At least six people died after an 8.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Mexico late Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017. The strongest earthquake to hit the country in a century, toppled houses in Chiapas state and set off tsunami alerts.
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8.1 magnitude earthquake rattles Mexico
Snowmobilers dig out moose stuck in Newfoundland
Salon in Taiwan creates Trump 'Hair Tattoo'
Dozens killed in Kabul after suicide bomb attack on Shia cultural center
British royal family leaves church after Christmas service in Sandringham
Fireworks accident critically injures spectators in Cuba
Russia launches 2017's last human mission to International Space Station
13th human foot washes up on British Columbia coast
Famous Chinese daredevil records his own death
Netanyahu hails 'milestone' decision by Trump on Jerusalem
Fire chief shares icy rescue of dog that fell into creek
Ex-Bosnian Croat leader drinks 'poison' at war crimes hearing
Bali's Mount Agung spews ash, strands travelers at the airport
Snowmobilers sledding in Newfoundland, Canada, rescued a moose that had become stuck in deep snow on December 30. The snowmobilers worked quickly, using a shovel to clear a walking path for the moose to escape.
The CBC reported the group was snowmobiling on a trail north of Deer Lake, located outside of Gros Morne National Park, when they spotted the moose’s head. Some of the riders left the area, but Jonathan Anstey, who was with the group and took photos, told the CBC that his group felt comfortable “stepping in” to help the animal.
A hair salon in Taiwan has created a Donald Trump “hair tattoo” for a client who is evidently a huge fan of the US president. Footage showing the process behind the bizarre but intricate cut, which began to gain online attention on December 6, was first posted on September 25 to the salon’s Facebook account. Changhua-based XB Hair 沙龍ζ has also created hair designs featuring the Lion King, Guy Fawkes, the Mona Lisa, and many more.
Russian space agency Roscosmos launched the final human expedition of 2017 to the International Space Station (ISS) from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Sunday, December 17.The newest crew for ISS – Cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov, NASA astronaut Scott Tingle and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency member Norishige Kanai – departed on a Soyuz MS-07 spacecraft, which is expected to dock at the station on December 19.
The famous Chinese climber Wu Yongning, 26, known for recording dangerous climbing videos, died after falling from the 62 floor of the Huayuan International Centre in Changsha, the capital of Huan Province on Nov. 8.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reacted on December 7 to the decision by President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, calling it “momentous” and a “milestone.” Netanyahu was speaking at a diplomacy conference organized by the Israeli Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
The final hearing at a United Nations war crimes tribunal was dramatically halted Wednesday when a former Bosnian Croat military chief claimed to have taken poison. Slobodan Praljak yelled, "I am not a war criminal!" and appeared to drink from a small bottle, seconds after judges upheld his 20-year prison sentence for involvement in a campaign to drive Muslims out of a would-be Bosnian Croat ministate in Bosnia in the early 1990s. Presiding Judge Carmel Agius had overturned some of Praljak's convictions but left his sentence unchanged. Agius quickly halted the hearing at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.
Indonesian authorities have ordered 100,000 people to evacuated from nearby areas after Bali's volcano, Mount Agung, started to spew huge plumes of ash early on Tuesday. Travelers hoping to make it off the island now find themselves stranded at the airport.
CTV footage captures the moment when a stranger pushes a 59-year-old woman into a train track at Yuen Long Station in Hong Kong. According to reports, the woman was taken to the hospital and suffered injuries to her jaw and the was arrested.