Australia reports deadliest day of COVID-19 pandemic, new cases steady

Australia reports deadliest day of COVID-19 pandemic, new cases steady

SYDNEY — Australia on Monday recorded its biggest one-day rise in COVID-19 deaths, though the state at the epicenter of the country’s outbreak said the number of new infections held steady. Victoria state said 25 people had died from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours,…

Russia's deadliest serial killer The Werewolf 'wishes he had been executed'

Russia's deadliest serial killer The Werewolf 'wishes he had been executed'

Russia’s most brutal serial killer, who has confessed to raping and killing 83 women and is suspected of a further 100 murders, says he sometimes wishes he had been executed. Mikhail Viktorovich Popkov is known as “The Werewolf” and the “Angarsk maniac” because of the…

Eating baby hearts, 'sexing in' and murder: World's 7 deadliest gang initiations

Eating baby hearts, 'sexing in' and murder: World's 7 deadliest gang initiations

Gangs thrive on the loyalty of their members. From top to bottom, hierarchy and a sense of belonging is key to keeping people from leaving and fostering a sense of meaning in its members. This is vitally important, as a gang member might be asked…

Congo announces end of Ebola outbreak in east, second deadliest on record

Congo announces end of Ebola outbreak in east, second deadliest on record

KINSHASA — The second-largest Ebola outbreak on record is over after nearly two years and more than 2,200 deaths, Democratic Republic of Congo said on Thursday, even as a separate flare-up of the virus continued on the other side of the country. Despite effective vaccines…

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