Blinken to meet officials in Costa Rica amid migrant crisis

Blinken to meet officials in Costa Rica amid migrant crisis

Secretary of State Antony Blinken will meet with Central American officials during a two-day visit to Costa Rica beginning Tuesday to discuss the “root causes” of immigration — a visit that comes as the Biden administration is still grappling with t​he dramatic surge of illegal immigrants arriving in the US.  ​Since President Biden tapped Vice … Read more

Israeli scientists extend mice’s lives by 23 percent

Israeli scientists extend mice’s lives by 23 percent

Israeli scientists have found a way to increase the life expectancy of mice by 23 percent, in groundbreaking research they hope to replicate in humans — who could then reach an average age of 120 years old. The researchers boosted the life expectancy of 250 rodents by increasing the supply of SIRT6, a protein that … Read more

OnlyFans star has heart attack while trying ‘dry scooping’ during striptease

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An OnlyFans model suffered a heart attack mid-striptease after engaging in a dangerous fad that’s been spreading on TikTok called “dry scooping,” the Daily Star reports. Briatney Portillo, a 20-year-old OnlyFans model, has reported that she was at her striptease job when she began sweating uncontrollably — the signs of a heart attack. This mid-striptease … Read more

Survivor of cable car crash suffers from amnesia: report

Survivor of cable car crash suffers from amnesia: report

The 5-year-old Israeli boy who was the sole survivor of the cable car disaster in northern Italy that killed 14 people, including his family, reportedly has no recollection of the tragedy. Eitan Biran, made it out alive when the cable car plunged 20 feet into the side of a mountain near Lake Maggiore last week, … Read more

Chinese media rips US for probe into COVID-19 lab leak theory

Chinese media rips US for probe into COVID-19 lab leak theory

Chinese Communist Party media warned that the US could meet its “Waterloo” as it seeks to learn whether the coronavirus escaped from a Chinese lab — omitting any mention of Beijing’s concealment of information about the pandemic in its early months and stonewalling investigations of the virus’ origins. “​Washington is too arrogant to realize that … Read more

Chinese media rips US for probe into COVID-19 lab leak theory

Chinese media rips US for probe into COVID-19 lab leak theory

Chinese Communist Party media warned that the US could meet its “Waterloo” as it seeks to learn whether the coronavirus escaped from a Chinese lab — omitting any mention of Beijing’s concealment of information about the pandemic in its early months and stonewalling investigations of the virus’ origins. “​Washington is too arrogant to realize that … Read more

China confirms first human case of H10N3 bird flu

China confirms first human case of H10N3 bird flu

A man in China has been infected with the world’s first human case of the H10N3 strain of bird flu — but the risk of community transmission is low, health officials said Tuesday. The 41-year-old man, a resident of the eastern city of Zhenjiang, was hospitalized April 28 after developing a fever and other symptoms, … Read more

Cop repeatedly stomps on mentally ill suspect’s leg: video

Cop repeatedly stomps on mentally ill suspect's leg: video

An Alabama police officer viciously stomped on a mentally ill man’s leg several times during an arrest, disturbing witness video shows. The footage, captured Sunday inside a gas station in Huntsville, shows an officer struggling to subdue Kemontae Hobbs, 22, before several other cops join the fray. As one officer tries to focus on Hobbs’ … Read more

California man livestreams suicide after police chase

California man livestreams suicide after police chase

A racing car enthusiast and social media influencer led police on a chase in California after his naked girlfriend reported that he attacked her with an ax — then livestreamed his final moments, saying he loved his son before killing himself, according to reports. The 25-year-old woman flagged down San Diego cops last week after … Read more