The death toll from a migrant boat sinking off Greece rose to 11, as scores of others, including dozens of children, were rescued. The boat carrying migrants ran aground on an islet north of the Greek island of Antikythera. Eleven bodies have been recovered so far and another 90 people stranded on the islet were rescued overnight, an official from the coast guard told AFP.
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- The Daily Beast
via TwitterA man and woman in New York have been both fired and arrested for verbally assaulting a family on a train in an incident that police have determined to be a hate crime.The Daily Voice reported that Justin Likerman and Kristin Digesaro, of Long Island, turned themselves in on Wednesday. They have been charged with aggravated harassment and endangering the welfare of a child. New York’s Metropolitan Transit Authority said the charges were brought in conjunction with the Manhattan Distri
- The Guardian
Volcanic eruption caused spill, described as the worst ecological disaster to hit country in recent history, at refineries operated by Spanish oil giant Repsol The environmental impact of the Repsol oil spill grows on the Peruvian coast. Photograph: Cristhian Meza/Municipality of Ventanilla HANDOUT/EPA Peru has demanded compensation from the Spanish oil giant Repsol after freak waves from a volcanic eruption near Tonga caused an oil spill described as the worst ecological disaster to hit the Sou
Trees are torn down and buildings ripped apart following Saturday's tsunami triggered by a volcano.
Videos show many destroyed buildings and scattered debris near the mining town of Bogoso.
- KGO – San Francisco
The body of missing Stanford nurse Michael Odell has been found in Fremont, according to the Alameda County Sheriff's Office.
- Business Insider
Pornhub's elusive co-owner broke a decade-long media silence after his $16 million mansion burned to the ground
Mindgeek CEO Feras Antoon told Vanity Fair Pornhub does not allow illegal content, and suspected anti-porn critics incited violence against him.
Tucker Carlson's brazen "gaslighting" was laid bare by the "New Day" anchor.
Workers on Wednesday dismantled a towering statue of President Theodore Roosevelt from outside New York City's American Museum of Natural History. The "Equestrian Statue of Theodore Roosevelt," commissioned in 1925 and unveiled to the public in 1940, depicts Roosevelt on a horse, with a Native American man and an African man on foot at his side. The New York City Public Design Commission voted last June to remove it, the museum said on its website.
Artist Tim O’Brien christened Biden’s administration with “Day One,” a Feb. 1, 2021, cover depicting the cluttered mess he was facing upon entering office. “This new cover shows Biden in a cleaned-up office, but the tasks remain, and the mounting issues gather like storm clouds,” says O’Brien, who has painted more TIME covers (36 and counting) than any artist in the past 50 years, including subjects ranging from the Catholic church to Osama Bin Laden.
Winter Park Police Chief Michael Deal was wearing a different kind of uniform on Thursday as he stood before a Seminole County judge.
- KOIN Portland
Six neighborhood groups gathered Wednesday to present the results of their tent study, discuss the retail crime they assert is prevalent and urge city leaders to take more action.
- The Daily Beast
Denver PoliceA dad in Colorado is accused of attempted first-degree murder after he and his son were rescued from fenced-off icy water in Denver.Michael Ninomiya, 42, was arrested Wednesday, a week after emergency responders from the Denver Fire Department fished him and his son out of a drainage culvert, according to the Denver Police Department.While Ninomiya allegedly emerged with a laceration on his forehead, doctors treating the injured five-year-old at the Children’s Hospital told cops tha
- KNXV - Phoenix Scripps
Phoenix police give an update after missing Phoenix woman Irene Luevano was found dead Thursday.
- The Wrap
WSAZ-TV’s Tori Yorgey was reporting on a water main break when the incident happened
Chinese woman told by Lowe's customer to go back to her country is scolded by store employee for filming
A Lowe’s in Illinois has come under fire after a Chinese woman and Springfield resident claims another customer told her to go back to her country. Xuna Hu says she was shopping for two fire pits when the other customer tried to get Hu to hand over one of the pits, leading up to the alleged racist encounter at a Lowe’s branch on Wabash Avenue on Jan. 17. "I was like alright, I’ll just give you one then,” Hu told WICS Channel 20.
- The Post-Crescent
A fireball lit up the sky above Wisconsin on Thursday morning. More than 100 sightings were reported across the Midwest
Hundreds of people across the Midwest reported seeing a “fireball event,” according to the International Meteor Organization.
- Miami Herald
It happened on a United Airlines flight from Las Vegas to Virginia.
- CBS News
Brianna Kupfer was found dead on the floor of the store minutes after she had sent an ominous text message to a friend, police said.
Police in Vancouver, Canada, are seeking the public’s help to identify a man involved in an “unprovoked and random” attack on a young Asian woman on New Year’s Eve. Surveillance footage released by the Vancouver Police Department shows the 22-year-old woman strolling outside of Hotel Georgia on West Georgia Street when the man walking in the opposite direction grabs her at around 3:30 p.m. Tania Visintin told the Vancouver Sun.
- Detroit Free Press
"I made a mistake," said Hamtramck Judge Alexis Krot.