Category Archives: International News

BREAKING: Three American Firefighters Killed Fighting Australian Bushfire After Their Water-Bombing Plane Crashes

An all-American flight crew of three volunteer firefighters have been killed after their Hercules C-130 crashed in New South Wales on Thursday. The three firefighters had flown to Australia in order to assist with bushfire relief efforts. 7News is reporting that the plane they were flying in plummeted into dense bushland near the Snowy Mountains township of Peak View. RFS

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Lewis Hamilton Pledges $500k To Support The Animals, Wildlife Volunteers And Rural Fire Services Caught Up In Australian Bushfires

British racing star Lewis Hamilton has pledged $500k towards helping the animals, wildlife volunteers and rural fire services affected by the devasting bushfires which have claimed over 27 lives and the lives of an estimated 1 billion animals.  The Formula 1 world champion said in a tweet that he “can’t help but grieve for the defenceless animals thought to have

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Detroit Firefighters Investigated For New Year’s Eve Burning House Selfie

A fire department in Michigan has launched an internal investigation after firefighters posed for a photo in front of a burning house.  The semi-derelict detached vacant house caught fire on New Year’s Eve and is located on a street where the majority of homes are not currently occupied.  The caption posted onto social media said: “Crews take a moment to

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One Of The UK’s Most Wanted Men Arrested On Christmas Day As He Sat Down For Christmas Lunch

Dutch police arrested the suspected ringleader of an organised criminal network on Christmas day as he sat down for dinner at a restaurant in the Hague. The suspected ringleader of an organised criminal network, thought to be behind the importation of firearms into the UK, was arrested by Dutch police on Christmas day as he sat down for dinner at

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Two Australian Firefighters Killed In Vehicle Accident On Green Wattle Fireground

Two heroic Australian Firefighters have tragically been killed as they carried out firefighting duties on the Green Wattle fireground near Buxton in south-western Sydney.  A statement made by the NSW Rural Fire Service confirmed: “The two firefighters tragically killed in a motor vehicle accident last night on the Green Wattle fireground, near Buxton in south-western Sydney, are: “Firefighter Geoffrey Keaton

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WATCH: Male Punches K-9 Officer In The Face And Instantly Regrets It

Footage has emerged on social media of the moment a police officer (Newburgh, USA) is punched in the face by a suspect only minutes after arriving on scene to an incident.  Police attended the location after a resident called 911 to complain that a male was threatening her and her family.  Footage captured by a witness shows the moment that

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BREAKING: LA County Sheriff’s Report Shooting At Saugus High School

The LA County Sheriffs Department has reported that they are currently dealing with an ‘active shooter’ incident at Saugus High School.  In a tweet, a spokesperson for the Department said:  “Shooting at Saugus High School , Please avoid the area.  “Male Asian suspect black clothing last seen at the location.  “Deputies on scene and still responding.  “Avoid the area Further

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BREAKING: Four Police Officers Stabbed To Death In Paris

A knife-wielding man has killed four police officers at a police headquarters in central Paris according to reports from the French media. The attacker, who has not been named but is also said to be an employee of the French police, was later shot dead by officers. There are reports that the individual responsible for the attack was a 20-year-old

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Rooftop Weed Farm Exposed During Spain’s La Vuelta Cycle Race Coverage

The farmers of a marijuana plantation on the rooftop of an apartment in Catalonia have been discovered after viewers spotted the ‘crop’ in helicopter footage of Spain’s Vuelta cycling race (scroll down for video). The ‘herb’ was revealed as the chopper flew over the building in Calle Lleida in the Catalan town of Igualada. The crew were recording live footage

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WATCH: Firefighters In Canada Rescue Dog From A Frozen Lake

For many people, pets are more than just pets; they are a part of the family. And unless you have owned a pet that has become a real part of your family, then you might not be aware of the close bond that ensues between a family and their, in this case, four-legged-friend. So when we saw this heartwarming video

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