Mexican tour boat hits whale, leaving Canadian woman dead
An inflatable boat hit a whale off the coast of San Lucas killing a 35-year-old Canadian tourist. Two other tourists were also injured.
10 dead in reality TV disaster
Ten people died when two helicopters crashed in Argentina while filming for the French reality TV show, “Dropped”. Three French athletes were among the victims of the crash.
ISIS accepts Boko Haram’s pledge of allegiance
Nigerian-based group, Boko Haram, pledged allegiance to ISIS this past week. Their pledge of allegiance has now been accepted by ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Tropical Cyclone Pam hits Vanuatu Islands
Storm Pam made landfall in Vanuatu killing six people, damaging buildings and knocking down power lines. The storm was rated a category 5 storm before landfall and later weakened to a category 4 storm.
9 California high school boys arrested in alleged sexual assaults of 2 girls
High school boys aged 14-17 were arrested for sexual assaults on underage girls on and off school grounds since 2013.
2 Police Officers Shot in Ferguson
Two police officers were shot outside the Ferguson police headquarters. Police believe that they have identified two people possibly guilty of carrying out the shooting.
Toddler Survives in frigid Utah River for 14 Hours after car crash
Lynn Jennifer Groesbeck (25) died in a fatal car crash. Her two-year-old daughter managed to survive the crash after being trapped in the car for 14 hours, even before rescuers found her.
Univeristy Of Oklahoma’s Fraternity Sigma Kappa Epsilon Under Scrutiny
Oklahoma University’s Sigma Kappa Epsilon is now under scrutiny after a video was released of members chanting a racist pledge. The SKE chapter at the university was disbanded.
Military Helicopter Crash in Florida: Rescue Efforts End
An Army Black Hawk helicopter crashed off the coast of Florida killing all 11 passengers. Although at first the mission was centered on rescue, it is now centered on the recovery of the helicopter.
Icebergs Wash Ashore Along Cape Cod
Car-sized chunks of ice washed ashore in Cape Cod. Although the event occurs two or three times every 20 years, it is very strange to see icebergs of such magnitude.