Woman dies after being impaled by beach umbrella in South Carolina – National

Woman dies after being impaled by beach umbrella in South Carolina – National

A South Carolina woman was killed Wednesday after a loose beach umbrella became airborne and impaled her in the chest, local authorities claim. Tammy Perreault, 63, was fatally injured in the accident when a gust of wind pulled the beach umbrella from its anchoring around 12:40 pm at a Garden City beach, Horry County Chief … Read more

CEO posts crying selfie to LinkedIn after laying off employees – National

CEO posts crying selfie to LinkedIn after laying off employees – National

A CEO from Columbus, Ohio, is already well on his way to becoming a meme after he shared a photo of himself crying on LinkedIn following the layoff of several employees. Braden Wallake, the chief executive officer of a marketing agency called HyperSocial, uploaded a post to LinkedIn on Wednesday, outlining his guilt about having … Read more

Kremlin spokesman Steven Seagal visits occupied Ukraine to spread propaganda – National

Kremlin spokesman Steven Seagal visits occupied Ukraine to spread propaganda – National

Actor Steven Seagal is pushing pro-Russia propaganda through the country’s state media, repeating Kremlin talking points in a video posted Tuesday. Footage shared by Russian state media shows the 70-year-old actor standing in what appears to be the wreckage of a building identified as Ukraine’s Olenivka prison in Donetsk, reports Insider. In late July, more … Read more

‘Forever chemicals’ have made rainwater ‘unsafe to drink’ globally, says study – National

‘Forever chemicals’ have made rainwater ‘unsafe to drink’ globally, says study – National

A team of European researchers released a study last week claiming rainwater in every area of ​​the world is unsafe to drink due to the presence of PFAS (commonly called “forever chemicals”). The study, completed by a team of researchers at Stockholm University and ETH Zurich, was published in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Science and … Read more

$24K raised for boy who was given fake $100 bill at lemonade stand – National

K raised for boy who was given fake 0 bill at lemonade stand – National

An 11-year-old boy who was scammed into accepting a counterfeit $100 bill at his Washington state lemonade stand could techincally start his own lemonade company now, after sympathetic and kind GoFundMe users helped to turn his fortune around in just a few days. The boy, identified only as Jeremy, used his hard-earned allowance to set … Read more

Donald Trump supporters descend on Mar-a-Lago to protest FBI raid – National

Donald Trump supporters descend on Mar-a-Lago to protest FBI raid – National

Dozens of supporters of former US president Donald Trump assembled outside Mar-a-Lago on Monday evening to protest the FBI’s raid of his Palm Beach estate. Word that the FBI was executing a search warrant of Trump’s Florida residence got out when the former president posted on his social media platform, Truth Social, that his “beautiful … Read more

More human remains found as parched Lake Mead gives up 4th body – National

More human remains found as parched Lake Mead gives up 4th body – National

More human remains have been found at Lake Mead as the waters of the drought-stricken reservoir recede even further. The latest body is the fourth set of human remains to be found on the shore of Lake Mead since May, when a body with gunshot wounds was discovered stuffed in a barrel. Lake Mead is … Read more

Kidnapped girl found on side of road was held captive with bodies of mother, brother – National

Kidnapped girl found on side of road was held captive with bodies of mother, brother – National

NOTE: The following article contains content that some might find disturbing. Please read at your own discretion. Police have released new information about a 12-year-old girl who escaped from her captor and was found walking along an Alabama road on Monday morning. After she was discovered by a passing motorist who called 911, the girl … Read more

Brittney Griner found guilty of drug possession, sentenced to 9 years by Russian court – National

Brittney Griner found guilty of drug possession, sentenced to 9 years by Russian court – National

A Russian court on Thursday sentenced US basketball star Brittney Griner to nine years in prison after finding her guilty of deliberately bringing cannabis-infused vape cartridges into Russia despite them being illegal. She was also ordered to pay a fine of one million Russian rubles (approximately CA$20,965). Her sentencing could pave the way for a … Read more

Sailor, 62, survives 16 hours under capsized boat in Atlantic Ocean – National

Sailor, 62, survives 16 hours under capsized boat in Atlantic Ocean – National

A 62-year-old French sailor was rescued after being trapped under his boat for 16 hours overnight in the frigid Atlantic Ocean, said the Spanish coast guards who saved him. “On the edge of the impossible, in an operation against the clock, with rough seas, at night, 15 miles from the coast and in the middle … Read more