Selfie-obsessed tourists kill baby dolphin

https://thenypost.files.wordpress.com/2017/08/170816-dolphin-dead-after-selfie-feature-1.jpg?quality=90&strip=all A baby dolphin has died after tourists took it out of the water and posed for selfies with it on a packed beach. The female had become separated from its mother and was stranded…


Quebec couple seeking damages after woman delivers 13-pound baby naturally, resulting in injuries

https://www.thestar.com/content/dam/thestar/news/canada/2017/08/16/quebec-couple-seeking-damages-after-woman-delivers-13-pound-baby-naturally-resulting-in-injuries/baby-lawsuitjpg.jpg.size.xxlarge.original.jpgTROIS-RIVIERES, QUE.—A Quebec woman who says she and her son were injured when she delivered a 13-pound baby naturally is seeking damages. Court documents filed on behalf of Anik Bourbeau and Pascal Lessard claim the…



Creep Catchers sting leads to arrest of Charlottetown man, police say

https://www.thestar.com/content/dam/thestar/news/canada/2017/08/16/creep-catchers-sting-leads-to-arrest-of-charlottetown-man-police-say/police-car.jpg.size.xxlarge.original.jpgCHARLOTTETOWN—A sting by the controversial Creep Catchers vigilante group has led to the arrest of a 31-year-old Charlottetown man, police say. The man was charged with making an agreement or arrangement to commit a sexual…


Customs agents intercept box with 20 rotten snake heads

https://thenypost.files.wordpress.com/2017/08/170816-snake-heads-found-germany-feature.jpg?quality=90&strip=all BERLIN — German customs officers say they have found and destroyed 20 rotten snake heads found in a package that had arrived from Nigeria. A spokeswoman for Munich’s main customs office said Wednesday that…



Teen arrested for Facebook threat to kill teacher

https://thenypost.files.wordpress.com/2017/08/student-social-media-threat.jpg?quality=90&strip=all A Florida high school student has been accused of threatening to kill her former teacher on social media, according to a report. Desiree Zio, 18, was nabbed Sunday after saying she intended to hunt…



Trump shuts down business councils after CEO exodus

https://thenypost.files.wordpress.com/2017/08/trump-11.jpg?quality=90&strip=all President Trump said in a Twitter post on Wednesday that he is disbanding two business councils after the wholesale defections of chief executives following his comments blaming “both sides” for the violence at a…


Lebanon scraps law absolving rapists who marry victims

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanon’s parliament abolished on Wednesday a law that absolves rapists if they marry their victims, joining other Arab states that have repealed “marry-your-rapist” laws in recent weeks. Lawmaker Elie Kayrouz, who backed…