Author: Althia Blair

(Mike Palm, The City of Lincoln Public Works and Utilities Department via AP)

man parks his car on newly poured concrete

A Nebraska driver could be facing a $10,000 bill after he plowed into newly poured concrete in the township of Lincoln. When the mann realized the concrete was still wet he stopped and immediately became stuck. According to a report from the AP, the accident occurred Wednesday on a portion of a road repair project in the state capital. Police […]

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Drunk Man Calls 911 Just To Chat

Drunk Man Calls 911 Just To Chat

ALLENTOWN,— A Pennsylvania man repeatedly called 911 while drunk because he was seeking conversation. According to police 51-year-old Larry Keiser first called the emergency number around 10:30 p.m. Friday because he wanted to speak with a police officer. He said there was no emergency. Over the next several hours, Keiser called five more times, leading police to show up at […]

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Same-Sex Vulture Couple Hatches Abandoned Egg

Same-Sex Vulture Couple Hatches Abandoned Egg

AMSTERDAM – The couple living in captivity in an Amsterdam zoo took turns for two months, brooding the egg until the pigeon was born in excellent health. Two male vultures that have a long-standing relationship at the Royal Artis Zoo in Amsterdam successfully bred an abandoned egg of a bird of the same species, reports Canada’s CBC. The birds took […]

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South African Big Game Hunter Dies, Crushed To Death By Elephant

South African Big Game Hunter Dies, Crushed To Death By Elephant

Theunis Botha (51), hunter and safaris organizer, dies after being crushed by the elephant that one of his clients had just killed South African (SNC) – Theunis Botha, a figure known in the world of hunters and African safaris, died last Friday in Zimbabwe during an elephant hunt. Theunis Botha, 51, was hunting with a group in Gwai, Zimbabwe, when […]

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Mount Everest Climbers Die, A Dozen More Rescued

Mount Everest Climbers Die, A Dozen More Rescued

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Four mountaineers – an American, a Slovak, an Australian and an Indian – perished while trying to climb Everest on one of the most dramatic weekends since the 2015 avalanche that killed 18 people. A dozen other climbers had to be rescued in the past three days due to difficulties on the “Roof of the World”, the […]

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Bangladesh Police Arrests 27 Gay Men

Bangladesh Police Arrests 27 Gay Men

According to media reports, in Bangladesh 27 men have been arrested for being gay, a crime punishable by life imprisonment. The men, mostly students aged 20 to 30, had traveled across the country to hold a party at a community centre in Keraniganj, outside the country’s capital of Dhaka. The arrests were made by the Rapid Action Battalion, an elite […]

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