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Woman found alive after two weeks in Hawaii forest park

Amanda Eller was spotted in the bed of a creek on Maui island by helicopter search team WT24 Desk A woman has been found alive in a forest on Hawaii’s Maui island after going missing more than two weeks ago, AP reports. Amanda Eller was found injured in the Makawao Forest Reserve, the Maui News reported on Friday. A family ...

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Resident finds crocodile lurking on floor of kitchen

WT24 Desk Authorities were called to a village in India where a resident found a crocodile on the floor of their kitchen, UPI reports. A video filmed Tuesday in Raval, Gujarat, shows villagers looking on in surprise and curiosity after the croc was found lurking on the floor of a home’s kitchen. Forest officials were summoned to the village and ...

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Life-size whale breaks record for largest recycled plastic sculpture

WT24 Desk A life-size whale sculpture, located at the Monterey Bay Aquarium in San Francisco, has been deemed the largest recycled plastic sculpture by Guinness World Records, UPI reports. The sculpture, which was made to highlight the issue of ocean pollution and the amount of plastic that gets dumped into the sea, is made up of recycled materials such as plastic ...

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K9 Cinemas in Texas allows dogs into movie theater

WT24 Desk K9 Cinemas in Plano, Texas, gives moviegoers the opportunity to watch older films with up to two of their dogs, according to UPI. The dog-friendly movie theater caters to canines with comfortable seating and offers $15 tickets which includes bottomless wine and admission for dogs. Younger visitors under 21 are given free soft drinks at the $15 price point while ...

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Disabled veteran lifts 1,113 pounds, 5 ounces

WT24 Desk Martin Tye, a disabled veteran who was a Lance Corporal in the British Army, has set the Guinness World Record for heaviest seated deadlift, UPI reports. Tye, who is wheelchair bound and has no sensation from the knees down, was able to lift 1,113 pounds, 5 ounces at a Strongest Man event at North Somerset, England. Tye was paralyzed after ...

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Michigan’s Justin Amash becomes first Republican to back Trump impeachment

Congressman says Mueller report ‘identifies multiple examples of conduct satisfying all the elements of obstruction of justice’ WT24 Desk The Michigan congressman Justin Amash has called for Donald Trump to be impeached, adding a first Republican voice to a growing chorus of Democrats demanding Congress move against the president, The Guardian reports. Amash is a libertarian and independent-minded politician who has ...

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India’s ‘Tiger state’ reports at least 11 rare cub sightings

Forest officials record first births for many years in parts of Madhya Pradesh WT24 Desk Forest officials in Madhya Pradesh state, in India, have reported several tiger cub sightings, the first for years in some parts of the region, The Guardian reports. At least 11 cubs have been sighted in the last week, including five in Panna Tiger Reserve and three ...

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Binge-drinking: UK leads the world; India not far behind

The Global Drug Survey released in London on Thursday reports that Britons got drunk 51.1 times over a year – almost once every week. WT24 Desk The UK has topped a global survey of binge-drinking with more cases than any other country, with India finishing sixth in the top ten such countries dominated by the English-speaking world, The Hindustan Times ...

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‘Like any other job’: Indian sex workers lobby for pensions and healthcare

Five million sex workers vow to vote en bloc in national elections in effort to have rights acknowledged WT24 Desk Sex workers across India are lobbying candidates in the country’s general election to support their demands for better health and welfare services in return for votes, The Guardian reports. “We wanted to see which party accepts sex workers as part of ...

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