Husband who beat and strangled wife to death before burning body in woods jailed

Husband who beat and strangled wife to death before burning body in woods jailed

A man has been convicted of murdering his wife – after initially trying to cover his tracks by reporting that she was missing. Frenchman Jonathan Daval has been sentenced to 25 years behind bars for the brutal murder of his wife, Alexia. The 36-year-old finally confessed to beating and strangling his wife before burning her … Read more

California Burning

California Burning

A firefighter works to extinguish the Bobcat Fire after an evacuation was ordered for the residents of Arcadia, Calif., September 13, 2020. (Patrick T. Fallon/Reuters) On the menu today: a deep dive into how policy decisions have exacerbated the wildfires in the West, a farewell to Washington’s most sober-minded columnist, and apparently Peter Strzok has … Read more

Burning Cities

Burning Cities

A man walks by as riots turn into fires after a black man, identified as Jacob Blake, was shot by police, Kenosha, Wis., August 24, 2020. (Stephen Maturen/Reuters) On the menu today, a deep dive in one big topic: our long, painful, violent summer of burning cities. Campaigning While American Cities Burn The second night … Read more

Shaman 'inserted egg in woman's vagina before raping her and burning own face'

Shaman 'inserted egg in woman's vagina before raping her and burning own face'

A shaman allegedly inserted a chicken egg into a woman’s vagina to cure her acid reflux problem before raping her while her husband was in the next room, it has been reported. The shaman, identified only as 40-year-old ARF, is then said to burned his own face off with boiling water to trick police. He … Read more

Brave policemen rush into burning barn to save horse in dramatic bodycam footage

Brave policemen rush into burning barn to save horse in dramatic bodycam footage

Dramatic bodycam footage has emerged of two brave policemen rushing into a burning barn to save a horse. The rescue took place when a fire broke out at the Red Wing Farm stable in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, US, last week. Members of the staff managed to free 14 horses with one 22-year-old horse, named Phoebe, … Read more

Woman’s migraine meds triggered mysterious ‘medieval’ burning disease

Woman’s migraine meds triggered mysterious ‘medieval’ burning disease

A woman using migraine medication managed to trigger a rare reaction in her body that led to her feeling a burning sensation in her legs, a new report has revealed. Doctors diagnosed the woman with a now unusual condition, which had numerous outbreaks during the middle ages. The 24-year-old woman first went to medical staff … Read more

Children, 3 and 10, throw themselves from burning building into neighbours' arms

Children, 3 and 10, throw themselves from burning building into neighbours' arms

A pair of young children jumped from a burning building into the arms of their neighbours. In shocking footage taken from a nearby building the kids, aged three and ten, teeter above a covered courtyard in France. Thick black smoke billows out of the complex as a woman screams in the background. The older child … Read more

Firefighters revive unconscious pit bull after rescuing it from burning house

Firefighters revive unconscious pit bull after rescuing it from burning house

A team of firefighters have been filmed reviving a semi-conscious dog with water and oxygen after it was rescued from a house fire. The rescue team scrambled to the 42 K Street NW in Washington DC, US, where the house fire reportedly took place on Tuesday. The fire crew found six pit bulls trapped in … Read more

U.S. Orders Closure of Chinese Consulate in Houston, Residents Call Fire Department in Response to Burning of Documents

U.S. Orders Closure of Chinese Consulate in Houston, Residents Call Fire Department in Response to Burning of Documents

President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing, China, November 9, 2017. (Damir Sagolj/Reuters) The U.S. on Tuesday ordered the Chinese Consulate in Houston to close within 72 hours, citing “massive illegal spying and influence operations” conducted by China. Neighboring residents subsequently called Houston firefighters after consulate workers apparently began burning documents in the … Read more