Though Canadians are known for their kindness, the hunt is on for a delivery man who was anything but. In an attack on November 7, 2018, a contracted killer approached his target while pretending to deliver a large cardboard package.
As reported in , the attempted hit was captured on security video, and was just released by the Peel Police after a press conference headed by Detective Sergeant Jim Kettles.
"It is clear that this attack was meant to end the victim's life."
In the video, the assassin wears a hoodie, baseball cap, and wig, in addition to black gloves. He carries a large box, which had a hole cut into it to allow a crossbow nestled inside to shoot an arrow. When his victim opens the door, he immediately shoots his target in the stomach. The killer then runs away.
The before and after of the attack is seen on public video; footage of the actual attack was edited out.
A British man who gets aroused by horses was arrested for public masturbation two times within 24 hours in February — and will now be locked up in prison for eight months.
Malcolm Downes is known to English police in the Bransholme, Hull, area for his "long, long history" of masturbating in front of horses, reported .
On February 18, the 61-year-old man was spotted in a field doing what an eyewitness first thought was urinating in public. However, as prosecutor Neil Coxon stated in Hull Crown Court on Monday, April 8, what Downes was actually doing soon became clear — he was pleasuring himself.
"This activity went on for three or four minutes. His penis was exposed for about 10 minutes," said Coxon, reported .
When police spoke to Downes, he told them that he knew what he was doing was inappropriate, but after sitting down on a bench, he "was feeling sexy" and then started the indecent act. He was then arrested.
Japanese printers rushed to turn out calendars emblazoned with the new imperial era name on Tuesday as the public tried to make sense of the meaning of "Reiwa" a day after its unveiling gripped the nation.
Suspected organized criminals have been stuffing the bodies of dead rats with drugs, phones and cash and throwing them over the walls of a British prison to get contraband to inmates, the government said on Monday.
Sheriff's deputies in Oregon were called to a report of a burglary in progress and found the culprit trapped in a woman's bathroom - her Roomba.
The incident took place in Washington County, where the woman believed that a person had broken into her home and locked themselves in the bathroom. As reported, the woman saw moving shadows under the door and made a call to police to come save her.
The deputies arrived with a K9 team as backup and advanced to the bathroom where they could hear something moving inside. They called for the suspect to come out, even using the loudspeaker, but the door remained closed tight.
So they decided to break down the door, guns drawn, to apprehend the suspect. What happened next was unexpected, police said in a this week.
A team of doctors from Taiwan had found four live bees living in a woman's eye, a report from can confirm.
As related by The Guardian, the 29-year-old woman simply identified by the surname He initially approached a hospital complaining of a swollen left eye. When doctors had a look, they found the insects under her eyelids, which had been sustaining themselves by feeding on her tears.
These specific creatures are known as Halictidae, or "sweat bees", and are said to be attracted to human sweat. The incident with He is the first known case in medical history of these insects living in someone's eye. Doctors at Fooyin University Hospital in Taiwan managed to remove the bees from her eyelids.
Dr. Hung Chi-ting, the hospital's head of ophthalmology - which concerns itself with diseases of the eye - says he witnessed what looked like insect legs under the patient's eyelids before gently removing them.
A Central Illinois school district has removed the doors from restroom stalls, angering parents and students alike, is reporting. Some girls are reportedly bringing blankets from home so they can have privacy. Officials, however, insist it's necessary after someone wrote a note threatening a school shooting on a stall wall.
School officials in Beardstown have been taking several precautions after discovering the note. It remains unclear, as of this writing, what the note said, specifically, other than that it threatened a school shooting. According to Springfield's , those precautions include allowing entry into and exit from the high school through only one door and conducting random searches.
But it's the removal of doors from the bathroom stalls that has reportedly galled the students, especially the female ones, and their parents.
Student Juan Juarez said that some of his female classmates are coming up with clever solutions to the problem of lack of privacy.
A bizarre conspiracy theory promoted by QAnon followers has taken hold on Twitter, according to a new report from . The theory claims that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is, in fact, dead, and some Twitter users are flooding the network with posts demanding proof of life.
The 86-year-old fell ill in 2018, undergoing cancer treatment up until late December. She has kept busy, however, frequently appearing in public, authoring opinions, and regularly returning to the bench to hear oral arguments. But internet conspiracy theorists, QAnon followers in particular, claim that Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been dead for weeks.
The Democrats are, according to the conspiracy theory, covering her death up in order to prevent President Donald Trump from filling yet another Supreme Court seat with a conservative judge like Brett Kavanaugh.
Allan Carlson, 55, was previously arrested for white supremacist vandalism in California and served prison time for an email hacking scheme targeting Philadelphia newspapers, which was driven by a relentless anger about what he saw as the mismanagement of the Philadelphia Phillies. But it was his near death from a snake bite that occurred in his own bizarre and terrifying home that brought Carlson to headlines most recently, per .
Carlson nearly died when he was bitten by his pet cobra in September. After he was driven to the hospital by his mother, who claimed the bite occurred elsewhere, an officer reported to Carlson's home to investigate. Upon searching the home, officers found dozens of containers holding bugs and snakes. As many as 30 tarantulas were there as well, plus a number of plastic containers with their lids weighed down. One door was shut tight with bricks and weights barring entry, according to reports.
Switzerland on Wednesday announced plans to abolish the nation's emergency stockpile of coffee, in place for decades, after declaring the beans not vital for human survival, though opposition to the proposal is brewing.
After months of grueling political perma-crisis, Brexit is taking its toll on the British political establishment - not least the small patch of grass opposite parliament that has become a makeshift home to the world's media.
On April 20, one fast-food chain will become the stuff legends are made of, assuming you're prone to getting the munchies.
As reported by , Carl's Jr. (also known as Hardee's, for those on the east coast) will be debuting a brand-new, CBD-infused burger on 4/20. For those who aren't familiar with it, CBD (cannabidiol) is a non-psychoactive substance found in hemp and marijuana. As notes, some advocates of CBD claim that it helps to relieve pain and anxiety, though it's worth noting that limited scientific research has been done to investigate CBD's efficacy.
The temptation to watch UEFA Champions League quarter-finals football on TV both featuring Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo backfired for some Kenya policemen when thieves raided their unmanned post and made off with weaponry.
A $436 million superyacht belonging to a Russian billionaire at the center of one of the world's costliest divorce battles has been released by a Dubai court after being impounded last year, but legal wrangling over the fate of the vessel continued.
An Australian man had a lucky escape while confronting a man armed with a bow outside his home, as a loosed arrow pierced the mobile telephone he was holding to take a photograph of the incident, Australian police said on Thursday.