Tag Archives: Death

‘Soul-crushing’: Filmmaker captures ‘slow, painful death’ of starving polar bear (VIDEO)

Published time: 9 Dec, 2017 11:37 Footage of a starving polar bear clinging to life in the Canadian Arctic has highlighted one of the most devastating effects of climate change. The emaciated bear was filmed just “hours or days” from death as it searched for food on the barren and iceless Baffin Island – Canada’s largest and the fifth largest ...

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Russia-China real gold standard spells death for US dollar

The BRICS counties are considering starting an internal gold trading platform, according to Russian officials. When this happens, the global economy will be significantly reshaped, and the West will lose its dominance, predicts a precious metals expert. In 2016, 24,338 tons of physical gold were traded, which was 43 percent more than in 2015, according to Claudio Grass, of Precious ...

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‘No clear cause of death’: Massive shark kill sparks mystery (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Published time: 4 Dec, 2017 15:54 An “alarming” number of dead sharks have washed up on Louisa Creek Beach in Queensland, leaving residents concerned about what caused their deaths. Local resident Lance Payne discovered the shark carcasses on two occasions when he was walking on the beach, and shared his findings on Facebook. He said an “alarming number” of dead ...

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Judge orders psych exam for man charged with death threat to lawmaker over net neutrality

A New York man accused of threatening to kill a Republican US congressman and his family for not supporting net neutrality will undergo a court-ordered psychological exam before a judge decides whether to keep him in custody during pretrial proceedings. On Friday, US Magistrate Judge Therese Wiley Dancks of the Northern District of New York, adjourned a detention hearing for ...

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Death penalty moratorium will never be lifted – Russian ombudsman

Published time: 1 Dec, 2017 14:15 The Russian plenipotentiary for human rights, Tatyana Moskalkova, has said that the moratorium on death penalty in the country will be extended indefinitely. She added that in her opinion life in prison was an adequate replacement as a punishment. Read more “I cannot decide on this subject but my opinion is that the moratorium ...

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The death of cash is coming warns tech entrepreneur

Published time: 1 Dec, 2017 11:04 Edited time: 1 Dec, 2017 11:10 The world will soon be left without paper money, says tech entrepreneur Evan Sohn, as more and more people move to non-cash transactions. “How far are we from a restaurant that says we only take online payment? If you eat here, you have to download this application, and ...

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Chinese ‘master tomb raider’ sentenced to death over theft of ancient artifacts

Published time: 1 Dec, 2017 00:32 A court in northern China has given the death penalty to a prolific “tomb raider,” suspended for two years, for the theft of thousands of historical artifacts. 55-year-old Yao Yuzhong from the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, northern China, was the leader of a massive gang of 225 graverobbers arrested in 2015. Although lacking a ...

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Argentine ‘death flight’ pilots get life for 100s of junta opponents thrown into ocean

Published time: 30 Nov, 2017 14:26 Judges in Argentina have given life sentences to the former ‘death flights’ pilots after hundreds of people opposing the country’s 1976-83 military junta – including a close friend of Pope Francis – were thrown into the ocean. A major ruling on Wednesday marked the “first” such Argentinian judgment against pilots involved in the notorious ...

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Woman ‘mistaken for deer’ shot to death by NY hunter

Published time: 25 Nov, 2017 13:28 A woman was fatally shot while taking her dogs out for a walk in the field in Western upstate New York state after a neighboring hunter mistook her for a deer, local police reported. The local hunter, identified as Thomas B. Jadlowski, fired a single shot with his pistol on Wednesday after “he believed ...

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Baltimore police dismiss cop-on-cop murder rumors encircling detective’s death

Baltimore homicide detective Sean Suiter was set to testify against fellow officers before being shot in the head and killed while on duty. Now the police department is reassuring the public that the killing was not part of a conspiracy among cops. Baltimore police pushed back against swirling theories accusing Suiter’s partner of playing a part in his shooting death. ...

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