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13 December 2018 5:36 AM 2 children wounded after toddler finds gun in dad's backpack

Authorities say two children were wounded in suburban St. Louis after a toddler found a pistol in his father's backpack. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the toddler shot himself in the arm and his sleeping 7-year-old brother in the head with one round on Monday night in Pagedale. The toddler has been released from the hospital and the older 19

12 December 2018 5:29 AM Durban's Santa transforms broken toys into shiny gems

A Durban man is transforming old and broken toys into good-as-new treats so that every child experiences some joy over the festive season. Shiven Gopi, 31, recently shared an appeal on social media for donations of old toys to "Shiven's workshop". But he did not anticipate that he would receive such an overwhelming response. His "workshop" is actually 20

11 December 2018 5:01 PM Kenyan police: Key suspect in Italian's kidnapping arrested

Kenyan police officials on Tuesday said they have detained the man they believe to be responsible for the kidnapping of an Italian volunteer. The suspect, identified as Ibrahim Adan Omar, was arrested in Bangali town in Tana county on Sunday, said James Akoru, a senior police official based at the Kenyan coast. Police had offered a $10 000 reward for Adan, who they described 23

09 December 2018 2:12 PM Man arrested after telling kids Father Christmas isn't real

US police say a 31-year-old protester who told children Santa Claus is not real has been arrested for trespassing at a North Texas church. Aaron Urbanski was arrested on Saturday after authorities were called to a church in Cleburne, which was hosting a breakfast with Santa event. Police say they found three people demonstrating outside the church after 20

06 December 2018 3:10 PM SEE: Paralysed man stands for the first time to propose to his girlfriend

A man from Florida in the USA recovering from paralysis stood up for the first time this week to pop the question to his girlfriend in a tearful proposal that was captured on camera. Jacob Newbern, 27, who's been paralysed by a rare medical condition, on Monday asked Mary Batar to be his wife at Orange Park Medical Centre, a day before he was discharged 31

06 December 2018 8:30 AM Kruger National Park unveils safari vehicles for people with mobility challenges

SANParks and the Kruger National Park (KNP) have made enjoying the South African bush and spotting wildlife more accessible to more people this week. General Manager of the Marula Region of the Kruger National Park, Lucy Nhlapo officially unveiled four activity vehicles on behalf of KNP Management; which will be used to transport tourists with mobility 24

03 December 2018 5:21 AM 'Eskom employee' caught driving at 162km/h to 'deal with load shedding'

Four people were arrested on Sunday for driving way over the speed limit in Ekurhuleni east of Johannesburg. One speedster claimed to be an Eskom employee who was "dealing with load shedding issues". The Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Police Department's High Speed Unit arrested the four on Sunday between 05:00 and 11:00 on the stretch of the N3 freeway southbound 24

02 December 2018 7:25 AM Teen drowns in Richard Bay, toddler survives pool drowning

Two children drowned in separate incidents in Kwazulu-Natal at the weekend, according to paramedics. On Saturday afternoon, a 16-year-old boy fatally drowned at Meerensee beach in Richards Bay, Netcare 911 reported on Sunday. The teenager was reported to have gone missing while swimming in the sea. "A search for the young boy was conducted by NSRI Station 36

01 December 2018 5:02 PM Former US president George H.W. Bush in 10 dates

- June 12, 1924: George Herbert Walker Bush is born in Milton, Massachusetts. - June 12, 1942: Bush enlists in the US Navy on his 18th birthday, and becomes its youngest pilot, flying 58 combat missions in a torpedo bomber during World War II. He is shot down over the Pacific and rescued at sea. - January 6, 1945: Following his discharge from the Navy, Bush marries 22

27 November 2018 3:15 PM New Tunisia protests against Saudi crown prince's visit

Hundreds of Tunisian protesters marched through the capital Tunis in opposition to a planned visit Tuesday by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, urging justice over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The demonstrators shouted "Go away assassin!" and held placards with slogans including "The people want Bin Salman to be judged", "No to the killer 24