Firefighters free teen from baby swing in TikTok stunt gone wrong

By Ben Hooper  (0) July 15 (UPI) -- Firefighters rescued a British teenager after she climbed into a baby swing to shoot a TikTok video and got stuck. Layani Maclean, 14, of Oxfordshire, was filming a TikTok video with friends at an Oxfordshire playground when she climbed into the baby swing and found herself unable to climb [...]

2020-07-16T13:36:11+00:00July 16th, 2020|

ViacomCBS severs ties with Nick Cannon over ‘hateful speech’ on podcast

By Karen Butler  (0) ViacomCBS has fired Nick Cannon for making anti-Semitic remarks on his podcast.  File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo July 15 (UPI) -- ViacomCBS has announced it ended its relationship with actor, producer and television personality Nick Cannon over controversial remarks he made on his podcast. "ViacomCBS condemns bigotry of any kind and we [...]

2020-07-15T23:54:38+00:00July 15th, 2020|

Disney’s Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom reopen in Florida

By Karen Butler  (0) The Magic Kingdom at the Walt Disney World theme park and resort in Bay Lake, Florida reopened to the general public Saturday after a nearly four-month shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo July 11 (UPI) -- Florida's Walt Disney World reopened its Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom [...]

2020-07-12T14:59:10+00:00July 12th, 2020|

Charlie Daniels, country music star, dead at 83

By Wade Sheridan  (0) Charlie Daniels, who has been placed into the Country Music Hall of Fame, has died at age 83. File Photo by Michael Bush/UPI | License Photo July 6 (UPI) -- Charlie Daniels, a country music star best known for his 1979 hit "The Devil Went Down to Georgia," has died at age 83. [...]

2020-07-07T12:45:17+00:00July 7th, 2020|

Michigan man’s winning streak turns $160 lottery prize into $2 million

By Ben Hooper  (0) A Michigan man who won $160 from a scratch-off lottery ticket bought three more tickets for the same game and won $2 million. Photo courtesy of the Michigan Lottery June 29 (UPI) -- A Michigan man who won $160 from a scratch-off lottery ticket decided to put his luck to the test [...]

2020-07-01T17:06:07+00:00July 1st, 2020|

Researchers: Asian flying snakes wriggle their bodies for stability

By Ben Hooper  (0) June 30 (UPI) -- Researchers at Virginia Tech University said they have figured out why a species of flying snake native to Asia wriggle their bodies when they glide through the air -- for stability. The researchers, who published their findings Monday in the journal Nature Physics, said they conducted indoor experiments with [...]

2020-07-01T17:02:05+00:00July 1st, 2020|

Woman pulls over on highway when snake spotted in car

By Ben Hooper  (0) June 19 (UPI) -- Police in Missouri came to the assistance of a driver who pulled over at the side of the interstate and fled her vehicle when she discovered a snake slithering around the floorboards. The Eureka Police Department said officers responded to a woman who "called hysterically asking for help" when [...]

2020-06-21T22:07:31+00:00June 21st, 2020|

Escaped monkey caught on camera in Missouri

By Ben Hooper  (0) June 12 (UPI) -- A Missouri woman said she was shocked when an animal ran past her truck and even more surprised when the creature stopped and she was able to identify it as a large monkey. April Holesapple said she was in her back yard, near Alton in Oregon County, on [...]

2020-06-13T23:38:15+00:00June 13th, 2020|

‘COVID-free’ Italian village offering houses for $1

By Ben Hooper  (0) June 12 (UPI) -- An Italian village that bills itself as "COVID-free" is attempting to attract new residents by selling homes for $1 -- but the new owners must promise to renovate the houses. Cinquefrondi, in the southern region of Calabria, bills itself as a "COVID-free village," as there haven't been any [...]

2020-06-13T23:31:16+00:00June 13th, 2020|

‘Below Deck Med’ star Hannah Ferrier pregnant with first child

By Annie Martin June 9 (UPI) -- Below Deck Mediterranean star Hannah Ferrier is going to be a mom. The 33-year-old television personality is expecting her first child with her boyfriend, Josh. Ferrier shared the news Monday on Instagram. "You are already my favourite adventure," she wrote. Vanderpump Rules star Scheana Shay and Below Deck star Courtney Skippon were among those to [...]

2020-06-10T02:27:16+00:00June 10th, 2020|