Shark kills man on Australia's Gold Coast tourist strip

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A shark fatally mauled a man on Tuesday on Australia’s Gold Coast city tourist strip, an official said. The man was brought to shore by surfers at Greenmou...

Indictment accuses 12 of illegally trading shark fins, drugs

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Federal authorities said Thursday that they have charged 12 people and seized nearly $8 million in cash, jewels and precious metals after disrupting a criminal enterprise that dea...

PGA Tour event in Japan to relocate to California this year

The Zozo Championship is moving from Japan to California this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, making it the anchor of a West Coast Swing in the fall portion of the schedule that is certain to a...

Venezuelans brave open sea on tubes, fishing for survival

LA GUAIRA, Venezuela (AP) — The biggest fear is a fishhook puncturing the inner tube that keeps them afloat far from shore. Then come sharks grabbing their catch and maybe biting their legs. And the c...

Surfer saved after friend punches shark in Australian attack

SYDNEY (AP) — A woman has survived a great white shark attack on Australia’s east coast after her surfing companion repeatedly punched it until it let her go. Paramedics were called ...

Pete Alonso, Dominic Smith rally Mets past Nationals 11-6

NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso and Dominic Smith had back-to-back RBI doubles in a four-run first inning and hit consecutive homers in a five-run sixth, leading the New York Mets to an 11-6 win over the ...

Virus-quieted oceans open window for Shark Week researchers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic forced people to stay put, but it gave sharks a travel passport and scientists a rare opportunity. Ocean spots cleared of fishing boats an...

NTUC LearningHub Commemorates National Day By Offering An Estimated Total of Over SGD 1 Million Worth of Access To Free Courses On Online Learning Platform, LHUB GO

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 7 August 2020 - In celebration of National Day, and as a gesture of solidarity to help Singaporeans emerge stronger from the pandemic, NTUC LearningHub (NTUC LHUB) today l...

Chinese fishing near Galapagos Islands raises fears for wildlife

Three weeks ago, the Ecuadorian navy encountered a flotilla of nearly 260 fishing vessels sailing under Chinese flags off the coast of the Galapagos Islands. "This is the fourth year in a row ...

Congress awards its highest honor to USS Indianapolis crew

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has awarded the Congressional Gold Medal, its highest honor, to surviving crew members of the USS Indianapolis, the ship that delivered key components of the first nuclear b...

In an upside-down summer, 'Jaws,' 'E.T.' are hits again

NEW YORK (AP) — When historians look back on the top films at the box office in the summer of 2020, they may feel like they’ve slipped into a time warp, or maybe “Back to the Future.” ...

More seals means learning to live with sharks in New England

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Seals are thriving off the Northeast coast thanks to decades of protections, and that victory for wildlife has brought a consequence for humans — more encounters with sharks. ...

Person killed in Maine shark attack IDed as New York woman

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Authorities in Maine said Tuesday the woman killed in a rare shark attack off the state's coast was a 63-year-old resident of New York City. The shark bite ki...

Swimmer killed in apparent shark attack off Maine coast

HARPSWELL, Maine (AP) — A woman was killed in an apparent shark attack off the coast of Maine on Monday, a rare occurrence that has only been recorded once before in the state by an unprovoked shark. ...

Yanks don't let Nats toot own horn, beat 2019 champions 3-2

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Yankees did not let the Washington Nationals toot their own horn — the reigning World Series champs had an actual, honest-to-goodness trumpet in their dugout — because Gleyber To...