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Dorian relief suspended in Bahamas to prep for Humberto storm

Dorian relief suspended in Bahamas to prep for Humberto storm

Aid efforts for victims of Hurricane Dorian were temporarily suspended as the Bahamas braced for heavy rain and winds from Tropical Storm Humberto, expected to strengthen into a hurricane when it moves out to sea Sunday night. Although much weaker than the Category 5 hurricane that devastated Grand Bahama and Abaco islands, Humberto on Saturday […]

The rise and fall of an Eagle Scout’s deadly multimillion-dollar fentanyl trafficking empire

The rise and fall of an Eagle Scout’s deadly multimillion-dollar fentanyl trafficking empire

By 2017, deaths from synthetic opioids had increased more than 800 percent, to 28,466, dragging the United States’ overall life expectancy down for a third consecutive year for the first time in a century. Fentanyl deaths have been reported abroad, in Canada, Sweden, Estonia, the United Kingdom. Countries with surging prescription opioid addiction, like Australia, […]

No kites, pigeon flying as China preps for 70th anniversary

No kites, pigeon flying as China preps for 70th anniversary

A helicopter carrying the flag of China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) flies above the central business district in Beijing, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019. Many of the streets in the central part of China’s capital were shut down this weekend for a rehearsal for what is expected to be a large military parade on Oct. 1 […]

Thousands of foetal remains found in US abortion doctor’s home

Thousands of foetal remains found in US abortion doctor’s home

Image copyright Getty Images The remains of more than 2,000 foetuses have been found at the Illinois home of a former abortion doctor. The family of Dr Ulrich Klopfer discovered the remains while sorting through the doctor’s property after his death on 3 September. Dr Klopfer had a clinic in South Bend, Indiana, which closed […]

Hong Kong protesters sing ‘God Save the Queen’ in plea to former colonial power

Hong Kong protesters sing ‘God Save the Queen’ in plea to former colonial power

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters singing “God Save the Queen” and waving Union Jack flags rallied outside the British Consulate on Sunday demanding that the former colonial power ensures China honors its commitments to the city’s freedoms. Anti-government protesters set up a roadblock during a demonstration in Tin Shui Wai in […]

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