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April 17, 2018 12:18 AM Missiles shot down over Syria airbases

The US says its military is not active in the area, leading to speculation that Israel is behind the attack. The reports said the missiles had targeted Shayrat airbase in Homs province and Dumair military airport, northeast of Damascus, late on Monday night. State TV said the country's air defences had confronted a new "aggression" but gave no further 10

April 16, 2018 12:20 PM Two pilots are killed as light aircraft collide in mid-air smash over German airfield 'while both trying to land'

At least two people are dead after two small planes collided over an airfield in Germany on Sunday. The collision occurred above Schwäbisch Hall in the southern state of Baden-Württemberg. Initial reports said the aircraft - a hobby aircraft and a microlight plane - were trying to land when they smashed into each other. 'They were on the approach, more I can't 1

April 16, 2018 10:54 AM Seven dead after fights at South Carolina maximum security prison

Several inmates had treatment but no officers were hurt at the facility, which houses some of the state's most violent offenders. Prisons spokesman Jeff Taillon said State Law Enforcement Division agents were required to help secure Lee Correctional Institution at 3am local time on Monday (8am in the UK). About 17 inmates required outside medical attention 7

April 14, 2018 3:23 AM Theresa May BLASTS Assad and LAUNCHES airstrikes in SYRIA

THERESA May has ordered military action in Syria as part of a co-ordinated attack with the US and France on the Assad regime to degrade its chemical weapons capability. Prime Minister Theresa May said there was "no practicable alternative to the use of force" to deter the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime. In a statement released in the early 11

April 13, 2018 4:41 AM Deaths of dad, daughter, baby, other man tied to incest case

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A man who had an incestuous relationship with his daughter and fathered a child with her shot and killed her and her adoptive father in a pickup truck on Thursday and then killed himself, police said. The child, a 7-month-old boy, was found slain in another state. The man, 45-year-old Steven Pladl, and his daughter, 20-year-old

April 11, 2018 7:45 AM Cat goes outside to commit atrocities

AN ADORABLE cat turns into a sadistic psychopath the second she leaves the house, it has been revealed. Two-year-old Lemon is highly regarded amongst her human family for her adorable miaow, cartoonish features and penchant for belly rubs. Outside, however, Lemon’s reputation is significantly less glowing. Local mouse Wayne Hayes said: “Lemon brutally 6

April 9, 2018 7:21 PM The Latest: Trump says Syria attack will be met 'forcefully'

President Donald Trump says he'll "forcefully" respond to an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders calls on a reporter during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018. Sanders was asked about Syria, Russia and other topics. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) Trump made the remark 5

April 9, 2018 6:35 PM Six staff killed by suspected militia in Congo park and gorilla sanctuary

Five park rangers and a driver have been killed in an attack in DR Congo’s Virunga National Park. The park, which is home to critically endangered mountain gorillas, confirmed the ambush in a statement. While there was no immediately claim of responsibility, suspicion immediately fell on militia groups that are active in and around the famed wildlife

April 9, 2018 5:41 PM 23 children die in India when school bus plunges into gorge

NURPUR, India (AP) - A school bus plunged off a mountain road Monday into a deep gorge in the Himalayan foothills, killing 23 children, some as young as 4, Indian officials said. Four adults also died, said Sandeep Kumar, a local official. Ten children were hospitalized. Initial reports indicated the bus driver was speeding as he took the children home and lost control

April 9, 2018 5:31 PM Trump threatens Syria strike, cancels summit travel

WASHINGTON (AP) - After threatening a military strike against Syria, President Donald Trump on Tuesday cancelled plans to travel to South America later this week, choosing to stay in the United States to manage the response to an apparent chemical weapons attack. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Tuesday that Trump will not attend the 8th Summit