Thousands flee as Jakarta volcano erupts spewing ash and smoke into sky

Thousands flee as Jakarta volcano erupts spewing ash and smoke into sky

A volcano has erupted in East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, bringing 2,700 residents to safety. The volcano is currently spewing ash and smoke as high as four kilometers into the sky, the country’s disaster relief agency said. The erupting volcano has also been called Mt. Ile…

Mum abandoned son, 4, at skating rink so she could smoke crack

Champions Roller Rink, Houston

A mother is said to have left her nine-year-old son on an ice rink for four hours smoking crack cocaine and then passed out. Jennifer Moore Frenchmeyer was arrested on Friday just before midnight by police in Houston, Texas. Police said in a statement that…

Why wildfire smoke can turn the sky orange and damage your lungs

Why wildfire smoke can turn the sky orange and damage your lungs

Record-setting wildfires burning across Colorado, California, Oregon, and Washington are ejecting soot, ash, and smoke into the air amid searing heat. Thick clouds of particles are wafting over cities and rural areas alike, turning the Golden State’s azure skies ruddy. Why is the air so…

Fighter jet crashes in ball of flames as smoke billows from scene

Fighter jet crashes in ball of flames as smoke billows from scene

A Chinese fighter jet has crashed near a collection of buildings. The Sukhoi Su-35 came down in the southern province of Guangxi near the Taiwan Strait, which separates China and Taiwan. Unconfirmed reports claim the jet was shot down by Taiwan’s air defence system after…

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