Alaska bride surprised by her late son’s heart recipient

Alaska bride surprised by her late son’s heart recipient

Image copyright Love Adventured, LLC Image caption Bride Becky Turney got to listen to her late son’s heartbeat on her wedding day When Becky Turney’s fiance, Kelly, halted their wedding for a very special gift, she was left speechless. Her late son, Triston, was not physically present at the Alaska ceremony on Friday, but his […]

Nevada ’emergency’ over lack of marijuana

Nevada ’emergency’ over lack of marijuana

Image copyright AFP State officials in Nevada are considering emergency measures to deal with a lack of marijuana. Demand has been strong since recreational use was legalised on 1 July. There are plenty of outlets but not enough distributors, the Reno Gazette-Journal reports. Legislation gave liquor wholesalers the right to distribute, but most do not […]

Trump defends ‘innocent’ son Donald Jr over Russia meeting

Trump defends ‘innocent’ son Donald Jr over Russia meeting

Image copyright AFP Image caption Controversy surrounds Donald Trump Jr’s meeting with Natalia Veselnitskaya Donald Trump has defended his son over a meeting with a Russian lawyer during his presidential campaign, calling him “open, transparent and innocent”. He tweeted hours after Donald Trump Jr spoke to Fox News about the meeting he was told would […]

Canada whale rescuer killed after cutting endangered animal loose

Canada whale rescuer killed after cutting endangered animal loose

Image copyright Facebook / Tyler Howlett Image caption Mr Howlett, right, died moments after freeing an endangered whale A Canadian man has been killed during a rescue operation after he cut an endangered whale free from tangled fishing lines. Joe Howlett succeeded in rescuing the whale, only to be struck by it moments later as […]

Canadian father struck by lightning at daughter’s wedding

Canadian father struck by lightning at daughter’s wedding

Image copyright Maggy Thomas Image caption “I’ve had lots of brushes with death,” said Mr Nadeau (left), “but death keeps ignoring me” No one likes a dull wedding, but one father-of-the-bride’s speech was a little too electrifying at his daughter’s ceremony last weekend. JP Nadeau was reportedly struck by lightning mid-sentence in his apple orchard […]

Clint Eastwood casts actual heroes in train attack film

Clint Eastwood casts actual heroes in train attack film

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sadler, Skarlatos and Stone received an award from Eastwood at a 2016 event Clint Eastwood’s new film about three Americans who stopped a terror attack on a train to Paris will star the real-life heroes of that 2015 incident. Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos and Spencer Stone will play themselves […]

Four young men go missing in Pennsylvania and police fear foul play

Four young men go missing in Pennsylvania and police fear foul play

Image copyright Bucks County District Attorney”s Offic Image caption The missing men. From left: Tom Meo, Dean Finocchiaro, Jimi Patrick, Mark Sturgis Authorities are searching for four young men who vanished over a two-day period in a wealthy Philadelphia suburb, and say foul play is suspected. Pennsylvania officials announced a person of interest on Tuesday […]

Donald Trump Jr emails show Russia communication

Donald Trump Jr emails show Russia communication

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Donald Trump Jr was told the information would be useful to his father, one email says US President Donald Trump’s son has released an email chain showing he was keen to accept “sensitive” information on Hillary Clinton from a Russian national. Publicist Rob Goldstone tells Donald Trump Jr that […]

Trump Jr releases Russia email chain

Trump Jr releases Russia email chain

US President Donald Trump’s son has released an email chain showing he was offered “sensitive” information on Hillary Clinton by a Russian national. Publicist Rob Goldstone tells Donald Trump Jr that the information “is part of Russia and its government’s support for Mr Trump”. US officials are investigating alleged Russian meddling in the US election. […]

Air Canada flight nearly lands on crowded San Francisco taxiway

Air Canada flight nearly lands on crowded San Francisco taxiway

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Air Canada says it is investigating the incident The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is investigating an apparent near-miss involving an Air Canada flight at San Francisco’s airport. It says Flight AC759 from Toronto was cleared to land on a runway last Friday, but the pilot “inadvertently” lined up […]