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Haiti abductions: US missionary group says Christians must ‘overcome evil with good’

The missionary group whose members were abducted by a violent gang in Haiti over the weekend issued a call to prayer Monday asking that those being held hostage could “find the strength to demonstrate God’s love.” “In a world where violence and force are seen as the solution to problems, we believe in God’s call […]

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Chinese nuclear-capable hypersonic missile test surprises US intelligence

China tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile in a move that caught U.S. intelligence by surprise, according to a new report. The missile launched in August and circled the globe before speeding towards its target, which it missed by about two-dozen miles according to three individuals briefed on the intelligence. Two of those individuals said the […]

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Russia is suspending its mission to NATO: Russian foreign minister

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said the move is in response to last week’s expulsion by NATO of eight members of Russia’s mission to the military alliance. NATO said they were secretly working as intelligence officers and halved the size of Moscow’s team able to work at its headquarters. Lavrov also announced that NATO’s military liaison […]

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Large African cat escapes owner, prowls Detroit suburb

A large cat native to Africa is on the loose in a suburb north of Detroit after escaping from its owner. The caracal was reported missing around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday in Royal Oak, authorities said. The cat’s weight is estimated at 50 pounds (22.6 kilograms). It was among four big cats held in cages that […]

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Norway to investigate tactics of unarmed police officers after five die in bow-and-arrow attack

Norway on Saturday announced it will hold an independent investigation into the actions of police and security agencies following a bow-and-arrow attack that killed five people and injured three others. Police have been criticized for reacting too slowly to contain the massacre, acknowledging that the five deaths took place after police first encountered the attacker. […]

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Girl drowns after her life jacket traps her in capsized boat

It was the rare occasion where a life jacket wasn’t going to save your life, according to an investigation. A UK teenager drowned during a horrific boating incident, in which her automatic life jacket prevented her from escaping a capsized pleasure cruiser. The freak incident occurred on May 25, 2020, but the manner in which […]

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Who stung JR? Hornets nest puts sting in Smith’s golf debut

J.R. Smith stepped into a hornets nest in his first college golf tournament and it had nothing to do with his high score. The 36-year-old two-time NBA champion was literally stung by hornets while completing his round Tuesday for North Carolina A&T on the second day of Elon’s Phoenix Invitational. “To get stung on the […]