on...

Winter Hill: Moorland fires declared major incident


Greater Manchester Police said blazes on Winter Hill and Scout Road near Bolton have combined as a result of increasing wind speed People in nearby areas have been asked to keep doors and windows closed A 22-year-old man, from Bolton, was arrested on Friday on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life Lancashire fire service area manager Tony Cook said "very intensive firefighting" was...

North Korea's Kim asked China to bring early end to sanctions: Yomiuri


TOKYO (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un asked Chinese President Xi Jinping during a meeting in Beijing in June to work towards bringing an early end to economic sanctions imposed on his country, Japan’s Yomiuri newspaper reported on Sunday Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Beijing, China, in this undated photo released June 20, 2018 by...

MIT team creates 'a Fitbit for the Stomach' that uses body organs to charge itself


Soon you will have an even better understanding of what your body is trying to tell you, thanks to a new device said to be 'a Fitbit for the Stomach' That device will transmit messages about how the stomach responds to stress, eating and/or sleeping That device will transmit messages about how the stomach responds to stress, eating and/or sleeping An objective of the device is to ultimately treat...

Video shows Pennsylvania cop tasering unarmed man


(Reuters) - A Pennsylvania police officer is under investigation after he was caught on video using a stun gun on an unarmed black man who was sitting on a curb A man sits on a curb, moments before getting Tasered by a police officer, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, US, June 28, 2018, in this still image taken from a video obtained from social media The video here was captured by a bystander on...

Govia Thameslink 'could lose franchise' over rail chaos


Image copyrightPARail operator Govia Thameslink faces being told it will be stripped of its franchises unless performance on its services in the South East of England rapidly improves, the BBC understands A source said the government could begin the process within weeks Meanwhile, commuters are to set receive compensation worth a month's travel Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) - which also runs...

Mexican voters pinning hopes on a populist


Donald Trump's trade war is likely to hit Mexicans harder than anyone and the country's next president will have to confront that Martin Ochoa Alvarado sells vintage photographs and birds modelled from paper But, as I see this, he is the best option we have" 1:43 Video:'Mexico does nothing but take our money and send us drugs' "In fact, there's a big chance that we might become the next...

Is your Harry Potter book worth a fortune?


A rare first edition of Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone bought by a schoolgirl 21 years ago has sold at auction for more than £56,000 The book, the first in the series, was one of only 500 printed in an initial run in 1997 and contained spelling mistakes which were later corrected for other editions The author is named as Joanne Rowling instead of J K Rowling, as she has become known A...

The Latest: Police report assaults at protest in Oregon


Thousands of protesters have gathered in downtown Los Angeles to protest an immigration policy from President Donald Trump's administration A rally outside City Hall in Portland, Maine, grew so large that police had to shut down part of a street as about 2,000 people chanted, cheered and prayed Margo Chavez-Easley, a 39-year-old Chicago resident who emigrated to the US from Guatemala when she was...

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