Three death row inmates hanged in Japan in first executions since 2019

Three death row inmates hanged in Japan in first executions since 2019

Three death row inmates were executed by hanging Tuesday in Japan, marking the first executions since 2019 and the first under Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. The inmates executed were Yasutaka… Read more
Sign carrier who caused Tour de France pileup fined 1,200 euros

Sign carrier who caused Tour de France pileup fined 1,200 euros

A Tour de France spectator who caused a rider pileup in June will have to pay a 1,200 euro fine ($1,350). The 31-year-old woman, who has not been identified, stepped… Read more
Colombian authorities thwart an attempt to smuggle tarantulas, cockroaches and a scorpion out of the country

Colombian authorities thwart an attempt to smuggle tarantulas, cockroaches and a scorpion out of the country

The Washington Post Democracy Dies in Darkness Loading… One of more than 230 tarantulas seized at the El Dorado International Airport in Bogota, Colombia, on Dec. 2. (District Secretary for… Read more
French Parliament approves law banning use of wild animals in circuses

French Parliament approves law banning use of wild animals in circuses

Wild animals are to be banned from circuses in France thanks to a law passed by the French Parliament on Thursday and hailed by some activists as a step forward… Read more