Thursday March 21-st, 2019

Australian Woman Bitten by Python While Sitting on Toilet Australian Woman Bitten by Python While Sitting on Toilet

According to a Facebook post by the snake-catching company that responded to the incident, the python was just as frightened of Richards as she was of it. A man, also from Brisbane , got the fright for his life when he lifted the toilet lid to a py...

Blowing Snow, Frigid Temperatures to Affect Iowa Thursday Blowing Snow, Frigid Temperatures to Affect Iowa Thursday

The extreme cold will hang around Thursday with highs only near five above. As skies clear out a bit more Thursday night, temperatures will plummet. FOX6 News invites you to click and print a copy of the National Weather Service (NWS) wind chill...

Spanish miners start risky tunneling to reach missing boy

Rescue experts have now resorted to using explosives to break through the 10ft wall of hard rock separating rescuers from the narrow shaft where it is thought the toddler is trapped. "No miner is left in a mine, and Julen is now considered a miner"...

Trump announces deal to lift shutdown Trump announces deal to lift shutdown

A three-week stopgap spending plan, passed by the Senate and heading to the House of Representatives, now sets up tough talks with lawmakers about how to address security along the U.S. The deal includes back pay for some 800,000 federal workers who ...

Widespread contamination feared after mining dam collapse in Brazil Widespread contamination feared after mining dam collapse in Brazil

Access to Brumaldinho - population 39,000 - was hard after the mud cut across roads, hampering officials' ability to determine the scope and gravity of the disaster. General view from above of a dam owned by Brazilian miner Vale SA that burst, in Bru...

Trump Postponement Is Latest Twist in Changeable State of the Union Trump Postponement Is Latest Twist in Changeable State of the Union

Donna Hoffman, a political science professor at the University of Northern Iowa and an expert on State of the Union addresses, said the Trump-Pelosi spat was "unprecedented, but not a travesty" because the address's history is varied. "It would be so...

Andrew Cuomo signs bill updating New York's abortion law Andrew Cuomo signs bill updating New York's abortion law

Some opponents also predicted the bill will lead to more late-term abortions. The bill allows women to get abortions after 24 weeks if their life or health is threatened by the pregnancy in addition to permitting women to have an abortion at any ti...

Michael Cohen subpoenaed by Senate Intelligence Committee, lawyer says Michael Cohen subpoenaed by Senate Intelligence Committee, lawyer says

Jim Jordan says if Cohen does come to testify on Capitol Hill the House will be focused on getting the truth out to the American people. Davis appeared to reference comments in which Giuliani had claimed Cohen's father-in-law might be tied to org...

FBI, Marines, join search for missing 3-year-old North Carolina boy FBI, Marines, join search for missing 3-year-old North Carolina boy

Some volunteers went home around 9:30 p.m., but search-and-rescue efforts continued through the night with divers searching nearby ponds, Hughes said. The boy was found in a wooded location provided in a tip from a citizen as the search widened in ar...

Turkey, Russia have 'no problems' with northern Syria safe zone: Erdogan Turkey, Russia have 'no problems' with northern Syria safe zone: Erdogan

Russian Federation does not want Turkey to have de facto control over part of the country and would like to make sure Syrian territory stays under President Bashar Assad's control. The Russian Foreign Ministry said earlier on Wednesday that the situa...

Felix Tshisekedi sworn in as DR Congo president Felix Tshisekedi sworn in as DR Congo president

Few people in Congo have taken up Fayulu's call for peaceful protest, appearing instead to accept Tshisekedi's win as long as Kabila is on the way out and there is peace. The previous two presidential elections, in 2006 and 2011, were marred by blo...

Mullah Baradar appointed new head of Taliban office in Doha Mullah Baradar appointed new head of Taliban office in Doha

Baradar is one of four men who founded the Taliban movement in Afghanistan in 1994. This week's meetings, which had been originally slated for only two days, have also been dominated by Taliban demands for a withdrawal of American forces and a U...

