US embassy official wounded by gunman in Mexico, official says

US embassy official wounded by gunman in Mexico, official says

A gunman has wounded a US official in Mexico. The US consulate released CCTV footage of the incident and is offering a $20,000 reward for information about the shooter.The US State Department has issued a travel warning to Americans for the state of Jalisco where the shooting took place because of “continued instability”. 9 days ago
Heroic slackliner in death-defying chairlift rescue on Rocky Mountains to save unconscious friend

Heroic slackliner in death-defying chairlift rescue on Rocky Mountains to save unconscious friend

A professional slackliner saved his friends life in a skiing incident. The friend’s backpack had been caught in the ski lift. It dragged him down the hill and wrapped around his neck. Realising his friend was being hung, Mickey Wilson climbed along the lift cable. He managed to reach the lift chair and cut his friend free. Ski patrol performed CPR. The man is expected to make a full recovery. 9 days ago
Christians around the world celebrate Eastern Orthodox Christmas

Christians around the world celebrate Eastern Orthodox Christmas

Christians around the world are celebrating Christmas on 7 January. Russian Orthodox, Georgian Orthodox, Serbian and Jerusalem churches celebrate Christmas 13 days after Roman Catholic Christmas.This shift was caused in the early 20th century, when the Russian Orthodox Church decided to stay on the Julian calendar instead of moving to the Gregorian calendar, like most other Christians.Russian Orthodox Christians mark the beginning of Christmas festivities with a special midnight mass. President Vladimir Putin attended a service in a monastery in Novgorod. 9 days ago