A woman gave birth to a premature but healthy baby girl mid-flight while travelling from the United Arab Emirates to the Philippines, forcing the plane to carry out an emergency landing in India.
The mother, whose due date was two months away, went into labor on board the Cebu Pacific Air flight Sunday as it flew from Dubai to Manila, her fellow passenger Missy Berberabe Umandal posted on Facebook.Full Story
New York's JFK airport has been evacuated after bystanders mistook fans celebrating Usain Bolt's 100m victory for gunfire.
Police received reports of possible gunshots at about 9:30 pm local time on Sunday, NBC reported, which was shortly after Bolt crossed the finish line ahead of Justin Gatlin.Full Story
In the latest bizarre news surrounding the global phenomenon that is Pokemon Go, U.S. Defense Department officials on Friday said employees should not download the game onto their government-issued smartphones.
"You can imagine a number of reasons [why] that wouldn't necessarily be a prudent thing to do," Pentagon deputy press secretary Gordon Trowbridge told reporters.Full Story
It was a bizarre sight -- 20 toilet rolls set on fire and lined up in rows after being drenched in fuel.
But for pilot Geoff Cobden, it was the only way he could safely land his plane in the dark of night in a remote area of Australia to help fly a critically ill woman to the nearest hospital hundreds of kilometers away.Full Story
Indian cricketer Ravindra Jadeja has been fined $300 for clicking selfies with endangered Asiatic lions in the country's west despite a ban on such photos, a senior forest official said on Wednesday.Full Story
Paris's Eiffel Tower was on Friday evacuated in error after an employee mistook a safety drill for a real incident, a police source said in the increasingly jittery terror-hit country.Full Story
A Saudi princess told police she was attacked in central Paris and robbed of a million-euro ($1.1 million) watch, authorities said Friday.Full Story
Five young German women were arrested after a flashmob stunt at a Spanish resort sparked a terror alert, police said Wednesday.Full Story
A woman in the U.S. state of Florida tried to Snapchat a video of herself holding a gun but instead accidentally shot her cellphone, injuring her right hand, authorities said.
Regina Powell, 22, said she was "foolishly playing" with the .40 caliber semi-automatic handgun, trying to make a Snapchat video, when it went off, the Volusia county sheriff's office said.Full Story
Around six assailants sprayed teargas on Chinese tourists outside a hotel near Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport on Tuesday and made off with their luggage, police and rescue services said.Full Story