Greek Police Disperse Protesters Over Macedonia Deal, Parliament Delays Vote Greek Police Disperse Protesters Over Macedonia Deal, Parliament Delays Vote

After 27 years of mutual mistrust, a name deal has been sealed between Athens and Skopje. The dispute over Macedonia's name has burned for almost three decades, since the country was formed during the breakup of Yugoslavia. Many Greeks were enrag...

Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen postponing testimony to Congress - adviser Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen postponing testimony to Congress - adviser

The chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee says President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer could be brought from prison to testify before Congress if necessary. The Democratic-led committee is investigating hush-money payments duri...

Archaeologists find remains of explorer credited for naming Australia Archaeologists find remains of explorer credited for naming Australia

This made him the first known person to sail around the country in its entirety, confirming it as a continent. Famed for having captained the first circumnavigation of Australia , which confirmed that it was a continent, as well as credited with g...

Mexico sets record with more than 33000 homicides in 2018 Mexico sets record with more than 33000 homicides in 2018

Impunity or getting away with it, is rife with witnesses scarce, scared and even scarred, undermined by inept and sometimes corrupt or complicit policing, which isn't trusted by the vast majority of Mexicans. Mexico's homicide rate continued to skyro...

HS2 takes bones of explorer Matthew Flinders on an adventure HS2 takes bones of explorer Matthew Flinders on an adventure

James's burial ground on 23rd July 1814. Flinders made several significant voyages, most notably as commander of HMS Investigator which he navigated around the entire coast of Australia in 1802. "It is serendipitous the discovery of the remains o...

The search for Cardiff footballer Emiliano Sala has been abandoned The search for Cardiff footballer Emiliano Sala has been abandoned

The tiny British island sits off the northern coast of France. Guernsey Police have ended the search for the flight carrying Cardiff City striker Emiliano Sala, citing "extremely remote" chances of survival as the reason behind the hard decis...

Striking teachers in LA reach tentative settlement with district Striking teachers in LA reach tentative settlement with district

Rustin and some other teachers, however, found the vote bittersweet, arguing that while they're eager to return to work, the proposed terms should have included more aggressive changes. That will allow all middle schools and high schools to have a ...

Top Democrat blocks Trump’s State of the Union speech to Congress Top Democrat blocks Trump’s State of the Union speech to Congress

For now, the president has made a decision to delay the address until Pelosi allows him to speak from the Capitol after the partial shutdown ends. The battle over border security and government funding spilled over into a parallel dispute ove...

Wealthy Trump officials keep trying to relate to furloughed workers, keep failing Wealthy Trump officials keep trying to relate to furloughed workers, keep failing

Yeesh . The optics of the shutdown are already bad enough for the White House without wealthy Cabinet officials casually suggesting that federal workers should just increase their debt load to deal with it. Trump defended his commerce secretary, ...

Bills to re-open government fail in US Senate, temporary solution eyed Bills to re-open government fail in US Senate, temporary solution eyed

Schumer . The Senate first rejected a Republican plan reopening government through September and giving Trump the $5.7 billion he's demanded for building segments of that wall, a project that he'd long promised Mexico would finance. Senate Thur...

Florida bank shooting suspect Xaver denied bond Florida bank shooting suspect Xaver denied bond

This undated photo provided by the Highlands County Sheriff's Office shows Zephen Xaver . According to the arrest affidavit, the five victims were found laying face-down on the floor in the main lobby of the bank, each shot in the back of the head...

Canadian envoy: Huawei exec Meng could avoid United States extradition Canadian envoy: Huawei exec Meng could avoid United States extradition

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appeared to stand by the ambassador on Thursday. Since Meng's arrest, China has detained two Canadians on suspicion of "activities that endangered China's national security". Last month, Trump raised questions about ...

Nurse arrested in rape of incapacitated woman who gave birth Nurse arrested in rape of incapacitated woman who gave birth

Joined by other police officials and city leaders, Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams announces the arrest of Nathan Sutherland , a licensed practical nurse, on one count of sexual assault and one count of vulnerable adult abuse on an incapacitated ...

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